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Hou, Xiaoxian 1947-

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Ci ke Nie Yinniang = The assassin by Xiaoxian Hou( Visual )

54 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This take on the traditional wuxia film, set in 9th century China, centers on Nie Yinniang, a young woman who was abducted in childhood from a decorated general and raised by a nun who trained her in the martial arts to be an assassin who is directed to slay corrupt government officials. After 13 years of exile, she is returned to the land of her birth with orders to kill her betrothed husband-to-be and she will have to choose between sacrificing the man she loves, or break definitively with the 'Order of the Assassins.'
Zui hao de shi guang = Three times by Xiaoxian Hou( Visual )

58 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rapturous and beautiful love story set in three different eras - a pool hall in 1966, a 1911 brothel, and present-day Taipei. The director brings to life the culture of each period as the tales unfold
Le voyage du ballon rouge by Xiaoxian Hou( Visual )

28 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in French and Quechua and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simon is dealing with the increased fragility of his loving yet preoccupied mother, Suzanne. When a Taiwanese film student, Song, is hired to help care for Simon, a unique extended family is formed. The two become completely dependent on each other, yet both are lost in separate dreams mirrored by a delicate, shiny red balloon
Qianxi manbo = Millennium mambo by Xiaoxian Hou( Visual )

57 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film is the story of a rather vapid, not very bright girl who shacks up with her high school boyfriend, an utter loser with no life. She then gets involved with some very low level criminals
Flowers of Shanghai by Xiaoxian Hou( Visual )

43 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in Chinese and French and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in late nineteenth-century Shanghai and takes place in an elegant brothel. With its own highly ritualized codes of behavior, the lives of the "Flower girls" depend on their ability to win, and then keep, the affections of their wealthy callers
Xi meng ren sheng = The Puppetmaster by Xiaoxian Hou( Visual )

49 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the memoirs of Li Tianlu, Taiwan's most celebrated puppeteer, this story covers the years from Li's birth in 1909 to the end of Japan's fifty-year occupation of Taiwan in 1945
Kōhī jikō by Xiaoxian Hou( Visual )

30 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yoko, a freelance writer becomes friends with the proprietor of a secondhand bookstore, Hajime and the two spend a great deal of time together in coffee shops. Yoko was raised in the rural town of Yubari by her sight-impaired uncle, but has created a good relationship with her father and step-mother. One day Yoko tells her parents that she is pregnant. The father of the child is Taiwanese. Her parents worry for Yoko's future and her choice to become an unmarried mother. Although he cannot articulate his feelings, Hajime is filled with love for Yoko. In her daily life Yoko comes to reevaluate her view of her family, Hajime, and the new life growing inside her
Nan guo zai jian, nan guo by Xiaoxian Hou( Visual )

33 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two small-time hoodlums inadvertently get caught between the Taiwanese mafia and a group of corrupt government officials
Hao nan hao nü by Xiaoxian Hou( Visual )

30 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film consists of three intermingling stories: a film within a film as well as the past and present as linked by an actress in present-day Taipei. The film in which she plays is about a couple who return to mainland China to participate in the anti-Japanese movement in the 1940s and are arrested as Communists when they return to Taiwan. Images of the film-in-progress contrast with images from the actress' own past, when she was a party girl involved with a gangster
Gu ling jie shao nian sha ren shi jian = A brighter summer day( Visual )

3 editions published in 2016 in Chinese and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the early sixties in Taiwan, this film is based on the true story of a crime that rocked the nation. A film of both sprawling scope and tender intimacy, this novelistic, patiently observed epic centers on the gradual, inexorable fall of a young teenager
Bei qing cheng shi = A city of sadness by Xiaoxian Hou( Visual )

71 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film chronicles the varied lives of the Lin family during the turbulent four years between the Japanese withdrawal from Taiwan (after 50 years of occupation) in 1945, to the Nationalist government's loss of mainland China in 1949. This is the first Taiwanese film to broach the subject of the most traumatic experience in Taiwan's history, the February 28 Incident in 1947
Lian lian feng chen : dust in the wind by Xiaoxian Hou( Visual )

58 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A love story about a young couple from a village in southern Taiwan. After graduating from junior high, the boy goes to Taipei to work. The girl follows him the next year and they work hard to earn enough money to marry. Then the young man spends three years in the military and the girl marries someone else. Although the young man regrets very much what happened he never blames the girl
Tōkyō monogatari = Tokyo story by Yasujirō Ozu( Visual )

6 editions published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A self-centered couple is inconvenienced by a parental visit. When the mother falls ill, her children hasten to be with her
Tong nian wang shi by Xiaoxian Hou( Visual )

50 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a boy in the 1950's who becomes a teenage delinquent in the 1960's, thrown out of school, getting into fights with rival gangs, feeling the first stirrings of sexual curiosity
Gu ling jie shao nian sha ren shi jian / A brighter summer day / Janus Films ; a film by Edward Yang ; produced by Yu Wei-Yen, Jan Hung-Tze, and Edward Yang ; script and dialogue by Edward Yang, Yan Hong-Ya, Alex Yang, Lai Ming-Tang ; directed by Edward Yang( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in Chinese and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the early sixties in Taiwan, it is based on the true story of a crime that rocked the nation. A film of both sprawling scope and tender intimacy, this novelistic, patiently observed epic centers on the gradual, inexorable fall of a young teenager
Ni luo he nu er = Daughter of the Nile( Visual )

4 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in Chinese and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is a neon-lit, contemporary drama named after a Japanese manga series. With Hou's gentle but keen observation, the film follows a young woman and her brother as they float along the periphery of the Taipei underworld, intriguingly blending the gangster tale with mood-drenched introspective drama
Tōkyō monogatari( Visual )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in Japanese and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows an aging couple, Tomi and Sukichi, on their journey from their rural village to visit their two married children in bustling, post-war Tokyo. Their reception is disappointing: too busy to entertain them, their children send them off to a health spa. After Tomi falls ill she and Sukichi return home, while the children, grief-stricken, hasten to be with her
Er zi de da wan ou = The sandwich man by Xiaoxian Hou( Visual )

27 editions published between 1930 and 2016 in Chinese and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 1st work is the story of a man who becomes a sandwich man in order to make ends meet. In the 2nd work, two travelling salesmen face the harsh reality of their lives. The 3rd work is an irony about how a serious car accident of a worker turns into something good for his family
Martin Scorsese's World Cinema Project( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in Tagalog and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tapei story: A washed-up baseball player and his property manager girlfriend struggle with their relationship as they work towards marriage and emigration
Xi meng ren sheng : hou xiao xian dian ying fen jing ju ben by Xiaoxian Hou( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in Chinese and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Xi meng ren sheng = The Puppetmaster
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No man an island : the cinema of Hou Hsiao-hsien
Alternative Names
Hau Haau Yin 1947-....

Hầu Hiếu Hiền

Hou, Hao Yin 1947-

Hou, Hsiao-hsien

Hou, Hsiao-hsien 1947-

Hou Hsiao-Hsien acteur uit Taiwan

Hou Hsiao-hsien réalisateur et cinéaste de Taïwan

Hou Hsiao-hsien regista taiwanese

Hou Hsiao-Hsien Taiwanese film director, screenwriter, actor and film producer

Hou Hsiao-hsien Taiwanesischer Filmregisseur, Drehbuchautor, Schauspieler und Filmproduzent

Hou, Hsiaohsien

Hou, Hsiaohsien 1947-

Hou, Tsiao-hsien.

Hou Tsiao-Hsien 1947-....

Hou Xiao xian 1947-....

Hou, Xiaoxian.

Hou Xiaoxian 1947-....

Hsiao-hsien, Hou

Hsiao-hsien Hou 1947-

Hsien, Hou Hsiao

Kō, Kōken

Ko, Koken 1947-

Xiao-Xian, Hou 1947-

Xiaoxian Hou

Xow Syaosyanʹ

Хоу Сяосянь

הו הסיאו-הסיין

حوۋ سياوسيان

هو شيائو-شين

허우샤오셴

후효현 1947-

コウ, コウケン

コウ, コウケン 1947-

侯, 孝賢

侯 孝賢 1947-....

侯孝賢

侯孝贤 1947-

候孝贤 1947-

后孝贤 1947-

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