Hong Kong submissions for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film

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1.
Yu guo tian qing (1959)
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(88 mins.)
Director: Feng Yueh
 
2.
The Enchanting Shadow (1960)
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A young scholar spends the night in a creepy temple that is said to be haunted. He doesn't believe in the rumors, but after running into a Taoist swordsman, he meets a beautiful lady ghost. (83 mins.)
Director: Han Hsiang Li
 
3.
The Love Eterne (1963)
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(122 mins.)
Director: Han Hsiang Li
 
4.
Xin ti xiao yin yuan (1964)
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(137 mins.)
 
5.
Come Drink with Me (1966)
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A group of bandits kidnaps the governor's son and demands their imprisoned leader to be set free in exchange. (91 mins.)
Director: King Chuan
 
6.
The Arch (1968)
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(94 mins.)
Director: Shu-Hsuan T'ang
 
7.
The Last Tempest (1976)
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(118 mins.)
Director: Han Hsiang Li
 
8.
Raining in the Mountain (1979)
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An esquire and a General eyes a priceless handwritten scroll by Tripitaka, held in a Temple library. The Abbot of the Temple selects his successor. (120 mins.)
Director: King Hu
 
9.
Si shui liu nian (1984)
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Coral, a Hong Kong woman tortured by city life, went back to her home town to visit her two old friends... (96 mins.)
Director: Ho Yim
 
10.
Painted Faces (1988)
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The story of Beijing Opera School, its teacher Master Yu and his students. (112 mins.)
Director: Alex Law
 
11.
Eight Taels of Gold (1989)
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(100 mins.)
Director: Mabel Cheung
 
12.
Raise the Red Lantern (1991)
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A young woman becomes the fourth wife of a wealthy lord, and must learn to live with the strict rules and tensions within the household. (125 mins.)
Director: Yimou Zhang
 
13.
Farewell My Concubine (1993)
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The story of two men, who met as apprentices in the Peking Opera, and stayed friends for over 50 years. (171 mins.)
Director: Kaige Chen
 
14.
The Day the Sun Turned Cold (1994)
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Guan Jian wants to report the murder of his father who died 10 years ago. The alleged murderer whom Guan Jian accuses of the crime is his own mother. (99 mins.)
Director: Ho Yim
 
15.
Summer Snow (1995)
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The Suns are a typical Hong Kong family: May, forty something, works for a trading company; her husband... (101 mins.)
Director: Ann Hui
 
16.
Hu Du Men (1996)
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Cross the Hu-du-men - the demarcation between the back and front stage in Cantonese opera, and you leave... (87 mins.)
Director: Kei Shu
 
17.
Made in Hong Kong (1997)
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Autumn Moon (Sam Lee), a low-rent triad living in Hong Kong, struggles to find meaning in his hopelessly violent existence. (108 mins.)
Director: Fruit Chan
 
18.
Ordinary Heroes (1999)
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(128 mins.)
Director: Ann Hui
 
19.
In the Mood for Love (2000)
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Two neighbors, a woman and a man, form a strong bond after both suspect extramarital activities of their spouses. However, they agree to keep their bond platonic so as not to commit similar wrongs. (98 mins.)
Director: Kar Wai Wong
 
20.
Fulltime Killer (2001)
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Two very different hitmen find themselves to be in each other's way. They use all their skill to solve the problem. (102 mins.)
 
21.
The Touch (2002)
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A sister and brother, the last heirs of a family of acrobats, are called upon by a Buddhist monk sect to retrieve an artifact that their ancestors have protected throughout the ages. (103 mins.)
Director: Peter Pau
 
22.
Infernal Affairs (2002)
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A story between a mole in the police department and an undercover cop. Their objectives are the same: to find out who is the mole, and who is the cop. (101 mins.)
Director: Andrew Lau, Alan Mak
 
23.
Running on Karma (2003)
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A monk turned body-builder, with the gift to see into people's lives, befriends a female cop, and uses his gift to change the force of Karma and her destiny. (93 mins.)
 
24.
Perhaps Love (2005)
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A love triangle develops during the making of a musical in mainland China. (108 mins.)
Director: Peter Chan
 
25.
The Banquet (2006)
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A loose adaptation of Hamlet, "The Night Banquet" is set in an empire in chaos. The Emperor, the Empress, the Crown Prince, the Minister and the General all have their own enemies they would like to finish off at a night banquet. (131 mins.)
Director: Xiaogang Feng
 
26.
Exiled (2006)
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A friendship is formed between an ex-gangster, and two groups of hitmen - those who want to protect him and those who were sent to kill him. (110 mins.)
Director: Johnnie To
 
27.
Painted Skin (2008)
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An action-thriller centered on a vampire-like woman who eats the skins and hearts of her lovers. (103 mins.)
 
28.
Prince of Tears (2009)
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Two sisters whose family moves to Taiwan after their father fights in the civil war against the communists in mainland China, find their lives turned upside-down after their parents are thrown into jail and accused of being spies. (122 mins.)
Director: Yonfan
 
29.
Echoes of the Rainbow (2010)
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The ups and downs of a Hong Kong family and their shoe shop as seen through the eyes of their eccentric eight-year-old son. (117 mins.)
Director: Alex Law