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朱天文

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Ci ke Nie Yinniang = The assassin by Hsiao-Hsien Hou( Visual )

22 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This take on the traditional wuxia film, set in 9th century China, centers on Nie Yinniang, a young woman who was abducted in childhood from a decorated general and raised by a nun who trained her in the martial arts to be an assassin who is directed to slay corrupt government officials. After 13 years of exile, she is returned to the land of her birth with orders to kill her betrothed husband-to-be and she will have to choose between sacrificing the man she loves, or break definitively with the 'Order of the Assassins.'
Notes of a desolate man by Tʻien-wen Chu( Book )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel on homosexuals in Taiwan. The protagonists are two quite different men, one maintains a low profile, the other is an activist in Act-Up
Flowers of Shanghai( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in Chinese and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in late nineteenth-century Shanghai and takes place in an elegant brothel. With its own highly ritualized codes of behavior, the lives of the "Flower girls" depend on their ability to win, and then keep, the affections of their wealthy callers
Kōhī jikō by Xiaoxian Hou( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yoko, a freelance writer, becomes pregnant and chooses, against tradition and her parents' wishes, to raise the baby alone. In her loneliness and confusion, Yoko befriends the owner of a second-hand bookstore, who silently falls in love with her as she contemplates the choice she has made
Nan guo zai jian, nan guo by Hsiao-hsien Hou( Visual )

19 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in Chinese and Undetermined and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two small-time hoodlums inadvertently get caught between the Taiwanese mafia and a group of corrupt government officials
Huang ren shou ji by Tianwen Zhu( Book )

21 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poetic, philosophical account of a friendship between two gay men, and the painful, bright reminiscences left over for one, Xiao Shao, when the other, Ah Yao, dies of AIDS in a Tokyo hospital
Hao nan hao nü by Xiaoxian Hou( Visual )

15 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in Chinese and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film consists of three intermingling stories: a film within a film as well as the past and present as linked by an actress in present-day Taipei. The film in which she plays is about a couple who return to mainland China to participate in the anti-Japanese movement in the 1940s and are arrested as Communists when they return to Taiwan. Images of the film-in-progress contrast with images from the actress' own past, when she was a party girl involved with a gangster
Bei qing cheng shi = A city of sadness by Xiaoxian Hou( Visual )

37 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in Chinese and Japanese and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film chronicles the varied lives of the Lin family during the turbulent four years between the Japanese withdrawal from Taiwan (after 50 years of occupation) in 1945, to the Nationalist government's loss of mainland China in 1949. This is the first Taiwanese film to broach the subject of the most traumatic experience in Taiwan's history, the February 28 Incident in 1947
Xi meng ren sheng = The Puppetmaster by Xiaoxian Hou( Visual )

22 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in Chinese and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the memoirs of Li Tianlu, Taiwan's most celebrated puppeteer, this story covers the years from Li's birth in 1909 to the end of Japan's fifty-year occupation of Taiwan in 1945
Bei qing cheng shi : Wu Nianzhen, Zhu Tianwen zuo pin by Nianzhen Wu( Book )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in Chinese and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zui hao de shi guang = Three times by Hsiao-hsien Hou( Visual )

27 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trois époques, trois couples, deux mêmes comédiens : Hou Hsiao Hsien livre avec "Three Times" trois histoires en une oeuvre intime et envoûtante, où il revisite ses souvenirs personnels ainsi que son propre cinéma, de "Good Men, Good Women" à "Millennium Mambo" en passant par "Les Fleurs de Schanghai". Il en résulte un magnifique film à trois temps sur l'élan passionnel, la perte et la nostalgie où brillent Shu Qi et Chang Chen, les deux révélations asiatiques de ce début de siècle
Shi ji mo di hua li by Tianwen Zhu( Book )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in Chinese and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taiwan di yi jie shi bao wen xue bai wan xiao shuo jiang ping shen tuan tui jian jiang de jiang zuo pin shi ji mo de hua li
Tong nian wang shi by Xiaoxian Hou( Visual )

14 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in Chinese and Korean and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film depicts a family transplanted from mainland China to Taiwan in the early 1950s. The father dies of illness and the elder sister marries. A-ha, the protagonist, struggles to deal with adolescence
Lian lian feng chen by Wu Nianzhen( Book )

17 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in Chinese and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wu yan by Tianwen Zhu( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in Chinese and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martin Scorsese's World Cinema Project( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in Tagalog and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tapei story: A washed-up baseball player and his property manager girlfriend struggle with their relationship as they work towards marriage and emigration
Flowers of Shanghai by Xiaoxian Hou( Visual )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in Chinese and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in late nineteenth-century Shanghai and takes place in an elegant brothel. With its own highly ritualized codes of behavior, the lives of the "Flower girls" depend on their ability to win, and then keep, the affections of their wealthy callers
Lian lian feng chen = Dust in the wind by Houxiaoxian( Visual )

25 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in Chinese and Undetermined and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A young couple leave their mining town home for Taipei where they struggle to eke out a living in an industrial wasteland"--IMDb synopsis
Zui xiang nian de ji jie by Tianwen Zhu( Book )

13 editions published between 1984 and 1989 in Chinese and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

San zi mei by Tianwen Zhu( Book )

12 editions published between 1985 and 1996 in Chinese and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Chu, T‘ien-wen

Chu, Tʻien-wen

Chu Tien Wen 1956-....

Chu Tien-wen schrijfster uit Taiwan

Chu Tien-wen scrittrice e sceneggiatrice taiwanese.

Chu Tien-wen Taiwanese writer

Chu Tien-wen taiwanesische Schriftstellerin

Chu, Tien'uen

Ju, Tyenwon 1956-

Jue, Tin Man

Jue Tin Man 1956-....

Shu, Tenbun 1956-

Tien-Wen, Chu

Zhu, Tian wen

Zhu Tian wen 1956-....

Zhu, Tian Yi

Zhu, Tianwen

Zhu Tianwen 1956-....

주천문 1956-

추티엔원 1956-

シュ, テンブン

シュ, テンブン 1956-

チュ, ティエンウェン

朱, 天文

朱 天文 1956-....

朱天文

朱天文 1956-

朱天文 台灣作家

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