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Building 173
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directed by Peter Eldin, fl. 2002-2009 and Charlotte Mikkelborg, fl. 2005-2014; produced by Charlotte Mikkelborg, fl. 2005-2014 (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2009), 53 mins
Building 173 in downtown Shanghai has witnessed three quarters of a century of the most dramatic upheaval in Chinese history. It is stolen property. It has also been the scene of a murder and a target for thugs. In this intimate doc, its residents tell of how violent changes whirled around the apartment block, see...
directed by Peter Eldin, fl. 2002-2009 and Charlotte Mikkelborg, fl. 2005-2014; produced by Charlotte Mikkelborg, fl. 2005-2014 (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2009), 53 mins
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Kung Fu Hustle
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directed by Stephen Chow, 1962-; produced by Stephen Chow, 1962-, Bo-Chu Chui, fl. 1977-2013 and Jeffrey Lau, 1952-, Star Overseas, Beijing Film Studio, Taihe Film Investment, China Film Group, Huayi Brothers and Columbia Pictures Film Production Asia; performed by Stephen Chow, 1962-, Chan Danny, 1975-, Yuen Wah, 1950-, Yuen Qiu, 1948- and Shengyi Huang, 1983- (New York, NY: Sony Pictures Classics, 2005), 1 hour 39 mins,
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Stephen Chow (director and star of Shaolin Soccer) is at it again with his newest action-packed and comedic martial-arts adventure, Kung Fu Hustle. From wildly imaginative kung fu showdowns to dance sequences featuring tuxedoed mobsters, you've never seen action this outrageous and characters this zany! With jaw-d...
directed by Stephen Chow, 1962-; produced by Stephen Chow, 1962-, Bo-Chu Chui, fl. 1977-2013 and Jeffrey Lau, 1952-, Star Overseas, Beijing Film Studio, Taihe Film Investment, China Film Group, Huayi Brothers and Columbia Pictures Film Production Asia; performed by Stephen Chow, 1962-, Chan Danny, 1975-, Yuen Wah, 1950-, Yuen Qiu, 1948- and Shengyi Huang, 1983- (New York, NY: Sony Pictures Classics, 2005), 1 hour 39 mins,
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The White Countess
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directed by James Ivory, 1928-; produced by Ismail Merchant, 1936-2005, Merchant Ivory Productions, Sony Pictures Classics, Shanghai Film Group and VIP 3 Medienfonds; performed by Ralph Fiennes, 1962-, Natasha Richardson, 1963-2009 and Lynn Redgrave, 1943-2010 (New York, NY: Sony Pictures Classics, 2005), 2 hours 16 mins,
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In this final film by Oscar-nominated producer Ismail Merchant (1994, Best Picture, Remains of the Day), and Oscar-nominee James Ivory (1993, Best Director, Howard's End), 1930s Shanghai provides the backdrop for this exceptional drama starring two-time Oscar-nominee Ralph Fiennes (1997, Best Actor, The English Pa...
directed by James Ivory, 1928-; produced by Ismail Merchant, 1936-2005, Merchant Ivory Productions, Sony Pictures Classics, Shanghai Film Group and VIP 3 Medienfonds; performed by Ralph Fiennes, 1962-, Natasha Richardson, 1963-2009 and Lynn Redgrave, 1943-2010 (New York, NY: Sony Pictures Classics, 2005), 2 hours 16 mins,
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Chinese Beauty Secrets, Perfect Face
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directed by Tely Fung Wing Chuen, fl. 2004; produced by Discover China Production, in Chinese Beauty Secrets (Hong Kong (State): Discover China Production, 2004), 23 mins
The Chinese believe that for a face to be counted as beautiful, it must have the flawless smoothness and glowing sheen of white jade. By using just one needle, the Chinese can make unsightly pimples disappear. With just a thread and a box of powder, they can redefine your entire features. By means of cosmetics mad...
directed by Tely Fung Wing Chuen, fl. 2004; produced by Discover China Production, in Chinese Beauty Secrets (Hong Kong (State): Discover China Production, 2004), 23 mins
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In Love with China, Stupendous Shanghai, Part 1
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directed by Thomas Ng Wai Kin, fl. 2001; produced by Discover China Production, in In Love with China (Hong Kong (State): Discover China Production, 2001), 52 mins
Audiences are introduced to one of the highest luxury hotels in the world, which offers one of the greatest panoramic views of any major city on earth. Then, the most renowned local delicacies such as Shanghainese freshwater crabs and 'Little Steamer' dumplings. Next, an introduction to the Cheongsam, a style of d...
directed by Thomas Ng Wai Kin, fl. 2001; produced by Discover China Production, in In Love with China (Hong Kong (State): Discover China Production, 2001), 52 mins
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In Love with China, Stupendous Shanghai, Part 2
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directed by Thomas Ng Wai Kin, fl. 2001; produced by Discover China Production, in In Love with China (Hong Kong (State): Discover China Production, 2001), 52 mins
Shanghai was a 'treaty port' forcibly opened up to the West in the nineteenth century, many colonial architecture can still be seen along the tree-lined Hengshan Road or the waterfront known as the Bund. There are a lot of exciting attractions in Shanghai: mouth-watering food streets, trendy nightspots to see and...
directed by Thomas Ng Wai Kin, fl. 2001; produced by Discover China Production, in In Love with China (Hong Kong (State): Discover China Production, 2001), 52 mins
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横竖横  = Go For Broke
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directed by Wang Guangli, fl. 2007-1997; performed by Yongshen Zhao, Baozhong Zhang, fl. 2001 and Longxiang Gu, fl. 2001 (China: Privately Published), 1 hour 27 mins
Go For Broke is based on a 1998 true story of six Shanghai people who reinvent their lives after being laid off by state-owned companies. The film is acted by the real people who lived this story. The filmmaker tells us at the beginning that this is a docudrama, with scenes filmed where they actually happened. Th...
directed by Wang Guangli, fl. 2007-1997; performed by Yongshen Zhao, Baozhong Zhang, fl. 2001 and Longxiang Gu, fl. 2001 (China: Privately Published), 1 hour 27 mins
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花眼 = Dazzling
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directed by Li Xin, fl. 1986-1989; performed by Xuebing Wang, fl. 2002-2012, Jinglei Xu, 1974- and Lala Wu, 1967- (China: Privately Published), 1 hour 21 mins
Wu Gang, an usher at a Shanghai movie theatre, is stood up by a woman he had arranged to meet at a park. For much of the film, he continues to wait, looking like a bee, decked out in sunglasses and a yellow and black sweater. As he waits, he observes people in the park who remind him of some of his theatre patro...
directed by Li Xin, fl. 1986-1989; performed by Xuebing Wang, fl. 2002-2012, Jinglei Xu, 1974- and Lala Wu, 1967- (China: Privately Published), 1 hour 21 mins
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美丽新世界 = A Beautiful New World
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directed by Shi Runjiu, fl. 1999-2001; performed by Chen Ning, fl. 1999-2004, Hong Tao, 1972- and Wu Jiang, fl. 1994-2013 (China: Privately Published), 1 hour 38 mins
Bao-gun, a country hick, encounters the big city of Shanghai with the heart of a child. He first stops to visit a distant relative who invites him to stay with her in exchange for daily rent. Baogun doesn't let her know why he has come to Shanghai, but he is here to claim the grand prize of a new two-bedroom apar...
directed by Shi Runjiu, fl. 1999-2001; performed by Chen Ning, fl. 1999-2004, Hong Tao, 1972- and Wu Jiang, fl. 1994-2013 (China: Privately Published), 1 hour 38 mins
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The King of Masks
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directed by Wu Tian-Ming, 1939-2014; composed by Zhao Jiping, 1945-; produced by Wu Tian-Ming, 1939-2014, Mona Fong, 1931- and Titus Ho, fl. 1982-2014; performed by Zhao Zhigang, fl. 1984-2009, Zhang Zhigang, fl. 1996 and Jia Zhaoji, fl. 1989-1996 (New York, NY: First Run Features, 1996), 1 hour 44 mins
In 1930s China, aging street performer Wang (Zhu Xu) yearns for a male heir to whom he can pass on the secrets of his renowned act. Though he refuses an offer to join the opera, he heeds the advice of female-impersonating opera star Liang (Zhang Zhigang) to find an heir. Wang soon buys an 8-year-old orphan named D...
directed by Wu Tian-Ming, 1939-2014; composed by Zhao Jiping, 1945-; produced by Wu Tian-Ming, 1939-2014, Mona Fong, 1931- and Titus Ho, fl. 1982-2014; performed by Zhao Zhigang, fl. 1984-2009, Zhang Zhigang, fl. 1996 and Jia Zhaoji, fl. 1989-1996 (New York, NY: First Run Features, 1996), 1 hour 44 mins
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