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Mission, impossible II by John Woo( visu )
93 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,250 libraries worldwide
IMF agent Ethan Hunt partners up with Nyah Hall to stop renegade agent Sean Ambrose from releasing a new kind of terror on an unsuspecting world. But before the mission is complete, they'll traverse the globe and have to choose between everything they love and everything they believe in
Windtalkers by John Woo( visu )
81 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,127 libraries worldwide
A battle-weary Marine is assigned to guard - and ultimately befriends - a young Navajo soldier who has been trained to be a code talker. This code, the Navajo code, and the men who knew the code, were to be guarded as they went into action. It was the unspoken duty of the Marine to kill the Navajo soldier before he could be taken prisoner of war by the Japanese
Face/off by John Woo( visu )
58 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,776 libraries worldwide
FBI agent Sean Archer (John Travolta) must go undercover to investigate the location of a lethal biological weapon planted by his arch rival, terrorist-for-hire Castor Troy (Nicolas Cage). After undergoing a radical surgical procedure, Archer literally "borrows" Troy's face and identity to carry out his mission. But things go awry when Troy, emerging from a coma, is transformed into Archer and wreaks havoc upon his life, both at work and at home
Paycheck by John Woo( visu )
62 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,425 libraries worldwide
Michael Jennings is a brilliant computer engineer hired for top-secret projects. After each job, Jennings' short-term memory is erased so he cannot recall any project information. Emerging from his latest assignment, Jennings is jolted when he is told that during the end of his assignment, he agreed to forfeit his eight-figure paycheck. Jennings has no recourse until he receives a mysterious envelope that contains clues to his forgotten past. Every item plays a part in saving his life and memory. Jennings uses the items to evade the employer who is trying to kill him and the government who wants to jail him. With the help of a beautiful scientist he once loved but has no memory of, Jennings races to solve the mystery of his past while a terrifying discovery awaits his future
Red cliff by John Woo( visu )
76 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,215 libraries worldwide
Story relating on a battle fought in China's Threen Kingdoms period
Broken arrow by John Woo( visu )
56 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,109 libraries worldwide
Two military pilots engage in a no-holds-barred battle against time and each other in a race to recover two stolen nuclear warheads
Bulletproof monk by Paul Hunter( visu )
10 editions published in 2003 in English and Chinese and held by 825 libraries worldwide
For 60 years a mysterious monk with no name has zigzagged the globe to protect an ancient scroll - a scroll that holds the key to unlimited power. Now the Monk must look for a new scrollkeeper. Kar is an unlikely candidate, a streetwise young man whose only interest is himself. But when he inadvertently saves the Bulletproof Monk from capture, the two become partners in a scheme to save the world from the scroll's most avid pursuer
Hard-boiled by John Woo( visu )
60 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 817 libraries worldwide
Tequila, a die-hard cop, stops at nothing to see that justice is done. To avenge his partner's murder, Tequila joins forces with a rebel cop, and then the body count mounts to a hair raising climax
The killer by John Woo( visu )
74 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 775 libraries worldwide
Feature film from Hong Kong. Jeff, a professional killer accidentally blinds a beautiful night club singer in a gangland hit, and resolves to take one more job before retiring to pay for an operation. Investigating police find themselves allied with Jeff as the Triad boss decides not to honour his side of the contract
Le samouraï = The samurai by Jean-Pierre Melville( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in French and held by 690 libraries worldwide
Entre otras cualidades, "Le samouraï" es un poema desgarrador del hombre solo. Es también, y ante todo, una película policiaca. Este "samurai", Jeff Costello, no es sino un asesino a sueldo del hampa parisina. Engañado por sus socios, tiene que defenderse en dos frentes: contra la policía y contra sus cómplices. Se organiza entonces una implacable caza, todos contra un solo hombre. El héroe irrisorio de este combate nocturno triunfará. En la muerte, claro está. Una muerte deseada, organizada, como una apoteosis
A better tomorrow by Hae-sŏng Song( visu )
87 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 581 libraries worldwide
Kit is a cop, his brother Ho a street-hardened criminal. When the city's most ruthless crime syndicate launches a billion-dollar counterfeiting scheme, they're both caught up in an underworld battle that takes no prisoners
M:i-2 ( visu )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in German and English and held by 577 libraries worldwide
IMF agents partner up with a thief to stop a renegade agent from releasing a new kind of terror on an unsuspecting world
Appleseed exmachina by Shinji Aramaki( visu )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 366 libraries worldwide
Deunan and Briareos, find their partnership tested by the arrival of Tereus who resembles Briareos before the war injuries that led to his becoming a cyborg. Together they face threats from Cyborg terrorism, nanotech zealots, and rioting citizens
Hard target by John Woo( visu )
20 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 325 libraries worldwide
The thrill of the hunt. It's the ultimate drug, and the more intense the rush, the higher the price. Banking on this equation is sadistic mercenary Emil Fouchon, who is recruiting homeless combat veterans for the "amusement of his clients"--Bored tycoons who will pay half a million dollars to stalk and kill the most challenging prey of all: man
Warriors of the rainbow : Seediq Bale by Desheng Wei( visu )
12 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 245 libraries worldwide
During the Japanese rule of Taiwan, the Seediq were forced to lose their own culture and give up their faith. Men were subject to harsh labor and kept from traditional hunting; whereas women had to serve the Japanese policemen and their families by doing the household work and giving up their traditional weaving work. Above all, they were forbidden to tattoo their faces. And these tattoos were seen as the Seediq's traditional belief to transform themselves into Seediq Bale
Chop socky : Cinema Hong Kong ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 240 libraries worldwide
Offers an in-depth look at martial arts films, particularly Hong Kong's wu xia film legacy and its influence on global cinema. From its roots in Beijing Opera to Quentin Tarantino's tribute Kill Bill, Vol. 2, this film presents the development of the genre, insight into the techniques, weaponry and well-known stars of Hong Kong martial arts action. Beginning with Hong Kong cinema's first martial-arts hero, Wong Fei Hung to the balletic choreography of Chang Che, through the "one-punch" impact of Bruce Lee and the evolution of kung-fu comedy as epitomized by Jackie Chan. The Hong Kong technique of editing-in-camera is demonstrated in a multi-screen sequence, and there are numerous clips from the genre's classic films
Zong heng si hai = Once a thief ( visu )
27 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 171 libraries worldwide
Joe, Jim and Cherie have been partners in crime ever since their childhoods spent on the streets stealing to survive. Now world-class art thieves, their relationships and lives are put on the line when they agree to one last mission: steal a multi-million dollar painting for a mysterious client who's bent on revenge
Die xie jie tou = Bullet in the head ( visu )
40 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 162 libraries worldwide
In 1967, on the way to the wedding of a friend a young man is accosted by a local gang member. Later, the three friends administer justice, in the process of which the gang member is killed, so they leave Hong Kong to avoid the police and the gang. They run black market supplies to Saigon and get embroiled in the war, being arrested as Viet Cong, then later captured by the Viet Cong, and find that their friendship is tested to the limits as they try to escape
Windtalkers ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
A battle-weary Marine is assigned to guard - and ultimately befriends - a young Navajo soldier who has been trained to be a code talker. This code, the Navajo code, and the men who knew the code, were to be guarded as they went into action. It was the unspoken duty of the Marine to kill the Navajo soldier before he could be taken prisoner of war by the Japanese. This is the one wartime code that was never broken by the enemy
Reign of assassins by Zhaobin Su( visu )
19 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in Chinese and Undetermined and held by 121 libraries worldwide
Set in ancient China, Zeng Jing is a skilled assassin who finds herself in possession of a mystical Buddhist monk's remains. She begins a quest to return the remains to its rightful resting place and starts to live a normal life, when she finds herself in mortal danger as a team of assassins is in a deadly pursuit to possess the remains which holds an ancient power-wielding secret
 
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John Woo Chinees filmregisseur
John Woo director de cine chino-estadounidense
John Woo Hong Kong film director, screenwriter and film producer
John Woo Hongkonger Filmregisseur, Drehbuchautor und Filmproduzent
John Woo réalisateur de Hong-Kong
John Woo regista cinese
Ng, Yu-sam 1946-
Ng Yu-sum.
Ng Yu Sum 1946-....
Ng, Yu-sum 1948-
Ngô͘ Ú-sim
Ngô Vũ Sâm
Woo, John
Woo, John 1946-
Wu, Hsiang-fei 1946-
Wu, John 1946-
Wu, Xiangfei 1946-
Wu, Yü-sen.
Wu Yu Sen 1946-....
Wu, Yü-sen 1948-
Wu, Yu-Seng, 1948-
Wu Yu-Sheng.
Wu, Yu-Sheng 1948-
Wu, Yuesheng 1946-
Wu, Yusen
Wu Yusen 1946-....
Wu, Yusen 1948-
Джон Ву
Ջոն Վու
ג'ון וו
جان وو
จอห์น วู
오우삼
오우삼 1946-
우, 존 1946-
ウー, ジョン
ジョン・ウー
呉, 宇森
吳 宇森 1946-....
吴, 宇森 1948-
吳宇森
吴宇森, 1946-
吴宇森 1948-
Languages
English (368)
Chinese (305)
Spanish (35)
French (33)
German (24)
Multiple languages (22)
Italian (11)
Korean (11)
Austronesian [Other] (3)
Turkish (2)
Japanese (2)
Hmong (1)
Hebrew (1)
Mandingo (1)
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