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The Resource Batman begins, Warner Bros. Pictures ; in association with Legendary Pictures ; DC Comics ; a Syncopy production ; 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, (videorecording)

Batman begins, Warner Bros. Pictures ; in association with Legendary Pictures ; DC Comics ; a Syncopy production ; 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, (videorecording)

Label
Batman begins
Title
Batman begins
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures ; in association with Legendary Pictures ; DC Comics ; a Syncopy production ; 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
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
"In the wake of his parents' murders, disillusioned heir Bruce Wayne travels the world seeking the means to fight injustice and turn fear against those who prey on the fearful. Wayne returns to Gotham City and with the help of his trusted butler Alfred, detective Jim Gordon and his ally Lucius Fox, unleashes his alter ego, Batman
Cataloging source
TEFMT
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: PG13; intense action violence, disturbing images and some thematic elements
Language note
Languages: English or French (dubbed in Quebec); English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
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
  • 1974-
  • 1978-
  • 1974-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Nolan, Christopher
  • Goyer, David S
  • Roven, Charles
  • Thomas, Emma
  • Franco, Larry
  • Bale, Christian
  • Caine, Michael
  • Neeson, Liam
  • Holmes, Katie
  • Oldman, Gary
  • Murphy, Cillian
  • Freeman, Morgan
  • Zimmer, Hans
  • Kane, Bob
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
  • DC Comics, Inc
  • Syncopy
  • Legendary Pictures
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
140
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Batman (Fictitious character)
  • Organized crime
  • Criminal behavior
  • Feature films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • Heroes
  • Superhero films
  • Film adaptations
Target audience
adolescent
Technique
live action
Label
Batman begins, Warner Bros. Pictures ; in association with Legendary Pictures ; DC Comics ; a Syncopy production ; 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, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based upon Batman characters created by Bob Kane and published by DC Comics
  • Special features: Disc 1. MTV's Tankman begins (a Batman begins spoof); theatrical trailer; Disc 2. Batman, the journey begins; shaping man and body; Batman, the tumbler; Gotham City rises; saving Gotham City; genesis of the bat; confidential files; interactive comic book; more
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Disc 1. Feature presentation ; special features -- Disc 2. Special features
Control code
ocm62338536
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-disc deluxe ed., widescreen.
Extent
2 videodiscs (140 min.)
Isbn
9781419820144
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569732162
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
73216
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
  • DVD; DVD-ROM; "letterbox" widescreen, enhanced for widescreen TVs; Dolby digital, surround 5.1; Region 1 encoding; dual-layer format; InterActual PCFriendly 2.0; copy protected
  • Requirements for DVD-ROM features: Microsoft Windows 98SE or higher; MS Internet Explorer 5.5; Macromedia Flash Player 6.0; InterActual Player (included); Internet connection; DVD-ROM drive; DirectShow-compatible DVD decoder. DVD-ROM features are not available on Apple Mac OS
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Batman begins, Warner Bros. Pictures ; in association with Legendary Pictures ; DC Comics ; a Syncopy production ; 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, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based upon Batman characters created by Bob Kane and published by DC Comics
  • Special features: Disc 1. MTV's Tankman begins (a Batman begins spoof); theatrical trailer; Disc 2. Batman, the journey begins; shaping man and body; Batman, the tumbler; Gotham City rises; saving Gotham City; genesis of the bat; confidential files; interactive comic book; more
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Disc 1. Feature presentation ; special features -- Disc 2. Special features
Control code
ocm62338536
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-disc deluxe ed., widescreen.
Extent
2 videodiscs (140 min.)
Isbn
9781419820144
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569732162
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
73216
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
  • DVD; DVD-ROM; "letterbox" widescreen, enhanced for widescreen TVs; Dolby digital, surround 5.1; Region 1 encoding; dual-layer format; InterActual PCFriendly 2.0; copy protected
  • Requirements for DVD-ROM features: Microsoft Windows 98SE or higher; MS Internet Explorer 5.5; Macromedia Flash Player 6.0; InterActual Player (included); Internet connection; DVD-ROM drive; DirectShow-compatible DVD decoder. DVD-ROM features are not available on Apple Mac OS
Video recording format
DVD

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