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余力为 1966-

Works: 59 works in 158 publications in 7 languages and 2,626 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Crime films  History  Comedy films  Short films  Horror films  Motion pictures  Slasher films  Road films  Documentary films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Author, Director, Film editor, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by 余力为
Sanxia hao ren = Still life by Zhangke Jia( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in Chinese and Italian and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Still life: "In Still life, great changes have come to the town of Fengjie due to the construction of the Three Gorges hydro project on the Yangtze River. Countless families that had lived there for many generations have had to relocate to other cities. Fengjie's old town, which has a 2000-year history, has been torn down and submerged forever." -- Container
Tian zhu ding by Zhangke Jia( Visual )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in Chinese and Undetermined and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An angry miner, enraged by widespread corruption in his village, decides to take justice into his own hands. A rootless migrant discovers the infinite possibilities of owning a firearm. A young receptionist, who dates a married man and works at a local sauna, is pushed beyong her limits by an abusive client. And a young factory worker goes from one discouraging job to the next, only to face increasingly degrading circumstances."--Container
A simple life by Anhua Xu( Visual )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Chinese and Italian and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ann Hui directs this Hong Kong drama starring Andy Lau and Deannie Yip about an elderly housekeeper and the employer who comes to look after her. Ah Tao (Yip) has served movie producer Roger (Lau)'s family for generations. When Ah Tao has a stroke Roger, who is now the only member of his family left in Hong Kong, helps her achieve her wish of leaving her job and finding a place in a nursing home. Roger continues to look out for her and their relationship grows even stronger
Shan he gu ren by Zhangke Jia( Visual )

5 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in Chinese and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At once an intimate drama and a decades-spanning epic that leaps from the recent past to the present to the speculative near-future, Jia's new film is an intensely moving study of how China's economic boom and the culture of materialism it has spawned has affected the bonds of family, tradition, and love
Luo ye gui gen = Getting home by Yang Zhang( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in Chinese and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A black comedy about a farmer who tries to bring home the body of his friend, who died far from their town
Shijie = The world by Zhangke Jia( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in Chinese and Multiple languages and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acclaimed Chinese director Jia Zhangke casts a compassionate eye on the daily lives and desperate dreams of those working and living at The World amusement park. The film centers on a young woman dancer, Tao (Zhao Tao), whose entire universe seems to begin and end at the complex. Along with her boyfriend, security guard Taisheng (Chen Taishen), Tao yearns for a better life
Dance me to the end of love( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in Chinese and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dance Me to the End of Love director, Yu Likwai, paints a prophetic cinema of the post-apocalyptic Plastic City, where the extreme weather conditions prohibit any human existence on the ground surface. Near the 50th Periphery, an underground hostel sleeps under this frozen landscape. KIRIN is the doorkeeper of the hostel, an unknown enigmatic man who lives in solitude collecting emptied beer cans until one day he meet the beautiful nomad LANLAN. In the blurred out chill of future-fluorescent text, Yu Likwai silences language upon the antiquated origins of silent film. The distorted tilt-shift identities of the Plastic City arrive at the merry-go-round of escapism. Join this exploration of the post-modern! Awards/Festivals: Jeonju International Film Festival
Ren xiao yao = Unknown pleasures( Visual )

5 editions published in 2004 in Chinese and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two unemployed youngsters hang out in an impoverished Chinese city near the Mongolian border, trying to make sense of their uncertain future
Weiduoliya yi hao = Dream home( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Chinese and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Li-sheung is a woman obsessed. She has found the perfect home and it will be hers, no matter what the cost. Though she doesn't have the money, there is nothing she won't do for the security and prestige that comes with owning her ideal dream home. And if that means shedding a bit of blood, then so be it. And Li-sheung will spill far more than a bit of blood
Zhan tai = Platform by Zhangke Jia( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in Chinese and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Follows the lives of four friends over a turbulent 10-year period of Chinese history from 1979 to 1989. In the small town of fenyang located in the western part of Shanxi province, the teenage members of a state theatre troupe staged propaganda plays in praise of Chairman Mao. But as China open up to the free market and implements wide-ranging reform, their lives are irrevocably changed as the world around them is transformed by the music, fashions and other cultural influences of the west. Named after a hit 80s Chinese pop song, "Platform" gives a vivid insight into modern China and absorbingly documents the seeping social changes experienced by its people"--Container
Hai shang chuan qi by Zhangke Jia( Visual )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in Chinese and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the history of the ever-evolving Chinese metropolis through interviews with 18 persons of varying degrees of connection with the city. Like the chapters of a novel, their personal stories together form a bigger picture of the changes of Shanghai from the 1930s to the present day. These people include descendants of legendary figures like Zhang Xinyi (Zeng Guofan's great-granddaughter), Fei Mingyi (Fei Mu's daughter), Du Meiru (Du Yuesheng's daughter), and contemporary luminaries like director Hou Hsiao Hsien, Spring in a Small Town actress Wei Wei, singer Rebecca Pan, painter Chen Danqing, and writer Han Han. Their stories of rebels and revolution, soldiers and war, gangsters and assassination, artists and romance are neatly linked together by an anonymous character portrayed by Jia's regular actress Zhao Tao
Dong( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in Chinese and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmmaker Jia Zhangke travels with acclaimed painter Liu Xiaodong from China to Thailand as they meet everyday workers in the throes of social turmoil. Jia takes Liu's work as a point of inspiration for his own cinematic innovation
Tian shang ren jian = Love will tear us apart by Liwei Yu( Visual )

14 editions published between 1930 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detailed summary in vernacular field only
Sanxia haoren = Still life by Zhangke Jia( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in Chinese and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Still life" se déroule sur le site du barrage des Trois Gorges" en Chine ; "Dong" est un documentaire sur le peintre Liu Xiaodong peignant les ouvriers du chantier, puis de probables prostituées à Bangkok ; "Xiao Jia rentre à la maison" est un documentaire sur le retour de Jia Zhang-ke dans son village natal
Er shi si cheng ji 24 City by Zhangke Jia( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in Chinese and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chengdu, aujourd'hui. L'usine 420 et sa cité ouvrière modèle disparaissent pour laisser place à un complexe d'appartements de luxe : "24 City". Trois générations, huit personnages : anciens ouvriers, nouveaux riches chinois, entre nostalgie du socialisme passé pour les anciens et désir de réussite pour les jeunes, leur histoire est l'Histoire de la Chine
Ren xiao yao = Plaisirs inconnus by Zhangke Jia( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Chinese and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Platform : Hiver 1979, à Fenyang, petit village reculé de la province de Shanxi, une troupe de théâtre présente sa pièce à la gloire de Mao Zedong, jusqu'au jour où, au printemps 1980, le vent de l'occidentalisation commence à souffler sur les grandes villes et à bouleverser la vie des membres de la troupe : musique pop, cheveux permanentés, cigarettes
Dang kou = Plastic city( Visual )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in Portuguese and Chinese and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yuda, a feared Chinese outlaw, and his adopted son Kirin, an impulsive young dreamer, together rule the pirated goods racket in an ultra-liberal Brazilian metropolis. The magnate and his heir control all of Liberdade, from rival gangs to street hawkers, corrupt politicians to erotic dancers. But an empire that takes years to build can also crumble to the ground with one fatal mistake. A conspiracy between politicians and the mafia begins to threaten Yuda's power. Little by little, he loses control of his business and is ultimately arrested. Kirin struggles to re-conquer his father's honor, fighting this city's wars singlehandedly. But Yuda, tired of the bloodshed and feeling the weight of his years, abandons his son, falsifies his own death and returns to the jungle in a last attempt to put an end to his criminal life. Escaping from a complex maze of violence, Kirin sets out to find his father. In the mysterious jungle, father and son both have to wipe the slate of their past clean. Only in the end will Kirin discover the ultimate answer to the search for his own
Tao Jie - Ein einfaches Leben( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ein einfaches Leben hat Ah Tao als Hausmädchen der Familie Leung über 60 Jahre lang geführt. Von den fünf Generationen, die sie mit grossgezogen hat, ist nur mehr Filmproduzent Roger in Hongkong verblieben. Doch auch von jenem muss Tao sich trennen, als sie infolge eines Schlaganfalls in ein Altersheim verlegt wird. Für die in Würde gealterte Dame ein echter Neuanfang
Zhantai = Platform by Zhangke Jia( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in Chinese and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hiver 1979, à Fenyang, petit village reculé de la province du Shanxi, une troupe de théâtre présente sa pièce à la gloire de Mao Zedong. La vie de la troupe tourne autour des représentations et des histoires d'amour naissantes quand, au printemps 1980 , le vent de l'occidentalisation commence à souffler... Musique pop, cheveux permanentés et cigarettes viennent peu à peu modifier la vie de la troupe." (Source: jaquette)
Xiao Wu = Xiao Wu, artisan pickpocket by Zhangke Jia( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in Chinese and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Après une absence mysterieuse, Xiao Wu revient dans sa petite ville de Fenyang. Il retrouve Xiao Yong, son ancien comparse. Celui-ci a abandonné le vol à la tire pour une activité plus lucrative, le trafic de cigarettes. C'est devenu un nouveau riche, salué et respecté. Malheureux en amour, rejeté par son ancien ami, Xiao Wu erre dans la ville dont les vieux quartiers sont peu à peu rasés... " (source: jaquette)
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