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Gong, Li 1965-

Works: 277 works in 1,182 publications in 11 languages and 19,300 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  History  Film and video adaptations  Pictorial works  Portraits  Police films  Action and adventure films  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Li Gong
Publications by Li Gong
Most widely held works by Li Gong
Memoirs of a geisha by Rob Marshall( visu )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 2,009 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
Bawang bie ji Farewell my concubine by Bihua Li( visu )
39 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in Chinese and English and held by 1,580 libraries worldwide
This tale spans 50 years--from 1925 to 1977--a story at once that of individuals and of the history of China. Two young orphan boys are in the Peking Opera's perfectionist training academy. Eventually, Dieyi is assigned the role of the concubine in the famous traditional opera of the film's title, while Xiaolou will play the king. They are locked into these roles onstage, while their personal relationship somehow survives the upheavals of World War II, the communist takeover of China and the Cultural Revolution. Dieyi is livid when Xiaolou marries Juxian, who spends her life at the mercy of two men whose work together has defined their individual personalities
Raise the red lantern Da hong deng long gao gao gua by Tong Su( visu )
51 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,457 libraries worldwide
In 1920's China, women had few options. So following the death of her father, Songlian, a beautiful nineteen-year-old college student agrees to marry a wealthy nobleman. She is to be wife number four at his estate, where daily life revolves around an ancient family custom: the master raises a red lantern outside the house of the wife with whom he desires to spend the night. On the surface, there is harmony between the wives, but trapped inside their gilded cages, with nothing to do but compete for their husband's favor, the four women are drawn into a web of petty rivalries that soon escalate into treachery
Miami vice by Michael Mann( visu )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,387 libraries worldwide
Ricardo Tubbs lives with Bronx-born Intel analyst Trudy. The two work undercover transporting drug loads into South Florida to identify a group responsible for three murders. Sonny Crockett is undercover working with the supplier of the South Florida group. He becomes romantically involved with Isabella, the Chinese-Cuban wife of an arms and drugs trafficker. The intensity of the case pushes Crockett and Tubbs out onto the edge. Identity and fabrication become blurred, a place where cop and player become one
Huo zhe by Yimou Zhang( visu )
38 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,342 libraries worldwide
In a smoky gambling den in 1940's China, a drunken young man runs through his family's fortune, losing their ancestral home and all their possessions. This staggering loss proves to be their salvation, and the first step in an odyssey of survival that will take them through war and revolution love and loss, tragedy ... and triumph
Man cheng jin dai huang jin jia Curse of the golden flower by Yimou Zhang( visu )
17 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in Chinese and held by 1,259 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
2046 by Kar-wai Wong( visu )
75 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 1,053 libraries worldwide
"The result is an unqualified triumph."--New York Times
Hannibal rising by Peter Webber( visu )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 926 libraries worldwide
After young Hannibal is forced to watch his little sister, Mischa, being devoured by starving soldiers in his Lithuania homeland. Hannibal vows to avenge his sister's death by slaying those who committed not only war crimes against the Lecters, but also against other families during WW II. Hannibal's revenge plan includes his cannibalism to justify his insatiable appetite for human flesh. Hannibal excels in his medical school classes dissecting cadavers. Complications arise when Hannibal interacts with his sexy Aunt, Lady Murasaki. Murasaki educates him in the art of beheading and Hannibal learns that his sword fetish is a manifestation of physical lust
The story of Qiu Ju Qiuju da guan si by Yuanbin Chen( visu )
16 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in Chinese and Undetermined and held by 874 libraries worldwide
In a small Chinese village a farmer (Qing Lai) and his chief quarrel over land. When Qing Lai is injured by the chief, who kicks him in the groin, Qing's wife Qiu Ju begins a quixotic odyssey that takes her from her small village to the provincial capital. She is relentless in her one-woman crusade to wreak a simple justice from the proud Chief... she wants him to apologize
Jing Ke ci Qin wang The emperor and the assassin ( visu )
24 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 763 libraries worldwide
A lady agrees to help her lover with an assassination plot that he believes will unite all of China's seven kingdoms into one magnificent empire
Hong gao liang Red sorghum by Yimou Zhang( visu )
35 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in Chinese and English and held by 762 libraries worldwide
Set during the Sino-Japanese war in the barren wilderness of Northern China, it's the simple story of how an offscreen narrator's grandparents came to meet and fall in love
Yao a yao, yao dao wai po qiao Shanghai triad by Yimou Zhang( visu )
30 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 662 libraries worldwide
Tang es jefe de la banda que domina la ciudad, controla el mercado del opio y los círculos de prostitución. Haciendo uso de su poder ha adquirido para su disfrute los servicios de Joya, la más hermosa cantante y prostituta. Nuevos aires políticos hacen que el número dos de la organización intente tomar el control. Su plan empieza por persuadir a Joya para que se alíe con él . Ella se convierte, secretamente, en su amante y juntos deciden preparar una trampa a Tang, pero su complot es descubierto
Ju dou Ju Dou by Yimou Zhang( visu )
44 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 630 libraries worldwide
The abused wife of a sadistic Chinese mill owner and his overworked nephew fall in love. Only murder could free the lovers from the mill owner's tyranny--or could it?
Da hong deng long gao gao gua Raise the red lantern = Da hong deng long gao gao gua by Yimou Zhang( visu )
16 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 479 libraries worldwide
Set in 1920's China, 19-year-old Songlian has become Fourth Wife to the wealthy Chen. Yet she must share her husband with three existing wives. Each must wait until dusk for the arrival of a red lantern, which signifies with whom the master will sleep tonight. When Songlian discovers that the other wives cheat to win the red lantern, she decides to join the fight for Chen's attention
Judou Ju Dou ( visu )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in Chinese and held by 427 libraries worldwide
In 1920s China, a young woman is forced into marriage and is then abused by her elderly husband. Her suffering attracts the sympathy of her husband's younger, kinder nephew, and the two begin a secret affair that could lead to tragic consequences
Chinese box by Wayne Wang( visu )
35 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 345 libraries worldwide
A British journalist in Hong Kong during the changeover from Great Britain's rule to China's is diagnosed with terminal cancer. With a prognosis of six months to live, he struggles to claim the love of the beautiful bartender from his past, a would-be socialite with marriage sights set elsewhere. Meanwhile, he takes to the streets with a free-spirited scam artist and a camcorder to record the end of his Hong Kong--the end of British Hong Kong
Feng yue ( visu )
23 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in Chinese and English and held by 301 libraries worldwide
China despierta a un nuevo régimen. La familia Pang, rica y conservadora, se desmorona por la droga y su resistencia al cambio
Zhou Yu de huo che Zhou Yu's train ( visu )
15 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in Chinese and English and held by 285 libraries worldwide
"Twice a week, Zhou Yu, a beautiful artisan, takes the train to faraway Chongyang, where she indulges in a torrid affair with Chen Ching, her poet-lover. United by their passion, he finds in Zhou the ultimate muse, while she believes Chen to be her ideal soul mate. But accompanying Zhou on her lonely train rides are two individuals who threaten to derail her romantic idyll: Zhang Qiang, a young doctor hopelessly obsessed with her, and Xiu, a mysterious young woman who bares a striking resemblance to Zhou and seems to be following her every move"--Container
Chinese opera by Jessica Tan Gudnason( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 216 libraries worldwide
Eros by Michelangelo Antonioni( visu )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 188 libraries worldwide
A three-part anthology film about love and sexuality: a menage-a-trois between a couple and a young woman on the coast of Tuscany; an advertising executive under enormous pressure at work, delves into the possible reasons why his stress seems to manifest itself in a recurring erotic dream; and a story of unrequited love about a beautiful, 1960s high-end call girl in an impossible affair with her young tailor
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Gong Li
Gong Li 1965-....
Gung Lee 1965-....
Kung, Li 1965-
Li, Gong
Li, Gong 1965-
宮丽 1965-
巩 俐 1965-....
鞏俐 1965-
鞏利 1965-
Chinese (395)
English (87)
German (15)
French (9)
Spanish (7)
Italian (5)
Vietnamese (2)
Japanese (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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Mandingo (1)
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