Chinese submissions for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film

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1.
Afanti (1980)
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Director: Lang Xiao
 
2.
Cheng nan jiu shi (1983)
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The film shows the society and life in Beijing in 1920s through the eyes of a 6 year old girl. Yingzi... (96 mins.)
Director: Yigong Wu
 
3.
Ren Sheng (1984)
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(125 mins.)
Director: Tian-Ming Wu
 
4.
Guo fu zhuan (1986)
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(156 mins.)
Director: Shan-Hsi Ting
 
5.
Hibiscus Town (1986)
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(164 mins.)
Director: Jin Xie
 
6.
Red Sorghum (1987)
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In 1930s China a young woman is sent by her father to marry the leprous owner of a winery. In the nearby... (91 mins.)
Director: Yimou Zhang
 
7.
The Birth of New China (1989)
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In the spring and summer of 1949, the People's Liberation Army launched an offensive under the orders of Mao Zedong and Zhu De... (163 mins.)
 
8.
Ju Dou (1990)
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A woman married to the brutal and infertile owner of a dye mill in rural China conceives a boy with... (95 mins.)
 
9.
New Year's Day (1989)
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A man returns to his sublet apartment to find the previous tenants, three offbeat young women, still in residence... (88 mins.)
Director: Henry Jaglom
 
10.
The Story of Qiu Ju (1992)
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A pregnant peasant woman seeks redress from the Chinese bureaucracy after the village chief kicks her husband in the groin in this comedy of justice... (100 mins.)
Director: Yimou Zhang
 
11.
Feng huang qin (1993)
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Director: Qun He
 
12.
Red Cherry (1996)
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It is 1940. Chuchu and Luo Xiaoman are Chinese students who have been sent to study in Moscow, at the International School... (120 mins.)
Director: Daying Ye
 
13.
Genghis Khan (1998)
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About 850 years ago a man was born to change history in a way like nobody else before or after him.... (113 mins.)
Director: Mailisi, Saifu
 
14.
Heart of China (1999)
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The film tells the story of a grounded American pilot during the Second World War who learns about the... (105 mins.)
Director: Xiaoning Feng
 
15.
Breaking the Silence (2000)
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Gong Li stars in this low-key drama about a single mother who will do anything to provide for her son. Sun Liying (Li) struggles to care for her hearing-impaired child Zheng Da (Gao Xin) after her taxi driver husband divorces. (90 mins.)
Director: Zhou Sun
 
16.
Hero (2002)
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A defense officer, Nameless, was summoned by the King of Qin regarding his success of terminating three warriors. (99 mins.)
Director: Yimou Zhang
 
17.
Warriors of Heaven and Earth (2003)
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A Chinese emissary is sent to the Gobi desert to execute a renegade soldier. When a caravan transporting a Buddhist monk and a valuable treasure is threatened by thieves, however, the two warriors might unite to protect the travelers. (120 mins.)
Director: Ping He
 
18.
House of Flying Daggers (2004)
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A romantic police captain breaks a beautiful member of a rebel group out of prison to help her rejoin her fellows, but things are not what they seem. (119 mins.)
Director: Yimou Zhang
 
19.
The Promise (2005)
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Empowered by the love of a slave (Jang), a royal concubine (Cheung) is given the chance to make an extraordinary decision. (121 mins.)
Director: Kaige Chen
 
20.
Curse of the Golden Flower (2006)
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During China's Tang dynasty the emperor has taken the princess of a neighboring province as wife. She has borne him two sons and raised his eldest. Now his control over his dominion is complete, including the royal family itself. (111 mins.)
Director: Yimou Zhang
 
21.
The Knot (2006)
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A Taiwanese medical student defects to Mainland China due to Nationalist persecution, became an army surgeon during Korean War... (117 mins.)
Director: Li Yin
 
22.
Dream Weavers: Beijing 2008 (2008 Documentary)
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A documentary shot over the course of five years telling five stories in the run-up to the 2008 Beijing... (94 mins.)
Director: Jun Gu
 
23.
Forever Enthralled (2008)
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A biographical account of Mei Lanfang, China's greatest opera star. (147 mins.)
Director: Kaige Chen
 
24.
Aftershock (2010)
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The epic story of a family separated as a result of the Great Tangshan Earthquake of 1976. (135 mins.)
Director: Xiaogang Feng