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Title Level 5 / Les Films de l'Astrophore ; an Icarus Films release ; a film by Chris Marker
Edition Full screen version
Published [United States] : Icarus Films Home Video, [1996]


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Description 1 videodisc (DVD) (106 min.) : sound, colour and black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (8 pages)
Summary The French computer programmer Laura inherits the task of making a computer game of the Battle of Okinawa in Japan during World War 2. She searches the Internet for information on the battle, and interviews Japanese experts and witnesses. The extraordinary circumstances of the Battle of Okinawa lead Laura to reflect deeply on her own life and humanity in general, particularly the influence of history and memories
Notes Title and information from container and dropped record
DVD-Video disc release of the 1996 half-documentary half-fiction motion picture
Credits Director, Chris Marker
Performer Catherine Belkhodja
Audience Not rated
Notes In French ; English subtitles
Available for Deakin University staff and students only
Subject Video games -- Design.
Video games -- Design -- Drama.
Video games.
Video games -- Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan -- Okinawa Island.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan -- Okinawa Island -- Drama.
Mass suicide -- Japan -- Okinawa Island.
Mass suicide -- Japan -- Okinawa Island -- Drama.
Foreign films -- France.
DVD-Video discs.
DVD-Video discs for the hearing impaired
Japan -- Social life and customs -- 1912-1945.
Japan -- Social life and customs -- 1912-1945 -- Drama.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Romance films.
War films.
Nonfiction films.
Video recordings.
Author Marker, Chris, 1921-2012, director
Belkhodja, Catherine, 1955- actress
Icarus Films, film distributor
Films de l'Astrophore, production company
Icarus Films Home Video, film distributor
Other Titles Level five