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Zhang, Ziyi 1979-

Overview
Works: 241 works in 865 publications in 9 languages and 20,830 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fantasy films  Martial arts films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Actor, Host, Performer, Author, Translator, Other, Singer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Ziyi Zhang
Publications by Ziyi Zhang
Most widely held works by Ziyi Zhang
Crouching tiger, hidden dragon by Ang Lee( visu )
54 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 3,350 libraries worldwide
Set in 19th century China, this film follows two martial-arts masters Li Mu Bai and Yu Shu Lien as they battle against evil forces to regain the stolen Green Destiny sword and defeat long-time foe Jade Fox. To succeed they must overcome an unknown warrior, the supremely-skilled Jen, who is fighting against an arranged marriage. In the process Li is torn between his deep and long-denied feelings for Shu, and his wish to tame and teach Jen
Memoirs of a geisha by Rob Marshall( visu )
41 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 3,114 libraries worldwide
In 1929, a poor fisherman sells his 9-year-old daughter to a geisha house in Kyoto. Chiyo will be an unpaid servant until it is determined if she is beautiful enough for apprenticeship, and the house's clientèle. Run by Mother, the ruling geisha is Hatsumomo, and little Pumpkin her only friend. Trained under strict discipline for a lifetime of entertaining and flattering wealthy men, Sayuri grows up lovely, accomplished, and the target of jealous rivals. Love is no part of this cloistered world, although geisha lore hints that even if they fall in love with clients--the operative word is client, and that love is never free
Ying xiong Hero by Yimou Zhang( visu )
60 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,293 libraries worldwide
The story of the First Emperor of China, who is on the brink of winning a war-torn land during the dawn of the Qin dynasty over 2,000 years ago. Three opponents are determined to kill the King, and one loyal subject stands in their way. Special features include a conversation with Quentin Tarantino and Jet Li, featurettes, storyboard, and more
Shi mian mai fu House of Flying Daggers by Yimou Zhang( visu )
47 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,757 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
Rush hour 2 by Brett Ratner( visu )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and French and held by 1,634 libraries worldwide
Detectives Carter and Lee team up to fight some more bad guys, this time in Hong Kong. The American Embassy has been blown up, all the evidence points to the organized crime network the Triad, and they find themselves pursued by a deadly female assassin
TMNT by Kevin Munroe( visu )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 1,191 libraries worldwide
After the defeat of their old arch nemesis, The Shredder, the Turtles have grown apart as a family. Master Splinter, their sensei, is struggling to keep them together. He becomes worried when strange things begin brewing in New York City. Tech-industrialist tycoon Max Winters revives four ancient stone warriors and enlists the help of the foot clan to help capture ancient monsters
2046 by Kar-wai Wong( visu )
36 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 952 libraries worldwide
"The result is an unqualified triumph."--New York Times
Yi dai zong shi = The Grandmaster ( visu )
12 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in Chinese and held by 847 libraries worldwide
Watch an epic action feature inspired by the life and times of the legendary kung fu master, Ip Man, who mentored Bruce Lee. The story spans the tumultuous Republican era that followed the fall of China's last dynasty, a time of chaos, division, and war that was also the golden age of Chinese martial arts
The road home by Yimou Zhang( visu )
16 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 826 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
Horsemen ( visu )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 361 libraries worldwide
After the death of his wife, a hardened police detective grows increasingly distant from his two young sons at home, while at work he is thrust into an investigation of perverse serial killings rooted in the Biblical prophecy of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse
Ye yan Legend of the Black Scorpion ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in Chinese and held by 307 libraries worldwide
Scheming royals and other officials seek to conquer empires and consolidate power to form a single omnipotent dynasty. Meanwhile, a legendary empress who has the fighting skills unparalleled by any man, harbors forbidden desires for her stepson. Set in the Age of Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms, tells the story of a royal court in turmoil including passion, deceit, revenge, overpowering beauty, and greed
Wo de fu qin mu qin The Road home ( visu )
18 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in Chinese and held by 286 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 grandmaster ( visu )
14 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in Chinese and Spanish and held by 256 libraries worldwide
Watch an epic action feature inspired by the life and times of the legendary kung fu master, Ip Man, who mentored Bruce Lee. The story spans the tumultuous Republican era that followed the fall of China₂s last dynasty, a time of chaos, division, and war that was also the golden age of Chinese martial arts
Wei xian guan xi ( visu )
8 editions published in 2012 in Chinese and held by 235 libraries worldwide
In Shanghai, an aging socialite's infatuation with her ex-boyfriend manifests itself as a risky game, where her former lover agrees to seduce, and then abandon a naive young woman
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles collection ( visu )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 232 libraries worldwide
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990, 95 min.): After wading in a puddle of radioactive waste, these radical reptiles are transformed into New York City's greatest crime-fighting quartet
The first emperor by Dun Tan( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 207 libraries worldwide
The first emperor is an epic story of love, power and betrayal. The story centers on the Emperor Qin, the first emperor of China, a controversial and brutal ruler best known for unifying the country, building the Great Wall, and creating a vast army of terra cotta soldiers to guard his tomb
The warrior ( visu )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in Korean and English and held by 196 libraries worldwide
1375. Nine Koryo warriors, envoys exiled by Imperial China, battle to protect a Chinese Ming Princess from Mongolian troops
Shi mian mai fu House of flying daggers by Yimou Zhang( visu )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in Chinese and Mandingo and held by 186 libraries worldwide
During the reign of the Tang dynasty in China, a secret organization called "The House of the Flying Daggers" rises and opposes the government. Leo is a police officer who sends officer Jin to investigate a young dancer named Mei, claiming that she has ties to the "Flying Daggers" organization. Leo ends up arresting Mei, only to have Jin break her free in a plot to gain her trust and lead the police to the new leader of the secret organization. But things are far more complicated than they seem
Purple Butterfly ( visu )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 186 libraries worldwide
Cynthia is a young Chinese woman in love with Itami, a Japanese man about to be sent home for military service. A devastated Cynthia moves back to Shanghai only to witness the death of her elder brother during an attack by the Japanese extreme right. She changes her name to Ding Hui and joins a secret resistance group code-named Purple Butterfly. This will be the same group that, years later, will plot to assassinate Itami
Wo hu cang long Crouching tiger, hidden dragon by Li'anjushi( visu )
24 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in Chinese and Multiple languages and held by 169 libraries worldwide
In 19th-century China, dedicated martial arts warrior Li Mu Bai is preparing to retire. He gives his magical 400-year-old sword, Green Destiny, to his partner in arms Shu Lien to entrust to nobleman Sir Te. Soon after, Green Destiny is stolen by a lithe young thief with knowledge of Wudan, the sacred, secret martial art of Li Mu Bai's sect. It turns out the thief is Jen, the daughter of the provincial governor, who chafes at the thought of the marriage her parents have arranged for her. Jen's governess and mentor is none other than Jade Fox, a legendary thief who murdered Li Mu Bai's master and stole his training manual. What follows is a tale of fighting and revenge, redemption and love
 
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Cheung Ji Yi 1979-....
Yi Zi Zhang.
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