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Happy Together

Director/Writer:Wong Kar-WaiDirector of Photography:Christopher DoyleEditors:William Chang Suk-Ping and Wong Ming-LamMusic:Danny ChungProduction Designer:William Chang Suk-PingProducer:Wong Ka…

Chinese

(Encyclopedia) Chinese, subfamily of the Sino-Tibetan family of languages (see Sino-Tibetan languages ), which is also sometimes grouped with the Tai, or Thai, languages in a Sinitic subfamily of the Si...

Happiness

Director/Writer:Todd SolondzGood Machine; NR; 134 minutesRelease:10/98Cast:Jane Adams, Dylan Baker, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Lara Flynn Boyle, Cynthia Stevenson, Justin Elvin, Jared Harris, Lou…

Leyden jar

(Encyclopedia) Leyden jar lī´dən [key], form of capacitor invented at the Univ. of Leiden in the 18th cent. It consists of a narrow-necked glass jar coated over part of its inner and outer surfaces...

Plain of Jars

(Encyclopedia) Plain of Jars, region, N Laos, at the northern end of the Annamese Cordillera . Over 300 carved stone jars, c.1,500 to 2,000 years old, are scattered across its landscape. Averaging 272 l...

Chinese exclusion

(Encyclopedia) Chinese exclusion, policy of prohibiting immigration of Chinese laborers to the United States; initiated in 1882. From the time of the U.S. acquisition of California (1848) there had been a lar...

Chinese music

(Encyclopedia) Chinese music, the classical music forms of China. Origins and Characteristics Chinese music can be traced back as far as the third millennium BC Manuscripts and instruments ...

Chinese architecture

(Encyclopedia) Chinese architecture, the buildings and other structures created in China from prehistoric times to the present day. Early Architecture As a result of wars and invasions, the...