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Wang, Wayne 1949-

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Most widely held works by Wayne Wang
Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo( Visual )

49 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heartwarming 'tail' of a young girl whose life is changed by a scruffy, fun-loving pooch she names Winn-Dixie. The special bond between them works magic on her reserved dad and the eccentric townspeople they meet during one unforgettable summer
The Joy Luck Club by Wayne Wang( Visual )

92 editions published between 1992 and 2020 in 9 languages and held by 2,815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four mothers. Four daughters. Eight stories. The Joy Luck Club is four women in San Francisco who have played mah jong together on a weekly basis for forty some years. One of them, Suyuan, has died, and her daughter June is preparing to go to China. Auntie Lindo with daughter Waverly, Auntie Ying Ying with daughter Lena, and Auntie An Mei with daughter Rose are at the going away party. Born in China, the Joy Luck Club members came to America as young adults; their daughters are 100% American. The old days are seldom spoken about, and some things about those times have never been said aloud, but the experiences left behind color the hopes and expectations these women have for their daughters. If daughters become their mothers--no matter how much both parties desire that it not happen--daughters also become different from their mothers--despite all attempts to perpetuate the status quo
Maid in Manhattan by Wayne Wang( Visual )

52 editions published between 2000 and 2020 in 5 languages and held by 1,860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A struggling single mom takes a job as a chambermaid at a luxury hotel in New York. She meets and falls in love with a sauve and sophisticated heir to an American political dynasty, who mistakes her for a society woman. When her real identity is revealed, the reality about their separate lives sets in
Last holiday by Queen Latifah( Visual )

40 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Georgia Byrd is a department store employee who leads a life of frustrated desires. She particularly likes the bashful salesman from the outdoor furnishings department. But when she learns she only has a few weeks left to live, Georgia gathers her money, quits her job, and flies to the swank European resort she's always dreamed of visiting. Naturally, her new carelessness with money and fearless candor lead everyone around her, including a senator and her former boss, to think she's a real mover and shaker
Snow flower and the secret fan by Lisa See( Visual )

18 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Centuries after two inseparable friends in China exchange messages through a secret language inside the folds of a fan, their descendents discover the fan and the history of their own friendship
Anywhere but here by Wayne Wang( Visual )

38 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adele is a flashy, flirtatious dreamer. Her daughter Ann is a quiet, no-nonsense realist. On the surface, they're like oil and water, but deep down, they are two of a kind
Chan is missing by Wayne Wang( Visual )

23 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Two cabbies search San Francisco's Chinatown for a mysterious character who has disappeared with their $4000. Their quest to figure out what happened to Chan and their missing cash leads them on a journey that illuminates the pitfalls of Chinese-Americans trying to assimilate into contemporary American society."--Container
These amazing shadows( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2019 in English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tthe history and importance of the Registry, a roll call of American cinema treasures that reflects the diversity of film, and indeed the American experience itself. What do the films Casablanca, Blazing Saddles, and West Side Story have in common? Besides being popular, they have also been deemed "culturally, historically or aesthetically significant" by the Library of Congress and listed on The National Film Registry. The current list of 550 films includes selections from every genre - documentaries, home movies, Hollywood classics, avant-garde, newsreels and silent films. This 88-minute documentary reveals how American movies tell us so much about ourselves... not just what we did, but what we thought, what we felt, what we aspired to, and the lies we told ourselves
Smoke by Wayne Wang( Visual )

88 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episodic story, divided into five chapters, each bearing the name of a character; main characters appear in most chapters. Most of the characters are connected by the fact that they hang out or work at the Brooklyn Cigar Store, where they tell stories and smoke a lot. Chapters explore the interpersonal relationships between this large and diverse group of characters
A thousand years of good prayers by Wayne Wang( Visual )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Mandingo and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Chinese man who travels to America to see his divorced daughter remarry cannot complete his journey when he realizes a generational and geographical divide has developed between them
Chinese box by Wayne Wang( Visual )

56 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John, a British journalist living in Hong Kong, falls in love with Vivian, a bartender with a jaded past. Vivian is eager to secure her position in Hong Kong society and wants her successful boyfriend Chang to marry her. When Chang proves to be indecisive about their relationship, Vivian turns to John. Giving into their feelings for a brief but passionate affair, they now face inevitable change and unexpected obstacles
Dim sum : a little bit of heart by Wayne Wang( Visual )

20 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A charming, delightful comedy about a Chinese-American family in contemporary San Francisco trying to maintain a link to their cultural heritage while confronted with the changing world around them
Blue in the face by Wayne Wang( Visual )

79 editions published between 1885 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the greedy owner of a neighborhood cigar shop threatens to turn the shop into a trendy vegetarian restaurant, the people in the neighborhood prove they'll do just about anything to save their favorite hangout
Smoke by Wayne Wang( Visual )

72 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episodic story, divided into five chapters, each bearing the name of a character; main characters appear in most chapters. Most of the characters are connected by the fact that they hang out or work at the Brooklyn Cigar Store, where they tell stories and smoke a lot. Chapters explore the interpersonal relationships between this large and diverse group of characters
Soul of a banquet( Visual )

2 editions published between 2014 and 2019 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Director Wayne Wang (THE JOY LUCK CLUB) takes us into the world of Cecilia Chiang, the woman who introduced America to authentic Chinese food. Chiang opened her internationally renowned restaurant The Mandarin in 1961 in San Francisco and went on to change the course of cuisine in America. The film is equal parts a delectable showcase of gastronomy and a touching portrait of Chiang's journey from a childhood in Beijing before the Cultural Revolution to accidental restaurateur on the west coast of the United States. SOUL OF A BANQUET features interviews with Alice Waters, Ruth Reichl, and Cecilia Chiang herself
Slaying the dragon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes racial and gender stereotyping of Asian women in U.S. motion pictures as well as other filmic media, with "Reloaded" updating the original documentary by noting the effects of globalization and a changing population within the past 25 years. Includes interviews with actresses and other Asian American women who describe their experiences of such stereotyping. From the racist use of white actors to portray Asians in early Hollywood films - through the success of Anna May Wong's sinister dragon lady, to seductive Suzie Wong and the subservient '50's geisha girls, to the Asian American anchorwoman of today - these fascinating films show how images of exoticism and docility socially and psychologically impact Asian American women. "Reloaded" continues with looks at the past 25 years of representation of Asian and Asian American women in U.S. visual media - from blockbuster films and network television, to Asian American cinema and YouTube - to explore what's changed, what's been recycled, and what we can hope for in the future
Eat a bowl of tea by Wayne Wang( Visual )

21 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This engaging comedy-drama examines a post-WWII American phenomenon where, after years of strict immigration laws and forced separation of spouses, Chinese immigrants were finally able to bring their mates to the U.S
Hollywood Chinese : the Chinese in American feature films( Visual )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the representation and involvement of the Chinese in American cinema from the silent era to the 21st century
The center of the world( Visual )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What should have been a simple cash-for-sex arrangement sends a young computer-genius and a beautiful stripper on an emotionally shattering journey into each of their own deepest erotic fantasies. It's provocative and sensual, captured in a raw and voyeuristic image
The princess of Nebraska by Wayne Wang( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and Multiple languages and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An 18-year-old Chinese college student, unable to obtain a second-trimester abortion in Nebraska, travels to San Francisco for one, and there she confronts her lover's male lover and weighs her difficult decision
 
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Alternative Names
Wang, Wayne

Wang Ying

Wang, Ying 1949-

Wayne Wang

Wayne Wang americký filmový režisér

Wayne Wang Amerikaans filmregisseur

Wayne Wang cinéaste américain

Wayne Wang regista, sceneggiatore e produttore cinematografico cinese

Wayne Wang regista, sceneggiatore e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Wayne Wang reżyser amerykański

Wayne Wang US-amerikanischer Regisseur chinesischer Herkunft

Уэйн Ван

וויין וואנג

واين وانج

واين وانغ مخرج أمريكي

وین ونگ فیلمنامه‌نویس، تدوینگر، تهیه‌کننده، نویسنده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

왕, 웨인 1949-

ウェイン・ワン

ウェイン・ワン 1949-

王, 颖 1949-

王颖

王颖 1949-

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