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Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress
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directed by Sijie Dai, 1954-; designed by Huamiao Tong, fl. 1991-2006; produced by Lise Fayolle, fl. 2002, Les Productions Internationales Le Film, Le Studio Canal Plus, France 3 Cinéma and Les Films de la Suane; performed by Liu Ye, 1978-, Kun Chen, 1976- and Zhou Xun, 1974- (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2002), 1 hour 46 mins
Based on the best-selling novel set during China's cultural revolution, this acclaimed film is about two young men, university students, who are sent to a remote mountain village for a Maoist re-education, to purge them of their decadent Western education. Amid the back-breaking work and stifling ignorance of the...
directed by Sijie Dai, 1954-; designed by Huamiao Tong, fl. 1991-2006; produced by Lise Fayolle, fl. 2002, Les Productions Internationales Le Film, Le Studio Canal Plus, France 3 Cinéma and Les Films de la Suane; performed by Liu Ye, 1978-, Kun Chen, 1976- and Zhou Xun, 1974- (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2002), 1 hour 46 mins
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Days of Being Wild
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directed by Wong Kar-wai, 1958-; produced by Rover Tang, fl. 1990; performed by Andy Lau, 1961-, Maggie Cheung, 1964- and Leslie Cheung, 1956-2003 (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 1990), 1 hour 34 mins
In his first hypnotic backward glance at Hong Kong in 1960, Wong Kar Wai creates a post-modern La Ronde set in a fluorescent labyrinth of cool desperation and unfulfilled need. Against the echoing rhythms of period rumbas, Days of Being Wild tracks a half dozen characters through their individual searches for inti...
directed by Wong Kar-wai, 1958-; produced by Rover Tang, fl. 1990; performed by Andy Lau, 1961-, Maggie Cheung, 1964- and Leslie Cheung, 1956-2003 (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 1990), 1 hour 34 mins
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Drifters
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directed by Wang Xiaoshuai, 1966-; produced by Ning Yong, fl. 2003, Hsu Hsiao-ming, 1955- and Peggy Chiao, fl. 1991-2016; performed by Zhi-Liang Wang, fl. 2003, Yan Shu, fl. 2003 and Long Duan, 1974- (New York, NY: Film Movement, 2003), 2 hours 1 mins
Would-be immigrant Er Di is back in China, expelled from the United States for working illegally. While in the U.S. he fathered a child, and when his American-born son comes to China for a visit, Er Di is barred from seeing him. At the same time, Er Di becomes involved with a beautiful member of a touring Shanghai...
directed by Wang Xiaoshuai, 1966-; produced by Ning Yong, fl. 2003, Hsu Hsiao-ming, 1955- and Peggy Chiao, fl. 1991-2016; performed by Zhi-Liang Wang, fl. 2003, Yan Shu, fl. 2003 and Long Duan, 1974- (New York, NY: Film Movement, 2003), 2 hours 1 mins
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Electric Shadows
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directed by Jiang Xiao, 1972-; produced by Tung-Shing Yee, 1957-; performed by Yijing Zhang, fl. 2004, Haibin Li, fl. 2004 and Yu Xia, 1978- (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2004), 1 hour 35 mins
From one of China's newest cinematic voices comes a charming tale set into motion by a disastrous encounter: delivery man Dabing crashes his bike into the mysterious Ling Ling. From her hospital bed, Ling Ling asks Dabing to go to her home and feed her fish
directed by Jiang Xiao, 1972-; produced by Tung-Shing Yee, 1957-; performed by Yijing Zhang, fl. 2004, Haibin Li, fl. 2004 and Yu Xia, 1978- (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2004), 1 hour 35 mins
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Fallen Angels
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directed by Wong Kar-wai, 1958-; designed by William Chang, fl. 1982-2015; produced by Jeffrey Lau, 1952-; performed by Takeshi Kaneshiro, 1973-, Michelle Reis, 1970- and Leon Lai, 1966- (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 1995), 1 hour 39 mins
Commonly regarded as one of the most influential directors of contemporary cinema, Wong Kar-Wai (Happy Together, In the Mood for Love) has developed a signature style that employs bold, experimental uses of photography, music, and editing to capture the tension of the new millennium. Originally intended to be a th...
directed by Wong Kar-wai, 1958-; designed by William Chang, fl. 1982-2015; produced by Jeffrey Lau, 1952-; performed by Takeshi Kaneshiro, 1973-, Michelle Reis, 1970- and Leon Lai, 1966- (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 1995), 1 hour 39 mins
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The Shaft
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directed by Zhang Chi, 1977-; produced by Kang Jianmin, fl. 1999-2008 and Hu Guipu, fl. 2008, China Film Association; performed by Luoqian Zheng, fl. 2008, Xuan Huang, fl. 2008-2012 and Deyuan Luo, fl. 2008 (San Francisco, CA: Global Lens, 2008), 1 hour 39 mins
In a poor mining town in western China, the stories of a father and his two children intersect and intertwine, illuminating complicated relationships hidden beneath the community's hardened exterior. Accused of an affair with her manager, the attractive daughter of the household finds herself spurned by her boyfri...
directed by Zhang Chi, 1977-; produced by Kang Jianmin, fl. 1999-2008 and Hu Guipu, fl. 2008, China Film Association; performed by Luoqian Zheng, fl. 2008, Xuan Huang, fl. 2008-2012 and Deyuan Luo, fl. 2008 (San Francisco, CA: Global Lens, 2008), 1 hour 39 mins
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Eagle Shooting Heroes
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directed by Jeffrey Lau, 1952-; produced by Tsai Sung-lin, fl. 1980-1996, Kino International; performed by Maggie Cheung, 1964-, Brigitte Lin, 1954- and Leslie Cheung, 1956-2003 (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 1993), 1 hour 43 mins
Executive produced by Wong Kar-Wai, Jeffrey Lau's "absurd 1993 masterpiece" (Austin Chronicle) Eagle Shooting Heroes is a fast, funny, flamboyant, and wildly imaginative martial arts farrago. This "crazed, hyperactive take-off" (Variety) parodies the patchwork-quilt illogic, wall to wall fight scenes, stalwart her...
directed by Jeffrey Lau, 1952-; produced by Tsai Sung-lin, fl. 1980-1996, Kino International; performed by Maggie Cheung, 1964-, Brigitte Lin, 1954- and Leslie Cheung, 1956-2003 (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 1993), 1 hour 43 mins
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City of Life and Death
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directed by Lu Chuan, 1971-; produced by Li Zhou, fl. 2009-2011, Andy Zhang, fl. 2009-2011, Qin Hong, fl. 2006-2017, Han Sanping, 1953- and John Chong, fl. 2009-2011, China Film Group, Chuan Films and Jiangsu Broadcasting System; performed by Hideo Nakaizumi, 1976-, Wei Fan, 1862- and Liu Ye, 1978- (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 2009), 2 hours 16 mins
CITY OF LIFE AND DEATH, a stunning depiction of the Rape of Nanking, is "a film strong enough to change your life" (Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times). Director Lu Chuan (Mountain Patrol) based the film on the recorded witness testimony from the real-life survivors of the massacre, meticulously recreating the infam...
directed by Lu Chuan, 1971-; produced by Li Zhou, fl. 2009-2011, Andy Zhang, fl. 2009-2011, Qin Hong, fl. 2006-2017, Han Sanping, 1953- and John Chong, fl. 2009-2011, China Film Group, Chuan Films and Jiangsu Broadcasting System; performed by Hideo Nakaizumi, 1976-, Wei Fan, 1862- and Liu Ye, 1978- (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 2009), 2 hours 16 mins
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In Love We Trust
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directed by Wang Xiaoshuai, 1966-; produced by Bin Huang, fl. 2007 and Isabelle Glachant, fl. 2005-2014; performed by Nan Yu, 1978-, Jia-yi Zhang, fl. 2007 and Weiwei Liu, 1951- (New York, NY: Film Movement, 2007), 1 hour 56 mins
A divorced couple learns that the only way to save their little daughter Hehe, who suffers from a blood disease, is to have another child. Now both remarried, Mei Zhu and Xiao Lu are forced to test their love and their commitment to one another by putting their current relationships in danger. A story of parenthoo...
directed by Wang Xiaoshuai, 1966-; produced by Bin Huang, fl. 2007 and Isabelle Glachant, fl. 2005-2014; performed by Nan Yu, 1978-, Jia-yi Zhang, fl. 2007 and Weiwei Liu, 1951- (New York, NY: Film Movement, 2007), 1 hour 56 mins
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