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Gong, Li 1965-

Overview
Works: 197 works in 1,504 publications in 14 languages and 20,922 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  History  Action and adventure films  Romance films  Fiction  Police films  War films  Horror films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Costume designer, Other, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Li Gong
Memoirs of a geisha by Arthur Golden( Visual )

25 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1929, an impoverished fishing village father sells his nine-year-old daughter, Chiyo, to a geisha house in Kyoto's Gion district and she becomes subjected to cruel treatment from the owners and the head geisha Hatsumomo. As she grows older, her stunning beauty attracts the vindictive jealousy of Hatsumomo. She is rescued by and taken under the wing of Hatsumomo's bitter rival, Mameha. Under Mameha's mentorship, Chiyo becomes the geisha named Sayuri, trained in all the artistic graces and social skills a geisha must master. As a renowned geisha, she enters a society of wealth, privilege, and political intrigue. With the onslaught of World War II, Japan and the geisha's world are forever changed
Raise the red lantern = Da hong deng long gao gao gua by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

113 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A college student leaves school to become the fourth wife of a wealthy, powerful aristocrat. Her presence occasions a series of bitter jealousies and disputes with the three other wives
Bawang bie ji = Farewell my concubine by Chen Kaige( Visual )

108 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Farewell, My Concubine" is a movie with two parallel, intertwined stories. It is the story of two performers in the Beijing Opera, stage brothers, and the woman who comes between them. At the same time, it attempts to do no less than squeeze the entire political history of China in the twentieth century into a three-hour time-frame
Miami vice by Michael Mann( Visual )

24 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ricardo Tubbs lives with Bronx-born Intel analyst Trudy. The two work undercover transporting drug loads into South Florida to identify a group responsible for three murders. Sonny Crockett is undercover working with the supplier of the South Florida group. He becomes romantically involved with Isabella, the Chinese-Cuban wife of an arms and drugs trafficker. The intensity of the case pushes Crockett and Tubbs out onto the edge. Identity and fabrication become blurred, a place where cop and player become one
To live = Huo zhe by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

78 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,424 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 )

31 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

China, Later Tang dynasty, 10th century. On the eve of the Chong Yang Festival, golden flowers fill the Imperial Palace. The Emperor returns unexpectedly with his second son, Prince Jai. His pretext is to celebrate the holiday with his family, but given the chilled relations between the Emperor and the ailing Empress, this seems disingenuous. For many years, the Empress and Crown Prince Wan, her stepson, have had an illicit liaison. Feeling trapped, Prince Wan dreams of escaping the palace with his secret love Chan, the Imperial Doctor's daughter. Meanwhile, faithful son Prince Jai, grows worried over the Empress's health and her obsession with golden chrysanthemums. The Emperor harbors equally clandestine plans and the Imperial Doctor is the only one privy to his machinations. When the Emperor senses a looming threat, he relocates the doctor's family from the Palace to a remote area. They are attacked by mysterious assassins and Chan and her mother are forced back to the palace. Their return sets off a tumultuous sequence of dark surprises. Amid the glamour and grandeur of the festival, ugly secrets are revealed. As the Imperial Family continues its elaborate charade in a palatial setting, thousands of golden armored warriors charge the palace
Judou = Ju Dou by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

76 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,132 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
2046 by Kar-wai Wong( Visual )

95 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Hong Kong writer finds inspiration from the women he's encountered in his past in this futuristic story of love and memory. Remembering back to the early 1960s, when he lived in the Oriental Hotel in Hong Kong, Chow writes an erotic story that begins with a mysterious woman who lived in room 2046. Chow moves into room 2047 and begins an affair with a beautiful prostitute who now rents the mysterious woman's room. As he writes his story, which he sets in the future in the year 2046, Chow tells of a place where people travel to recapture lost memories; he is the first on to return
Hannibal rising by Peter Webber( Visual )

24 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After young Hannibal is forced to watch his little sister, Mischa, being devoured by starving soldiers in his Lithuania homeland. Hannibal vows to avenge his sister's death by slaying those who committed not only war crimes against the Lecters, but also against other families during WW II. Hannibal's revenge plan includes his cannibalism to justify his insatiable appetite for human flesh. Hannibal excels in his medical school classes dissecting cadavers. Complications arise when Hannibal interacts with his sexy Aunt, Lady Murasaki. Murasaki educates him in the art of beheading and Hannibal learns that his sword fetish is a manifestation of physical lust
The story of Qiu Ju = Qiuju da guan si by Yuanbin Chen( Visual )

50 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 967 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
Hong gao liang = Red sorghum by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

65 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 838 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
Jing Ke ci Qin wang = The emperor and the assassin by Kaige Chen( Visual )

47 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lady agrees to help her lover with an assassination plot that he believes will unite all of China's seven kingdoms into one magnificent empire
Yao a yao, yao dao wai po qiao = Shanghai triad by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

58 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy fresh from the countryside is assigned to serve the girlfriend of an organized crime boss. A bloody assault forces the wounded boss and his assistants to a remote island, where they re-group and plan their strategy of revenge; meanwhile, his girlfriend befriends the boy and two naive neighbors with tragic results
Gui lai = Coming home by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

17 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in Chinese and English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After years as a political prisoner in a labor camp during China's Cultural Revolution, Lu returns to his devoted wife Feng, only to discover she has amnesia and is unable to recognize him
Feng yue by Kaige Chen( Visual )

45 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

China despierta a un nuevo régimen. La familia Pang, rica y conservadora, se desmorona por la droga y su resistencia al cambio
Chinese box by Jean-Claude Carrière( Visual )

37 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama about a British journalist and a Hong Kong bartender with a jaded past, set against the backdrop of Hong Kong's return to Chinese rule
Shanghai by Mikael Håfström( Visual )

26 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nothing is what it seems in this Casablanca-style international thriller set in the ancient Chinese city a week before the attack on Pearl Harbor. U.S. Secret Agent Paul Soames has just arrived to investigate the murder of his best friend, only to become quickly immersed in a web of conspiracy and lies that beset the city. Shadowed by a Japanese intelligence officer Tanaka, Soames₂ investigation quickly centers on a charismatic local gangster, Anthony Lanting
Zhou Yu de huo che = Zhou Yu's train by Beicun( Visual )

23 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in Chinese and English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Twice a week, Zhou Yu, a beautiful artisan, takes the train to faraway Chongyang, where she indulges in a torrid affair with Chen Ching, her poet-lover. United by their passion, he finds in Zhou the ultimate muse, while she believes Chen to be her ideal soul mate. But accompanying Zhou on her lonely train rides are two individuals who threaten to derail her romantic idyll: Zhang Qiang, a young doctor hopelessly obsessed with her, and Xiu, a mysterious young woman who bares a striking resemblance to Zhou and seems to be following her every move"--Container
Chinese opera by Jessica Tan Gudnason( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eros by Kar-wai Wong( Visual )

23 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three movie explorations of eroticism and desire from three of the world's most outstanding directors. A tailor knows from touch the exact measurements needed to create a dress for his longtime unrequited love in The hand. [In] Equilibrium, a harried ad exec describes a mysterious dream woman to his distracted shink. And [in] The dangerous thread of things, plot gives way to mental adventure and a celebration of the female form
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Memoirs of a geisha
Alternative Names
Củng Lợi

Gong Li

Gong, Li, 1965-

Gong Li actrice et chanteuse

Gong Li actriz de orixe chinesa

Gong Li attrice cinese

Gong Li Chinees actrice

Gong Li Chinese Singaporean actress

Gong Li Chinesisch-singapurische Schauspielerin

Gong Li kinesisk skådespelare

Gong Li kinesisk skuespiller

Gung Lee 1965-....

Gwn Lï

Kióng Lāi

Kung Li

Kung, Li 1965-

Li Gong.

Li, Gong 1965-

Γκονγκ Λι

Гун Ли

Гун Лі

Գուն Լի

גונג לי

جونج لي

گونگ لی بازیگر چینی

گۋن لىي

कोंग ली

गोङ ली

กง ลี่

궁리

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宮丽 1965-

巩 俐 1965-....

鞏俐 1965-

鞏利 1965-

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Man cheng jin dai huang jin jiaYao a yao, yao dao wai po qiao = Shanghai triadChinese operaEros