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余力为 1966-

Works: 59 works in 132 publications in 4 languages and 1,762 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Crime films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Comedy films  Dark comedy films  Slasher films  Horror films  Road films 
Roles: Photographer, Author, Director, Film editor, Cinematographer , Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by 余力为
Sanxia hao ren = Still life by Zhangke Jia( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in Chinese and Italian and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Still life: "In Still life, great changes have come to the town of Fengjie due to the construction of the Three Gorges hydro project on the Yangtze River. Countless families that had lived there for many generations have had to relocate to other cities. Fengjie's old town, which has a 2000-year history, has been torn down and submerged forever." -- Container
Tian zhu ding by Zhangke Jia( Visual )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in Chinese and Undetermined and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by four shocking and true events, the film focuses on four characters who are driven to violent ends. An angry miner, enraged by widespread corruption, decides to take justice into his own hands. A rootless migrant discovers the infinite possibilities of owning a firearm. A young receptionist is pushed beyond her limits by an abusive client. A young factory worker goes from one discouraging job to the next, only to face increasingly degrading circumstances
Weiduoliya yi hao = Dream home( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Chinese and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Li-sheung is a woman obsessed. She has found the perfect home and it will be hers, no matter what the cost. Though she doesn't have the money, there is nothing she won't do for the security and prestige that comes with owning her ideal dream home. And if that means shedding a bit of blood, then so be it. And Li-sheung will spill far more than a bit of blood
Ren xiao yao = Unknown pleasures by Zhangke Jia( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in Chinese and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two unemployed youngsters hang out in an impoverished Chinese city near the Mongolian border, trying to make sense of their uncertain future
Luo ye gui gen = Getting home( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in Chinese and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A black comedy about a farmer who tries to bring home the body of his friend, who died far from their town
Dance me to the end of love( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Chinese and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dance Me to the End of Love director, Yu Likwai, paints a prophetic cinema of the post-apocalyptic Plastic City, where the extreme weather conditions prohibit any human existence on the ground surface. Near the 50th Periphery, an underground hostel sleeps under this frozen landscape. KIRIN is the doorkeeper of the hostel, an unknown enigmatic man who lives in solitude collecting emptied beer cans until one day he meet the beautiful nomad LANLAN. In the blurred out chill of future-fluorescent text, Yu Likwai silences language upon the antiquated origins of silent film. The distorted tilt-shift identities of the Plastic City arrive at the merry-go-round of escapism. Join this exploration of the post-modern! Awards/Festivals: Jeonju International Film Festival
Zhan tai = Platform by Zhangke Jia( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in Chinese and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spans the turbulent 1980s by following four performers in the state-run Peasant Culture Group. Based in Fenyang, these "art workers" praise the late Chairman Mao with approved revolutionary classics. When an "open door" cultural policy is instituted, China begins to move toward Western-influenced consumer capitalism
Hai shang chuan qi by Zhangke Jia( Visual )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in Chinese and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the history of the ever-evolving Chinese metropolis through interviews with 18 persons of varying degrees of connection with the city. Like the chapters of a novel, their personal stories together form a bigger picture of the changes of Shanghai from the 1930s to the present day. These people include descendants of legendary figures like Zhang Xinyi (Zeng Guofan's great-granddaughter), Fei Mingyi (Fei Mu's daughter), Du Meiru (Du Yuesheng's daughter), and contemporary luminaries like director Hou Hsiao Hsien, Spring in a Small Town actress Wei Wei, singer Rebecca Pan, painter Chen Danqing, and writer Han Han. Their stories of rebels and revolution, soldiers and war, gangsters and assassination, artists and romance are neatly linked together by an anonymous character portrayed by Jia's regular actress Zhao Tao
Tian shang ren jian = Love will tear us apart by Liwei Yu( Visual )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in Chinese and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tian shang ren jian: This film gets under the skin of a very marginalized group: recent immigrants to Hong Kong from Mainland China. Belying the expectation that they will belong in a territory now returned to China's sovereignty, they find themselves lonely, frustrated, poor and employable only in the most menial jobs from elevator service staff to prostitution."--IMDB. Xin xiang: Sent by his mother who besets with marital crisis, Jingjing temporarily lives with his grandpa he has never met before. A warm relationship is gradually developed between the two
Dong( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in Chinese and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmmaker Jia Zhangke travels with acclaimed painter Liu Xiaodong from China to Thailand as they meet everyday workers in the throes of social turmoil. Jia takes Liu's work as a point of inspiration for his own cinematic innovation
Luo ye gui gen = Getting home by Yang Zhang( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in Chinese and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this soulful and humane comedy, Zhao, a middle aged construction worker, struggles to fulfill a dying co-worker's last wish to be buried in China's Three Gorges region. Setting out with his colleague's body in tow. Zhao travels hundreds of miles across extraordinary countryside, encountering a number of colorful adventures and characters and even discovering love in some unlikely quarters
Sanxia haoren = Still life by Zhangke Jia( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in Chinese and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Still life" se déroule sur le site du barrage des Trois Gorges" en Chine ; "Dong" est un documentaire sur le peintre Liu Xiaodong peignant les ouvriers du chantier, puis de probables prostituées à Bangkok ; "Xiao Jia rentre à la maison" est un documentaire sur le retour de Jia Zhang-ke dans son village natal
Shijie = The world by Zhangke Jia( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in Chinese and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acclaimed Chinese director Jia Zhangke casts a compassionate eye on the daily lives and desperate dreams of those working and living at The World amusement park. The film centers on a young woman dancer, Tao (Zhao Tao), whose entire universe seems to begin and end at the complex. Along with her boyfriend, security guard Taisheng (Chen Taishen), Tao yearns for a better life
Dang kou = Plastic city( Visual )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in Portuguese and Chinese and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story revolves around Yuda, who heads the pirated goods racket in Liberdade and beyond, and his adopted son Kirin, whose playboy lifestyle belies an idealistic devotion to Yuda. But their empire is crumbling, as corrupt politicians and rival gangs seek to end their power in the city. Yuda is soon arrested, but escapes after faking his own death. Meanwhile, Kirin gathers the last vestige of those loyal to him for a final retaliation. The violence brings only regret, and the son soon sets off to find his father, leading the narrative to culminate in a hallucinatory finale in the mysterious jungle
Tao Jie - Ein einfaches Leben( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in German and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ein einfaches Leben hat Ah Tao als Hausmädchen der Familie Leung über 60 Jahre lang geführt. Von den fünf Generationen, die sie mit grossgezogen hat, ist nur mehr Filmproduzent Roger in Hongkong verblieben. Doch auch von jenem muss Tao sich trennen, als sie infolge eines Schlaganfalls in ein Altersheim verlegt wird. Für die in Würde gealterte Dame ein echter Neuanfang
Shan he gu ren( Visual )

3 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in Chinese and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"China, 1999. Childhood friends Liangzi and Zhang are both in love with Tao, the town beauty. Tao eventually decides to marry the wealthier Zhang. They soon have a son he names Dollar... From China to Australia, the lives, loves, hopes and disillusions of a family over two generations in a society changing at breakneck speed."--IMDb
Er shi si cheng ji = 24 city by Zhangke Jia( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Chinese and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chengdu, aujourd'hui. L'usine 420 et sa cité ouvrière modèle disparaissent pour laisser place à un complexe d'appartements de luxe : "24 City". Trois générations, huit personnages : anciens ouvriers, nouveaux riches chinois, entre nostalgie du socialisme passé pour les anciens et désir de réussite pour les jeunes, leur histoire est l'Histoire de la Chine
Ming ri tian ya = All tomorrow's parties( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in Chinese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the past-apocalyptic mid-21st century, Zhuai and his younger brother Mian are captured and sent to damp prosperity so that their dissident minds can be re-educated. They soon discover that the camp life more than just propaganda, bureaucratic annoyance and trafficking. When the sect is suddenly overthrown, Zhuai and Mian chaotically experience total freedom for the first time in many years. Whe he falls for pretty Xuelan, Zhuai takes her and her smaill boy to a near by deserted industrial city. They settle in an abandoned apartment and try to rediscover life's small and quirky pleasures. Yet, they would have to face the bitterweet feeling to be free to dream."--Container
Di yi jie IFVA de jiang zuo pin xuan ji = 1st IFVA award winner collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Chinese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simple life by Anhua Xu( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in Chinese and Italian and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Roger is a successful movie producer. Ah Tao has worked for Roger's family as a nanny and maid over the course of four generations. When Roger comes home to find Ah Tao's suffered a severe stroke and is unable to care for herself, he agrees to help her relocate to a nursing home. He wants to help, but fears he'll fail her. She needs his kindness, but doesn't want to be a burden. As their roles reverse, he becomes her caregiver, and comes to understand how much she means to him."--Container
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Lik-Wai Nelson Yu

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Zhan tai = PlatformTian shang ren jian = Love will tear us apart