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Wu, Tianming

Overview
Works: 6 works in 32 publications in 2 languages and 255 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Motion pictures 
Roles: Director, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Tianming Wu
Publications by Tianming Wu
Most widely held works by Tianming Wu
Bian lian by Tianming Wu( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in Chinese and held by 140 libraries worldwide
Desperate for his art to survive, the King of Masks finds an apprentice in a destitute child purchased on the black market. When the child reveals an unexpected secret, their relationship is suddenly tested by both the old man's stubborn sense of tradition and the established customs of China
Ren sheng = Life by Tianming Wu( visu )
22 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in Chinese and held by 84 libraries worldwide
A young man abandoned his girl friend in order to seek for a better life in the city. However, he ended up getting nothing and when he was sent back to the village, his girl friend was already married to someone else
Lao jing by Tianming Wu( visu )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in Chinese and held by 28 libraries worldwide
An educated youth returns to his village and helps his family realize their dream of finding water on their land. To do so, he marries a widow and sacrifices his real love. The villagers succeed in digging a good well
The king of masks = Pien lien ( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Desperate for his art to survive, the King of Masks finds an apprentice in a destitute child purchased on the black market. When the child reveals an unexpected secret, their relationship is suddenly tested by both the old man's stubborn sense of tradition and the established customs of China
Lao ching = : Old well by Prod Co: Xi'an Film Studio( visu )
1 edition published in 1993 in Chinese and held by 1 library worldwide
A rural drama shot in 1986 in a village in Shanxi Province. An educated youth returns to his village and helps his family realise their dream of finding water on their land. To do so, he marries a widow and sacrifices his real relationship
On a river without navigation marks = Mei you hang biao de he liao ( visu )
2 editions published between 1983 and 1990 in Chinese and English and held by 1 library worldwide
Three loggers raft down a river in Hunan province. The picturesque scenery belies their harsh experiences: a painful reunion with a former lover for one; the loss by the youngest of his fiancee to another man; the struggle of a middle-aged father to make ends meet. Underlying the drama is the now recurrent theme in Chinese cinema of the hardships faced by the people during the Cultural Revolution, here expressed in very human terms
 
Alternative Names
Wu, T‘ien-ming
Wu, Tʻien-ming
吴天明
吳天民
Languages
Chinese (30)
English (2)
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