Hero [DVD videorecording] Miramax Films presents in association with Elite Group Enterprises Inc., an Edko Films, Zhang Yimou Studio Production in collaboration with China Film Co-Production Corporation, Sil-Metropole Organisation Limited and Beijing New Picture Film Co. Ltd., a Zhang Yimou film ; produced by Bill Kong, Zhang Yimou ; screenplay by Li Feng, Zhang Yimou, Wang Bin ; directed by Zhang Yimou.

Contributor(s): Kong, Bill [pro] | Zhang, Yimou [pro, aus, drt] | Li, Feng [aus] | Wang, Bin [aus] | Li, Jet, 1963- [act] | Leung, Tony Chiu Wai, 1962- [act] | Zhang, Manyu [act] | Zhang, Ziyi, 1979- [act] | Chen, Daoming [act] | Yen, Donnie, 1963- [act] | Tan, Dun, 1957- [cmp] | Miramax Films | Elite Group Enterprises | Edko Films | Zhang Yimou gong zuo shi | Zhongguo dian ying he zuo zhi pian gong si | Yin du ji gou you xian gong si (Hong Kong, China) | Beijing xin hua mian ying ye you xian gong si | Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)Material type: FilmFilmLanguage: Chinese, English, French, Spanish Original language: Chinese Subtitle language: English, French, Spanish Publisher: Burbank, CA : Miramax Films : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2009]Edition: Special edDescription: 1 videodisc (ca. 99 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 inOther title: Also known as: Ying xiong | At head of title: Quentin Tarantino presentsSubject(s): Supernatural -- Drama | Soldiers -- China -- Drama | Revenge -- China -- Drama | Assassins -- China -- Drama | China -- Kings and rulers -- Drama | China -- History -- Qin dynasty, 221-207 B.C. -- Drama | Sobrenatural -- Teatro | Soldados -- China -- Teatro | Venganza -- China -- Teatro | Asesinos -- China -- Teatro | China -- Reyes y soberanos -- Teatro | China -- Historia -- Dinastía Ch'ing, 221-207 a.C. -- Teatro | Assassins | Kings and rulers | Qin Dynasty (China) | Revenge | Soldiers | Supernatural | China | 221 - 207 B.CGenre/Form: Feature films -- China -- Hong Kong. | Foreign language films -- Chinese -- Mandarin. | Feature films. | Martial arts films. | Action and adventure films. | Historical films. | Fiction films. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired. | Drama. | History.DDC classification: 791.43/72 LOC classification: PN1997.2 | .H476 2009Production credits: Director of photography, Christopher Doyle ; editors, Zhai Ru, Angie Lam ; music composer and conductor, Tan Dun ; action director, Tony Ching Siu-Tung ; visual effects supervisor, Ellen Poon ; story by Zhang Yimou, Li Feng, Wang Bin.Cast: Jet Li, Tony Leung, Maggie Cheung, Zhang Ziyi, Chen Dao Ming, Donnie Yen.Summary: A fearless warrior rises up to defy an empire and unite a nation. With supernatural skill, and no fear, the soldier embarks on a mission of revenge against the fearsome army that has massacred his people. To achieve the justice he seeks, he must take on the empire's most ruthless assassins and reach the enemy he has sworn to defeat. The story of the First Emperor of China, who is on the brink of winning a war-torn land during the dawn of the Qin dynasty over 2,000 years ago. Three opponents are determined to kill the King, but the warrior stands in their way.
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DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; widescreen (2.35:1) ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, dual-layer, digitally mastered.

Mandarin, dubbed English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.

Jet Li, Tony Leung, Maggie Cheung, Zhang Ziyi, Chen Dao Ming, Donnie Yen.

Director of photography, Christopher Doyle ; editors, Zhai Ru, Angie Lam ; music composer and conductor, Tan Dun ; action director, Tony Ching Siu-Tung ; visual effects supervisor, Ellen Poon ; story by Zhang Yimou, Li Feng, Wang Bin.

Originally released as a motion picture in 2002.

MPAA rating: PG-13; for stylized martial arts violence and a scene of sensuality.

CHV rating: PG.

OFRB rating: PG.

A fearless warrior rises up to defy an empire and unite a nation. With supernatural skill, and no fear, the soldier embarks on a mission of revenge against the fearsome army that has massacred his people. To achieve the justice he seeks, he must take on the empire's most ruthless assassins and reach the enemy he has sworn to defeat. The story of the First Emperor of China, who is on the brink of winning a war-torn land during the dawn of the Qin dynasty over 2,000 years ago. Three opponents are determined to kill the King, but the warrior stands in their way.

Special features: Close-up of a fight scene; Inside the action: a conversation with Quentin Tarantino & Jet Li; "Hero defined" making of featurette; storyboards; soundtrack spot.

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