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Title Qian li zou dan qi [videorecording] = Riding alone for thousands of miles / Beijing New Pictures Film Co. ; EDKO Film Ltd. ; Elite Group Entertainment ; Gilla Company ; Toho Company ; Zhang Yimou Studio ; produced by Yimou Zhang ; written by Yimou Zhang, Jingzhi Zou ; directed by Zhang Yimou.
Publication Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2007.
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 109 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
4 3/4 in.
digital optical
video file region 1
Call # DVD CHI
System Req DVD; region 1; anamorphic widescreen.
Note Closed-captioned; dialogue in Chinese (5.1 Dolby Digital), French (Dolby Surround) or Portuguese (5.1 Dolby Digital) with optional subtitles in English, French, Portuguese or Spanish.
Special features included.
Cast Ken Takakura, Shinobu Terajima, Jiamin Li, Lin Qiu, Jiang Wen, Ken Nakamoto, Li Bin Li, Ziliang Chen, Zhezhou He, Zhenbo Yang.
Performer Voice: Kiichi Nakai.
Credits Directors of photography, Daisaku Kimura, Xiaoding Zhao ; editor, Long Cheng ; music, Wenjing Guo ; production designer, Li Sun.
Summary Takada is an aging Japanese fisherman who has been estranged from his son for many years. When the son is diagnosed with terminal cancer his daughter-in-law, Rie, summons him to the hospital. When his son refuses to see him, Rie gives him a videotape about the work his son was doing on a documentary film in a remote region of China's Yunnan province. Still troubled by the relationship, Takada decides to go to China and complete his son's work in part to develop an understanding of his son, and in part to do something for him. Once in China a series of obstacles and relationships bring him unexpectedly closer to both an understanding of himself and of his son.
Audience MPAA rating: PG.
Subject Fathers and sons -- Japan -- Drama.
Cancer -- Patients -- Japan -- Drama.
Documentary films -- China -- Yunnan Sheng -- Drama.
Self-perception -- Drama.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Yunnan Sheng (China) -- Drama.
Genre Action and adventure films.
Melodramas (Drama)
Addl. Author Zhang, Yimou.
Zou, Jingzhi.
Takakura, Ken, 1931-2014.
Terajima, Shinobu, 1972-
Jiamin, Li.
Lin, Qiu.
Jiang, Wen, 1963-
Nakamoto, Ken.
Li, Bin Li.
Ziliang, Chen.
Zhezhou, He.
Zhenbo, Yang.
Nakai, Kiichi, 1961-
Beijing xin hua mian ying ye you xian gong si.
Edko Films.
Elite Group Entertainment (Firm)
Gilla Company.
Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha.
Zhang Yimou gong zuo shi.
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Alt Title Riding alone for thousands of miles
ISBN 1424832489 :
9781424832484 :
Standard # 043396165854

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