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Chow, Yun-fat

Overview
Works: 246 works in 1,545 publications in 16 languages and 19,562 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Pirate films  Fantasy films  History  Historical films  Martial arts films  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Contributor, Author, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon by Ang Lee( visu )
165 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 12 languages and held by 3,735 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
Pirates of the Caribbean by Gore Verbinski( visu )
38 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 3,047 libraries worldwide
After Elizabeth, Will, and Captain Barbossa rescue Captain Jack Sparrow, who is trapped in Davy Jones' Locker, they must face their foes. Lord Cutler Beckett, now has control of Jones' heart and forms a dark alliance with him in order to rule the seas and wipe out the last of the Pirates. Jack, Barbossa, Will, Elizabeth, and crew must call the Pirate Lords from the four corners of the globe, including the infamous Sao Feng, together. The Pirate Lords want to release the goddess Calypso, Davy Jones's damned lover, from the trap they sent her. The Pirate Lords must combine the 9 pieces that bound her by ritual to undo it and release her in hopes that she will help them fight. All pirates will stand together and make their final stand for freedom against Beckett, Jones, Norrington, the Flying Dutchman, and the entire East India Trading Company
Anna and the King by Andy Tennant( visu )
50 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,788 libraries worldwide
English schoolteacher Anna Leonowens has traveled to Siam to educate the 58 children of King Mongkut. Each has preconceived ideas about the other's world. Amid the danger of political unrest, their respect for each other turns into something more
Man cheng jin dai huang jin jia by Yimou Zhang( visu )
59 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 1,517 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
Braveheart by Mel Gibson( visu )
205 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 11 languages and held by 1,479 libraries worldwide
A gangster is caught between loyalty to his down-and-out partner and to his rookie-cop younger brother
Bulletproof monk by Paul Hunter( visu )
25 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 885 libraries worldwide
The mysterious protector of an ancient scroll trains a streetwise punk to become the scroll's next protector
Dragonball evolution ( visu )
18 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and French and held by 696 libraries worldwide
An eighteen-year-old boy is given a Dragonball, one of seven magical balls that have special powers when united, and he must defeat an ancient warlord who is trying to collect the Dragonballs for his own evil purposes
The killer by John Woo( visu )
53 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 637 libraries worldwide
"An undercover cop sent to infiltrate a notorious crime ring, Ko Chow must replace a fellow officer who was killed in a violent confrontation. But, as he earns the trust of the syndicate, he develops a tight friendship with one of the thieves. Then, when a planned heist turns into a bloody shoot-out with police, suspicions arise about who could be the informant!"
The replacement killers by Antoine Fuqua( visu )
25 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 537 libraries worldwide
After he betrays Mr. Wei, the ruthless crime boss who hired him to avenge his son's death, professional killer John Lee goes on the run. Enlisting the aid of beautiful document forger Meg Coburn, Lee attempts to return to his family in China before they are victimized by his betrayal. But Wei's army of "replacement killers" is hot on his trail, and now both he and Meg are targets of their impressive firepower. With both sides fully armed and determined to fight to the death, an ultra-violent shoot-out breaks out when they finally face off against each other
Rang zi dan fei by Wen Jiang( visu )
24 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in Chinese and English and held by 528 libraries worldwide
"Set in China during the 1920s, notorious bandit chief Zhang descends upon a remote provincial town posing as its new mayor, an identity that he had hijacked from Old Tang, himself a small-time imposter. Hell-bent on making a fast buck, Zhang soon meets his match in the tyrannical local gentry Huang as a deadly battle of wit and brutality ensues"--Container
Glengarry Glen Ross by James Foley( visu )
22 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 460 libraries worldwide
"A hard-hitting tale of deception, violence and betrayal in New Yok City's Chinatown."--Container
Confucius a Concise Biography by Mei Hu( visu )
28 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 424 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
Shanghai by Josef Von Sternberg( visu )
21 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 315 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
Deng dai li ming Hong Kong 1941 by Po Chih Leong( visu )
25 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 235 libraries worldwide
On the eve of the Japanese invasion in 1941, a young man arriving from the north befriends a local coolie. Their friendship is tested when they both fall in love with a terminally ill girl. In the end, one of them will make the ultimate sacrifice
F. Scott Fitzgerald's the last tycoon by Elia Kazan( visu )
10 editions published in 2013 in Chinese and No Linguistic Content and held by 189 libraries worldwide
Cheng Daqi is framed by the police chief and sent to prison. He escapes from prison with his cellmate and works his way up in the mob. Cheng becomes the most powerful mob boss in Shanghai and must rule and empire
Zong heng si hai Once a thief by John Woo( visu )
30 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 188 libraries worldwide
Mac and his party, Li Ann, two expertly trained martial arts renegades break from their Hong Kong mob family and escape to a top secret crime-fighting syndicate in America. The powerful Hong Kong crime lord attempts to reach across the ocean to settle the score
Yi ma de hou xian dai sheng huo The postmodern life of my aunt by Anhua Xu( visu )
15 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in Chinese and held by 114 libraries worldwide
A twelve-year-old boy Kuankuan visits his aunt who is living alone after her retirement in Shanghai. Through his eyes his aunt appears stingy, out-of-date, loud, and ridiculous. But after a series of adventures together, they have reached some understanding before he leaves for home. A year later Kuankuan visits her again in her new home, much changed and very resigned. Shanghai seems to have been a mirage, or a happy dream
Jian dang wei ye by Sanping Han( visu )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Chinese and English and held by 100 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
Čau Jun-Fat
Châu Nhuận Phát
Chou, Jun-fa.
Chou, Jun-fa 1955-
Chow, Amon 1955-
Chow, Yuen Fat 1955-
Chow, Yun-fat
Chow, Yun-Fat 1955-
Chow Yun-fat acteur hong-kongais
Chow Yun-fat actor from Hong Kong, China
Chow Yun-fat attore cinese
Chow Yun-Fat Chinees acteur
Chow Yun-fat Hong Kong actor
Chow Yun-Fat hongkong-chinesischer Schauspieler
Chow Yun Fat kinesisk skådespelare
Chow Yun-Fat kinesisk skuespiller
Çou Yun Fat
Çov Yun Fat
Çow YUnʹfat
Džou Žuņfa
Fa Ren Zhou.
Fat, Chow Yun 1955-
Jun-fa Chou.
Shū, Junhatsu
Shu, Junhatsu 1955-
Yun-fat Chow.
Yun-Fat, Chow 1955-
Zhou, Ren Fa.
Zhou Run Fa 1955-....
Zhou, Runfa.
Zhou, Runfa 1955-
Τσόου Γιούν-Φατ
Чау Јун-Фат
Чоу Юн-Фат
Чоу Юньфат
Юньфат Чоу
Չոու Յուն Ֆատ
צ'או יון-פאט
تشاو ين فات
تشوۋ يۋنفات
چو یون فات بازیگر چینی
चाव युन
சொவ் யுன் ஃபட்
โจว เหวินฟะ
주윤발
シュウ, ジュンハツ 1955-
チョー, ユンファ
チョウ・ユンファ
周 潤發 1955-....
周潤發
周润发 1955-
周潤發 香港男演員
梁普智
Languages
Chinese (421)
English (233)
Spanish (63)
French (34)
German (30)
Multiple languages (7)
Turkish (5)
Mandingo (5)
Mandar (3)
Japanese (2)
Italian (2)
Catalan (2)
Slovenian (1)
Esperanto (1)
Hebrew (1)
Manx (1)
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