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The Resource The dark knight, a Warner Bros. Picture presentation in association with Legendary Pictures, a Syncopy production, a film by Christopher Nolan ; DC Comics ; produced by Christopher Nolan, Charles Roven, Emma Thomas ; story by Christopher Nolan & David S. Goyer ; screenplay by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan ; directed by Christopher Nolan

The dark knight, a Warner Bros. Picture presentation in association with Legendary Pictures, a Syncopy production, a film by Christopher Nolan ; DC Comics ; produced by Christopher Nolan, Charles Roven, Emma Thomas ; story by Christopher Nolan & David S. Goyer ; screenplay by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan ; directed by Christopher Nolan

Label
The dark knight
Title
The dark knight
Statement of responsibility
a Warner Bros. Picture presentation in association with Legendary Pictures, a Syncopy production, a film by Christopher Nolan ; DC Comics ; produced by Christopher Nolan, Charles Roven, Emma Thomas ; story by Christopher Nolan & David S. Goyer ; screenplay by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan ; directed by Christopher Nolan
Title variation
  • Batman, the dark knight
  • Chevalier noir
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Actor
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Director
Producer
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Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
  • "The follow-up to 'Batman Begins' ... With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batham sets out to destroy organized crime in Gotham for good. The triumvirate proves effective. But soon the three find themselves prey to a rising criminal mastermind knows as The Joker, who thrusts Gotham into anarchy and forces Batman closer to crossing the fine line between hero and vigilante ..."--Container notes
  • With the help of Lieutenant Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman raises the stakes on his war on crime and sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the city streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but they soon find themselves prey to a reign of chaos unleashed by a rising criminal mastermind known to the terrified citizens of Gotham as The Joker. The Joker, whose eerie grin and laughter characterize his emotional and mental instability, becomes a dangerous adversary that Batman seeks to stop at all costs
Member of
Awards note
Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and Sound Editing, 2008.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Dark knight (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Wally Pfister ; production designer, Nathan Crowley ; editor, Lee Smith ; music by James Newton Howard, Hans Zimmer ; costume designer, Lindy Hemming
Dewey number
791.43/72
http://bibfra.me/vocab/relation/editorofamovingimagework
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Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for intense sequences of violence and some menace
Language note
English, French, or Spanish audio; English, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the hearing impaired [SDH]
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.B3472 2008
PerformerNote
Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Caine, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gary Oldman, Morgan Freeman
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1970-
  • 1974-
  • 1979-2008
  • 1977-
  • 1960-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Nolan, Christopher
  • Roven, Charles
  • Thomas, Emma
  • Goyer, David S.
  • Nolan, Jonathan
  • Bale, Christian
  • Ledger, Heath
  • Eckhart, Aaron
  • Caine, Michael
  • Gyllenhaal, Maggie
  • Oldman, Gary
  • Freeman, Morgan
  • Pfister, Wally
  • Crowley, Nathan
  • Smith, Lee
  • Howard, James Newton
  • Zimmer, Hans
  • Hemming, Lindy
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
  • Legendary Pictures
  • DC Comics, Inc
  • Syncopy (Firm)
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Batman (Fictitious character)
  • Joker (Fictitious character)
  • Criminal behavior
  • Criminal investigation
  • Superhero films
  • Feature films
  • Film adaptations
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Label
The dark knight, a Warner Bros. Picture presentation in association with Legendary Pictures, a Syncopy production, a film by Christopher Nolan ; DC Comics ; produced by Christopher Nolan, Charles Roven, Emma Thomas ; story by Christopher Nolan & David S. Goyer ; screenplay by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan ; directed by Christopher Nolan
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Note
  • Title from disc label
  • Based upon Batman character created by Bob Kane
  • Based upon characters appearing in comic books published by DC Comics
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
ocn259231584
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (153 min.)
Isbn
0853911764284
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085391176428
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
DVD-Video
Publisher number
  • 1000026372
  • 1000026383
  • 1000087869
  • 3000019002
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; dual layer format; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The dark knight, a Warner Bros. Picture presentation in association with Legendary Pictures, a Syncopy production, a film by Christopher Nolan ; DC Comics ; produced by Christopher Nolan, Charles Roven, Emma Thomas ; story by Christopher Nolan & David S. Goyer ; screenplay by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan ; directed by Christopher Nolan
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Title from disc label
  • Based upon Batman character created by Bob Kane
  • Based upon characters appearing in comic books published by DC Comics
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
ocn259231584
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (153 min.)
Isbn
0853911764284
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085391176428
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
DVD-Video
Publisher number
  • 1000026372
  • 1000026383
  • 1000087869
  • 3000019002
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; dual layer format; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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