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Cen, Jianxun 1952-

Overview
Works: 70 works in 124 publications in 3 languages and 622 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  History  Biographical films  Historical films  Martial arts films  Film adaptations  Romance films  Comedy films  Fiction 
Roles: Production personnel, Singer, Actor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Jianxun Cen
Publications by Jianxun Cen
Most widely held works about Jianxun Cen
 
Most widely held works by Jianxun Cen
Kongzi = Confucius ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in Chinese and held by 170 libraries worldwide
Confucius is a leader whose wisdom and cunning were more powerful than any sword. In a sweeping battlefield epic, Confucius finds his land threatened by the fires of war. After leading the nation's most powerful army to victory against hordes of invaders, the new hero finds even greater danger in the jealous eyes of the aristocrats he fought to protect
Deng dai li ming = Hong Kong 1941 ( visu )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in Chinese and held by 155 libraries worldwide
On the eve of the Japanese invasion in 1941. After arriving from the North, Chow befriends a local coolie. Their friendship is tested when they both fall in love with a terminally ill girl whom Chow saved from the streets. In the end, one of them will make the ultimate sacrifice
Qiu tian di tong hua = an Autumn's tale by Wanting Zhang( visu )
20 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in Chinese and held by 76 libraries worldwide
A young Chinese girl dreams of joining her boyfriend in the U.S. and attending the same college. However, upon her arrival in the United States, she discovers her boyfriend has a new girlfriend. A young man from a Chinatown youth group befriends her and helps her to adjust to her new life as an immigrant
Qi wang = King of chess ( visu )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in Chinese and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Two stories linked by a chess theme: A young gifted chess player in Taipei has to beat his opponent in order to get himself out of trouble, and in China a chess enthusiast has to win in a tournament to avoid being sent to a labour camp during the Cultural Revolution
Zhonghua zhan shi = Magnificent warriors ( visu )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in Chinese and held by 16 libraries worldwide
A fearless soldier of fortune in World War II Mongolia, heroically tries to save a small village from the approaching Japanese army
Legacy of rage ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
A man who has spent eight years in prison for a crime he didn't commit seeks revenge on the one who framed him and tried to seduce his girlfriend
Huang jia shi jie = Yes, Madam ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in Chinese and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Martial arts film that revolves around stolen microfilm containing police evidence of a crime involving a big Hong Kong crime consortium. The police send two women, Yang and Spencer, to track down the thief and the consortium sends a killer to retrieve the microfilm
Zui ai = Passion ( visu )
2 editions published in 1999 in Chinese and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Sylvia and Cora, both were widow, had been good friends for many years. One shiny afternoon, when they had a chat at a country club, picture after picture of the past came to fore and the love affairs between Sylivia and Cora's husband George was touched upon. Whom did George love most? Cora? Sylvia? Anyway, bygones are bygones. Sylvia and Cora were still best friends
Passion by Stephen Sondheim( visu )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in Chinese and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Two old friends that are both widows with children find each other standing on the same balcony and reminiscing, hiding secrets from each other that would affect their lives forever
Sha shou hu die meng = My heart is that eternal rose ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in Chinese and held by 9 libraries worldwide
The triangular relationship between Lap, Rick and Cheung is the backbone of this film. Lap's father was once a triad; he retired and opened a bar near seashore. Rick worked there and was a couple with Lap. Forced by an old partner, Lap's father assisted in trafficking of illegal immigrants, with Rick as the driver. They got into trouble and Rick fled to Philippines. To rescue his father, Lap became the mistress of Godfather Shen. Cheung was her driver and loved her deeply. Six years later, Rick became a professional assassinator and returned to Hong Kong for a job. He met Lap, and Lap decided to leave Godfather Shen. Of course Godfather Shen wouldn't let his woman get away from him. Cheung helped them to exile. Lap, Rick and Cheung united to confront Godfather Shen and his followers. A bloody gun battle began
Royal warriors ( visu )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Yeoh plays Michelle, a Hong Kong policewoman who manages to thwart a hijacking attempt with the help of a Japanese Interpol agent (Henry Sanada) and an air security officer Michael (Michael Wong). Two of the hijackers are killed and their remaining friend vows revenge
Ba liang jin = Eight taels of gold ( visu )
in Chinese and held by 7 libraries worldwide
"A New York Chinese taxi driver nicknamed Ba Leung Kam (Eight Tales of Gold) returns to his hometown in China, with the discovery that his family has moved to Taishan. He asks his Wu Tsui Po, one of his childhood mates whom he didn't get along with, to lead the way. In the journey they go through a series of encounters which trigger their deep down feelings for each other. This film is one of the few non-action titles at which Sammo Hung is starring."--Container
Zhong yi qun ying = Seven warriors ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in Chinese and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Chinese villagers recruit seven brave mercenary warriors to defend against evil invaders beset on stealing and destroying everything in the city
Qi wang = Chess king ( visu )
3 editions published in 2002 in Chinese and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Two stories linked by a chess theme: A young gifted chess player in Taipei has to beat his opponent in order to get himself out of trouble, and in China a chess enthusiast has to win in a tournament to avoid being sent to a labour camp during the Cultural Revolution
Tie jia wu di Maliya = I love Maria ( visu )
3 editions published between 1988 and 1997 in Chinese and held by 6 libraries worldwide
The Hero Gang is terrorizing Hong Kong with killer robots, Pioneers 1 and 2. While Pioneer 1 looks like an oridinary robot, Pioneer 2 has been modelled on Maria, the gang's number 2 thug. When Pioneer 2 is captured during a mission to kill an outcast gang member, an inventor on the police force changes her programming. This new code causes Pioneer 2 to develop her own personality and become an ally for good
Wheels on meals ( visu )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in Chinese and held by 6 libraries worldwide
See summary in Chinese
Confucius by Mei Hu( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in Chinese and held by 5 libraries worldwide
"Screen legend Chow Yun-fat stars as Confucius in the inspiring, action-packed saga of a leader whose wisdom and cunning were more powerful than any sword. In a sweeping battlefield epic, Confucius finds his land threatened by the fires of war. After leading the nation's most powerful army to victory against hordes of invaders, the new hero finds even greater danger in the jealous eyes of the aristocrats he fought to protect."--Container
Zui hou sheng li = Final victory ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in Chinese and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Xia ri fu xing = Twinkle, twinkle, lucky stars ( visu )
2 editions published in 2000 in Chinese and held by 4 libraries worldwide
The cocky crime-fighters from My Lucky Stars are back in full force to stop a group of Thai assassins who are on their way to kill a Hong Kong drug lord
Sheng dan qi yu jie liang yuan = It's a drink! it's a bomb ( visu )
2 editions published in 1985 in Chinese and held by 4 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Cen, Jianxun 1952-
John Shum Chinees acteur
John Shum Hong Kong actor and film producer
Sham, John
Sham, John 1952-
Sham, Kin-Fun
Sham, Kin-Fun 1952-
Shum, John
Shum, John 1952-
천젠쉰
ジョン・シャム
岑建勳
岑建勳 1952-
Languages
Chinese (64)
Spanish (3)
English (2)
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