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The railway man / The Weinstein Company and Screen Australia in association with Silver Reel, Screen Queesnland, Creative Scotland, Screen NSW and Lionsgate UK present ; an Andy Paterson, Pictures in Paradise, Trinfold production ; screenplay by Frank Cottrel Boyce and Andy Paterson ; produced by Andy Paterson, Chris Brown, Bill Curbishley ; directed by Jonathan Teplitzky.

Teplitzky, Jonathan, film director. (Added Author). Boyce, Frank Cottrel, screenwriter. (Added Author). Paterson, Andy, screenwriter, film producer. (Added Author). Brown, Chris, 1950- film producer. (Added Author). Curbishley, Bill, film producer. (Added Author). Firth, Colin, 1960- actor. (Added Author). Kidman, Nicole, 1967- actor. (Added Author). Irvine, Jeremy, 1990- actor. (Added Author). Skarsgård, Stellan, actor. (Added Author). Sanada, Hiroyuki, 1960- actor. (Added Author). Reid, C. S. (C. Sam) actor. (Added Author). Ishida, Tanroh, actor. (Added Author). Lomax, Eric. Motion picture adaptation of (work): Railway man. (Added Author). Weinstein Company, presenter. (Added Author). Screen Australia, presenter. (Added Author). Silver Reel, presenter. (Added Author). Screen Queensland (Queensland) presenter. (Added Author). Creative Scotland (Organization) presenter. (Added Author). Screen NSW (New South Wales) presenter. (Added Author). Lionsgate UK, presenter. (Added Author). Pictures in Paradise, production company. (Added Author). Trinfold, production company. (Added Author). Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc. film distributor. (Added Author).
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  • 42 of 46 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Alexandria-Monroe Public Library - Alexandria DVD 5748 (Text) 37521530508342 AMPL Adult DVD Available -
Atlanta Branch DVD.a RAILWAY MAN (Text) 78294000250575 DVD Available -
Aubbee Library DVD DRAMA RAI (Text) 33187003735608 Digital Video Disc - A Available -
Benton County Public Library - Fowler DVD 703 DR (Text) 34044000832780 VIDEO Available -
Brookston Prairie Township Public Library - Brookston DVD RAI (Text) 38209000829088 DVD Available -
Carnegie Public Library of Steuben County - Angola DVD (Text) 33118000165726 Adult: DVD Available -
Centerville Center Township Public Library - Centerville DVD 1002 RAI (Text) 76895000188054 1st Floor Audio Visual Available -
Cicero Branch DVD.c RAILWAY MAN (Text) 78294000251053 DVD Available -
Colfax-Perry Township DVD FIC RAI (Text) 74121000087974 DVD Fiction 1st Floor Available -
Danville-Center Township Public Library - Danville DVD Rai (Text) 32604030000959 DCTPLD AD DVD Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780109411884
  • ISBN: 0109411889
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (108 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Distributor: Beverly Hills, CA : Anchor Bay Entertainment, [2014]

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally released as a motion picture in 2013.
Based on the book by Eric Lomax.
Special features: Feature commentary with director Jonathan Teplitzky and co-writer/producer Andy Paterson; the making of Railway Man.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Costume designer, Lizzy Gardiner ; film editor, Martin Connor ; production designer, Steven Jones-Evans ; director of photography, Garry Phillips.
Participant or Performer Note: Colin Firth, Nicole Kidman, Jeremy Irvine, Stellan Skarsgård, Hiroyuki Sanada, Sam Reid, Tanroh Ishida.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note: DVD Sep2014
Summary, etc.: Based on an autobiography, this film tells the true story of Eric Lomax, a British Army officer who is captured by the Japanese during WWII and sent to a POW camp, where he is tortured and forced to work on the Thai-Burma Railway. Years later, and still suffering the psychological trauma of his wartime experiences, Lomax is persuaded by his wife Patti to find and confront one of his captors. Accompanied by his best friend, Lomax returns to the scene of his torture and manages to track down his captor, Japanese officer Takashi Nagase, from the prison camp, in an attempt to let go of a lifetime of bitterness and hate.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: R, for disturbing prisoner of war violence.
System Details Note: DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language Note: In English; Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH).
Source of Description Note: Title from disc surface.
Subject: Burma-Siam Railroad > History > Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 > Prisoners and prisons, Japanese > Drama.
Lomax, Eric > Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 > Conscript labor > Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 > Personal narratives > Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 > Atrocities > Drama.
Prisoners of war > Thailand > Biography > Drama.
Prisoners of war > Great Britain > Biography > Drama.
Genre: Biographical films.
Feature films.
War films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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