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Lau, Andy 1961-

Overview
Works: 574 works in 1,175 publications in 7 languages and 8,812 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Road films  War films  Epic films  Historical films  Police films  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Producer, Director, Vocalist, Costume designer, Other, Photographer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Andy Lau
Publications by Andy Lau
Most widely held works by Andy Lau
Shi mian mai fu House of Flying Daggers by Yimou Zhang( visu )
37 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,715 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 and a feast for the senses
Infernal affairs by Weiqiang Liu( visu )
30 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 611 libraries worldwide
A triad spy works undercover as a police officer, while an undercover police officer infiltrates and joins a triad. They work towards opposite ends and eventually cross paths
The warlords ( visu )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in Chinese and English and held by 500 libraries worldwide
"General Pang survives a battle which wiped out his entire batallion. His numbed mind deadened to life, he meets two bandits, Zhao and Jiang who welcome him into his village. A born leader, Zhao is a man of honour while Jiang is a charismatic outlaw. Following a vicious attack on the village, Pang convinces Ahao and his bandits to join the Qing army - his plan, to end the war and restore peace to the land, but first he must rise to power."--Container
A fei zheng zhuan by Kar-wai Wong( visu )
10 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in Chinese and held by 369 libraries worldwide
Set in 1960s Hong Kong, this is the story of six young people whose lives intersect in passionate love-hate relationships. The film centers on the young and handsome Yuddy, who learns from the drunken ex-prostitute who raised him that she is not his real mother
Shaolin ( visu )
10 editions published in 2011 in 3 languages and held by 347 libraries worldwide
Chinese war drama in which a humbled warlord helps the Shaolin monks defend themselves against threatening forces. With China's last imperial dynasty crumbling, the country is up for grabs to the likes of General Hou Jie (Andy Lau), a warlord who will stop at nothing to gain power. So ruthless is Hou that he doesn't hesitate to kill a rival warlord in the sacred grounds of the Shaolin temple and scorns the monks who protest. However, when his second-in-command, Cao Man (Nicholas Tse), displays equal ruthlessness in betraying him
Tong tian di guo ( visu )
2 editions published in 2011 in Chinese and held by 302 libraries worldwide
A bizarre murder mystery brings together the most powerful woman in China, the soon-to-be-Empress Wu Zetian, and a formerly exiled detective, Dee Renjie, at the infamous Imperial Palace. Hoping he will solve the crime before her coronation, Wu appoints Dee Chief Judge of the Empire and implores him to combine his indisputable wisdom with his unparalleled martial arts skills to save the future of her dynasty. Inspired by the true story of one of the Tang Dynasty's most celebrated officials
A simple life ( visu )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Chinese and held by 292 libraries worldwide
Roger is a successful movie producer. Ah Tao has worked for Roger's family as a nanny and maid over the course of four generations. When Roger comes home to find Ah Tao's suffered a severe stroke and she is unable to care for herself, he agrees to help her relocate to a nursing home. He wants to help, but fears he'll fail her. She needs his kindness, but doesn't want to be a burden. As their roles reverse, he becomes her caregiver, and comes to understand how much she means to him
Battle of the warriors ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in Chinese and held by 220 libraries worldwide
A large army takes on a small village in 370 B.C. China, and their life hangs in the balance of one mysterious warrior, who has come to save them and take on a nation bent on conquest
Tian xia wu zei A world without thieves by Xiaogang Feng( visu )
16 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in Chinese and held by 216 libraries worldwide
"Bo (Andy Lau), a master pickpocket, and Li (Rene Li), a femme fatale grifter are partners in crime and passion. The couple swindle their way across China until one day Li suddenly decides to call it quits. It is at this crossroad in their lives and relationship that they run into Fu Gen, a naive and wealthy peasant in a train station and begin a journey that will alter their fates forever."--Container
Shi mian mai fu House of flying daggers by Yimou Zhang( visu )
18 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 208 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
Wangjiao kamen ( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in Chinese and held by 202 libraries worldwide
Already stretched to breaking in a loyalty tug of war between Triad bosses and his loose cannon partner, Wah, a rising star in the Hong Kong underworld, finds himself saddled with beautiful, ailing country cousin Ngor. As an escalating test of wills with a stubborn debtor explodes into bloodshed and a mob turncoat instigates a ruthless police crackdown, Wah's growing fascination with Ngor becomes his last chance for escape from a violent past and a dubious future
Three kingdoms resurrection of the dragon ( visu )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 193 libraries worldwide
In 228 AD, a time when China was plagued by constant war and divided among three kingdoms, a hero arose. Zhao Zilong was a common man who ascended from humble roots to become commander of the army charged with liberating the land from an evil warlord. He led numerous battles of strength and wit, but now he must fight against the impossible to defy the fate of his nation
Wu jian dao Infernal affairs by Zhaohui Mai( visu )
32 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in Chinese and English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
A story of a mole in the police department and an undercover cop. Their objectives are the same - to find out who is the mole, and who is the cop
As tears go by Wangjiao kamen by Kar-wai Wong( visu )
20 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 128 libraries worldwide
Already stretched to breaking in a loyalty tug of war between Triad bosses and his loose cannon partner, Wah, a rising star in the Hong Kong underworld, finds himself saddled with beautiful, ailing country cousin Ngor. As an escalating test of wills with a stubborn debtor explodes into bloodshed and a mob turncoat instigates a ruthless police crackdown, Wah's growing fascination with Ngor becomes his last chance for escape from a violent past and a dubious future
What women want ( visu )
4 editions published in 2011 in Chinese and English and held by 106 libraries worldwide
Zigang Sun is a chauvinistic executive who is passed over for a promotion at his advertising agency. Instead, Yilong Li is hired to develop advertising campaigns targeted toward women. But, in a comedic twist of fate, Sun gains the ability to hear what women are thinking. He uses his new power to become an expert on women and to advance his career. But his new gift leads him toward a relationship with his once-office-rival, and changes his outlook on what's important in life and love
Wu jian dao III zhong ji wu jian = Infernal affairs III by Zhaohui Mai( visu )
23 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in Chinese and held by 101 libraries worldwide
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Xin Shao lin si by Musheng Chen( visu )
11 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Chinese and held by 99 libraries worldwide
In the early years of the Republic, China has been plunged into chaos as feuding warlords battle to expand their power and their lands. Young army leader Hou Chieh and his sworn brother Tsao Man find themselves on opposing sides as the war escalates. The ultimate battle ensues when the army is set to besiege the peaceful Shaolin Temple and the peace-loving monks are forced to take up arms to protect their people and beloved temple
Fulltime killer by Johnny To( visu )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 91 libraries worldwide
A flamboyant new assassin sets out to become #1 killer by taking down O, an isolated, disciplined killer
Tou ming zhuang The warlords ( visu )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in Chinese and English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
"General Pang survives a battle which wiped out his entire batallion. His numbed mind deadened to life, he meets two bandits, Zhao and Jiang who welcome him into his village. A born leader, Zhao is a man of honour while Jiang is a charismatic outlaw. Following a vicious attack on the village, Pang convinces Ahao and his bandits to join the Qing army - his plan, to end the war and restore peace to the land, but first he must rise to power."--Container
Jian dang wei ye ( visu )
3 editions published in 2011 in Chinese and held by 69 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the events between 1911 and 1921 that led to the founding of the Chinese Communist Party
 
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Alternative Names
Andy
Andy 1961-....
Andy Lau 1961-
Fok Wing Lau.
Lau, Andy
Lau, Andy, 1961-
Lau, Fok Wing.
Lau, Tak Wa
Lau, Tak Wa 1961-
Lau, Tak Wah
Lau, Tak Wah, 1961-
Lau, Tak Wah Andy, 1961-
Liu De Hua 1961-
Liu, Dehua
Liu, Dehua, 1961-
Liu, Te-hua, 1961-
Liu, Wah-Kee 1961-
Lưu Đức Hoa, 1961-
劉, 德華 1961-
劉德華, 1961-
Languages
Chinese (240)
English (20)
French (8)
German (7)
Spanish (3)
Mandar (2)
Mandingo (1)
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