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The nightingale / screenplay, Philippe Muyl, Ning Ning ; produced by Ning Ning, Paul Delbecq, Steve Rene ; director, Philippe Muyl.

Muyl, Philippe, screenwriter, film director. (Added Author). Kino Lorber, Inc., publisher. (Added Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
West Lafayette Public Library - West Lafayette DVD NIG (Text) 31951004113509 Main Floor - DVDs Global Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (100 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Kino Lorber, 2016.

Content descriptions

General Note: Bonus features: 5.1 Surround, Six Behind-the-Scenes Featurettes, Trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Produced by Ning Ning, Paul Delbecq, Steve Rene ; director, Philippe Muyl.
Participant or Performer Note: Li Bao Tian, Li Xiao Ran, Qin Hao, Yang Xin Yi.
Summary, etc.: In the "very sweet family drama" (New York Times) The Nightingale, Zhigen (Bao Tian Li) honors the request of his late wife by going back to his home town to free his bird, his sole companion in his senior years. He expected to go on this journey alone but he has been entrusted with Renxing (Xin Yi Yang), his granddaughter, a young spoiled city girl from Beijing, while her parents are out of town. This constraint becomes a welcome diversion on his mission. During this journey at the edge of traditional China, in all its magnificent natural landscapes, these two individuals will discover one another and share experiences and adventures. The little girl will discover new values, particularly the ones of the heart, and the importance of family and tradition.
Two individuals explore the edge of traditional China. They also learn new values and the importance of family and tradition.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: Unrated.
System Details Note: DVD.
Language Note: Mandarin dialogue; English subtitles.
Mandarin dialogue; English subtitles.
Subject: Grandfathers > China > Juvenile films.
China > Social life and customs > Juvenile films.
Genre: Feature films.

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