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The Resource Saving face, Sony Pictures Classics ; Destination Films presents ; an Overbrook Films production ; in association with Forensic Films, GreeneStreet Films ; produced by James Lassiter ... [et al.] ; written and directed by Alice Wu, (DVD)

Saving face, Sony Pictures Classics ; Destination Films presents ; an Overbrook Films production ; in association with Forensic Films, GreeneStreet Films ; produced by James Lassiter ... [et al.] ; written and directed by Alice Wu, (DVD)

Label
Saving face
Title
Saving face
Statement of responsibility
Sony Pictures Classics ; Destination Films presents ; an Overbrook Films production ; in association with Forensic Films, GreeneStreet Films ; produced by James Lassiter ... [et al.] ; written and directed by Alice Wu
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • chi
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Wilhelmina is a Chinese-American lesbian and a young surgeon who has kept her sexual orientation secret from her conservative Chinese community in New York. But when her widowed mother becomes pregnant and is kicked out by her own parents, Wil suddenly has to juggle her mother's secrets with her own
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Harlan Bosmajian ; editors, Susan Graef, Sabine Hoffman ; music, Anton Sanko
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for some sexuality and language
Language note
  • In English and dubbed French, with optional English or French subtitles
  • Closed-captioned in English
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.S285 2005
PerformerNote
Joan Chen, Michelle Krusiec, Lynn Chen
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1970-
  • 1961-
  • 1974-
  • 1976-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lassiter, James
  • Wu, Alice
  • Chen, Joan
  • Krusiec, Michelle
  • Chen, Lynn
  • Sony Pictures Classics (Firm)
  • Destination Films
  • Overbrook Films
  • Forensic Films (Firm)
  • GreeneStreet Films
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
98
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chinese American women
  • Lesbians
  • Families
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Saving face, Sony Pictures Classics ; Destination Films presents ; an Overbrook Films production ; in association with Forensic Films, GreeneStreet Films ; produced by James Lassiter ... [et al.] ; written and directed by Alice Wu, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2004
  • "Mastered in high definition"--Container
  • Special features: optional commentary with director Alice Wu; deleted scenes with optional commentary (4 min.); "Behind the scenes" making-of featurette (8 min), "Sundance diary" documentary of film's screening at Sundance film festival (12 min.)
Control code
ocm61251206
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Edition
Anamorphic widescreen format 1.85:1.
Extent
1 videodisc (98 min.)
Isbn
9781404949676
Other control number
  • 043396035256
  • 043396035355
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
03525
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1in English, Dolby surround in French
Label
Saving face, Sony Pictures Classics ; Destination Films presents ; an Overbrook Films production ; in association with Forensic Films, GreeneStreet Films ; produced by James Lassiter ... [et al.] ; written and directed by Alice Wu, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2004
  • "Mastered in high definition"--Container
  • Special features: optional commentary with director Alice Wu; deleted scenes with optional commentary (4 min.); "Behind the scenes" making-of featurette (8 min), "Sundance diary" documentary of film's screening at Sundance film festival (12 min.)
Control code
ocm61251206
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Edition
Anamorphic widescreen format 1.85:1.
Extent
1 videodisc (98 min.)
Isbn
9781404949676
Other control number
  • 043396035256
  • 043396035355
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
03525
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1in English, Dolby surround in French

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