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Chen, Joan 1961-

Works: 306 works in 915 publications in 7 languages and 17,006 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Domestic fiction  History  Film adaptations  Biography  Personal narratives‡vVietnamese  Detective and mystery television programs  Biographical films  Thrillers (Television programs) 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Director, Film editor, Artist
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Joan Chen
The last emperor by Bernardo Bertolucci ( Visual )
90 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The true story of Pu Yi, who, at the age of 3, toddled to the throne to become China's last emperor
The bonesetter's daughter by Amy Tan ( Recording )
30 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 2,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in contemporary San Francisco and in a Chinese village where Peking Man is being unearthed, The bonesetter's daughter is an excavation of the human spirit : the past, its deepest wounds, its most profound hopes. The story conjures the pain of broken dreams, the power of myths, and the strength of love that enables us to recover in memory what we have lost in grief. Over the course of one fog-shrouded year, between one season of falling stars and the next, mother and daugheter find what they share in their bones through heredity, history, and inexpressible qualities of love
Mao's last dancer by Cunxin Li ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on an inspiring true story, this emotionally powerful crowd-pleaser emerged as one of the year's most talked about independent films. It's the fascinating and epic tale of Li Cunxin, a peasant boy from rural China who beats impossible odds to become a world-renowned ballet dancer. Through breathtaking talent and sheer determination, Li makes his way to the United States, but when he falls in love with an American woman, he must risk everything to remain in the land of the free
Se, jie Lust, caution by Ang Lee ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in Chinese and held by 987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set against the backdrop of Japanese occupied Shanghai in 1942, a young woman finds herself swept up in a radical plot to assassinate a ruthless and secretive intelligence agent. As she immerses herself in her role as a cosmopolitan seductress, she becomes entangled in a dangerous game of emotional intrigue, love and betrayal
Autumn in New York by Allison Burnett ( Visual )
24 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At 48 years-old, Manhattan restauranteur Will Keane adores women, but has never thought seriously about marriage or commitment until he meets Charlotte Fielding. As their relationship blossoms, they both realize that this love will last a lifetime, but for Charlotte a lifetime may be much shorter than either of them is prepared to accept
Heaven & earth ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The true story of a man who fought, a woman who endured, and a love caught up in the war in Vietnam
What's cooking? ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"What happens when families come together for Thanksgiving? Almost anything! Tale of four very different families, as they cook up some tasty holiday surprises: love betrayal and even a few outrageous secrets! And, ultimately, discover the astonishing power love has to reconnect us all"--Container
Saving face ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wilhelmina is a Chinese-American lesbian and a young surgeon who has kept her sexual orientation secret from her conservative Chinese community in New York. But when her widowed mother becomes pregnant and is kicked out by her own parents, Wil suddenly has to juggle her mother's secrets with her own
Judge Dredd by Danny Cannon ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a time when all-powerful and coldly efficient "Judges" act with the supreme authority of both the police force and legal system, Judge Dredd is the most feared law enforcer of them all. But when a former judge hatches a sinister plot to overthrow the government and eliminate the Judges, Dredd is framed for murder!
On deadly ground ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To protect the Alaskan wilderness and its people an oil-rig roughneck and a Native Alaskan environmental activist battle a renegade oil company
1911 ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Chinese and English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In a country torn by greed and power, a most unlikely hero emerges."
Xiàng rì kúi Sunflower ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in Chinese and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at the life of an urban Chinese family, and the battle of wills between father and son to do what's right or to do what the heart wants
Er shi si cheng ji ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in Chinese and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary film on the state-owned Factory 420, also called as the Chengdu Engine Group, which was founded in 1958 to produce aviation engines. Now abandoned, the fatory is sold for millions to real estate developers to be transformed into a complex of luxury apartment blocks called 24 City. The film revolves around eight dramatic interviews that present three generations with ties to the factory: the first factory workers, more recent employees, and the children of former laborers. Woven into this oral history are three fictional monologues delivered by actors
Twin Peaks by David Lynch ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A special home video version of the series that contains footage not shown on network TV
Twin Peaks by David Lynch ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and French and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The body of a young girl (Laura Palmer) is washed up on a beach near the small Washington state town of Twin Peaks. FBI Agent Dale Cooper is called in to investigate her strange demise only to uncover a web of mystery that ultimately leads into the heart of the surrounding woodland and his very own soul"--Douglas Baptie, Internet Movie Database
Dim sum a little bit of heart ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in Chinese and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Chinese immigrant widow faces the New Year with apprehension after it is predicted that it would be the year she dies. Her list of things to do, which includes seeing her daughter get married and visiting China one last time, soon comes into focus
Tian yu ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in Chinese and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Between 1967 and 1976, nearly 8 million Chinese youths were "sent down" for specialized training to the remotest corners of the country. The young and beautiful Xiu Xiu dreamt of becoming a horse trainer in Tibet, far away from her busy city home. Her training begins in the isolated plains of Tibet but slowly Xiu Xiu discovers that she is unlikely to ever see her home again without a wealthy sponsor. Her world becomes a horrifying cage, where "patrons" promise her escape in exchange for her sexual compromise
Xiu Xiu The sent down girl ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in Chinese and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A teen-aged girl named Xiu Xiu is sent down to a remote corner of Tibet for manual labor in 1975. A year later, she agrees to go to even more remote spot with a Tibetan saddle tramp to learn horse herding
Tai-Pan ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dirk Struan is the savage Scottish leader of the dominant merchant chiefs, or Tai-Pans, who trade the South China Sea. His goals are to make Hong Kong the greatest merchant empire of all, to take his slave for his lady, and to make China his glorious new world
In a class of his own ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With the help of his friends at the high school where he works, a school custodian studies hard to earn his high school diploma in order to save his job
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Alternative Names
Chan Chung 1961-....
Chen, Chong.
Chen Chong 1961-....
Chen Chong, Joan 1961-
Chʻen, Chʻung 1961-
Chen Joan Chung 1961-....
Chong Chen.
Chong, Chen 1961-
陳 沖 1961-....
陳沖 1961-
English (252)
Chinese (73)
Spanish (8)
German (6)
French (3)
Italian (2)
Multiple languages (1)