The Resource The railway man, The Weinstein Company and Screen Australia in association with Silver Reel, Screen Queensland, Creative Scotland, Screen NSW and Lionsgate UK present an Andy Paterson, Pictures in Paradise, Trinifold production in association with Davis Film and Latitude Media, a Jonathan Teplitzky film ; screenplay by Frank Cottrell Boyce and Andy Paterson ; produced by Andy Paterson, Chris Brown, Bill Curbishley ; directed by Jonathan Teplitzky, (DVD)

The railway man, The Weinstein Company and Screen Australia in association with Silver Reel, Screen Queensland, Creative Scotland, Screen NSW and Lionsgate UK present an Andy Paterson, Pictures in Paradise, Trinifold production in association with Davis Film and Latitude Media, a Jonathan Teplitzky film ; screenplay by Frank Cottrell Boyce and Andy Paterson ; produced by Andy Paterson, Chris Brown, Bill Curbishley ; directed by Jonathan Teplitzky, (DVD)

Label
The railway man
Title
The railway man
Statement of responsibility
The Weinstein Company and Screen Australia in association with Silver Reel, Screen Queensland, Creative Scotland, Screen NSW and Lionsgate UK present an Andy Paterson, Pictures in Paradise, Trinifold production in association with Davis Film and Latitude Media, a Jonathan Teplitzky film ; screenplay by Frank Cottrell Boyce and Andy Paterson ; produced by Andy Paterson, Chris Brown, Bill Curbishley ; directed by Jonathan Teplitzky
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Presenter
Production company
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The autobiography of Eric Lomax, a British Army officer who is captured by the Japanese during WWII and sent to a POW camp, where he is tormented and forced to work on the Thai-Burma Railway. Decades later, still suffering the trauma of his wartime experiences, Lomax and his wife discover that the Japanese interpreter responsible for much of his treatment is still alive and set out to confront him
Cataloging source
BDX
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Garry Phillips ; film editor, Martin Connor ; music, David Hirschfelder ; costume designer, Lizzy Gardiner ; production designer, Steven Jones-Evans
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R, for disturbing prisoner of war violence
Language note
In English with optional Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH)
PerformerNote
Colin Firth, Nicole Kidman, Jeremy Irvine, Stellan Skarsgård, Sam Reid, Tanroh Ishida, Hiroyuki Sanada
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1950-
  • 1960-
  • 1967-
  • 1990-
  • 1987-
  • 1960-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Teplitzky, Jonathan
  • Cottrell Boyce, Frank
  • Paterson, Andy
  • Brown, Chris
  • Curbishley, Bill
  • Firth, Colin
  • Kidman, Nicole
  • Irvine, Jeremy
  • Skarsgård, Stellan
  • Reid, Sam
  • Ishida, Tanroh
  • Sanada, Hiroyuki
  • Lomax, Eric
  • Weinstein Company
  • Screen Australia
  • Silver Reel
  • Screen Queensland (Queensland)
  • Creative Scotland (Organization)
  • Screen NSW (New South Wales)
  • Lionsgate UK
  • Pictures in Paradise
  • Trinifold (Firm)
  • Davis Films (Firm)
  • Latitude Media
  • Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
108
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lomax, Eric
  • Burma-Siam Railroad
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Prisoners of war
  • Prisoners of war
Technique
live action
Label
The railway man, The Weinstein Company and Screen Australia in association with Silver Reel, Screen Queensland, Creative Scotland, Screen NSW and Lionsgate UK present an Andy Paterson, Pictures in Paradise, Trinifold production in association with Davis Film and Latitude Media, a Jonathan Teplitzky film ; screenplay by Frank Cottrell Boyce and Andy Paterson ; produced by Andy Paterson, Chris Brown, Bill Curbishley ; directed by Jonathan Teplitzky, (DVD)
Instantiates
Distribution
Note
  • Based on the book by Eric Lomax
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2013
  • Special features: Feature commentary with director Jonathan Teplitzky and co-writer/producer Andy Paterson; The making of Railway Man
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn881375241
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (108 minutes)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
013132617602
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
WC61760
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)881375241
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The railway man, The Weinstein Company and Screen Australia in association with Silver Reel, Screen Queensland, Creative Scotland, Screen NSW and Lionsgate UK present an Andy Paterson, Pictures in Paradise, Trinifold production in association with Davis Film and Latitude Media, a Jonathan Teplitzky film ; screenplay by Frank Cottrell Boyce and Andy Paterson ; produced by Andy Paterson, Chris Brown, Bill Curbishley ; directed by Jonathan Teplitzky, (DVD)
Distribution
Note
  • Based on the book by Eric Lomax
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2013
  • Special features: Feature commentary with director Jonathan Teplitzky and co-writer/producer Andy Paterson; The making of Railway Man
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn881375241
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (108 minutes)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
013132617602
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
WC61760
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)881375241
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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