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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, (Blu-ray)

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, (Blu-ray)

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
Title variation
Batman, le commencement
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
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: PG-13; intense action violence, disturbing images and some thematic elements
  • CHV rating: PG
  • OFRB rating: PG
Language note
English, French, Japanese, Portuguese or Spanish dialogue with optional Chinese, English, French, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese 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
  • Thomas, Emma
  • Roven, Charles
  • Franco, Larry J
  • Goyer, David S
  • Nolan, Christopher
  • 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
  • Adventure films
  • Suspense films
  • Feature films
  • Superhero films
  • Action and adventure films
  • Crime films
  • Fiction films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • Thrillers (Motion pictures)
  • Adventure
  • Thriller
  • Crime
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, (Blu-ray)
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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocn233603473
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (140 min.)
Isbn
9781419844492
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 085391115212
  • 883929024063
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 1000021452
  • 1000039471
  • 3000015502
  • 3000017940
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)233603473
System details
Blu-ray ; Dolby TrueHD 5.1 surround (English), Dolby Digital 5.1 surround (English, French, Japanese, Portguese, Spanish) ; 1080p High Definition, widescreen (2.40:1) presentation ; requires Blu-ray player
Terms governing use
This Blu-ray disc is copy protected and may be played only on licensed devices.
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, (Blu-ray)
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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocn233603473
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (140 min.)
Isbn
9781419844492
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 085391115212
  • 883929024063
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 1000021452
  • 1000039471
  • 3000015502
  • 3000017940
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)233603473
System details
Blu-ray ; Dolby TrueHD 5.1 surround (English), Dolby Digital 5.1 surround (English, French, Japanese, Portguese, Spanish) ; 1080p High Definition, widescreen (2.40:1) presentation ; requires Blu-ray player
Terms governing use
This Blu-ray disc is copy protected and may be played only on licensed devices.
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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