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Wu, Vivian 1966-

Works: 69 works in 292 publications in 9 languages and 7,365 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biographical films  Nonfiction films  Historical films  Animated television programs  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Children's television programs 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Singer, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Vivian Wu
The Joy Luck Club by Wayne Wang( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 1,752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four mothers. Four daughters. Eight stories. The Joy Luck Club is four women in San Francisco who have played mah jong together on a weekly basis to for forty some years. One of them, Suyuan, has died, and her daughter June is preparing to go to China. Auntie Lindo with daughter Waverly, Auntie Ying Ying with daughter Lena, and Auntie An Mei with daughter Rose are at the going away party. Born in China, the Joy Luck Club members came to America as young adults; their daughters are 100% American. The old days are seldom spoken about, and some things about those times have never been said aloud, but the experiences left behind color the hopes and expectations these women have for their daughters. If daughters become their mothers--no matter how much both parties desire that it not happen--daughters also become different from their mothers--despite all attempts to perpetuate the status quo
Snow flower and the secret fan by Lisa See( Visual )

10 editions published in 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Centuries ago, two 'sworn sisters' are isolated by their families, but stay connected through a secret language written in the folds of a white silk fan. Now in modern-day Shanghai, their descendents must draw inspiration from the past as they struggle to maintain their own eternal bond in the face of life's complications. What unfolds are two stories, generations apart, but everlasting in their universal notion of love, hope and friendship. Includes bonus features
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III turtles in time( Visual )

11 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a magic scepter accidentally transports April back in time to 17th Century Japan, the boys take off in hot pursuit
The last emperor by Bernardo Bertolucci( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatic history of Aisin-Gioro "Henry" Pu Yi, who at the age of three became the last of the Emperors of China. Chronicles his lofty birth and brief reign in the Forbidden City, as the object of worship by half a billion people; through his abdication, his decline and dissolute lifestyle; and his exploitation by the invading Japanese as the ruler of Manchukuo from 1932 to 1945. He returned to public life in 1959, just another peasant worker in the People's Republic, and died as a gardener at the Botanical Gardens of Peking
The pillow book by Peter Greenaway( Visual )

76 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a young girl, Nagiko became her father's canvas each year on her birthday, as he'd paint on her face and neck the creation myth in elaborate, elegant calligraphy. As a young woman, she finds pleasure in continuing the practice with a succession of lovers, particularly a bisexual translator who becomes a pawn in an escalating game of revenge on the publisher who once exploited her beloved father's work
Dinner rush( Visual )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At New York's hottest restaurant, things are really heating up. Owner and bookie Louis Cropa lost a friend to a mob hit and now his chef's gambling problem has brought the unwelcome mobsters into their restaurant
A bright shining lie by Terry George( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of LTC John Paul Vann (Paxton) and his work as a military and civilian advisor in Vietnam over a ten year period (1962-72) until his death in an accidental helicopter crash. As a military advisor, Vann attempted to fight corruption in the Vietnamese army, recognizing the need to build trust among the Vietnamese peasantry. When his recommendations were ignored by the U.S. military, he exposed falsified battle reports and other deceptions to a New York Times reporter, effectively ending his military career. As the war escalated, however, Vann returned to Vietnam as a civilian advisor under Nixon's "Vietnamization" program, ending as the defacto commander of Vietnamese forces in the successful defense of the Central Highlands during the 1972 Easter Offensive. The film also examines Vann's character flaws, the chief of these being his adulterous nature and affairs with Vietnamese women which resulted in a forced marriage to a Vietnamese schoolgirl whom he had gotten pregnant
Iron & silk( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this autobiographical film, Mark Franklin (i.e., Salzman) studies and practices martial arts for two years in China. In the process, he learns much about himself and traditional Chinese ways
8 1/2 women by Peter Greenaway( Visual )

30 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Philip, un riche homme d'affaires genevois, hérite de plusieurs "Salons de Pachinko", des salles de jeux dont les néons illuminent les grandes artères de toutes les villes nippones. Son fils Storey, fasciné par le Japon et par les tremblements de terre, accepte d'en prendre la direction. A la mort soudaine de sa mère, Storey rentre à Genève. Pour distraire son père, Storey décide de transformer le manoir familial en maison close privée
Song jia huang chao The Soong sisters by Wanting Zhang( Visual )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in Chinese and English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Soong family was a political dynasty in China that reached the highest levels of power. This film follows the lives of the three Soong daughters, who were educated in America and returned to China. Ai-ling (the oldest) married a wealthy and powerful businessman. Ching-ling married Sun Yat-sen, the revolutionary founder of modern China. Mei-ling (the youngest) married Chiang Kai-shek, China's leader during World War II. The sisters captured the world's fascination for their brilliant marriages and their strong influence on their nation
Eve & the fire horse( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Eve is a precocious nine year-old girl with a wild imagination growing up in a traditional Chinese immigrant family in Vancouver where Confucian doctrines, superstitious obsessions and divine visions abound. When Buddhism and Catholicism are thrown into the mix, life for Eve and her 11-year-old prim and authoritative sister, Karena, escalates into a fantasia of catastrophe, sainthood and cultural confusion."--Container
The guyver( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A college student discovers an alien device that turns him into a cyborg mutant. When strange creatures appear trying to take the device back, he begins to uncover a secret plot to genetically engineer terrifying monsters
Shadow of China by Jizhong Fu( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mysterious young tycoon fights to seize control of Hong Kong, and to hide a past that could destroy him and the empire that he built
Wo ju Dwelling narrowness( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Chinese and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 35-episode television series follows the trials of two sisters struggling to buy an affordable apartment in a dynamic metropolis modeled on Shanghai, and focuses on a decidedly less glamorous aspect of life in the large city, where home prices have soared beyond the lifetime disposable incomes of most working people as the booming real estate market erodes their dreams of becoming home-owners
Hong mei li Shanghai red( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in Chinese and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vivian Wu stars as an unlikely femme fatale in this suspenseful murder mystery from writer/director Oscar Luis Costo. In the wake of her husband's murder, Mei Li (Wu) takes on a vengeful alter-ego, carrying out hits at the direction of her husband's confidant. Meanwhile, she meets an American man and strikes up a romance, but one or both of the two men in her life may secretly have dubious intentions
Blindness by Fernando Meirelles( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A blind woman lives with her son and his wife, a woman she is at odds with. The family's deepest, darkest secrets are revealed when the wife is held hostage by an old family friend who accuses the blind woman's dead husband of killing his father
The changing effect of HMO market structure : an analysis of penetration, concentration, and ownership between 1994-2005 by Yu-Chu Shen( Book )

9 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We analyze the role of three aspects of HMO market structure -- HMO penetration, HMO plan concentration, and HMO for-profit share on explaining hospital cost and revenue growth during the HMO expansion period (1994-1999) and backlash period (2000-2005). We find that HMO penetration effects differ over time: a 10 percentage point increase in HMO enrollment leads to 2.5 percent reduction in cost and revenues in the expansion period but only 0.4-1 percent reduction in the backlash period. Furthermore, this HMO backlash effect can be attributed to HMO dis-enrollment as well as the changing nature of HMO product. We find that revenue increases at a slower rate (by about 5 percent) in markets with relatively concentrated HMO markets power and more competitive hospital markets. Finally, increased for-profit HMO presence is associated with smaller cost and revenue growth, and the effect differs between low and high penetration markets
The long-term impact of Medicare payment reductions on patient outcomes by Vivian Wu( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This study examines the long term impact of Medicare payment reductions on patient outcomes using a natural experiment - the Balance Budget Act (BBA) of 1997. We use predicted Medicare revenue changes due to BBA, with simulated BBA payment cuts as an instrument, to categorize hospitals by degrees of payment cuts (small, moderate, or large), and follow Medicare patient outcomes in these hospitals over a 11 year panel: 1995-1997 pre-BBA, 1998-2000 initial years of BBA, and 2001-2005 post-BBA years. We find that Medicare AMI mortality trends stay similar across hospitals when comparing between pre-BBA and initial-BBA periods. However, the effect became measurable in 2001-2005: hospitals facing large payment cuts saw increased mortality rates relative to that of hospitals facing small cuts in the post-BBA period (2001-2005) after controlling for their pre-BBA trends. We find support that part of the worsening AMI patient outcomes in the large-cut hospitals is explained by reductions in staffing level and operating cost following the payment cuts, and that in-hospital mortality is not affected partly due to patients being discharged earlier (shorter length-of-stay)
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Alternative Names
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