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Zhang, Yimou

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Ying xiong = Hero by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

197 editions published between 2000 and 2018 in 12 languages and held by 2,752 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 )

123 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 2,096 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 )

54 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film is set in ancient China and Matt Damon's character is a mercenary who travels east in search of gunpowder and discovers the mighty Great Wall and the terrible secret behind why it was built. This savage tale of man vs. nature will leverage the world class visual effects of Weta to create an entire ecosystem of creatures hellbent on our destruction
Raise the red lantern = Da hong deng long gao gao gua by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

122 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 1,831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1920's China, women had few options. So following the death of her father, Songlian, a beautiful nineteen-year-old college student agrees to marry a wealthy nobleman. She is to be wife number four at his estate, where daily life revolves around an ancient family custom: the master raises a red lantern outside the house of the wife with whom he desires to spend the night. On the surface, there is harmony between the wives, but trapped inside their gilded cages, with nothing to do but compete for their husband's favor, the four women are drawn into a web of petty rivalries that soon escalate into treachery
Man cheng jin dai huang jin jia by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

52 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,421 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 )

74 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This superb drama follows the lives of one family -weak but adaptable Fungui (You), his wife (Li), and their young daughter and son - spanning pre-revolutionary China in the 1940's through the Cultural Revolution in the 1960's. Shows ordinary people reacting to terrifying conditions with extraordinary performances and evocative imagery
The road home by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

84 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his father dies, Luo Yusheng returns from the city to his childhood village where his father was the much-revered local teacher. But what begins as a short trip to bury his father becomes much more when he learns that his mother wants a traditional burial for her beloved husband. As Yusheng enlists the men needed to fulfill her wishes, the story of his paretn's love affair unfolds
Judou = Ju Dou by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

88 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 1,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1920s China, a young woman who is abused by her elderly husband falls in love with his nephew
Yi ge du bu neng shao by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

72 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,084 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 )

49 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A westerner finds refuge with a group of women in a church during Japan's rape of Nanking in 1937. Posing as a priest, he attempts to lead the women to safety
The story of Qiu Ju = Qiuju da guan si by Yuanbin Chen( Visual )

47 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 882 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
Hong gao liang = Red sorghum by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

80 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 818 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
Qian li zou dan qi by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

55 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takata is an aging Japanese fisherman who has been estranged from his son for many years. When the son is diagnosed with terminal cancer his daughter-in-law, Rie, summons him to the hospital. When his son refuses to see him, Rie gives him a videotape about the work his son was doing on a documentary film in a remote region of China's Yunnan province. Still troubled by the relationship, Takata decides to go to China and complete his son's work in part to develop an understanding of his son, and in part to do something for him. Once in China a series of obstacles and relationships bring him unexpectedly closer to both an understanding of himself and of his son
Yao a yao, yao dao wai po qiao = Shanghai triad by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

68 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 639 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)
Gui lai = Coming home by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

23 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in Chinese and English and held by 597 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
Xing fu shi guang = Happy times by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

50 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in Chinese and English and held by 548 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 )

28 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 417 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
Lumière et compagnie = Lumière & company by Sarah Moon( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and French and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forty directors of feature films from around the world were approached with a unique project: shoot a 1 minute film, no more than 3 takes, with no synchronized sound using a restored version of the camera used by the Lumieŕe brothers to shoot the first moving pictures. The directors were themselves filmed while doing this project. The result is a montage of interviews and films which are a tribute to the hundredth anniversary of the art of cinema
Turandot : in the Forbidden City of Beijing by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

19 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Puccini's opera set in Peking
The first emperor by Dun Tan( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 252 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
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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-

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

Џанг Јимоу

ג'אנג יי-מו

زانج ييمو

ژانگ ییمو بازیگر و کارگردان چینی

ഴാങ് യിമോ

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장예모 1950-

장이머우

チャン, イーモウ

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

張藝謀 1950-

张藝謀 1951-

老謀子 1951-

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