WorldCat Identities

Xu, Anhua

Works: 115 works in 433 publications in 7 languages and 3,522 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Historical films  Action and adventure films  Martial arts films  Filmed operas  Operas  Biographical films  Autobiographical films  Independent films 
Roles: Actor, Director, Author, Producer, Restager , fmd, Performer, Author of screenplay, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Anhua Xu
A simple life by Anhua Xu( Visual )

40 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ann Hui directs this Hong Kong drama starring Andy Lau and Deannie Yip about an elderly housekeeper and the employer who comes to look after her. Ah Tao (Yip) has served movie producer Roger (Lau)'s family for generations. When Ah Tao has a stroke Roger, who is now the only member of his family left in Hong Kong, helps her achieve her wish of leaving her job and finding a place in a nursing home. Roger continues to look out for her and their relationship grows even stronger
He liu by Mingliang Cai( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in Chinese and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A mother, father and son live together in a small apartment in Taipei, but lead very separate lives. The son, Xiao-kang, drifts through life without a job; the mother is an elevator operator having an affair with a man who pirates pornographic movies; and the father pursues illicit pleasures in the city's gay saunas and is on a mission to stop the leaking water from the apartment upstairs. When the son is stricken with an agonizing pain in his neck and shoulders, seemingly from taking an ill-advised dunk in the polluted Tansui River, the family is driven on a quest to alleviate the son's pain."--Container
Ke tu qiu hen by Anhua Xu( Visual )

34 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Graduating from a university in Britain, Xiaoen returns home to attend her sister's wedding but quickly finds herself in social and emotional odds with her seemingly imperious mother. The turbulent homecoming revives Xiaoen's memories of the changed atmosphere of her childhood in Macao. Xiaoen reluctantly agrees to accompany her mother on a visit to her once rich and prominent family in Japan. There, she begins to understand that she and her mother are very much alike, both having suffered similar feelings of loss and alienation throughout their adult lives
The legend of Fong Sai Yuk( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Hong Kong martial-arts extravaganza tells of evil emperors and true love. The secret Red Lotus Flower Society is committed to the overthrow of the evil Manchu Emperor and his minions. One of his Governors is sent on a mission to retrieve a list of members of that secret society. Meanwhile, Canton kung fu practitioner Fong Sai-Yuk falls in love with the beautiful daughter of a rich merchant, recently moved to Canton. Her father, in an attempt to gain influence in the region and thus improve his business, offers his daughter in marriage to the winner of a kung-fu contest. Some interesting gender role-reversals take place during a 'comedy of errors'. --IMDb
Yi ma de hou xian dai sheng huo = The postmodern life of my aunt by Anhua Xu( Visual )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in Chinese and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A twelve-year-old boy Kuankuan visits his aunt who is living alone after her retirement in Shanghai. Through his eyes his aunt appears stingy, out-of-date, loud, and ridiculous. But after a series of adventures together, they have reached some understanding before he leaves for home. A year later Kuankuan visits her again in her new home, much changed and very resigned. Shanghai seems to have been a mirage, or a happy dream
Yu Guanyin = Goddess of mercy( Visual )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in Chinese and English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film has been made after a popular novel that is devoted to the everyday work of a drug police team. The protagonist is a courageous police woman whose relations with three men in her life make up the plot of the film. She is always faced with a difficult choice between sentiments and duty, law and her own understanding of what is just and fair
Nan ren si shi by Anhua Xu( Visual )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in Chinese and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lam Yiu-Kwok is a high school teacher, having a perfect family. Good times don't last long, when a a student, Choi-nam, falls in love with him. For dealing with a realationship with Mr. Seng, a beloved teacher of the couple, his wife Man-ching requests a leave for a month. A midlife crisis mixing with pressure sends him into an emotional tailspin. Everything seems to lead him towards Choi-nam, the forbidden fruit. Will history repeat itself?
Ban sheng yuan = Eighteen springs by Ailing Zhang( Visual )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in Chinese and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shen Shih-chün and Ku Man-chen fell in love at their first sight. Man-chen went to live with her sister who just had a miscarriage and needed a company. Then, Man-chen was raped by her sister's lover and was pregnant. She tried to kill herself but it was in vain. Later, she knew that Shih-chün was married to a rich lady and she never met him again
Huang jin shi dai = The golden era by Anhua Xu( Visual )

12 editions published between 2014 and 2018 in Chinese and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Xiao Hong, one of the most radiant female writers, lived through the most turbulent times in contemporary China. Although the basic facts about her life are easy to establish, much of the detail remains obscure. Her estrangement from her father sparked a long quest for an emotionally satisfying life. She was rescued from poverty by writer Xiao Jun, but their competitive relationship brought her more heartache than joy. While escaping the Japanese invasion she married novelist Duanmu Hongliang and they fled together to Hong Kong, which soon fell to the Japanese. She died of tuberculosis at the age of 31.--Container
Tianshuiwei de ri yu ye = The way we are by Anhua Xu( Visual )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in Chinese and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Onn, a high school graduate, lives in Tin Shui Wai with his widowed mother, Kwai who works hard in a supermarket to support two brothers as they study abroad. A lonely elder, Leung whom Kwai recommends to work in the same supermarket, becomes friends with Kwai and Onn
Tianshuiwei de ye yu wu by Anhua Xu( Visual )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in Chinese and English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Night and Fog is the tale of a mainland Chinese woman's experiences in Hong Kong's 'City of Sadness', housing complex. Hui-Ling is desperately trying to keep her family together and away from her violent estranged husband. Following reports of her death, a number of people who had come into contact with her, recollect events in her life when questioned by the police. Flashbacks criss-cross time and mood, arguments about money, unemployment and losing face, interspersed with tender moments of courtship and love between the couple."--Container
Qing cheng zhi lian = Love in a fallen city by Meng Ji( Visual )

12 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in Chinese and German and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aging divorcee in 1940s Shanghai, whose inability to remarry is a frustration for herself and her family. When she goes to Hong Kong, she falls in love with Mr. Fan. Their intimate world falls into chaos as the Japanese are on the verge of invading Hong Kong
Shanghai jia qi = American grandson( Visual )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in Chinese and Multiple languages and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retired teacher in Shanghai looks after his 12-year-old American-born grandson during the grandson's visit to China
Chin by Jean-Luc Trules( Visual )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in Chinese and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ajin, a movie stuntwoman who rises to the top of her profession with her death-defying acts. She gives up her profession after she meets Sam. However their relationship breaks up when she discovers that Sam falls in love with another girl. A troubled romance and an unexpected kidnapping add some spice to her already adventurous life
You ling ren jian = Visible secret( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in Chinese and Spanish and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Peter first meets June, he falls in love right away, regarding her claiming of seeing ghosts with her right eye a plain joke worth laughing at. However, strange things happen one after another ... -- Container
Ming yue ji shi you = Our time will come( Visual )

7 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in Chinese and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ji dao zhui zong = Zodiac killers( Visual )

11 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in Chinese and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben, who comes to Japan for study, falls in love Tit Lan. Tit Lan's boyfriend Asano is killed by Japanese gangsters. Before his death, Asano gives evidence to Tit Lan. Tit Lan asks help from Ben, but both of them get in danger
Tou ben nu hai( Visual )

6 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in Chinese and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plight of Vietnam after the war as seen through the eyes of a Japanese reporter who revisits the place three years later
De xian chao fan = All about love by Anhua Xu( Visual )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Chinese and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two bi-sexual unwed women get pregnant and are torn between having abortions and keeping the babies
Qian yan wan yu = Ordinary heroes by Anhua Xu( Visual )

11 editions published between 1930 and 2003 in Chinese and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tung takes care of Sow, the woman whom he falls in love with, and help her to recall her lost memories: losing her entire family in a catastrophic fire at the Yau Ma Tei Typhoon Sheeter
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.31 (from 0.03 for Ann Hui's ... to 0.82 for Xu Anhua y ...)

Alternative Names
Ann Hui 1947-

Ann Hui 1947-... réalisatrice

Ann Hui Chinees actrice

Ann Hui cineasta hongkonesa

Ann Hui cinéaste

Ann Hui Hong Kong director

Ann Hui regista cinese

Hsü, An-hua

Hsü, An-hua 1947-

Hứa An Hoa

hui, ann

Hui, Ann 1947-

Hui, Ann On-wah 1947-

Hui, On

Hui On 1947-....

Hui, On-Wah

Hui, On-Wah 1947-

On Hui 1947-... réalisatrice

Xu, Anhua 1947-

Xu, Anhua 1947-... réalisatrice

Xu, Anuha

Xu Anuha 1947-....

Энн Хуэй гонконгская актриса, режиссёр, сценарист и продюсер

אן הוי

ان هوی تهیه‌کننده، بازیگر، و کارگردان چینی

แอนน์ ฮุย


허안화 1947-


キョ, アンカ

ホイ, アン

许, 鞍华 1947-... réalisatrice


許鞍華 1947-

許鞍華 香港电影导演