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Zhang, Yimou

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Most widely held works by Yimou Zhang
Ying xiong = Hero by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

213 editions published between 2001 and 2018 in 12 languages and held by 2,766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Qin, the King of the northern province, is constantly being threatened by assassination attempts from all over the country. "Broken Sword", "Flying Snow" and "Sky" were the most dangerous. One day, swordsman "Nameless" claims that he has killed all three of the emperor's enemies and explains how he used their weakness to attack them. However, the King refuses this story and claims this swordsman is actually the most dangerous assassin of all
Shi mian mai fu = House of Flying Daggers by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

126 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 2,226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hoping she will lead them to her fellow assassins, two captains (Takeshi Kaneshiro & Andy Lau) hatch a plan to capture and trick Mei (Ziyi Zhang), a beautiful dancer suspected of having ties to the House of flying Daggers, a powerful revolutionary faction. From there begins a long trail of dangerous encounters, impossible love triangles and plot twists, in which people are rarely as they seem. With some of the most beautiful martial arts scenes ever filmed, this is a visual masterpiece
The Great Wall by Matt Damon( Visual )

64 editions published between 2016 and 2019 in 5 languages and held by 2,024 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
Raise the red lantern = Da hong deng long gao gao gua by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

121 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story about a college student leaves school to become the fourth wife of a wealthy, powerful aristocrat. Her presence occasions a series of bitter jealousies and disputes with the three other wives
Man cheng jin dai huang jin jia by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

55 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,522 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
To live = Huo zhe by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

80 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A travers l'épopée d'une famille ordinaire et de Fugui, le personnage principal, l'histoire de la Chine profonde des années quarante aux années soixante-dix."
The road home by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

93 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feature film from China. The only son of a village school teacher returns home from the city to arrange his father's funeral, which his elderly mother insists must be strictly traditional. Recounts the story of his parents' courtship
Yi ge du bu neng shao by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

76 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the crushing poverty of rural China, a young woman is ordered to a remote village to be their substitute teacher. Barely older than her students, the shy girl is charged with keeping the class intact for one month or she won't be paid. Faced with overwhelming family debt, her biggest little troublemaker disappears into the city to find work. The stubborn teacher is determined to follow the boy and bring him back to school
Jinling shi san chai = The flowers of war by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

55 editions published between 2011 and 2019 in 6 languages and held by 1,005 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
The story of Qiu Ju = Qiuju da guan si by Yuanbin Chen( Visual )

52 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sociaal drama van Zhang Yimou waarin een vrouw de eer van haar man verdedigt tegenover een stroom van bemoeizuchtige instanties en personen
Qian li zou dan qi by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

58 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feature film from China / Japan. Drama. A Japanese fisherman travels to China's Yunnan province to film a Chinese opera singer for his terminally ill, estranged son
Ju Dou = Judou by Heng Liu( Visual )

36 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Somewhere in a small village in China, 1920 ..." the miserly proprietor of a cloth dyeing factory buys his third wife, Ju Dou, to bear him the heir he craves for. The beautiful young woman is cruelly beaten as penance for the old man's impotence & so turns to his nephew for protection. They become lovers & Ju Dou's consequent pregnancy further tangles the web of treachery & deception
Hong gao liang = Red sorghum by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

82 editions published between 1987 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during the Sino-Japanese war in the barren wilderness of Northern China, it's the simple story of how an offscreen narrator's grandparents came to meet and fall in love
Gui lai = Coming home by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

27 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in Chinese and English and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man is determined to awaken his wife's memory after returning home from a Chinese political prison only to realize his wife has amnesia
Yao a yao, yao dao wai po qiao = Shanghai triad by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

71 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'adolescente Tang Suisheng arriva a Shanghai per entrare nella triade legata alla famiglia Tang e viene messo al servizio di Xiao Jinbao, cantante di cabaret tanto bella quanto cinica e da dieci anni amante del capo di famiglia. Insieme si nasconderanno su un'isola per permettere al boss di riprendersi dopo un attentato, ma in realtà per consentirgli di smascherare chi l'ha tradito. (Mereghetti)
Xing fu shi guang = Happy times by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

52 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in Chinese and English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unemployed factory worker poses as a wealthy manager of a ono-existent hotel hoping to wed a divorcée that has caught his eye. He instead finds himself the guardian of the woman's blind stepdaughter
San qiang pai an jing qi by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

29 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wang is a miserable yet cunning noodle shop owner in a desert town in China. Feeling neglected, Wang's wife secretly goes out with Li, one of his employees. A timid man, Li reluctantly keeps the gun the landlady bought for '˜killing her husband later'. However, not a single move they make escapes the boss's notice, and he decides to bribe patrol officer Zhang to kill the illicit couple. It looks like a perfect plan: the affair will come to a cruel but satisfying end-- or so he thinks, but the equally wicked Zhang has an agenda of his own that will lead to even more violence
Shadow( Visual )

10 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in Chinese and held by 274 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
Lumière et compagnie = Lumière & company by Sarah Moon( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lively tip of the hat to the pioneers of the moving picture, this commemoration of the Centenial of the Lumiere Brothers' first "motion picture" is an anthology of short pieces by 40 contemporary filmmakers, {u0097}including Peter Greenaway, Spike Lee, David Lynch, Wim Wenders, and Zhang Yimou. They would make their own "Lumiere" films with a restored camera that once belonged to the Lumiere brothers. The filmmakers were required to work according to the same conditions under which the Lumieres made their films one hundred years ago: the sequence could not exceed the 52 seconds of film, could not use sound, and could not be artificially lit. Each director offers their own signature styles in their films, and in interviews offers their impressions on films and filmmaking
The first emperor by Dun Tan( Visual )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first emperor is an epic story of love, power and betrayal. The story centers on the Emperor Qin, the first emperor of China, a controversial and brutal ruler best known for unifying the country, building the Great Wall, and creating a vast army of terra cotta soldiers to guard his tomb
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Man cheng jin dai huang jin jia
Shi mian mai fu = House of Flying DaggersMan cheng jin dai huang jin jiaYao a yao, yao dao wai po qiao = Shanghai triadLumière et compagnie = Lumière & companyOut of Asia : the films of Akira Kurosawa, Satyajit Ray, Abbas Kiarostami, and Zhang Yimou : essays and interviewsRepresentation of the cultural revolution in Chinese films by the Fifth Generation filmmakers : Zhang Yimou, Chen Kaige, and Tian Zhuangzhuang
Alternative Names
Čang I-mou

Čang, I-mou 1951-

Chan, Imo

Chang, I-mou

Chang, I-mou 1950-

Chang, I-mou 1951-

Cheung Aau Mau 1951-....

Chō, Geibō

Cho, Geibo 1950-

Csang Ji-mou

Diŏng Ngiê-mèu

Guoshi 1951-

Huimou, Zhang

Jang, Imeou 1950-

Laomouzi 1951-

Mou, Zhang Yi

Mou, Zhang Yi 1951-

Mou, Zheng Yi

Tiuⁿ Gē-bô͘

Trương Nghệ Mưu

Yimou Zhang

Yimou, Zhang 1950-

Yimou, Zhang 1951-

Zhang, Yi-Mou

Zhang, Yi-Mou 1950-

Zhang Yi mou 1951-....

Zhang, Yimou

Zhang, Yimou 1950-

Zhang, Yimou 1951-

Zhang Yimou Chinees filmregisseur

Zhang Yimou Chinese actor, film director, screenwriter and film producer

Zhang Yimou Chinesischer Schauspieler, Filmregisseur, Drehbuchautor und Filmproduzent

Zhang Yimou chiński reżyser filmowy, scenarzysta, operator i producent

Zhang Yimou director de cine chino

Zhang Yimou réalisateur chinois

Zhāng Yìmóu regista cinese

Τζανγκ Γι Μόου

Чжан Имоу

Чжан Імоу

Чжан Їмоу китайський актор, кінорежисер, сценарист та кінопродюсер

Џанг Јимоу

ג'אנג יי-מו

زانج ييمو

ژانگ ییمو بازیگر و کارگردان چینی

ഴാങ് യിമോ

จาง อี้โหมว

장예모 1950-


チャン, イーモウ

チョウ, ゲイボウ

チョウ, ゲイボウ 1950-

國師 1951-

張, 藝謀

张, 艺谋 1950-

张, 艺谋 1951-...


張藝謀 1950-

張藝謀, 1951-

老謀子 1951-