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Zhao, Jiping

Works: 34 works in 129 publications in 6 languages and 4,011 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Biographical films  Epic films  War films  Action and adventure films  Documentary films  Internet videos 
Roles: Composer, Author, Musician, Conductor, Arranger
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Jiping Zhao
Most widely held works by Jiping Zhao
Bawang bie ji = Farewell my concubine by Kaige Chen( Visual )

22 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,030 WorldCat member 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
To live = Huo zhe by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in Chinese and English and held by 896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a smoky gambling den in 1940s 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. Through the terrors of China's civil war, the passions of the communist takeover, the betrayals of Chairman Mao's Great Leap Forward and the tragic mistakes of the Cultural Revolution, their lives unfold across four decades of momentous change
Judou = Ju Dou by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in Chinese and Italian and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La chine rurale dans les années 20. Le propriétaire d'une teinturerie, sexagénaire impuissant et cupide, "s'achète" une jeune épouse, Ju Dou, et la torture pour la forcer à lui donner un fils. Son neveu Tianquing, employé à la teinturerie, tombe amoureux de Ju Dou et de leur union naît un enfant que le vieillard prend pour le sien. Devenu paralysé, il découvre l'adultère de sa femme et cherche à se venger...[source jaquette]
Back to 1942 = Yi jiu si er( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in Chinese and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In one of the darkest times in Chinese history, a devastating famine during the war ravaged parts of the country. This human tragedy that killed millions must never be forgotten
Kongzi = Confucius by Mei Hu( Visual )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Confucius is 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
Hong gao liang = Red sorghum by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

15 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in Chinese and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Qin song by Xiaowen Zhou( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in Chinese and held by 227 WorldCat member 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
Electric shadows : film music by Jiping Zhao( Recording )

2 editions published in 2000 in No Linguistic content and Chinese and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Back to 1942 by Zhenyun Liu( Visual )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Chinese and English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A deadly drought in 1942 takes its toll on central China's Henan province during the Second Sino-Japanese War
Red firecracker, green firecracker = Pao da shuang deng( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in Chinese and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against the close of the Ching Dynasty at the turn of the century, this tale of forbidden love and loyalty ignites the screen with passion. 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
Huang tu di = Yellow earth( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in Chinese and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1939, a Communist soldier is sent to the wilderness of the Northern Shaanxi province to collect folk songs for use by the revolutionary armies. A peasant girl learns from the soldier that she doesn't have to remain bound to her lonely, traditional life. Inspired to action, she flees from an arranged marriage and escapes across the great Yellow River
Mei Lanfang by Kaige Chen( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in Chinese and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biopic about the life of renowned Beijing opera artist Mei Lanfang, active in the cultural milieu of 1930s-1940s China. The movie starts with a young Mei Lanfang and his rise to fame in the Beijing opera world for playing female roles. Though his performance is appreciated by many, his feminine roles receives disdain. He incurrs the wrath of veteran performer and family friend Shi Sanyan, and a duel ensues. Shisanyan is defeated and dies, and Mei Lanfang fears that he will end up the same way. Although married, Mei Lanfang carries on an affair with Meng Xiaodong without much consideration for his wife Fu Zhifang, leaving her to dwell in her own jealousy. Not for long, though. Meng Xiaodong eventually realizes and understands Fu Zhifang's words when she confronts her: "Mei Lanfang is not yours or mine. He belongs to his fans." Meng Xiaodong ends the affair with Mei Lanfang and disappears from his life. Despite the loss of a confidante, Mei Lanfang continues his performances, winning the hearts of a Western audience
Da zhai men by Baochang Guo( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in Chinese and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A well known family with Chinese medicine business went through both social and historical difficulties under the wise management of its daughter in law from the end of the 19th century to the end of anti- Japanese war
Silk Road journeys : when strangers meet by Yo-Yo Ma( Recording )

1 edition published in 2009 in Multiple languages and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

China opens up = Kina abner sig( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A view of China in transition through the eyes of its intelligentsia as they address the issue of freedom of expression and censorship. Among them are an author, a film director, a journalist, a dramatist, a composer and an artist each offering widely differing opinions about China's future. Some have developed into entrepreneurs, others still long for communism in its purest form. Artistic freedom is no longer considered as a force that threatens the system and there is a growing understanding in China that the state-sanctioned arts of the communist era are simplistic and irrelevant
Shui hu zhuan : si shi san ji dian shi lian xu ju( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in Chinese and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Honorable 108, mountain bandits become outlaws by choice to end the repression of the brutal overlords of the Song dynasty
Yue Tan shen bi : Zhao Jiping yin yue jig xuan zhi ye = The magic notes of Zhao Jiping by Jiping Zhao( Recording )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shi yong Ri yu hui hua shou ce by Jiping Zhao( Book )

3 editions published in 1981 in Chinese and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Qiao jia da yuan : jiao xiang zu qu by Jiping Zhao( )

1 edition published in 2008 in Chinese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Xiao ao jiang hu by Jianzhong Huang( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Chinese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laughing in the Wind is the story of a swordsman Linghu Chong's journey of a spiritual growth. In the treacherous world of martial arts, he experiences danger, lies and betrayal, but he also gains many friends and finds his true love, Ren Yingying, the rebellious daughter of the Head of the Secret Society
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Audience level: 0.32 (from 0.19 for Back to 19 ... to 0.89 for Shi yong R ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Qin song
Alternative Names
Chao, Ji-Ping