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The Resource Letters from Pyongyang : Lettres de Pyongyang, a film by Jason Kuk'hyŏn Lee ; produced, written, narrated, and directed by Jason Kuk'hyŏn Lee

Letters from Pyongyang : Lettres de Pyongyang, a film by Jason Kuk'hyŏn Lee ; produced, written, narrated, and directed by Jason Kuk'hyŏn Lee

Label
Letters from Pyongyang : Lettres de Pyongyang
Title
Letters from Pyongyang
Title remainder
Lettres de Pyongyang
Statement of responsibility
a film by Jason Kuk'hyŏn Lee ; produced, written, narrated, and directed by Jason Kuk'hyŏn Lee
Title variation
Lettres de Pyongyang
Contributor
Director of photography
Film director
Film producer
Narrator
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • kor
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Canadian-Korean filmmaker Jason Lee unveils his father's emotional story of a family torn apart during the Korean War. Together, they make a rare journey to the North Korean capital of Pyongyang in search of long lost relatives. With exclusive never before-seen footage filmed in North Korea combined with archival images and family photographs, Letters from Pyongyang is a deeply personal film bringing to light the tragic issue of divided families in Korea affected by political conflict
Cataloging source
LML
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Jason Lee
Language note
  • English and Korean; optional English and French subtitles
  • English description video
LC call number
DS917.444
LC item number
L487 2014
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lee, Jason Kuk'hyŏn
Runtime
28
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Work and family
  • Korean War, 1950-1953
  • P'yŏngyang (Korea)
  • Korea
Technique
live action
Label
Letters from Pyongyang : Lettres de Pyongyang, a film by Jason Kuk'hyŏn Lee ; produced, written, narrated, and directed by Jason Kuk'hyŏn Lee
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 28 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn905044063
  • (OCoLC)905044063
System details
DVD, NTSC; 1.77:1 aspect ratio; Dolby Digital 2.0
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Letters from Pyongyang : Lettres de Pyongyang, a film by Jason Kuk'hyŏn Lee ; produced, written, narrated, and directed by Jason Kuk'hyŏn Lee
Publication
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 28 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn905044063
  • (OCoLC)905044063
System details
DVD, NTSC; 1.77:1 aspect ratio; Dolby Digital 2.0
Video recording format
DVD

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