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Zhao, Xiaoding

Works: 71 works in 237 publications in 7 languages and 7,910 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  History  Martial arts films  Fantasy films  Film adaptations  Historical films  War films  Melodrama  Fiction 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Producer, Illustrator, Director, Videographer , Restager
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Xiaoding Zhao
The Great Wall by Matt Damon( Visual )

26 editions published in 2017 in English and German and held by 1,808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures
Shi mian mai fu = House of Flying Daggers by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

40 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"China 859 A.D. The once-mighty Tang dynasty is in decline. The emperor is weak and incompetent. His corrupt government no longer controls the land. Unrest sweeps the country. Village by village, an underground alliance forms: The House of Flying Daggers. Based near the imperial capital the House of Flying Daggers moves in the shadows. Stealing from the rich to give to the poor, they earn the support of the people. At the same time, they are feared and hated, by their bitter rivals, the local deputies."--Title screens. Local captains Leo and Jin set out to investigate a blind young dancer named Mei, who is believed to have ties to the Flying Daggers. Leo arrests Mei, only to have Jin break her out in a plot to gain her trust and lead the police to the new leader of the secret organization. Things are, however, far more complicated than they seem
Man cheng jin dai huang jin jia by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Chinese and held by 979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

China, Later Tang dynasty, 10th century. On the eve of the Chong Yang Festival, golden flowers fill the Imperial Palace. The Emperor returns unexpectedly with his second son, Prince Jai. His pretext is to celebrate the holiday with his family, but given the chilled relations between the Emperor and the ailing Empress, this seems disingenuous. For many years, the Empress and Crown Prince Wan, her stepson, have had an illicit liaison. Feeling trapped, Prince Wan dreams of escaping the palace with his secret love Chan, the Imperial Doctor's daughter. Meanwhile, faithful son Prince Jai, grows worried over the Empress's health and her obsession with golden chrysanthemums. The Emperor harbors equally clandestine plans and the Imperial Doctor is the only one privy to his machinations. When the Emperor senses a looming threat, he relocates the doctor's family from the Palace to a remote area. They are attacked by mysterious assassins and Chan and her mother are forced back to the palace. Their return sets off a tumultuous sequence of dark surprises. Amid the glamour and grandeur of the festival, ugly secrets are revealed. As the Imperial Family continues its elaborate charade in a palatial setting, thousands of golden armored warriors charge the palace
Jinling shi san chai = The flowers of war by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Im chinesischen Nanking werden im Jahr 1937 auch Zivilisten nicht vor Missbrauch durch die japanischen Besatzer geschont. Einem US-Amerikaner ist es zu verdanken, dass eine in eine Kirche geflohene Gruppe von Schülerinnen und Prostituierten vorerst mit dem Leben davonkommt. Bildgewaltiges Kriegsepos, das die grausamen Kriegsverbrechen der Japaner in China aufarbeitet ..." []
The children of Huang Shi by Roger Spottiswoode( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2018 in English and Chinese and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 1930's in war-torn China and inspired by true events. George Hogg is a young Englishman who leads sixty orphaned boys on an extraordinary journey of almost a thousand miles across the snow-bound Liu Pan Shan mountains to safety on the edge of the Mongolian desert. During his journey, George learns to rely on the support of Chen, the leader of a Chinese partisan group who becomes his closest friend. He soon finds himself falling in love with the Australian adventurer Lee, an unsentimental nurse. Along the way, Hogg befriends Madame Wang, an aristocratic survivor who has also been displaced by war. She helps the young Englishman, his friends and their sixty war orphans make their way to safety near the western end of the Great Wall of China
Gui lai = Coming home by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in Chinese and English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After years as a political prisoner in a labor camp during China's Cultural Revolution, Lu returns to his devoted wife Feng, only to discover she has amnesia and is unable to recognize him
Ying( Visual )

1 edition published in 2019 in Chinese and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Pei, a kingdom ruled by a young and unpredictable king, the military commander faces peril both inside and outside the palace walls. But he has a secret weapon: a look-alike who can fool both Pei's enemies and the King himself
San qiang pai an jing qi by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Chinese and German and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In einem Nudelrestaurant kommt es zum wilden Intrigenspiel mit haarsträubenden und mörderischen Entwicklungen, als der Hausherr merkt, dass ihn seine Ehefrau mit einem Angestellten betrügt. Burleske Neuverfilmung eines Thrillers der Coen-Brüder ("Blood Simple") als lustvolle Fingerübung in Sachen Genrekino, die mit Humor, schauträchtiger Action und expressiver Bild- und Tongestaltung unterhält." []
Da bing xiao jiang by Sheng Ding( Visual )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in Chinese and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An old soldier kidnaps a young general of an enemy state and takes him on a long journey to collect the reward
Su Qier = True legend by Wo-ping Yuen( Visual )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2019 in Chinese and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A well-respected martial arts teacher and a good husband and father, Su Can's (also Su Qi-Er) journey begins when his vengeful brother, Yuan, returns from war. Seeking revenge from a dark family history, Yuan, armed with the Five Venom Fist, destroys Su Can's family and ultimately his dignity. Reduced to a beggar, Su Can finds apprenticeship from Lord Wushu and adapts to a new form of martial arts, the Drunken Fist. Eventually, Su Can returns home to claim retribution and his family honor
Jiang shan mei ren( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Chinese and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in ancient China before its unification, during which countless kingdoms battle for supremacy. Yan Feier is thrust onto the throne when her father is killed in battle. Feier and her loyal Murong Xuehu unite to defend the kingdom. But her ambitious cousin Hu Ba sends assassins to kill her. A mysterious hermit Duan Lanquan saves her. Feier falls in love with Duan who offers her another life. With the fate of their kingdom in the balance, Feier must choose between her duty and her dreams
Qian li zou dan qi by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in Chinese and Japanese and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Japanese fisherman who has been estranged from his son for years, reconnects with him when he finds out that his son is dying of cancer. When his son becomes enthralled with a performance of a Chinese opera in Yuenan, he travels to there in the place of his ailing son to film the famous folk-opera star who is performing the opera. When he gets there he hires a translator who helps him get around China. He discovers that the opera star is in jail and that it will be more difficult than he'd imagined to film him performing
Ying xiong = Hero by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in Chinese and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Kingdom of Qin obsessed with conquering all of China had long been the target of assassins throughout the other six states. No matter how hard the King tried, it seems impossible for him to defeat the three legendary assassins, Broken Sword, Flying Snow, and Sky. Suddenly, an enigmatic hero, Nameless, came to the palace bearing the legendary weapons of the slain assassins to the King and told his extraordinary tale sitting only ten paces from the King."
Tong que tai( Visual )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

China rond 210 n.C., het einde van de Han-dynastie. Generaal Cao Cao, de feitelijke machthebber, moet voortdurend vrezen voor aanslagen op zijn leven
Man cheng jin dai huang jin jia = Curse of the golden flower by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in Chinese and English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chine, Xème siècle. En défiant l'Empereur, une femme va faire basculer le cours de l'Histoire
Jiang shan mei ren = An empress and the warriors by Shisheng Ruan( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in Chinese and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A princess must take the throne after her father, the king, dies in battle. Now she must choose between what's best for her and what's best for her country, as well as protect what's rightfully hers
Shan zha shu zhi lian = Under the hawthorn tree by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in Chinese and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against the turbulent backdrop of the Cultural Revolution, Under the Hawthorn Tree is the poetically told story of JING, an unpretentious high school senior and city girl who lives her life with extreme caution. Jing and her classmates arrive at a mountain village, where the titular Hawthorn Tree stands as a monument to those who have shed their blood and sacrificed their lives for a greater cause. As Jing meets a young soldier named SUN -- A tall young man in his 20s, Sun is charming, good humored, quick-witted. Sun persists in pursuing Jing by watching her from a distance, shadowing her, offering a helping hand whenever she's in need and appearing at opportune moments. As hard as she tries, she can't fight her attraction to him. As neither one of them dares to fully expose their feelings for one another, especially in public, their relationship is kept at an innocent simmer that only ratchets up the sexual tension
Kai wang chun tian de di tie = Spring subway( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in Chinese and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jian Bin has been unemployed for three months but afraid of telling the truth to Xiao Hui, his wife of seven years. Every morning he pretends to leave for work, but instead, he spends work days by riding the subway. He becomes desperate as he begins to run out of money and excuses. Meanwhile, he discovers that Xiao Hui has her secrets too
Hua ji yu ji( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Chinese and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the student at a secondary school in Shenzhen. Two of the top students are being considered for the "best student" award. One is a permanent resident of Shenzhen and one is not. This story is about them growing up after they visit a village in the country
La foresta dei pugnali volanti by Zhang Yimou( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nell'antica Cina, la fiorente dinastia dei Tang sta subendo un drammatico declino. Il Paese è sconvolto dalle sommosse e dalle razzie. Il governo delli'Imperatore cerca di arginare i ribelli che si stanno organizzando in bande. La più pericolosa è quella della Casa dei Pugnali Volanti
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Man cheng jin dai huang jin jia
Man cheng jin dai huang jin jiaThe children of Huang Shi
Alternative Names
Ding, Zhao Xiao

Xiading, Zhao

Xiaoding, Zhao

Zhao, Xiao Ding

Zhao, Xiaoding

Zhao, Xiaoding 1968-

Zhao Xiaoding Chinese photographer and cinematographer

Zhao Xiaoding chinesischer Kameramann

Zhao Xiaoding direttore della fotografia cinese

Zhao Xiaoding fotograaf uit China

Чжао Сяодин

ژائو شیائودینگ

조소정 1968-



趙小丁 1968-