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Hou, Xiaoxian 1947-

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Ci ke Nie Yinniang = The assassin by Xiaoxian Hou( Visual )

57 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This take on the traditional wuxia film, set in 9th century China, centers on Nie Yinniang, a young woman who was abducted in childhood from a decorated general and raised by a nun who trained her in the martial arts to be an assassin who is directed to slay corrupt government officials. After 13 years of exile, she is returned to the land of her birth with orders to kill her betrothed husband-to-be and she will have to choose between sacrificing the man she loves, or break definitively with the 'Order of the Assassins.'
Zui hao de shi guang = Three times by Xiaoxian Hou( Visual )

57 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rapturous and beautiful love story set in three different eras - a pool hall in 1966, a 1911 brothel, and present-day Taipei. The director brings to life the culture of each period as the tales unfold
Qianxi manbo = Millennium mambo by Xiaoxian Hou( Visual )

52 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film is the story of a rather vapid, not very bright girl who shacks up with her high school boyfriend, an utter loser with no life. She then gets involved with some very low level criminals
Le voyage du ballon rouge by Xiaoxian Hou( Visual )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in French and Quechua and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simon is dealing with the increased fragility of his loving yet preoccupied mother, Suzanne. When a Taiwanese film student, Song, is hired to help care for Simon, a unique extended family is formed. The two become completely dependent on each other, yet both are lost in separate dreams mirrored by a delicate, shiny red balloon
Xi meng ren sheng = The Puppetmaster by Xiaoxian Hou( Visual )

40 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the memoirs of Li Tianlu, Taiwan's most celebrated puppeteer, this story covers the years from Li's birth in 1909 to the end of Japan's fifty-year occupation of Taiwan in 1945
Flowers of Shanghai( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in Chinese and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in late nineteenth-century Shanghai and takes place in an elegant brothel. With its own highly ritualized codes of behavior, the lives of the "Flower girls" depend on their ability to win, and then keep, the affections of their wealthy callers
Kōhī jikō by Xiaoxian Hou( Visual )

19 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yoko, a freelance writer, becomes pregnant and chooses, against tradition and her parents' wishes, to raise the baby alone. In her loneliness and confusion, Yoko befriends the owner of a second-hand bookstore, who silently falls in love with her as she contemplates the choice she has made
Nan guo zai jian, nan guo by Xiaoxian Hou( Visual )

30 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two small-time hoodlums inadvertently get caught between the Taiwanese mafia and a group of corrupt government officials
Gu ling jie shao nian sha ren shi jian = A brighter summer day( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in Chinese and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the early sixties in Taiwan, this film is based on the true story of a crime that rocked the nation. A film of both sprawling scope and tender intimacy, this novelistic, patiently observed epic centers on the gradual, inexorable fall of a young teenager
Hao nan hao nü by Xiaoxian Hou( Visual )

29 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film consists of three intermingling stories: a film within a film as well as the past and present as linked by an actress in present-day Taipei. The film in which she plays is about a couple who return to mainland China to participate in the anti-Japanese movement in the 1940s and are arrested as Communists when they return to Taiwan. Images of the film-in-progress contrast with images from the actress' own past, when she was a party girl involved with a gangster
Bei qing cheng shi = A city of sadness by Xiaoxian Hou( Visual )

68 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film chronicles the varied lives of the Lin family during the turbulent four years between the Japanese withdrawal from Taiwan (after 50 years of occupation) in 1945, and the Nationalist government's loss of mainland China in 1949
Le voyage du balloon rouge : Flight of the red balloon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in French and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy who must deal with the increased fragility of his loving but preoccupied mother, finds himself in a unique extended family when a Taiwanese film student helps care for him
Tokyo story( Visual )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in Japanese and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A self-centered couple is inconvenienced by a parental visit. When the mother falls ill, her children hasten to be with her
Gu ling jie shao nian sha ren shi jian / A brighter summer day / Janus Films ; a film by Edward Yang ; produced by Yu Wei-Yen, Jan Hung-Tze, and Edward Yang ; script and dialogue by Edward Yang, Yan Hong-Ya, Alex Yang, Lai Ming-Tang ; directed by Edward Yang( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in Chinese and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the early sixties in Taiwan, it is based on the true story of a crime that rocked the nation. A film of both sprawling scope and tender intimacy, this novelistic, patiently observed epic centers on the gradual, inexorable fall of a young teenager
Tōkyō monogatari( Visual )

6 editions published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows an aging couple, Tomi and Sukichi, on their journey from their rural village to visit their two married children in bustling, post-war Tokyo. Their reception is disappointing: too busy to entertain them, their children send them off to a health spa. After Tomi falls ill she and Sukichi return home, while the children, grief-stricken, hasten to be with her
Lian lian feng chen = Dust in the wind by Xiaoxian Hou( Visual )

44 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A love story about a young couple from a village in the southern part of Taiwan. The boy goes to Taipei to work after graduating from junior high to earn money to send home. The girl follows him the next year and they work hard to earn enough money to marry. Then the young man spends three years in the military and the girl marries someone else. Although the young man regrets what happened he does not blame the girl
Ni luo he nu er = Daughter of the Nile( Visual )

5 editions published between 2017 and 2019 in Chinese and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is a neon-lit, contemporary drama named after a Japanese manga series. With Hou's gentle but keen observation, the film follows a young woman and her brother as they float along the periphery of the Taipei underworld, intriguingly blending the gangster tale with mood-drenched introspective drama
The flight of the red balloon by Xiaoxian Hou( Visual )

22 editions published between 1956 and 2008 in French and English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From master Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-Hsien comes this beautiful homage to Albert Lamorisse's Oscar winning children's short film, The Red Balloon and to Paris itself. Seven year old Simon is affectionately followed by a mysterious red balloon. His mother Suzanne, a puppeteer and children's entertainer is completely absorbed in her new show. As Suzanne strives to balbance work and motherhood, the red ballooon appears to Simon and his Taiwanese nanny as they journey around modern day Paris, offering the boy the love and support his mother can't"--Container
Flowers of Shanghai by Xiaoxian Hou( Visual )

42 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story about the elegant Shanghai brothels of late 19th century, tracing the destinies of the beautiful "flower girls" whose lives depended on their ability to win and hold the affections of their wealthy callers
Tong nian wang shi by Xiaoxian Hou( Visual )

20 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in Chinese and Korean and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film depicts a family transplanted from mainland China to Taiwan in the early 1950s. The father dies of illness and the elder sister marries. A-ha, the protagonist, struggles to deal with adolescence
 
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Xi meng ren sheng = The Puppetmaster
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Alternative Names
Hau Haau Yin 1947-....

Hầu Hiếu Hiền

Hou, Hao Yin 1947-

Hou, Hsiao-hsien

Hou, Hsiao-hsien 1947-

Hou Hsiao-Hsien acteur uit Taiwan

Hou Hsiao-hsien réalisateur et cinéaste de Taïwan

Hou Hsiao-hsien regista taiwanese

Hou Hsiao-Hsien Taiwanese film director, screenwriter, actor and film producer

Hou Hsiao-hsien Taiwanesischer Filmregisseur, Drehbuchautor, Schauspieler und Filmproduzent

Hou Hsiao-hsien tchajwanský režisér, scénárista, producent a herec

Hou, Hsiaohsien

Hou, Hsiaohsien 1947-

Hou, Tsiao-hsien.

Hou Tsiao-Hsien 1947-....

Hou Xiao xian 1947-....

Hou, Xiaoxian.

Hou Xiaoxian 1947-....

Hsiao-hsien, Hou

Hsiao-hsien Hou 1947-

Hsien, Hou Hsiao

Kō, Kōken

Ko, Koken 1947-

Siao-sien, Chou, 1947-

Xiao-xian, Hou, 1947-

Xiaoxian Hou

Xiàoxián, Hóu, 1947-

Xow Syaosyanʹ

Хоу Сяосянь

הו הסיאו-הסיין

حوۋ سياوسيان

هو شيائو-شين

هو شيائو-شين کارگردان، هنرپیشه و خوانندهٔ تایوانی

هيساو-هايسن هو

허우샤오셴

후효현 1947-

コウ, コウケン

コウ, コウケン 1947-

侯, 孝賢

侯 孝賢 1947-....

侯孝賢

侯孝贤 1947-

候孝贤 1947-

后孝贤 1947-

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