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Zhang, Yimou

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Ying xiong Hero by Yimou Zhang( Visual )
116 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 2,420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With supernatural skill and no fear a nameless soldier embarks on a mission of revenge against the fearsome army that massacred his people. Now, to achieve the justice he seeks, he must take on the empire's most ruthless assassins and reach the enemy he has sworn to defeat
Shi mian mai fu House of Flying Daggers by Yimou Zhang( Visual )
67 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hoping she will lead them to her fellow assassins, two captains (Takeshi Kaneshiro & Andy Lau) hatch a plan to capture and trick Mei (Ziyi Zhang), a beautiful dancer suspected of having ties to the House of flying Daggers, a powerful revolutionary faction. From there begins a long trail of dangerous encounters, impossible love triangles and plot twists, in which people are rarely as they seem. With some of the most beautiful martial arts scenes ever filmed, this is a visual masterpiece
Raise the red lantern Da hong deng long gao gao gua by Tong Su( Visual )
54 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1920's China, women had few options. So following the death of her father, Songlian, a beautiful nineteen-year-old college student agrees to marry a wealthy nobleman. She is to be wife number four at his estate, where daily life revolves around an ancient family custom: the master raises a red lantern outside the house of the wife with whom he desires to spend the night. On the surface, there is harmony between the wives, but trapped inside their gilded cages, with nothing to do but compete for their husband's favor, the four women are drawn into a web of petty rivalries that soon escalate into treachery
Huo zhe by Yimou Zhang( Visual )
40 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This superb drama follows the lives of one family -weak but adaptable Fungui (You), his wife (Li), and their young daughter and son - spanning pre-revolutionary China in the 1940's through the Cultural Revolution in the 1960's. Shows ordinary people reacting to terrifying conditions with extraordinary performances and evocative imagery
Man cheng jin dai huang jin jia by Yimou Zhang( Visual )
21 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in Chinese and English and held by 1,303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Feature film from China. Drama / action. Set in AD 928 in the Tang Dynasty, describes liaisons and intrique within the Chinese royal family
Yi ge du bu neng shao by Yimou Zhang( Visual )
59 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the crushing poverty of rural China, a young woman is ordered to a remote village to be their substitute teacher. Barely older than her students, the shy girl is charged with keeping the class intact for one month or she won't be paid. Faced with overwhelming family debt, her biggest little troublemaker disappears into the city to find work. The stubborn teacher is determined to follow the boy and bring him back to school
The story of Qiu Ju Qiuju da guan si by Yuanbin Chen( Visual )
22 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a small Chinese village a farmer (Qing Lai) and his chief quarrel over land. When Qing Lai is injured by the chief, who kicks him in the groin, Qing's wife Qiu Ju begins a quixotic odyssey that takes her from her small village to the provincial capital. She is relentless in her one-woman crusade to wreak a simple justice from the proud Chief ... she wants him to apologize
The road home by Yimou Zhang( Visual )
32 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Feature film from China. The only son of a village school teacher returns home from the city to arrange his father's funeral, which his elderly mother insists must be strictly traditional. Recounts the story of his parents' courtship
Hong gao liang Red sorghum by Yimou Zhang( Visual )
40 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in Chinese and English and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set during the Sino-Japanese war in the barren wilderness of Northern China, it's the simple story of how an offscreen narrator's grandparents came to meet and fall in love
Jinling shi san chai by Yimou Zhang( Visual )
13 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Chinese and English and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The dangerous streets of Nanjing throw together a group of opposites, a flock of shell-shocked schoolchildren, a dozen seductive courtesans, and a renegade American posing as a priest to save his own skin, or so he thinks, all seeking safety behind a walled cathedral. Trapped by marauding soldiers, over the next few days the prejudices and divides between them will fall away as they unite around a last ditch plan to protect the children from impending catastrophe
Yao a yao, yao dao wai po qiao Shanghai triad by Yimou Zhang( Visual )
29 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tang es jefe de la banda que domina la ciudad, controla el mercado del opio y los círculos de prostitución. Haciendo uso de su poder ha adquirido para su disfrute los servicios de Joya, la más hermosa cantante y prostituta. Nuevos aires políticos hacen que el número dos de la organización intente tomar el control. Su plan empieza por persuadir a Joya para que se alíe con él . Ella se convierte, secretamente, en su amante y juntos deciden preparar una trampa a Tang, pero su complot es descubierto
Qian li zou dan qi ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Takada is an aging Japanese fisherman who has been estranged from his son for many years. When the son is diagnosed with terminal cancer his daughter-in-law, Rie, summons him to the hospital. When his son refuses to see him, Rie gives him a videotape about the work his son was doing on a documentary film in a remote region of China's Yunnan province. Still troubled by the relationship, Takada decides to go to China and complete his son's work in part to develop an understanding of his son, and in part to do something for him. Once in China a series of obstacles and relationships bring him unexpectedly closer to both an understanding of himself and of his son
Ju dou Ju Dou by Yimou Zhang( Visual )
56 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The abused wife of a sadistic Chinese mill owner and his overworked nephew fall in love. Only murder could free the lovers from the mill owner's tyranny -- or could it?
Xing fu shi guang Happy times by Yimou Zhang( Visual )
20 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in Chinese and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In an attempt to impress a portly divorcée that has caught his eye, an unemployed factory worker poses as the wealthy manager of a non-existent hotel. Hoping that his fabricated success will lead to holy matrimony, he instead finds himself the guardian of the woman's blind stepdaughter. Now, as the lies get more complicated and the deception more difficult to sustain, the sweet young blind girl and the crazy middle-aged man find themselves forming an emotional friendship that is as touching as it is unlikely
Judou Ju Dou ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in Chinese and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1920s China, a young woman is forced into marriage and is then abused by her elderly husband. Her suffering attracts the sympathy of her husband's younger, kinder nephew, and the two begin a secret affair that could lead to tragic consequences
San qiang pai an jing qi ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Chinese and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When an older, abusive husband discovers his younger wife is having an affair, he devises a scheme to murder her. This sets off a series of revengeful activities
Wo de fu qin mu qin The Road home ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in Chinese and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As a son helps his mother arrange for the burial of his father in the traditional Chinese custom of his mother's village, the beautiful and touching story of his parent's courtship unfolds. His father was from the city and came to his mother's village to become the schoolmaster. In the days of arranged marriages, the son discovers that his parents marriage was the first marriage based on love
The Turandot project by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the collaboration of conductor, Zubin Mehta and film director, Yimou Zhang in mounting the elaborate Florence production of Puccini's opera, Turandot. Shows how the Florence production was then brought to China and produced in an original Ming dynasty setting
Turandot in the Forbidden City of Beijing by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )
3 editions published in 1999 in Italian and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in Peking, Princess Turandot will become the bride of the royal suitor who can successfully answer three riddles. Unsuccessful suitors lose not only the hand of the princess, but their heads as well
Lumière et compagnie Lumière & company ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To commemorate the Centennial of the Lumière Brothers' first motion picture, leading international filmmakers created their own one minute Lumière Film, using the restored original camera
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Čang, I-mou 1951-
Chan, Imo
Chang, I-mou
Chang, I-mou 1950-
Chang, I-mou 1951-
Cheung Aau Mau 1951-....
Chō, Geibō
Cho, Geibo 1950-
Mou, Zhang Yi.
Mou, Zhang Yi 1951-
Yimou, Zhang.
Yimou, Zhang 1950-
Yimou, Zhang 1951-
Zhang, Yi-Mou.
Zhang, Yi-Mou 1950-
Zhang Yi mou 1951-....
Zhang, Yimou
Zhang Yimou 1950-
Zhang, Yimou 1951-
チャン, イーモウ
チョウ, ゲイボウ 1950-
張, 芸謀
张, 艺谋 1950-
张, 艺谋 1951-...
張藝謀 1950-
張藝謀 1951-