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The Resource Batman begins, Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Legendary Pictures a Syncopy production, a film by Christopher Nolan ; produced by Emma Thomas, Charles Roven, Larry Franco ; story by David S. Goyer ; screenplay by Christopher Nolan and David S. Goyer ; directed by Christopher Nolan

Batman begins, Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Legendary Pictures a Syncopy production, a film by Christopher Nolan ; produced by Emma Thomas, Charles Roven, Larry Franco ; story by David S. Goyer ; screenplay by Christopher Nolan and David S. Goyer ; directed by Christopher Nolan

Label
Batman begins
Title
Batman begins
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Legendary Pictures a Syncopy production, a film by Christopher Nolan ; produced by Emma Thomas, Charles Roven, Larry Franco ; story by David S. Goyer ; screenplay by Christopher Nolan and David S. Goyer ; directed by Christopher Nolan
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • kor
  • por
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • jpn
  • por
  • spa
  • chi
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
After his parents' murders, disillusioned heir Bruce Wayne travels the world seeking the means to fight injustice. With the help of his trusted butler Alfred, detective Jim Gordon and his ally Lucius Fox, Bruce returns to Gotham City and unleashes his alter-ego: Batman, a masked crusader who uses strength, intellect and high-tech weaponry to fight evil
Cataloging source
CaOTUAV
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Wally Pfister ; editor, Lee Smith ; music, Hans Zimmer, James Newton Howard ; costume designer, Lindy Hemming ; production designer, Nathan Crowley
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; intense action violence, disturbing images and some thematic elements
Language note
English, French, or Spanish dialogue with optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf or hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.B38636 2008
PerformerNote
Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Liam Neeson, Katie Holmes, Gary Oldman, Cillian Murphy, Tom Wilkinson, Rutger Hauer, Ken Watanabe, Morgan Freeman
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1970-
  • 1974-
  • 1978-
  • 1976-
  • 1948-
  • 1944-
  • 1959-
  • 1960-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Nolan, Christopher
  • Thomas, Emma
  • Roven, Charles
  • Franco, Larry J
  • Goyer, David S
  • Bale, Christian
  • Caine, Michael
  • Neeson, Liam
  • Holmes, Katie
  • Oldman, Gary
  • Murphy, Cillian
  • Wilkinson, Tom
  • Hauer, Rutger
  • Watanabe, Ken
  • Freeman, Morgan
  • Pfister, Wally
  • Smith, Lee
  • Zimmer, Hans
  • Howard, James Newton
  • Hemming, Lindy
  • Crowley, Nathan
  • Kane, Bob
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
  • Legendary Pictures
  • Syncopy (Firm)
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
140
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Batman (Fictitious character)
  • Fear
  • Children of murder victims
  • Criminal investigation
  • Criminal behavior
  • Good and evil
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Batman begins, Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Legendary Pictures a Syncopy production, a film by Christopher Nolan ; produced by Emma Thomas, Charles Roven, Larry Franco ; story by David S. Goyer ; screenplay by Christopher Nolan and David S. Goyer ; directed by Christopher Nolan
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based upon Batman characters created by Bob Kane and published by DC Comics
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2005
  • Special features: In-movie experience with Christopher Nolan, David S. Goyer and others as they reveal the movie's backstories; the Dark Knight IMAX prologue; Tankman begins: a Batman spoof; Batman - the journey begins: concept, design and development; Shaping mind and body: observe Christian Bale's transformation into Batman; Gotham City rises: witness the creation of Gotham City, the Batcave, Wayne Manor; Cape and cowl: the development of the Batsuit; Batman - the tumbler: the reinvention of the Batmobile; Path to discovery: a look at the first week filming; Saving Gotham City: the development of miniatures, CGI and effects for the Monorail Chase scene; Genesis of the bat: a look at the Dark Knight's incarnation and influences; Reflections on writing Batman begins with David S. Goyer; Digital Batman: the effects; Batman begins stunts; Confidential files: discover facts and story points not in the film; stills gallery; theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
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 edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (140 min.)
Isbn
9786315057113
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 883929331796
  • 883929176540
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
3000036810
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn808626923
  • (OCoLC)808626923
System details
1080p high definition 16x9, 2.4.1 ; Dolby TrueHD ; Dolby Digital 5.1. ; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Batman begins, Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Legendary Pictures a Syncopy production, a film by Christopher Nolan ; produced by Emma Thomas, Charles Roven, Larry Franco ; story by David S. Goyer ; screenplay by Christopher Nolan and David S. Goyer ; directed by Christopher Nolan
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based upon Batman characters created by Bob Kane and published by DC Comics
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2005
  • Special features: In-movie experience with Christopher Nolan, David S. Goyer and others as they reveal the movie's backstories; the Dark Knight IMAX prologue; Tankman begins: a Batman spoof; Batman - the journey begins: concept, design and development; Shaping mind and body: observe Christian Bale's transformation into Batman; Gotham City rises: witness the creation of Gotham City, the Batcave, Wayne Manor; Cape and cowl: the development of the Batsuit; Batman - the tumbler: the reinvention of the Batmobile; Path to discovery: a look at the first week filming; Saving Gotham City: the development of miniatures, CGI and effects for the Monorail Chase scene; Genesis of the bat: a look at the Dark Knight's incarnation and influences; Reflections on writing Batman begins with David S. Goyer; Digital Batman: the effects; Batman begins stunts; Confidential files: discover facts and story points not in the film; stills gallery; theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
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 edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (140 min.)
Isbn
9786315057113
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 883929331796
  • 883929176540
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
3000036810
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn808626923
  • (OCoLC)808626923
System details
1080p high definition 16x9, 2.4.1 ; Dolby TrueHD ; Dolby Digital 5.1. ; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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