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Zhao, Xiaoding

Overview
Works: 45 works in 86 publications in 7 languages and 4,346 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Fiction  Martial arts films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Producer, Photographer, Illustrator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Xiaoding Zhao
Shi mian mai fu House of Flying Daggers by Yimou Zhang ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,435 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 Curse of the golden flower by Yimou Zhang ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in Chinese and held by 1,124 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 by Yimou Zhang ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in Chinese and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The dangerous streets of Nanjing throw together a group of opposites, a flock of shell-shocked schoolchildren, a dozen seductive courtesans, and a renegade American posing as a priest to save his own skin, or so he thinks, all seeking safety behind a walled cathedral. Trapped by marauding soldiers, over the next few days the prejudices and divides between them will fall away as they unite around a last ditch plan to protect the children from impending catastrophe
San qiang pai an jing qi ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in Chinese and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When an older, abusive husband discovers his younger wife is having an affair, he devises a scheme to murder her. This sets off a series of revengeful activities
Da bing xiao jiang by Sheng Ding ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Chinese and held by 240 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 Xun Zhou ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2011 in Chinese and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Su Qi-Er retired from his life as a renowned Qing dynasty general in order to pursue his dream of a family and his own martial arts school. However, Su's peaceful life is shattered when his vengeful adopted brother, Yuan Lie, kidnaps his son and leaves Su for dead. Saved from his demise by his wife Ying and the reclusive doctor Yu, Su resolves to perfect his technique so that he may defeat Yuan Lie and reunite his family. Aided by the mystical 'God of Wushu' and the eccentric 'Old Sage', Su masters the art of Drunken Boxing, and embarks on the path that would eventually give rise to the legend of the 'King of Beggars'"--www.imdb.com
Shi mian mai fu House of flying daggers by Yimou Zhang ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in Chinese and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During the reign of the Tang dynasty in China, a secret organization called "The House of the Flying Daggers" rises and opposes the government. Leo is a police officer who sends officer Jin to investigate a young dancer named Mei, claiming that she has ties to the "Flying Daggers" organization. Leo ends up arresting Mei, only to have Jin break her free in a plot to gain her trust and lead the police to the new leader of the secret organization. But things are far more complicated than they seem
Ying xiong Hero by Yimou Zhang ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in Chinese and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the First Emperor of China, who is on the brink of winning a war-torn land during the dawn of the Qin dynasty over 2,000 years ago. Three opponents are determined to kill the King, and one loyal subject stands in their way. Special features include a conversation with Quentin Tarantino and Jet Li, featurettes, storyboard, and more
Qian li zou dan qi Riding alone for thousands of miles by Yimou Zhang ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in Chinese and Japanese and held by 44 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
The assassins = Tong que tai ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Multiple languages and Chinese and held by 33 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
Kai wang chun tian de di tie Spring subway ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in Chinese and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jian Bin has been unemployed for three months but cannot bring himself to tell his wife of seven years. Their relationship has closed down, only able to talk about the most banal topics. Every morning he puts on a suit and tie, takes his briefcase, and pretends to leave for work. But instead of going to work, he spends the day riding the subway. In the subway, the camera discovers other couples and other worlds. Each pair has a different rhythm and a different way of communicating. Meanwhile, Jian Bin becomes desperate as he begins to run out of money and excuses. And we also learn that his wife has her secrets, too
Shan zha shu zhi lian Under the hawthorn tree by Yimou Zhang ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in Chinese and held by 19 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
Hua ji yu ji ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in Chinese and held by 16 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
Huangshi de hai zi The children of Huangshi ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Chinese and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A British journalist, who with the assistance of an Australian nurse and a Chinese partisan fighter, saves a group of orphaned children during the Japanese occupation of China in 1937
Jiang shan mei ren An empress and the warriors by Xiaodong Cheng ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Chinese and held by 10 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
Los Niños de Huang Shi ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Durante la invasión japonesa de China en 1938, George Hogg, un joven periodista británico, tratará con la ayuda de una enfermera australiana de salvar a un grupo de huérfanos
La foresta dei pugnali volanti ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in Multiple languages and Italian and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Siamo nell'859 D.C., la dinastia regnante dei Tang è in declino. Numerosi gruppi rivoluzionari caldeggiano nell'oscurità la caduta delle forze imperiali, ritenute responsabili per la decadenza morale che affligge il paese. Una danzatrice cieca è sospettata di appartenere al pericoloso clan chiamato "la casa dei pugnali volanti": due ufficiali dell'esercito tenteranno di far uscire allo scoperto gli alti vertici della fazione fuorilegge usando la ragazza come esca, ma l'amore giocherà loro dei brutti scherzi. (Farinotti)
The flowers of war by Christian Bale ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Chinese and English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The dangerous streets of Nanjing throw together a group of opposites - a flock of shell-shocked schoolchildren, a dozen seductive courtesans, and a renegade American posing as a priest to save his own skin, or so he thinks - all seeking safety behind a walled cathedral. Trapped by marauding soldiers, over the next few days the prejudices and divides between them will fall away as they unite around a last-ditch plan to protect the children from impending catastrophe
Man cheng jin dai huang Prekletstvo zlate rože ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
San qiang pai an jing qi Ženska, pištola in špageterija ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in Chinese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Xiaoding, Zhao
Zhao, Xiaoding
趙小丁
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