WorldCat Identities

Xu, Ligong 1943-

Overview
Works: 57 works in 211 publications in 5 languages and 4,039 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Martial arts films  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Romance films  History  Coming-of-age films 
Roles: Producer, Author of screenplay, Author, fmp
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ligong Xu
Wo hu cang long = Wo hu cang long = Crouching tiger, hidden dragon by An Li( Visual )

49 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two master warriors track the mysterious and highly skilled thief of the legendary sword Green Destiny. They suspect that the evil warrior Jade Fox is involved and hiding in the governor's household. Meanwhile the governor's beautiful daughter, who is hiding secrets of her own, fights against her coming marriage as she admires the freedom of the wudan masters
Yin shi nan nü = Eat drink man woman by An Li( Visual )

17 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in Chinese and English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A delicious comedy about food, fatherhood and family ties. Widower Tao Chu, Taiwan's most famous chef, struggles with accepting his three daughters' newfound appetite for boys, an interest that begins to break the family apart with hilarious and often touching results
Qing shao nian Ne-zha = Rebels of the Neon God by Caimingliang( Visual )

14 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in Chinese and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set amidst the urban jungle of Taipei, is this stylish tale of teen angst and despair. Centering on four disaffected, disillusioned youth, the storyline shuttles between the deadpan, petty con games of two Taipei hoods, a young woman, and a cab driver's son who's being pressured to study by his parents
Qing shao nian nuo zha / Rebels of the neon god / Central Motion Picture Corporation( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hsiao-kang, a despondent cram school student, who becomes obsessed with young petty thief Ah-tze, after Ah-tze smashes the rearview mirror of a taxi driven by Hsiao-kang's father. Hsiao-kang stalks Ah-tze and his buddy Ah-ping as they hang out in the film's iconic arcade and other locales around Taipei, and ultimately takes his revenge
Hua pi = Painted skin by Jiashang Chen( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Chinese and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story is adapted from the ancient Chinese classic Liao Cha). During the Chin and Han era, Commander Wang Sheng leads his troops in a raid on bandits in the desert, in the process he rescues a beautiful woman and brings her back with them. However he has no idea that this woman, Xiao Wei, is in fact a fox spirit in human form
Ye ben = Fleeing by night by Ligong Xu( Visual )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in Chinese and English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 1930s world of Peking opera, recounts the unrequited passion of a theater owner's daughter and the cellist who would have been her fiancé for a mesmerizing Chinese opera star who is kept by a wealthy, controlling, yet oddly sympathetic lover
Tui shou = Pushing hands by An Li( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in Chinese and English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Ai qing wan sui = Vive l'amour by Mingliang Cai( Visual )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in Chinese and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama without dialog takes place in Taipei, Taiwan where a strange love triangle develops between a chic, seductive real estate agent, a street merchant and a shy, gay man
Baby steps( Visual )

2 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in Chinese and English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Danny, a Taiwanese-American man, and his partner Tate long to have a baby, but the complex world of international surrogacy is further complicated by Danny's well-meaning but extremely meddlesome Ma who wants to control every aspect of the process all the way from Taipei... --IMDb
Rang wo men zai ai yi ci : xu li gong de dian ying shi jie by Ligong Xu( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in Chinese and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

20, 30, 40 = Twenty thirty forty by Aijia Zhang( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in Chinese and Spanish and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compelling story of three independent women searching for meaning in their lives while dealing with matters of the heart
Aiqing wansui = Vive l'amour by Mingliang Cai( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in Chinese and English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bizzare love triangle is created between a chic real estate agent, a street merchant, and the young gay man who spies on the couple's trysts, as they all unknowingly occupy the same empty apartment
He liu by Mingliang Cai( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in Chinese and English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mother, father, and son who live together in a small Taipei apartment but lead very separate lives confront the son's mysterious neck pain
Zheng hun qi shi = The personals by Chenguofu( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in Chinese and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Du, an attractive and successful doctor places a personal ad in a newspaper to try to meet (and eventually marry) Mr. Right. A succession of blind dates ensues, featuring men who are lonely, desperate, dangerous, perverted or all of the above. From a tightfisted businessman to a shy writer who brings his mother to a shoe fetishist and a pimp looking for call girls, Du meets them all and patiently listens to their stories. What they don't know is that Du has a mysterious ex-lover who may (or may not) be the man she truly seeks. Honored at the Cannes Film Festival, The Personals' Rene Liu gives a lustrous performance as the complicated, strong-willed woman navigating through a world of thwarted dreams and endless longing
Crouching tiger, hidden dragon = Wo hu zang long( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shot over the rich and vibrant landscapes of Mainland China, this award-winning film tracks the lives of three proud fighters each trying to deal with their true inner emotions: the brave warrior who is unable to declare his true love; the woman fighter whose calm demeanor belies the inner turmoil of her yearning; and the young female aristocrat set to put into a loveless marriage, but secretly needing to rebel. The choices that each of them makes lead to a violent showdown in which each are forever changed by the surprising outcome. Traditionally, martial arts films are male-dominated, with female roles being mostly supporting. This film however, turns the table around with the central character being Zhang Ziyi
Ye ben = Fleeing by night( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in Chinese and English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feature film from Taiwan/China. Set in 1930's China, portrays the relationships between Ing'er, daughter of an opera patron, her cellist fiancee Shao-dung, recently returned from the USA, and opera performer Lin Chung, with whom Shao-dung becomes captivated
The wedding banquet = Xi yan by Lee Ang( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in Chinese and English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In New York, gay American-Chinese Wei-tung, hoping to end his Chinese parents' match-making, arranges a false engagement to illegal immigrant Weiwei. But he didn't count on his parents flying in to meet the bride. Soon he finds himself engulfed by unexpected plans for a wedding banquet while having to placate his boyfriend
Jin tian bu hui jia = Tonight nobody goes home( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in Chinese and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about a middle-aged couple and their midlife sexual straying. First, the husband dates his granddaughter's teacher, which upsets his daughter. Then, the wife falls in love with a notorious gigolo, upsetting her son
Crouching tiger, hidden dragon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 19th-century China, two master warriors are faced with their greatest challenge when the treasured Green Destiny sword is stolen. A young
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Wo hu cang long = Wo hu cang long = Crouching tiger, hidden dragon Crouching tiger, hidden dragon
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Ye ben = Fleeing by nightCrouching tiger, hidden dragon
Alternative Names
Hsu, Li Kong

Hsu, Li-kong 1943-

Hsu Li Kong film producer

Hsu Li-Kong taiwanischer Filmproduzent, Filmregisseur und Drehbuchautor

Kong, Hsu Li

Kong, Hsu Li 1943-

Xu, Ligong 1943-

לי קונג סו

シュー・リー・コン

徐立功

徐立功 1943-

Languages
Chinese (131)

English (24)

Spanish (2)

Italian (1)

Hebrew (1)