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Works: 217 works in 608 publications in 3 languages and 6,595 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  History  Historical films  Biographical films  War films  Comedy films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Producer, Photographer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about 西安电影制片厂
Publications by 西安电影制片厂
Most widely held works about 西安电影制片厂
Most widely held works by 西安电影制片厂
Xi zao = Shower by Yang Zhang( visu )
20 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in Chinese and English and held by 741 libraries worldwide
When businessman Da Ming is summoned home by his younger brother to come home to his father's old-style bathhouse in Beijing, he can't wait to return to his fast paced modern life. But his experiences in the bathhouse give him a new appreciation of traditional ways. A tragic event finally forces him to choose between his successful career and life and responsibility to the family and his heritage--Container
Hong gao liang = Red sorghum by Yimou Zhang( visu )
21 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in Chinese and English and held by 684 libraries worldwide
Beginning as a lusty romantic comedy about a nervous young bride's arrival and ensuing seduction at a remote and winery, and ending as a heroic drama of partisan resistance during the Japanese occupation [c.f. packaging]
Judou = Ju Dou by Yimou Zhang( visu )
10 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in Chinese and held by 464 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
Xing fu shi guang = Happy times by Yimou Zhang( visu )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in Chinese and held by 398 libraries worldwide
To impress a doviced woman who catches his eyes, an unemployed single factory worker poses as the wealthy manager of a non-existent hotel
Tao ma zei = The horse thief by Rui Zhang( visu )
22 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in Chinese and held by 272 libraries worldwide
Story of a Tibetan horse stealer who is driven out by his tribe in an effort to purge it of evil. Includes detailed scenes of Buddhist rituals
Qin song by Xiaowen Zhou( visu )
12 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in Chinese and held by 251 libraries worldwide
"Epic drama about China's first emperor (221 BC) who struggles to make his childhood best friend, now China's greatest composer, succumb to his will and compose a grand anthem to his exploits."--IMDb summary
Tian di ying xiong by Ping He( visu )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in Chinese and English and held by 248 libraries worldwide
"Set in the ferocious Gobi Desert, the story follows Lieutenant Li and Japanese emissary Lai Xi, both first-class warriors and master swordsmen. After decades of service to the Chinese Emperor, Lai Xi longs to return to Japan, but is instead sent to the west to chase wanted criminals. His only passport back to Japan is to capture and execute Lieutenant Li, a renegade soldier wanted for leading a violent mutiny when he refused orders to kill female and child prisoners. Li and Lai Zi battle, but agree to delay their final personal fight until the caravan carrying a Buddhist monk is brought to safety"--Container
Quitting = Zuo tian ( visu )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in Chinese and held by 243 libraries worldwide
This is the story of Jia Hongsheng, (playing himself) a star of Chinese movies and television circa 1990, who, while appearing onstage in "Kiss of the Spider Woman" in 1992 began smoking pot, quickly progressing to heroin, with a resultant spiral down into professional and personal dysfunction. Nearly all of the other characters in the film, his parents (also professional actors), fellow inmates at a psychiatric hospital, and professional colleagues, play themselves. The film is a fragmented re-enactment of Jia's life from roughly 1992-95; what emerges is a portrait of individual depression and a study in generational division and social malaise. It suggests that Beijing is not so different from New York or Los Angeles-a big, impersonal city that draws ambitious young people from the provinces and subjects them to temptation, loneliness, and danger
Yan shen = The wooden man's bride ( visu )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in Chinese and held by 207 libraries worldwide
Love story set in the 1920s in China's remote northwestern desert, this is the story of a young man who falls in love with the bride he has been hired to transport to her arranged marriage. She is kidnapped on the way to the wedding. Her intended husband dies while preparing to rescue her. The young man she loves does rescue the bride, but her mother-in-law says she must honor her agreement by "marrying" a wooden replica of the dead man, and remaining chaste
First emperor of China by Tony Lanzelo( visu )
16 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 189 libraries worldwide
A narrated dramatization of the reign of Chʻin Shih-huang, concluding with the excavation of the terra cotta army buried in Shenshi Province
Lao jing by Tianming Wu( visu )
16 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in Chinese and held by 172 libraries worldwide
The story of the centuries old search for water in a Chinese mountain village. 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
Guo nian hui jia = Seventeen years by Yuan Zhang( visu )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in Chinese and held by 164 libraries worldwide
A young girl is convicted of killing her stepsister. After 17 years in prison, she is granted a special furlough for the holidays. When her parents fail to pick her up, a prison guard takes pity on her and becomes determined to have her spend the holiday with her family
Hei pao shi jian by Jianxin Huang( visu )
14 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in Chinese and English and held by 125 libraries worldwide
Actor Liu Tzu-feng captures the inner world and individual character of a typical member of the Chinese educated classes with this rich and detailed performance
For the children by John Hurst Adams( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in Chinese and held by 119 libraries worldwide
"In the parched desert landscape of northwest China, peasant Meili Zhang founds a school, determined to give her students a chance at a better life. When Yu Xia, a cultured volunteer teacher from Beijing arrives to help her out, these two women from strikingly different backgrounds discover that they share the same goal: to help a generation of disadvantaged children overcome a legacy of poverty and lost opportunities with the most precious and valuable gift there is, education"--Container
The first emperor of China = [Qin Shihuang] by R. W. L Guisso( Book )
5 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the life of the first emperor of China from his birth in 259 B.C. to his death in 210 B.C
Hai zi wang by Kaige Chen( visu )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in Chinese and held by 106 libraries worldwide
A young victim of the Cultural Revolution, Lao Gar, finds himself assigned from labouring to teaching a group of semi-literate children in a nearby village. He gradually abandons teaching them the official line by rote learning. Instead he encourages self expression under the influence of his increasingly hallucinatory encounters with a young mute cowherd who seems to represent a state of existence outside language. These visual and aural hallucinations are amplified by Yunan landscapes and draw Lao Gar further into a potentially creative conflict between language and non-language, the former symbolic of official culture, the latter of a world of mystery and uncertainty
Red firecracker, green firecracker = Pao da shuang deng by He Ping( visu )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in Chinese and held by 92 libraries worldwide
"With no male heirs to run their fireworks factory, the Chai family's beautiful daughter has been groomed for the role of master. Renounced of her femininity, she is clothed like a man and forbidden to marry, a role which she dutifully accepts until a rebellious young artist becomes employed at the factory. He unleashes in her an unbridled passion that challenges her loyalty to her ancestral heritage and threatens the tradition that has bound her."--Container
Ye shan = In the wild mountains ( visu )
9 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in Chinese and held by 85 libraries worldwide
Two families living side by side in the Wild Mountains exist in completely different worlds. One leads a traditional farmer life. The other, an ex-soldier tries to create a better life for himself and his family through the new reforms in China. In the end the two original couples are divorced and two new families are formed
Mei you hang biao di he liu ( visu )
9 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in Chinese and held by 83 libraries worldwide
Portrays the life and love of raftmen on a remote river during the Cultural Revolution
Xi Xia lu tiao tiao ( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in Chinese and held by 83 libraries worldwide
In medieval China, soldiers are dispatched by the emperor to collect male children who will be molded into warriors. The mother of one kidnapped child follows the soldier's procession to care for her son, earning their respect and admiration
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Alternative Names
Hsi-an tien ying chih p‘ien ch‘ang
Hsi-an tien ying chih pʻien chʻang
Xi an dian ying zhi pian chang
Xi'an Film Studio
Xi'an Shi (China) Dian ying zhi pian chang
Xi'an Shi (China) Xi'an dian ying zhi pian chang
Chinese (185)
English (26)
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