|aBatman begins|h[videorecording] /|cWarner Bros. Pictures ; a Syncopy production ; DC Comics ; in association with Legendary Pictures ; screenplay by Christopher Nolan and David S. Goyer ; produced by Emma Thomas, Charles Roven, Larry Franco ; directed by Christopher Nolan.
|aBurbank, CA :|bWarner Home Video ;|aTaipei :|bWei Han,|cc2012.
|a2 videodisc (140 min.) :|bsd., col. ;|c4 3/4 in.
|aBased upon characters created by Bob Kane.
|aOriginally produced as a motion picture in 2005.
|aIncludes special features.
|aDirector of photography, Wally Pfister ; edited by Lee Smith ; music by Hans Zimmer and James Newton Howard.
|aChristian Bale, Michael Caine, Liam Neeson, Katie Holmes, Gary Oldman, Cillian Murphy, Rade Sherbedgia, Rutger Hauer, Tom Wilkinson, Ken Watanabe, Mark Boone Jr., Morgan Freeman.
|aWhen his parents were killed, millionaire playboy Bruce Wayne relocates to Asia when he is mentored by Henri Ducard and Ra's Al Ghul in how to fight evil. When learning about the plan to wipe out evil in Gotham City by Ducard, Bruce prevents this plan from getting any further and heads back to his home. Back in his original surroundings, Bruce adopts the image of a bat to strike fear into the criminals and the corrupt as the icon known as 'Batman'. But it doesn't stay quiet for long.
|aMPAA rating: PG-13; intense action, disturbing images and some thematic elements.