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Gong, Li 1965-

Works: 262 works in 1,357 publications in 13 languages and 20,625 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  History  Action and adventure films  Romance films  Fiction  Police films  War films  Horror films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Costume designer, Other, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Li Gong
Memoirs of a geisha by Rob Marshall( Visual )

18 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and French and held by 2,230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1929, a poor fisherman sells his 9-year-old daughter to a geisha house in Kyoto. Chiyo will be an unpaid servant until it is determined if she is beautiful enough for apprenticeship, and the house's clientèle. Run by Mother, the ruling geisha is Hatsumomo, and little Pumpkin her only friend. Trained under strict discipline for a lifetime of entertaining and flattering wealthy men, Sayuri grows up lovely, accomplished, and the target of jealous rivals. Love is no part of this cloistered world, although geisha lore hints that even if they fall in love with clients--the operative word is client, and that love is never free
Raise the red lantern = Da hong deng long gao gao gua by Tong Su( Visual )

86 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,884 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
Bawang bie ji = Farewell my concubine by Kaige Chen( Visual )

107 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As sprawling and colourful as China itself, this awe-inspiring drama centres on the incredible lives of two stars from the Peking Opera, who find themselves hopelessly entwined in the turbulence of 20th century China
Miami vice by Michael Mann( Visual )

21 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ricardo Tubbs lives with Bronx-born Intel analyst Trudy. The two work undercover transporting drug loads into South Florida to identify a group responsible for three murders. Sonny Crockett is undercover working with the supplier of the South Florida group. He becomes romantically involved with Isabella, the Chinese-Cuban wife of an arms and drugs trafficker. The intensity of the case pushes Crockett and Tubbs out onto the edge. Identity and fabrication become blurred, a place where cop and player become one
To live = Huo zhe by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

74 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tras abandonar su casa y a su familia por deudas de juego, un hombre rehace su vida como titiritero hasta que es arrastrado por la revolución de Mao. Cuando consigue volver con su mujer y sus hijos todo habrá cambiado
Man cheng jin dai huang jin jia by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

29 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,351 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
Judou = Ju Dou by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

71 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1920s China, a young woman is forced into marriage and is then abused by her elderly husband. Her suffering attracts the sympathy of her husband's younger, kinder nephew, and the two begin a secret affair that could lead to tragic consequences
2046 by Kar-wai Wong( Visual )

87 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The result is an unqualified triumph."--New York Times
Hannibal rising by Peter Webber( Visual )

20 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and held by 999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After young Hannibal is forced to watch his little sister, Mischa, being devoured by starving soldiers in his Lithuania homeland. Hannibal vows to avenge his sister's death by slaying those who committed not only war crimes against the Lecters, but also against other families during WW II. Hannibal's revenge plan includes his cannibalism to justify his insatiable appetite for human flesh. Hannibal excels in his medical school classes dissecting cadavers. Complications arise when Hannibal interacts with his sexy Aunt, Lady Murasaki. Murasaki educates him in the art of beheading and Hannibal learns that his sword fetish is a manifestation of physical lust
The story of Qiu Ju = Qiuju da guan si by Yuanbin Chen( Visual )

32 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in Chinese and held by 950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a small Chinese village a farmer (Qing Lai) and his chief quarrel over land. When Qing Lai is injured by the chief, who kicks him in the groin, Qing's wife Qiu Ju begins a quixotic odyssey that takes her from her small village to the provincial capital. She is relentless in her one-woman crusade to wreak a simple justice from the proud Chief ... she wants him to apologize
Hong gao liang = Red sorghum by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

58 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in Chinese and English and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This modern-day fable by a member of China's "fifth generation" of filmmakers, interweaves romance and comedy with epic drama to depict the story of an intrepid young woman during a turbulent period in China's past. Narrated by the heroine's grandson, the film is divided into two distinct parts, each with its own style and historical perspective. The first part charts the arrival of the young bride, Nine, to a remote and arid region of China to marry the aged owner of a winery. With his mysterious but convenient murder, Nine successfully assumes the family business and is pursued by an awkward but ardent peasant. The film's second half chronicles enemy brutality and partisan resistance during the Japanese occupation of China
Jing Ke ci Qin wang = The emperor and the assassin by Chen Kaige( Visual )

47 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ying Zheng, the King of Qin, has one driving ambition: to unify China's seven kingdoms into one magnificent empire. Impressed by her lover's convictions, Lady Zhao helps Ying Zheng concoct an assassination plot that would justify the conquest of Qin's most powerful enemy"--Container
Feng yue by Kaige Chen( Visual )

42 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

China despierta a un nuevo régimen. La familia Pang, rica y conservadora, se desmorona por la droga y su resistencia al cambio
Gui lai = Coming home by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

14 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in Chinese and English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summary: "Lu Yanshi (Chen Daoming) and Feng Wanyu (Gong Li) are a devoted couple forced to separate when Lu is arrested and sent to a labor camp as a political prisoner, just as his wife is injured in an accident. Released during the last days of the Cultural Revolution, he finally returns home only to find that his beloved wife has amnesia and remembers little of her past. Unable to recognize Lu, she patiently waits for her husband's return. A stranger alone in the heart of his broken family, Lu Yanshi determines to resurrect their past together and reawaken his wife's memory."--IMDb, viewed 22nd August, 2014
Yao a yao, yao dao wai po qiao = Shanghai triad by Feiyu Bi( Visual )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in Chinese and Tai and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy fresh from the countryside is assigned to serve the girlfriend of an organized crime boss. A bloody assault forces the wounded boss and his assistants to a remote island, where they re-group and plan their strategy of revenge. Meanwhile, his girlfriend befriends the boy and two naive neighbors with tragic results
Chinese box by Wayne Wang( Visual )

36 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama about a British journalist and a Hong Kong bartender with a jaded past, set against the backdrop of Hong Kong's return to Chinese rule
Shanghai by Mikael Håfström( Visual )

16 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nothing is what it seems in this Casablanca-style international thriller set in the ancient Chinese city a week before the attack on Pearl Harbor. U.S. Secret Agent Paul Soames has just arrived to investigate the murder of his best friend, only to become quickly immersed in a web of conspiracy and lies that beset the city. Shadowed by a Japanese intelligence officer Tanaka, Soames' investigation quickly centers on a charismatic local gangster, Anthony Lanting
Yao a yao, yao dao wai po qiao = Shanghai triad by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

45 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful prostitute is used as bait between rival gang lords in 1930's Shanghai
Zhou Yu de huo che = Zhou Yu's train by Beicun( Visual )

21 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in Chinese and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Twice a week, Zhou Yu, a beautiful artisan, takes the train to faraway Chongyang, where she indulges in a torrid affair with Chen Ching, her poet-lover. United by their passion, he finds in Zhou the ultimate muse, while she believes Chen to be her ideal soul mate. But accompanying Zhou on her lonely train rides are two individuals who threaten to derail her romantic idyll: Zhang Qiang, a young doctor hopelessly obsessed with her, and Xiu, a mysterious young woman who bares a striking resemblance to Zhou and seems to be following her every move"--Container
Chinese opera by Jessica Tan Gudnason( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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