Chinese Cinema in 2012

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1.
Design of Death (2012)
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The violent death of an unpopular village resident is initially blamed on an infectious disease, but an investigation shows that everybody in the village had a reason to murder him. (108 mins.)
Director: Hu Guan
 
2.
The Viral Factor (2012)
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International Security Affairs agent Jon is on a dangerous mission to escort a criminal scientist to another country... (122 mins.)
Director: Dante Lam
 
3.
You Are the Apple of My Eye (2011)
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A group of close friends who attend a private school all have a debilitating crush on the sunny star pupil, Shen Jiayi. The only member of the group who claims not to is Ke Jingteng, but he ends up loving her as well. (109 mins.)
Director: Giddens Ko
 
4.
11 Flowers (2011)
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11-year-old Wang lives with his family in a remote village in China. Life is tough, but they make the most of what little they have... (110 mins.)
Director: Xiaoshuai Wang
 
5.
My Magic (2008)
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A single dad looks to give up drinking and his bartender job in order to impress his son and find work as a magician. (75 mins.)
Director: Eric Khoo
 
6.
Love Is... Pyjamas (2012)
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(99 mins.)
Director: Vincent Kok
 
7.
All's Well, Ends Well 2012 (2012)
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Four men go on a heroic mission to help four women and wind up experiencing a series of mishaps. (115 mins.)
Director: Hing-Ka Chan
 
8.
Beijing Blues (2012)
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Beijing police officer Zhang Hui Ling, who patrols Haidian District's Shuangyushu neighborhood in Beijing... (118 mins.)
Director: Qunshu Gao
 
9.
The Soul of Bread (2012)
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Gao-bing works in a bakery in a small town. The owner, Mr Chiu, is so into his Rock 'n 'Roll band, and... (114 mins.)
Director: Pin-Chuan Kao
 
10.
A Simple Life (2011)
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After suffering a stroke, an altruistic maid announces that she wants to quit her job and move into an old people's home. (118 mins.)
Director: Ann Hui
 
11.
Lost in Thailand (2012)
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On a wild road trip, three men find inner peace in the city that never sleeps. (105 mins.)
Director: Zheng Xu
 
12.
Nightfall (2012)
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An old but serious miscarriage of justice clouds a current police investigation looking into the death of a mutilated corpse. (108 mins.)
Director: Chow Hin Yeung
 
13.
Snowfall in Taipei (2009)
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A kind and cheerful young man helps a singer from the mainland who has lost her voice settle into his rural Taiwan village. (106 mins.)
Director: Jianqi Huo
 
14.
Inseparable (2011)
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A troubled young man, Li faces pressure at work and problems at home with his moody wife. Chuck, rescues Li from the brink of despair and becomes an unlikely mentor. But who is Chuck really? (97 mins.)
Director: Dayyan Eng
 
15.
The Bullet Vanishes (2012)
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Son Donglu, a newly promoted detective teams up with Guo Zhui, fastest gunman in Tiancheng and Xiaowu, a novice policeman to investigate the mystery deaths in a bullet factory. (108 mins.)
Director: Lo Chi-Leung
 
16.
China Heavyweight (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary on rural teenagers in southwestern China who are recruited as their country's next Olympic hopefuls, with a focus on the coach Qi Moxiang. (94 mins.)
Director: Yung Chang
 
17.
Motorway (2012)
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A rookie cop takes on a veteran escape driver in a death defying final showdown on the streets of Hong Kong. (90 mins.)
Director: Pou-Soi Cheang
 
18.
Mr. & Mrs. Gambler (2012)
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(100 mins.)
Director: Jing Wong
 
19.
Tai Chi Zero (2012)
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Yang travels to Chen Village to learn a powerful form of Tai Chi. Though villagers are forbidden from teaching outsiders, Yang becomes their best hope for survival when a man arrives with a plan to build a railroad through the village. (98 mins.)
Director: Stephen Fung
 
20.
The Second Woman (2012)
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Hui Bao is an actress rehearsing for a performance in a theater play alongside her boyfriend Nan. Falling sick and being unable to perform in the play... (102 mins.)
Director: Miu-Suet Lai
 
21.
People Mountain People Sea (2011)
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A man is tracking down the murderer of his brother and this journey in many places made him facing his own troubles. (91 mins.)
Director: Shangjun Cai
 
22.
Back to 1942 (2012)
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A deadly drought in 1942 takes its toll on central China's Henan province during the war against Japan. (145 mins.)
Director: Xiaogang Feng
 
23.
Fu sing (2012)
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In 1940s Hong Kong, an orphaned boy (Aaron Kwok) rises above oppressive circumstances to become an esteemed engineer for the British colonies, but still struggles to learn where he came from. (104 mins.)
Director: Ho Yim
 
24.
Bian jing feng yun (2012)
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(141 mins.)
Director: Er Cheng
 
25.
Passion Island (2012)
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(93 mins.)
Director: Kwok-Leung Gan
 
26.
Mystery (2012)
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Lu Jie is having coffee with her desperate friend Sang Qi, who believes her husband is cheating on her... (98 mins.)
Director: Ye Lou
 
27.
White Deer Plain (2011)
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(45 mins.)
Director: Quan'an Wang
 
28.
Guns and Roses (2012)
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Bursting out of the L.A. glam scene in the late 1980's, Guns N' Roses have gone on to epitomise everything that a rock band should be... (108 mins.)
Director: Hao Ning
 
29.
I Do (2012)
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Weiwei (Li, Bingbing), a career-wise successful business woman found herself in love with a mid-income man Huawei (Sun... (106 mins.)
Director: Zhou Sun
 
30.
Girlfriend Boyfriend (2012)
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When three rebellious students leave their hometown to pursue their lifelong dreams in the big city... (106 mins.)
Director: Ya-che Yang
 
31.
Life Without Principle (2011)
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Three people - a criminal, a bank officer and a cop - end up in a catastrophic situation in the midst of a global economical crisis and are forced to betray any morals and principles to solve their financial problems. (107 mins.)
Director: Johnnie To
 
32.
Romancing in Thin Air (2012)
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(Cantonese/Mandarin with English Subtitles) After a popular actor is jilted at the altar by an actress... (111 mins.)
Director: Johnnie To
 
33.
The Silent War (2012)
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An espionage thriller set in the 1950s and adapted from the novel "Year Suan/Plot Against" by May Jia. Tony Leung Chiu Wai plays a blind man who works for a piano tuner. He is recruited for a spy mission because of his exceptional hearing. (120 mins.)
 
34.
Blood Stained Shoes (2012)
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The film is set in the 1940s, and starts with a strange murder in a beautiful Jiangnan river delta. At the scene... (86 mins.)
Director: Wai Man Yip
 
35.
Cold War (2012)
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The police department has long been untouchable until tonight when hijackers kidnap 5 highly trained officers. Cryptic messages from the hijackers expose a mole within the task force. (102 mins.)
 
36.
The Last Supper (2012)
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The story of two warring generals (Liu Bang and Xiang Yu) fighting for control of China at the end of the Qin Dynasty. (120 mins.)
Director: Chuan Lu
 
37.
The Sword Identity (2011)
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During the Ming Dynasty one man will request a competition when his weapon is rejected. After a series of fights he is determined to prove his sword is invincible. (108 mins.)
Director: Haofeng Xu
 
38.
Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale I (2011)
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An indigenous clan-based people living in harmony with nature find their way of life threatened when violent interlopers from another culture arrive, intent on seizing their natural resources and enslaving them. (144 mins.)
Director: Te-Sheng Wei
 
39.
AniMen: Triton Force (2010)
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Over time, the people residing on Swampland began to take on new forms, their modified DNA altering... (90 mins.)
Director: Xu Kerr
 
40.
Eastern Bandits (2012)
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The movie is set during the Japanese invasion of China. The story is told from the perspective of Gao - a soldier seeking revenge from the Japanese... (105 mins.)
Director: Shu-peng Yang
 
41.
The Four (2012)
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A government department known as the Six Panels appoints their best officer to infiltrate a special force called the Divine Constabulary, to ensure their way in stopping the circulation of counterfeit coin currency in the capital. (118 mins.)
 
42.
The Guillotines (2012)
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An elite crime-fighting unit in the court of the Chinese emperor relies on flying swords to defeat their enemies. (112 mins.)
Director: Andrew Lau
 
43.
Croczilla (2012)
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A 36 foot crocodile goes on the rampage in Beijing after being moved from a peaceful Crocodile Farm and onto the menu of a local gangster. (90 mins.)
Director: Li Sheng Lin
 
44.
Life of Pi (2012)
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A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor: a fearsome Bengal tiger. (127 mins.)
Director: Ang Lee
 
45.
Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)
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Alice fights alongside a resistance movement to regain her freedom from an Umbrella Corporation testing facility. (96 mins.)
 
46.
Double Trouble (2012)
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Two security guards - one from Beijing, one from Taipei - are forced to work together to track down a legendary Chinese painting that has been stolen by international art thieves. (87 mins.)
 
47.
Crazy Dinner Party (2012)
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(100 mins.)
Director: Jing Shang
 
48.
Chinese Zodiac (2012)
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A man searches the world for a set of mystic artifacts - 12 bronze heads of the animals from the Chinese zodiac. (109 mins.)
Director: Jackie Chan
 
49.
Tai Chi Hero (2012)
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About the early years of Yang Luchan, a Tai chi master. The man who founded Tai Chi in the 19th century... (100 mins.)
Director: Stephen Fung
 
50.
Wu Dang (2012)
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In early Republican China, rumors were going around about the treasure in Wudang Mountain. An American conspirator took his well-trained kung fu daughter to Wudang by sponsoring a Taoist martial arts competition, to steal the treasure. (100 mins.)
Director: Patrick Leung
 
51.
The Monkey King (2014)
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A monkey born from heavenly stone acquires supernatural powers and must battle the armies of both gods and demons to find his place in the heavens. (119 mins.)
Director: Pou-Soi Cheang
 
52.
The Assassins (2012)
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Set in the Three Kingdoms period of Chinese history, the story focuses on Cao Cao in his old age, exploring the areas of military tactics, love, and the relationship between father and son. (107 mins.)
Director: Linshan Zhao
 
53.
Tokyo Newcomer (2013)
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(100 mins.)
 
54.
Due West: Our Sex Journey (2012)
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After breaking up with girlfriend Zeta, Frankie heads north for prostitution where he meets an attractive girl Celia and develops feeling for her. (119 mins.)
Director: Mark Wu
 
55.
The Locked Door (2012)
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China, 1930. Spurned by her fiance, a young woman is forced to raise her child with the help of a stranger - a stranger with a surprising secret, concealed behind a locked door. (82 mins.)
 
56.
Diva (2012)
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Story about J and Red who takes their dreams. Through all the trouble to take on their dreams. (102 mins.)
Director: Heiward Mak
 
57.
Love in the Buff (2012)
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Former lovers Jimmy and Cherie discover that getting over each other isn't as easy as they thought in this sequel to the romantic comedy Love in a Puff. (112 mins.)
Director: Ho-Cheung Pang
 
59.
Double Xposure (2012)
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When Song Qi stumbles upon her boyfriend's affair with her best friend, her life quickly starts falling... (105 mins.)
Director: Yu Li
 
60.
Dangerous Liaisons (2012)
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In Shanghai, an aging socialite's infatuation with her ex-boyfriend manifests itself as a risky game, where her former lover agrees to seduce, then abandon a naive young woman. (110 mins.)
Director: Jin-ho Hur
 
61.
10+10 (2011)
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A collection twent short films by twenty different directors, all about Taiwan. (114 mins.)
 
62.
Painted Skin: The Resurrection (2012)
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An ancient fox spirit embarks on a diabolical quest to become human after escaping an icy prison, and... (131 mins.)
Director: Wuershan
 
63.
Naked Soldier (2012)
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A gorgeous lethal killer, brainwashed by the villain, makes a startling discovery in a mission to eliminate a person she can in no way imagine. (94 mins.)
Director: Marco Mak
 
64.
Late Autumn (2010)
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Anna Chen's highly jealous husband discovers that Anna has rekindled a relationship with her first love... (116 mins.)
Director: Tae-yong Kim
 
65.
Repeat I Love You (2012)
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When socialite/businesswoman Paris goes missing, her boyfriend concocts a "My Fair Lady"-esque plot to use identical-looking florist Qin Xin to keep Paris' uncle from gaining control of the company until Paris can be found. (84 mins.)
Director: Yuen-Leung Poon
 
66.
Lan Kwai Fong 2 (2012)
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Promiscuous things going on every night at LKF. Tonight, a photographer hits it off with a girl that...
Director: Wilson Chin
 
67.
Joyful Reunion (2012)
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(107 mins.)
Director: Jui-Yuan Tsao
 
68.
Din Tao: Leader of the Parade (2012)
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(124 mins.)
Director: Kai Feng
 
69.
Vulgaria (2012)
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A comedy centered on a veteran film producer with major financial and family troubles who is lured into remaking a classic adult movie for the leader of a triad gang. (93 mins.)
Director: Ho-Cheung Pang
 
70.
Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary that chronicles artist and activist Ai Weiwei as he prepares for a series of exhibitions and gets into an increasing number of clashes with the Chinese government. (91 mins.)
Director: Alison Klayman
 
71.
Cha Cha for Twins (2012)
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A comedy about the love stories of two twin sisters who are in the high school basketball team. (109 mins.)
 
72.
The Great Magician (2011)
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In the years after the Revolution that overthrew the Qing Dynasty in China and established the republic... (128 mins.)
Director: Tung-Shing Yee
 
73.
37 (2010)
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An uptight business woman and her young daughter learn a lot about life and themselves when they travel to rural Mongolia and mix with the locals. (100 mins.)
Director: Dennis Chen
 
74.
Love Lifting (2012)
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(92 mins.)
Director: Herman Yau
 
75.
Mak Dau dong dong poon ngo sum (2012)
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The principal of the kindergarten put a lot of effort into teaching music to the kids because it was "free"... (79 mins.)
Director: Brian Tse
 
76.
New Perfect Two (2012)
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Ah B (Vic Chou) was once a champion motorbike racer but lost everything in a fixed match. His wife Jiawei (Mini Yang) left him... (100 mins.)
Director: Yen-Ping Chu