Chinese Films

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Yi Yi (2000)
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Each member of a middle class Taipei family seeks to reconcile past and present relationships within their daily lives. (173 mins.)
Director: Edward Yang
 
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A City of Sadness (1989)
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A beautiful, historical film based upon the complex lives of four brothers. (157 mins.)
Director: Hsiao-Hsien Hou
 
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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
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A young Chinese warrior steals a sword from a famed swordsman and then escapes into a world of romantic adventure with a mysterious man in the frontier of the nation. (120 mins.)
Director: Ang Lee
 
4.
Hero (2002)
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A defense officer, Nameless, was summoned by the King of Qin regarding his success of terminating three warriors. (107 mins.)
Director: Yimou Zhang
 
5.
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
 
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Chungking Express (1994)
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Two melancholy Hong Kong policemen fall in love: one with a mysterious female underworld figure, the other with a beautiful and ethereal server at a late-night restaurant he frequents. (102 mins.)
Director: Kar Wai Wong
 
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The Killer (1989)
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A disillusioned assassin accepts one last hit in hopes of using his earnings to restore vision to a singer he accidentally blinded, only to be double-crossed by his boss. (111 mins.)
Director: John Woo
 
8.
Jiu shi shen gun (1995)
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(107 mins.)
Director: Chi-Ngai Lee
 
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All About Ah-Long (1989)
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A father's ex-girlfriend resurfaces after a 10-year absence wanting to take her son away from him. With his world shattered, he must decide between what is best for his son and his own future happiness. (95 mins.)
Director: Johnnie To
 
11.
A Better Tomorrow (1986)
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A reforming ex-gangster tries to reconcile with his estranged policeman brother, but the ties to his former gang are difficult to break. (95 mins.)
Director: John Woo
 
12.
Hard Boiled (1992)
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A tough-as-nails cop teams up with an undercover agent to shut down a sinister mobster and his crew. (128 mins.)
Director: John Woo
 
13.
Curry & Pepper (1990)
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Two cops--both best friends and partners--both become the subject of a beautiful news reporter's documentary. The two soon find themselves competing for screen time as well as the love of the reporter while after a murderous arms dealer. (101 mins.)
 
14.
The Fun, the Luck & the Tycoon (1990)
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A remake of the 1988 American comedy film, Coming to America. (90 mins.)
Director: Johnnie To
 
15.
Na you yi tian bu xiang ni (1995)
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(90 mins.)
Director: Lei Cheuk