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Chen, Joan 1961-

Works: 302 works in 887 publications in 10 languages and 17,062 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Fiction  Domestic fiction  Film adaptations  Biography  Personal narratives‡vVietnamese  Detective and mystery television programs  Thrillers (Television programs)  Television programs 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Director, Film editor, Artist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Joan Chen
The last emperor by Bernardo Bertolucci ( Visual )
148 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 3,285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The life of [Chinese] Emperor Pu Yi, who took the throne at age three, in 1908, before witnessing decades of cultural and political upheaval within and without the walls of the Forbidden City"--Container
The bonesetter's daughter by Amy Tan ( Recording )
30 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 2,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in contemporary San Francisco and in a Chinese village where Peking Man is being unearthed, the story conjures the pain of broken dreams, the power of myths, and the strength of love that enables people to recover in memory what they have lost in grief. Over the course of one fog-shrouded year, between one season of falling stars and the next, mother and daughter find what they share in their bones through heredity, history, and inexpressible qualities of love
Mao's last dancer ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on an inspiring true story, this emotionally powerful crowd-pleaser emerged as one of the year's most talked-about independent films. It's the fascinating and epic tale of Li Cunxin, a peasant boy from rural China who beats impossible odds to become a world-renowned ballet dancer. Through breathtaking talent and sheer determination, Li makes his way to the United States; but when he falls in love with an American woman, he must risk everything to remain in the land of the free
Se, jie Lust, caution by Ang Lee ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in Chinese and held by 990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set against the backdrop of Japanese occupied Shanghai in 1942, a young woman finds herself swept up in a radical plot to assassinate a ruthless and secretive intelligence agent. As she immerses herself in her role as a cosmopolitan seductress, she becomes entangled in a dangerous game of emotional intrigue, love and betrayal
Autumn in New York by Allison Burnett ( Visual )
32 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At 48 years-old, Manhattan restauranteur Will Keane adores women, but has never thought seriously about marriage or commitment until he meets Charlotte Fielding. As their relationship blossoms, they both realize that this love will last a lifetime, but for Charlotte a lifetime may be much shorter than either of them is prepared to accept
Heaven & earth ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The true story of a man who fought, a woman who endured, and a love caught up in the war in Vietnam
What's cooking? ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"What happens when families come together for Thanksgiving? Almost anything! Tale of four very different families, as they cook up some tasty holiday surprises: love betrayal and even a few outrageous secrets! And, ultimately, discover the astonishing power love has to reconnect us all"--Container
Saving face ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wilhelmina is a Chinese-American lesbian and a young surgeon who has kept her sexual orientation secret from her conservative Chinese community in New York. But when her widowed mother becomes pregnant and is kicked out by her own parents, Wil suddenly has to juggle her mother's secrets with her own
Judge Dredd ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a time when all-powerful and coldly efficient "Judges" act with the supreme authority of both the police force and legal system, Judge Dredd is the most feared law enforcer of them all. But when a former judge hatches a sinister plot to overthrow the government and eliminate the Judges, Dredd is framed for murder!
On deadly ground ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To protect the Alaskan wilderness and its people an oil-rig roughneck and a Native Alaskan environmental activist battle a renegade oil company
Xiu Xiu The sent down girl ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in Chinese and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A teen-aged girl named Xiu Xiu is sent down to a remote corner of Tibet for manual labor in 1975. A year later, she agrees to go to even more remote spot with a Tibetan saddle tramp to learn horse herding
1911 ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Chinese and English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In a country torn by greed and power, a most unlikely hero emerges."
Twin Peaks by David Lynch ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and French and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The body of a young girl (Laura Palmer) is washed up on a beach near the small Washington state town of Twin Peaks. FBI Agent Dale Cooper is called in to investigate her strange demise only to uncover a web of mystery that ultimately leads into the heart of the surrounding woodland and his very own soul"--Douglas Baptie, Internet Movie Database
Xiàng rì kúi Sunflower ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in Chinese and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at the life of an urban Chinese family, and the battle of wills between father and son to do what's right or to do what the heart wants
Twin Peaks by David Lynch ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A special home video version of the series that contains footage not shown on network TV
Dim sum a little bit of heart by Wayne Wang ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comedy about a Chinese-American family in contemporary San Francisco trying to maintain a link to their cultural heritage while confronted with the changing world around them
Er shi si cheng ji ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in Chinese and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary film on the state-owned Factory 420, also called as the Chengdu Engine Group, which was founded in 1958 to produce aviation engines. Now abandoned, the factory is sold for millions to real estate developers to be transformed into a complex of luxury apartment blocks called 24 City. The film revolves around eight dramatic interviews that present three generations with ties to the factory: the first factory workers, more recent employees, and the children of former laborers. Woven into this oral history are three fictional monologues delivered by actors
Tai-Pan ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set during the early China trade when epic adventurers carved dynasties out of barren rock and the opium trade pitted father against son, and friends against one another. For trader Dirk Struan, the silver and opium exchange is almost impossible to resist, but everything comes to a head when he is forced to choose between the ones he loves and profit beyond his imagination
In a class of his own ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With the help of his friends at the high school where he works, a school custodian studies hard to earn his high school diploma in order to save his job
White frog ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A story of an extraordinary teenager on a journey to the universal power of family, friendship and love. After the death of his popular brother Chaz, Nick who suffers from Aspergers syndrome, struggles to carry on. Nick's parents have their own problems coping with the loss, but Chaz's best friend Randy takes Nick under his wing. As Chaz's family comes to understand his secret life, they will be forced to reconcile the boy they thought they knew with the man he really was
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Alternative Names
Chan Chung 1961-....
Chen, Chong.
Chen, Chong, 1961-
Chen Chong, Joan, 1961-
Chʻen, Chʻung, 1961-
Chen Joan Chung 1961-....
Chong Chen.
Chong, Chen, 1961-
陳, 沖 1961-
陳沖, 1961-
English (266)
Chinese (70)
Spanish (29)
German (26)
French (19)
Italian (4)
Catalan (2)
Japanese (1)
Portuguese (1)
Multiple languages (1)