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The Resource A touch of zen = Xia nü, Guo ji ying pian you xian gong si chu pin ; chu pin ren Sha Rongfeng ; zhi pian Yang Shiqing ; bian dao Hu Jinquan = A touch of zen / International Film Production ; presented by Sha Yung-Fong ; executive producer, Yang Hsi-Ching ; written and directed by King Hu

A touch of zen = Xia nü, Guo ji ying pian you xian gong si chu pin ; chu pin ren Sha Rongfeng ; zhi pian Yang Shiqing ; bian dao Hu Jinquan = A touch of zen / International Film Production ; presented by Sha Yung-Fong ; executive producer, Yang Hsi-Ching ; written and directed by King Hu

Label
A touch of zen = Xia nü
Title
A touch of zen = Xia nü
Statement of responsibility
Guo ji ying pian you xian gong si chu pin ; chu pin ren Sha Rongfeng ; zhi pian Yang Shiqing ; bian dao Hu Jinquan = A touch of zen / International Film Production ; presented by Sha Yung-Fong ; executive producer, Yang Hsi-Ching ; written and directed by King Hu
Title variation
  • Xia nü
  • Touch of zen
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • chi
  • eng
  • chi
  • chi
Summary
A fugitive noblewoman seeks refuge in a remote, and allegedly haunted, village. The sanctuary she finds with a shy scholar and two aides in disguise is shattered when a nefarious swordsman uncovers her identity, pitting the four against legions of blade-wielding opponents
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Hua Huiying ; music, Wu Dajiang
Dewey number
792.43/72
Language note
In Mandarin with optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.T68 2016
PerformerNote
Xu Feng, Shi Jun, Bai Ying, Tian Peng
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1931-1997
  • 1950-
  • 1935-
  • 1940-
  • 1945-
  • 1640-1715
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hu, Jinquan
  • Xu, Feng
  • Shi, Jun
  • Bai, Ying
  • Tian, Peng
  • Pu, Songling
  • International Film Production
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
180
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
825
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • China
  • Young women
  • Aristocracy (Social class)
  • Kung fu
  • Aristocracy (Social class)
  • Young women
  • China
  • Kung fu
Technique
live action
Label
A touch of zen = Xia nü, Guo ji ying pian you xian gong si chu pin ; chu pin ren Sha Rongfeng ; zhi pian Yang Shiqing ; bian dao Hu Jinquan = A touch of zen / International Film Production ; presented by Sha Yung-Fong ; executive producer, Yang Hsi-Ching ; written and directed by King Hu
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1971
  • Adapted from Pu Song-ling's Strange stories from a Chinese studio
  • Restored by the Taiwan Film Institute in 2014 as part of the "Taiwan Film Classics Digital Restoration and Value-Adding Project."
  • Widescreen (2.35:1 aspect ratio)
  • Special features: Documentary from 2012 about director King Hu; new interviews with actors Hsu Feng and Shiuh Chun; new interview with filmmaker Ang Lee; new interview with film scholar Tony Rayns; new English subtitle translation; trailer ; essay by film scholar David Bordwell and notes by Hu from a 1975 Cannes film festival press kit
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Blu-ray special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (180 min.)
Isbn
9781681431826
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515181914
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC2652BD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn951633293
  • (OCoLC)951633293
System details
Blu-ray; region A; requires Blu-ray player, mono
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
A touch of zen = Xia nü, Guo ji ying pian you xian gong si chu pin ; chu pin ren Sha Rongfeng ; zhi pian Yang Shiqing ; bian dao Hu Jinquan = A touch of zen / International Film Production ; presented by Sha Yung-Fong ; executive producer, Yang Hsi-Ching ; written and directed by King Hu
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1971
  • Adapted from Pu Song-ling's Strange stories from a Chinese studio
  • Restored by the Taiwan Film Institute in 2014 as part of the "Taiwan Film Classics Digital Restoration and Value-Adding Project."
  • Widescreen (2.35:1 aspect ratio)
  • Special features: Documentary from 2012 about director King Hu; new interviews with actors Hsu Feng and Shiuh Chun; new interview with filmmaker Ang Lee; new interview with film scholar Tony Rayns; new English subtitle translation; trailer ; essay by film scholar David Bordwell and notes by Hu from a 1975 Cannes film festival press kit
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Blu-ray special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (180 min.)
Isbn
9781681431826
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515181914
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC2652BD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn951633293
  • (OCoLC)951633293
System details
Blu-ray; region A; requires Blu-ray player, mono
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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