WorldCat Identities

林家棟 1967-

Works: 56 works in 101 publications in 3 languages and 1,909 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Road films  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by 林家棟
Wu jian dao = Infernal affairs by Weiqiang Liu( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Chinese and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Chan Wing Yan is a hard-nosed veteran cop sent undercover to infiltrate the notorious Triad crime ring. An expert at bringing down violent crime syndicates, Chan thinks it's going to be a routine mission. What he's not prepared for is the discovery that the Triad's boss has [also] planted a mole in the police department ... and now Chan is being hunted down. In this battle of wills, only one cop can win!"--Container
Hei she hui 2. Election 2 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Chinese and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A second-tiered member vying aggressively for the position of godfather is restrained by the current mob boss, who isn't officially eligible for reelection, which leads to a bloody and cutthroat battle of wills between the two men. The film is the the third installemt of a trilogy, along with Triad underworld and Election
Ip Man by Weixin Ye( Visual )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in Chinese and English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In this bio-pic, Ip Man, one of the earliest Wing Chun martial arts exponents credited to have propagated its popularity, gets portrayed as the best of the best in 1930's Fo Shan, China, where the bustling city has its own Martial Arts Street where countless of martial arts schools have set up shop to fuel the craze of kung fu training. With each new school, the master will pay their respects to Ip Man and to challenge him to a duel. IpMan, an aristrocrat who spends most of his quality time behind closed doors, so as not to damage his opponents' reputation nor embarrass them in public. His humility is his virtue, and his style is never violent or aggressive, which often gets assumed and mistaken for being effeminate since Wing Chun after was founded by a woman."--Container
Fu chou Vengeance by Qifeng Du( Visual )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Chinese and English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Costello is a world-weary but dapper gourmet chef who clearly has violence in his past when he enlists the help of hired assassins to enact his bloody revenge on the Chinese gangsters who killed his daughter's family
Hei she hui Election ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in Chinese and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the Wo Shing Triad, the oldest gang in Hong Kong, the senior members elect a younger boss as their chairman every two years. This time, lines are divided and war starts when the voting doesn't go how it should
Wen que Sparrow by Qifeng Du( Visual )
8 editions published in 2008 in Chinese and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It is business as usual for a group of pickpockets until a mystery woman appears and changes everything. Is she a fellow thief longing to join the group or does she have a hidden agenda? Includes, interviews; premiere footage; and featurette
Ye Wen by Weixin Ye( Visual )
3 editions published in 2010 in Chinese and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Set in Fo Shan, China during the Sino-Japanese War, Ip Man vividly brings to life the brutality of the infamous Japanese occupation, where once proud men are forced to fight [to the] death for a precious bag of rice. Defined by courage and humility, Ip Man, whose fighting skills are revered all over China, rises to the fore front. Upon refusing to teach his martial arts to the invading Japanese soldiers, he is forced to fight for the honor of his country in a series of battles that will culminate in a kill-or-be-killed showdown with Japan's greatest fighter"--Container
Feng bao ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in Chinese and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A well armed crew of seasoned criminals heist another bank and armored car with high-powered weapons. Police chief Liu understands he must now use extreme tactics to stop the criminals
Ye wen Ip man by Weixin Ye( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Chinese and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Though Ip Man (Donnie Yen) is an accomplished martial arts master, he keeps a low profile and only quietly spars with his compatriots in friendly competitions at his home. But after an acknowledged victory to Jin Shan Zhao's challenge, Ip Man becomes an instant hero and then develops a craze for Wing Chun in Foshan. Following the Japanese invasion, Ip Man's property is confiscated and his family is forced to live in a decrepit house. One day, General Miura, a fanatical practitioner in martial arts, demands Ip Man teach the Japanese army Wing Chun, but Ip Man refuses it to his face and takes up Miura's challenge. Ip Man has to protect Chinese dignity by winning with Wing Chun"--Container
Tong yan ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Chinese and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A group of friends find themselves stranded in Thailand after unexpected airport closures. The only place with vacancies is an old, run-down hotel. As they uncover the history beneath the walls, they're slowly drawn into its horrific past. The more dark, sinister things they see, the more their minds and bodies are taken over by the hotel's permanent residents, making it harder to get out alive! Special features: behind the scenes with interviews of cast and crew, plus a trailer gallery
Tian xia wu zei A world without thieves ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Chinese and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a young female thief becomes pregnant, she decides to change her life and eventually changed her partner and lover's life as well
Che shou ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Chinese and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An overconfident rookie in the Stealth Riders division, a secret police unit consisting of the best drivers on the force that take down criminals in the drag racing underworld, teams up with his veteran partner to take on a legendary escape driver who has never been caught. As they put together a strategic plan to take this criminal down they put the pedal to the metal in a death defying showdown with only their cars as weapons
Shen tan Mad detective ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Chinese and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bun is an outcast detective who always seems to crack the case despite having some rather serious personality flaws. When Bun slices off his ear and offers it up as a gift at a party staged to honor one of his superiors, he is promptly forced into early retirement. Subsequently withdrawn into his own world and tormented by the specters of his former vocation, Bun finds his unique ability to see the hidden personalities and inner demons of everyone he meets nearly driving him to insanity. As a policeman Bun's gift of second sight helped him to solve some of the department's most difficult cases, but now that the visions serve no purpose, they simply serve to erode his already fragile sense of reality. Yet despite Bun's bad reputation, ambitious inspector Ho still believes in him
Long feng dou ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Chinese and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anamorphic widescreen. A tale of jealousy and rekindled love
Han zhan Cold war ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Chinese and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Approching midnight in Hong Kong, police headquaters receives an anonymous call: a fully-loaded police van carrying the force's most advanced equipment and five highly-trained officers has disappeared off the grid. The hijackers possess direct knowledge of police procedures.They're already steps ahead. The pollice must meet a list of demands to ensure the hostages' release, including the delivery of a large ransom. Any delay will cost lives. The clock has begun to tick..."--Container
Tong meng qi yuan Wait 'til you're older ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in Chinese and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"One boy's exploration of adult life. Kwong is a young boy coping with a difficult family life. His mother commits suicide when she discovers that her husband, Man was having an affair. Since her death Man has married his mistress, Min, whom Kwong understandably hates. He wishes that he could become an adult so he wouldn't have to do what she says anymore. And as luck would have it, Kwong has a run-in with a strange old man in the park, and accidentally ingests a magical growth formula that causes him to begin aging very rapidly. As an adult, Kwong gets to do anything he wants, like stay out late, get drunk or even flirt with his sexy teacher, Miss Lee. But he doesn't stop growing and within a couple of days Kwong has become an old man."--IMDB
Tou qi The first 7th night ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in Chinese and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A depressed driver, a mysterious passenger, a poor woman, a touching past and an unknown forbidden land ... like one piece after another of a lost puzzle, together it creates a suspenseful and touching story that is full of twists and turns. Taxi drive map King accepts an order that no one is willing to take. The destination is a Spring Thunder Hotel that has been abandoned for 33 years. Mysterious passenger Siu Ma drives his light truck and asks Map Wong to be his guide with a high offer. When they successfully arrive at the destination he would pay Map King even higher salary. Siu Ma is surprised that Map King is rather familiar with the direction of Spring Thunder Hotel. On the way Map King and the just as strange Siu Ma have too much knowledge of what happened then at the Spring Thunder Hotel. Yet they are unwilling to talk about it freely. After arriving Siu Ma says that the mission has been completed and gives the goods on the truck to Map King. When Map King opens the merchandise
Ji dong bu dui. Tactical unit ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Chinese and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"4 mobsters from mainland are on the way to an armed robbery and they meet up Sam and May from the PTU. The PTU is beaten up and 4 mobsters excape. In order to get rid of his debtor, Police officer Fatty moves to a motel and becomes very close to 4 residents next door. They are actually the 4 mobsters and invite Fatty to join their project. Fatty feels he has been given up by his teammates and families, at the moment his conscience becomes unclear. In the confrontation between PTU and the mobsters, how will he decide his path?"
Zhi yue liang = Papermoon ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in Chinese and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of "Paper Moon" is inspired by the popular TV series "The Iron Lady", which has won 5 Golden Awards. Chen Tiansong, from a poor family which produces kites, had a crush on Gao Shiqin, a girl from a wealthy family, who later became the iron lady. The pure love between the young couple subsequently led to a romantic yet bitter end. Tiansong suppressed his feelings for Shiqin by making kites until he met Gao Manhua. In order to search for the first love who had hurt her mother, Manhua came all the way to Kelantan. The arrival of Manhua stirs up the emotions of Tiansong--she reminds of the fond memories with Shiqin. Tiansong is somewhat frustrated with the entanglement with Manhua and feels perplexed at times because Manhua looks exactly like Shiqin. What's the true motive of Manhua finding Tiansong? Will Tiansong fall for Manhua, as if fate gives him a second chance to fall in love again?--Container
Mad detective by Johnny To( Visual )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in Chinese and French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A rookie cop teams up with a former detective with a supernatural gift to hunt down a serial killer."
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Alternative Names
Lam, Gordon 1967-
Lam, Ka Tung 1967-
林家棟 1967-
Chinese (50)
English (2)
French (1)