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Chen, Joan 1961-

Works: 388 works in 1,311 publications in 12 languages and 17,728 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Biographical films  Historical films  Fiction  Nonfiction films  Action and adventure films  War films  Film adaptations  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Director, Other, Film editor, Artist, Restager , Scenarist, fmd, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Joan Chen
The bonesetter's daughter by Amy Tan( Recording )

38 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in English and held by 1,626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel depicting the power of broken dreams and past memories as well as the healing power of love
Mao's last dancer by Roadshow Entertainment (Firm : N.Z.)( Visual )

37 editions published between 2009 and 2018 in English and Chinese and held by 1,444 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. Includes bonus features
Se, jie = Lust, caution by Ang Lee( Visual )

46 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,109 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
The Last emperor by Bernardo Bertolucci( Visual )

132 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 1,095 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
Autumn in New York by Allison Burnett( Visual )

35 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 877 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 by Oliver Stone( Visual )

32 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 746 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
The last emperor( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of Pu Yi, who, at the age of 3, toddled to the Imperial Dragon Throne to become "Lord of 10,000 Years," China's last emperor
The last emperor( Visual )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatic history of Aisin-Gioro "Henry" Pu Yi, who at the age of three became the last of the Emperors of China. Chronicles his lofty birth and brief reign in the Forbidden City, as the object of worship by half a billion people; through his abdication, his decline and dissolute lifestyle; and his exploitation by the invading Japanese as the ruler of Manchukuo from 1932 to 1945. He returned to public life in 1959, just another peasant worker in the People's Republic, and died as a gardener at the Botanical Gardens of Peking
What's Cooking?( Visual )

21 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 669 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 by Alice Wu( Visual )

18 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and French and held by 657 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
The last emperor( Visual )

8 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The life of [Chinese] Emperor Pu Yi, who took the throne at age three, in 1908, before witnessing decades of cultural and political upheaval within and without the walls of the Forbidden City"--Container
Judge Dredd by Danny Cannon( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 475 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!
Er shi si cheng ji = 24 city by Zhangke Jia( Visual )

20 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in Chinese and held by 463 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 factory 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
On deadly ground by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment( Visual )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and held by 429 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
Marco Polo( Visual )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a world replete with greed, betrayal, sexual intrigue and rivalry, the series is based on the famed explorer's adventures in Kublai Khan's court in thirteenth century China
1911( Visual )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Chinese and English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a country torn by greed and power, a most unlikely hero emerges."
Twin Peaks by David Lynch( Visual )

17 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 333 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
Xiàng rì kúi = Sunflower by Yang Zhang( Visual )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 305 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
Dim sum : a little bit of heart by Wayne Wang( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 285 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 by Chong Chen( Visual )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in Chinese and English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1998 Chinese film directed by Joan Chen. This film is based on the historical fact that between 1967 and 1976, almost 8 million Chinese youths were `sent-down' to isolated regions of China during the Cultural Revolution to learn the skills and ideology of Mao's China. Many never returned home and this film imagines the fate of one girl sent to a training compound on the plains of Tibet. The story of Xiu Xiu begins as melancholy memory and changes into a tale of political betrayal of weight and gravity. Offair, SBS, 17/11/00, (95 min.)
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Джоан Чень

Джоан Чэнь

Чэнь, Джоан

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ג'ואן צ'אן שחקנית אמריקאית

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