Chinese cinema Master List (without Martial Arts)

Films from Mainland China/Hong Kong/Taiwan on the following lists (Martial Arts/Triad films are excluded):
- Asia Weekly Magazine's 100 Greatest Chinese Films of the 20th Century
- Hong Kong Film Award's Best 100 Chinese Motion Pictures
- Golden Horse's 100 Greatest Chinese-Language Films
- Golden Horse's Greatest Chinese Language Films (4-9 votes)
- Hong Kong Film Archive's 100 Must-See Hong Kong Movies
- dGenerate Films' Best Chinese-Language Films of the 2000s
- Best Films of Golden Horse Award
- Academy Award Submissions for Best Foreign Language Film
- Jonathan Rosenbaum's Essential Films
- They Shoot Pictures 21st Century Top 250 Films
- Doubling the Canon
- additional choices
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1.
Zhi guo yuan (1922 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Cheng the fruit seller is in love with the daughter of his neighbor the doctor, but the good doctor... (30 mins.)
Director: Shichuan Zhang
 
2.
Little Toys (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
(114 mins.)
Director: Yu Sun
 
3.
Zi mei hua (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Twin girls separated at birth are reunited when the one raised in poverty becomes a servant in the household of her sister, now the pampered wife of a warlord general. (82 mins.)
Director: Zhengqiu Zheng
 
4.
The Goddess (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Street walker by night, devoted mother by day, a woman fights to get her young son an education amid criminal and social injustice in China. (85 mins.)
Director: Yonggang Wu
 
5.
Yu guang qu (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Silent film about the trials and tribulations of the family of a poor fisherman. (56 mins.)
Director: Chusheng Cai
 
6.
The Highway (1935)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Six young men from the city take jobs on a road crew, building a highway of strategic importance to the Chinese Army... (104 mins.)
Director: Yu Sun
 
7.
Crossroads (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Four students in Shanghai have recently finished university. All are unemployed. Xu contemplates suicide but his friend Zhao talks him out of it... (110 mins.)
Director: Xiling Shen
 
8.
Song at Midnight (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
China's first horror film, this is loosely based on The Phantom of the Opera. A disfigured musical genius roams a traditional Chinese opera house, punishing those who offend him. (113 mins.)
Director: Weibang Ma-Xu
 
9.
Street Angel (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
In old Shanghai, two sisters, a prostitute and a singer, tried to escape from the local scoundrels with the help of a trumpet player and a newspaper seller. (91 mins.)
Director: Muzhi Yuan
 
10.
Tears of the Yang-Tse (1947)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
1930's China. The village of a poor family is taken over by the occupying Japanese army. One son, Zhongliang... (192 mins.)
 
11.
Spring in a Small Town (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A lonely housewife finds her monotonous life altered when her childhood sweetheart returns to town. (98 mins.)
Director: Mu Fei
 
12.
The Lights of Ten Thousand Homes (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
(124 mins.)
Director: Fu Shen
 
13.
The Winter of Three Hairs (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
(74 mins.)
Director: Gong Yan, Ming Zhao
 
14.
Crows and Sparrows (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A story of a corrupt party official who attempts to sell an apartment building he has appropriated from the original owner and the struggles of the tenants to prevent themselves being thrown onto the street. (113 mins.)
Director: Junli Zheng
 
15.
Life of a Beijing Policeman (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Fifty years of modern Chinese history (1900-1950), including wars, revolutions and corrupt politics... (120 mins.)
Director: Hui Shi
 
16.
Wu Xun zhuan (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The life-story of Wu Xun, a beggar in the Qing dynasty who set up free schools for poor children. (208 mins.)
Director: Yu Sun
 
17.
New Year Sacrifice (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Before the Revolution of 1911, widow Aunt Xianglin heard that her mother-in-law would sell her. Therefore... (100 mins.)
Director: Hu Sang
 
18.
Si qian jin (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
(113 mins.)
Director: Ching Doe
 
19.
Man bo nu lang (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
(91 mins.)
Director: Wen Yi
 
20.
The Lin Family Shop (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A store in Zhejiang province comes to series of troubles when Japanese invade China and the war break out. (85 mins.)
Director: Choui Khoua
 
21.
The Wild Wild Rose (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Grace Chang seduces as Hong Kong's most sensual Carmen ever. The torrid passions of Bizet's famous opera... (128 mins.)
Director: Tian-Lin Wang
 
22.
Third Sister Liu (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
This is the first musical film in China which tells the story of Liu San Jie (Liu the Third Sister), a legendary folk female singer of Zhuang minority in Guangxi Autonomous Region. (117 mins.)
Director: Su Li
 
23.
The Red Detachment of Women (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
In 1930s, Wu Qionghua was a housemaid of Nan-ba-tian, a cruel warlord of a village in Hainan Island... (92 mins.)
Director: Jin Xie
 
24.
Jia wu feng yun (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
In 1894 the Japanese Imperial Navy provokes the Chinese navy to test defenses. Some Chinese want to make concessions while others want to fight. When Japan invades, some naval officers put up a heroic resistance. (95 mins.)
Director: Nong Lin
 
25.
Threshold of Spring (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Jianqiu is a high school teacher and sympathizes Mrs. Wen, a widow whose husband was Jianqiu's schoolmate and died in the Guangzhou Uprising. Jianqiu and Lan fall in love, but Jianqiu decides to marry Mrs. Wen. (120 mins.)
Director: Tieli Xie
 
26.
Yang ya ren jia (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The story of duck man Lin and his adopted daughter Hsiao-yue. Hsiao-yue knows nothing about her real descent, which Lin has been keeping secret from her. But one day, someone appears and changes her life. (111 mins.)
Director: Hsing Lee
 
27.
Two Stage Sisters (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Chronicles the fortunes of two actresses in pre-revolutionary China, who are separated by money and politics. (112 mins.)
Director: Jin Xie
 
28.
The Arch (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
(94 mins.)
Director: Shu-Hsuan T'ang
 
29.
Zai jian Zhongguo (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
(110 mins.)
Director: Shu Shuen Tong
 
30.
The Secret (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A real murder case which was complicated by the minage ' trois relationship of the victim and the main suspects... (85 mins.)
Director: Ann Hui
 
31.
Legend of Tianyun Mountain (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
(126 mins.)
Director: Jin Xie
 
32.
Bian yuen ren (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
(100 mins.)
Director: Alex Cheung
 
33.
In Our Time (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Four short films from four different directors, spanning from the 1950s to the 1980s. (106 mins.)
Director: Yi Chang, I-Chen Ko
 
34.
Boat People (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A Japanese photojournalist revisits Vietnam after the Liberation and learns harsh truths about its regime and its "New Economic Zones". (109 mins.)
Director: Ann Hui
 
35.
My Memories of Old Beijing (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
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
 
36.
Boon bin yen (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
When romance starts to cool, Ah Ying applies for a job in a film centre. Instead of paying her for her work... (110 mins.)
Director: Allen Fong
 
37.
Yi ge he ba ge (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Set in the Anti-Japanese War, an instructor who used to be an undercover at the enemy-occupied area. He is set up by a spy and could not prove his innocence. (86 mins.)
Director: Junzhao Zhang
 
38.
The Sandwich Man (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Three vignettes from three different directors that tell stories of ordinary people during Taiwan's Cold War period. (105 mins.)
 
39.
A Summer at Grandpa's (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A coming-of-age story about a young brother and sister whom spend a pivotal summer in the country with their grandparents. (93 mins.)
Director: Hsiao-Hsien Hou
 
40.
Yellow Earth (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
'Yellow Earth' focuses on the story of a communist soldier who is sent to the countryside to collect folk songs for the Communist Revolution... (86 mins.)
Director: Kaige Chen
 
41.
A Time to Live, a Time to Die (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
The semi-autobiographical film on director Hou Hsiao-Hsien's childhood and adolescence, when he was growing up in Taiwan, living through the deaths of his father, mother and grandmother. (138 mins.)
Director: Hsiao-Hsien Hou
 
42.
In the Wild Mountains (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
(105 mins.)
Director: Xueshu Yan
 
43.
The Terrorizers (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A metaphysical mystery about the lives of three couples in Taipei that continually intersect over a span of several weeks. (109 mins.)
Director: Edward Yang
 
44.
The Horse Thief (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
The story of Norbu, a horse thief, who is thrown out of his tribe in an effort to purge it of evil. Norbu repents after the birth of his son... (88 mins.)
 
45.
The Old Well (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A married village worker teams up with an old girlfriend to try to dig a well for his water-starved village... (130 mins.)
Director: Tian-Ming Wu
 
46.
Red Sorghum (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
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
 
47.
As Tears Go By (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Mid-level gangster Wah falls in love with his beautiful cousin, but must also continue to protect his volatile partner-in-crime and friend, Fly. (102 mins.)
Director: Kar Wai Wong
 
48.
Rouge (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Fleur is the blue angel in one of Hong Kong's "flower houses" - bordellos and night clubs of the 1930's... (96 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kwan
 
49.
A City of Sadness (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A beautiful, historical film based upon the complex lives of four brothers. (157 mins.)
Director: Hsiao-Hsien Hou
 
50.
Center Stage (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Biopic of 1930's Chinese actress Ruan Ling Yu. (126 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kwan
 
51.
A Brighter Summer Day (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Based on a true story, primarily on a conflict between two youth gangs, a 14-year-old boy's girlfriend conflicts with the head of one gang for an unclear reason, until finally the conflict comes to a violent climax. (237 mins.)
Director: Edward Yang
 
52.
The Story of Qiu Ju (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
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
 
53.
Farewell My Concubine (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
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
 
54.
The Wedding Banquet (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
To satisfy his nagging parents, a gay landlord and a female tenant agree to a marriage of convenience, but his parents arrive to visit and things get out of hand. (106 mins.)
Director: Ang Lee
 
55.
Zhao le (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A charming story of a group of senior citizens who set up a Peking Opera club in hopes of finding revitalization through singing and dancing. Fast paced and delightful. (97 mins.)
Director: Ying Ning
 
56.
In the Heat of the Sun (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A story of four teenagers during Cultural Revolution in Beijing. (134 mins.)
Director: Wen Jiang
 
57.
Chungking Express (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
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
 
58.
Comrades: Almost a Love Story (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Two Chinese-mainlanders living in Hong Kong form a close friendship. Over the years this grows into love, but there are obstacles. (118 mins.)
Director: Peter Chan
 
59.
Serfs (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
All of Qiangba's Tibetan ancestors have been serfs. Shortly after his birth, his parents are tortured to death by serf owner Wangjie... (93 mins.)
Director: Jun Li
 
60.
Lust, Caution (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
During World War II era, a young woman, Wang Jiazhi, gets swept up in a dangerous game of emotional intrigue with a powerful political figure, Mr. Yee. (157 mins.)
Director: Ang Lee
 
61.
In the Mood for Love (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
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
 
62.
Happy Together (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Yiu-Fai and Po-Wing arrive in Argentina from Hong Kong and take to the road for a holiday. Something is wrong and their relationship goes adrift... (96 mins.)
Director: Kar Wai Wong
 
63.
Raise the Red Lantern (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
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
 
64.
Eat Drink Man Woman (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A senior chef lives with his three grown daughters; the middle one finds her future plans affected by unexpected events and the life changes of the other household members. (124 mins.)
Director: Ang Lee
 
65.
Days of Being Wild (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Set in 1960, the film centres on the young, boyishly handsome Yuddy, who learns from the drunken ex-prostitute... (94 mins.)
Director: Kar Wai Wong
 
66.
Yi Yi (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Each member of a middle class Taipei family seeks to reconcile past and present relationships within their daily lives. (173 mins.)
Director: Edward Yang
 
67.
To Live (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
After Fugui and Jiazhen lose their personal fortunes, they raise a family and survive difficult cultural changes during 1940s to 1970s China. (133 mins.)
Director: Yimou Zhang
 
68.
Still Life (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A town in Fengjie county is gradually being demolished and flooded to make way for the Three Gorges Dam. A man and woman visit the town to locate their estranged spouses, and become witness to the societal changes. (111 mins.)
Director: Zhangke Jia
 
69.
Summer Palace (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Yu Hong leaves her home village and starts university in Beijing, where she develops a consuming and compulsive relationship with another student. The student riots from 1989 then ensue and take a toll on their lives. (158 mins.)
Director: Ye Lou
 
70.
The Hole (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A strange disease starts to affect people in Taiwan just before the year 2000. The authorities order everyone to evacuate... (95 mins.)
Director: Ming-liang Tsai
 
71.
Vive L'Amour (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The film focuses on three city folks who unknowingly share the same apartment: Mei, a real estate agent who uses it for her sexual affairs; Ah-jung... (118 mins.)
Director: Ming-liang Tsai
 
72.
Flowers of Shanghai (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
In Shanghai in the 1880s there are four elegant brothels (flower houses): each has an auntie (called madam)... (130 mins.)
Director: Hsiao-Hsien Hou
 
73.
The Blue Kite (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
The lives of a Beijing family throughout the 1950s and 1960s, as they experience the impact of the Hundred Flowers Campaign, the Great Leap Forward, and the Cultural Revolution. (140 mins.)
 
74.
Pickpocket (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Little pocket thief Wu never got away from the streets like his friends did. He realises that he is alone... (108 mins.)
Director: Zhangke Jia
 
75.
Crazy Stone (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Three thieves try to steal a valuable jade that is tightly guarded by a security chief. But the security... (98 mins.)
Director: Hao Ning
 
76.
Dust in the Wind (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A-yuan and A-yun are both from the small mining town of Jio-fen. In the city, A-yuan is an apprentice by day and goes to night school... (109 mins.)
Director: Hsiao-Hsien Hou
 
77.
Blind Shaft (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Two Chinese coal miners have hit upon the perfect scam: murder one of their fellow mine workers, make the death look like an accident... (92 mins.)
Director: Yang Li
 
78.
Blue Gate Crossing (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
An is-she-or-isn't-she gay comedy focused on a Taiwanese teen, the boy she might like, and the girl she may love. (85 mins.)
Director: Chih-yen Yee
 
79.
The River (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
In Taiwan, Xiao-kang, a young man in his early 20s, lives with his parents in near silence. He is plagued by severe neck pain... (115 mins.)
Director: Ming-liang Tsai
 
80.
Cape No. 7 (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A unusual group of people in a village on the coast of Taiwan form a band to perform at a beach concert, while the lead singer searches for the intended recipient of 7 lost love letters. (129 mins.)
Director: Te-Sheng Wei
 
81.
Not One Less (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
In a remote mountain village, the teacher must leave for a month, and the mayor can find only a 13-year old girl... (106 mins.)
Director: Yimou Zhang
 
82.
The Puppetmaster (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
In the first half of this century, young Li Tienlu joines a travelling puppet theatre and subsequently... (142 mins.)
Director: Hsiao-Hsien Hou
 
83.
Devils on the Doorstep (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
During the Japanese occupation of China, two prisoners are dumped in a peasant's home in a small town... (139 mins.)
Director: Wen Jiang
 
84.
Rebels of the Neon God (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Within the urban gloom of Taipei, four youths face alienation, loneliness, and moments of existential crisis amidst a series of minor crimes. (106 mins.)
Director: Ming-liang Tsai
 
85.
The Love Eterne (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
(122 mins.)
Director: Han Hsiang Li
 
86.
Mountain Patrol (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A moving true story about volunteers protecting antelope against poachers in the severe mountains of Tibet. (85 mins.)
Director: Chuan Lu
 
87.
Platform (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Set in Fenyang, Shanxi Province, the film focuses on a group of amateur theatre troupe performers whose... (154 mins.)
Director: Zhangke Jia
 
88.
An Autumn's Tale (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Filmed in New York, story of naive young woman from Hong Kong who goes to New York to study. Street-wise... (98 mins.)
Director: Mabel Cheung
 
89.
The Boys from Fengkuei (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Ah-Ching and his friends have just finished school in their island fishing village, and now spend most of their time drinking and fighting... (101 mins.)
Director: Hsiao-Hsien Hou
 
90.
Taipei Story (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Lung, a former member of the national Little League team and now operator of an old-style fabric business... (110 mins.)
Director: Edward Yang
 
91.
The Way We Are (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
"The Way We Are" tells the story of a hardworking, widowed, single mother (Mrs. Cheung) and her teenage son (Ka-on) living in the troubled housing estate of Tinshuiwai, a suburb regularly featured in the news for all the wrong reasons. (90 mins.)
Director: Ann Hui
 
92.
Cannot Live Without You (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A down and out man and his daughter live in an illegal hovel. The two live a happy peaceful life until the authorities intervene when the child reaches school age. (85 mins.)
Director: Leon Dai
 
93.
That Day, on the Beach (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Two friends who haven't seen each other for thirteen years reunite. One is a successful concert pianist just back from a European tour and the other has just started a new business. (166 mins.)
Director: Edward Yang
 
94.
A Borrowed Life (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Autobiographical story about the life of a poor family in the Taiwanese countryside during the 1940s and 1950s as the Japanese rule of the island ends and nationalist forces of Kwomintang arrive when the Communists take the mainland. (167 mins.)
Director: Nien-Jen Wu
 
95.
Summer Snow (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
The Suns are a typical Hong Kong family: May, forty something, works for a trading company; her husband... (101 mins.)
Director: Ann Hui
 
96.
Zhuang dao zheng (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A Cantonese opera company arrives in Cheung Chau to perform for a rich man, who wants to marry of his nephew Dick to the star of the company Ah Gee... (97 mins.)
Director: Ann Hui
 
97.
Execution in Autumn (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A thief Peigang will be executed in Autumn, however, he is the only single son for three generation in succession. His grandma try to save him ... (99 mins.)
Director: Hsing Lee
 
98.
Wu yan de shan qiu (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
In the 1920's, when Taiwan is Japan's colony, the small town Chiu-Fen was famous of its gold mines. Escaping from the landlord's control... (165 mins.)
Director: Tung Wang
 
99.
Darkness and Light (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Kang-Yi is a teenage girl who lives in an apartment building in the port city of Keelung. Most of her family... (104 mins.)
Director: Tso-chi Chang
 
100.
Xing xing yue liang tai yang (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
(99 mins.)
Director: Wen Yi