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农家乐 = Peasant Family Happiness
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produced by Jenny Chio, fl. 2012 (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2013), 1 hour 10 mins
Tourism in China today signifies many things. To the Chinese government, tourism is a win-win opportunity to promote rural development and modernization and to encourage urban residents to flex their disposable incomes through domestic travel. To tourists - past, present, and future - it is the epitome of middle-c...
produced by Jenny Chio, fl. 2012 (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2013), 1 hour 10 mins
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湘女萧萧 = A Girl From Hunan
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directed by Xie Fei, 1942- and U Lan, fl. 1986-1990; performed by Guan Zongxiang, fl. 1956-1995, Deng Xiaoguang, fl. 1988-1995 and Na Renhua, fl. 1979-2010 (China: Privately Published), 1 hour 34 mins
In 1900 a twelve-year-old girl, Xiaoxiao, comes to a mountain village to discover that her uncle has arranged a marriage with a boy who is still breast-fed at two. Strict clan rules govern all behaviors, and she becomes her husband's nanny (he must call her sister until he is old enough to marry her). In one scene...
directed by Xie Fei, 1942- and U Lan, fl. 1986-1990; performed by Guan Zongxiang, fl. 1956-1995, Deng Xiaoguang, fl. 1988-1995 and Na Renhua, fl. 1979-2010 (China: Privately Published), 1 hour 34 mins
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益西卓玛 = Song of Tibet
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directed by Xie Fei, 1942-; performed by Dawangdui, fl. 2000, Laqiong, fl. 2000 and Danzengzhuoga, fl. 2000 (China: Privately Published, 2000), 1 hour 43 mins
During her summer vacation, Dawa returned to Lhasa to see her grandparents. Unfortunately her grandfather was ill and dying. During this time, her grandmother, Yixi Zhuoma, told Dawa her love stories with three men. The first man in Yixi's life was Jiacuo, a strong mule boy from Kangba. At the same time Gongsa, t...
directed by Xie Fei, 1942-; performed by Dawangdui, fl. 2000, Laqiong, fl. 2000 and Danzengzhuoga, fl. 2000 (China: Privately Published, 2000), 1 hour 43 mins
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花腰新娘 = Huayao Bride in Shangri-La
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directed by Zhang Jiarui, 1958-; performed by Zhang Jingchu, 1980-, Xiaotian Yin, 1978- and Zheming Cui, fl. 2005 (China: Privately Published), 1 hour 27 mins
A-long comes from a long line of dragon dancers and is driven to prove his own worth. A pride to their town of Longphozai, his family has always observed cultural traditions and respected the village leaders -- unlike A-long's childhood sweetheart Fengmei. Wilful and rebellious, Fengmei is determined to be with A-...
directed by Zhang Jiarui, 1958-; performed by Zhang Jingchu, 1980-, Xiaotian Yin, 1978- and Zheming Cui, fl. 2005 (China: Privately Published), 1 hour 27 mins
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香魂女
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directed by Xie Fei, 1942-; performed by Baoguo Chen, fl. 1981-2010, Yujuan Wu, 1965- and Gaowa Siqin, 1949- (China: Privately Published), 1 hour 45 mins
The men in a rural Chinese village make secret plans to watch sex and action films from Hong Kong. As the story unfolds it becomes clear that the little village can provide more scandalous and juicy materials than any filmmaker can dream up. The story centers around Xiang, her lazy and abusive alcoholic husband,...
directed by Xie Fei, 1942-; performed by Baoguo Chen, fl. 1981-2010, Yujuan Wu, 1965- and Gaowa Siqin, 1949- (China: Privately Published), 1 hour 45 mins
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黑骏马
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directed by Xie Fei, 1942-; performed by Bayirtcya, fl. 1997, Aojirdai, fl. 1997 and Dalarsurong, fl. 1997 (China: Privately Published), 1 hour 41 mins
Adapted from the novel Black Steed by Zhang Chengzhi (who spent four years during the Chinese Cultural Revolution with an Inner Mongolian family), A Mongolian Tale begins with two children being raised by Nai Nai, a wise grandmother, in the peaceful purity of childhood and the Mongolian steppes. Xie Fei's storytel...
directed by Xie Fei, 1942-; performed by Bayirtcya, fl. 1997, Aojirdai, fl. 1997 and Dalarsurong, fl. 1997 (China: Privately Published), 1 hour 41 mins
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군용열차
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directed by Seo Gwang Je, fl. 1938; performed by Ye-bong Mun, fl. 1938, Jushiro Kobayashi, fl. 1933 and Eun-gi Dog, fl. 1938 (South Korea: Korean Film Archive), 1 hour 7 mins
In 1937, as the Japan-China war intensified, and the Japanese military occupied Chosun (old Korea), this film emerged as a pro-Japanese government-sponsored film. A tale of espionage driven by love, Military Train centers on the friendship between two young Korean men, Jeom-yong and Won-jin. Won-jin is in love wi...
directed by Seo Gwang Je, fl. 1938; performed by Ye-bong Mun, fl. 1938, Jushiro Kobayashi, fl. 1933 and Eun-gi Dog, fl. 1938 (South Korea: Korean Film Archive), 1 hour 7 mins
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내시 = Eunuch
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directed by Lee Doo-yong, 1942-; performed by Kung-won Nam, 1934-, Mi-suk Lee, 1960- and Ahn Sung-kee, 1952- (South Korea: Privately Published), 1 hour 49 mins
In this dark and sexy South Korean tragedy, Director Lee Doo Yong intertwines numerous lives from a 16th century palace to illustrate power-hungry people trapped by cruel, defunct laws. When a puppet emperor seizes power to satisfy his sexual desires, a beautiful servant girl finds herself elevated to the rank of...
directed by Lee Doo-yong, 1942-; performed by Kung-won Nam, 1934-, Mi-suk Lee, 1960- and Ahn Sung-kee, 1952- (South Korea: Privately Published), 1 hour 49 mins
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미몽
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directed by Yang Ju Nam (South Korea: Korean Film Archive), 48 mins
Before World War II, modern Seoul in the thirties was an urban landscape of cafes, hotels, and show rooms, presented compellingly (and clearly under Japanese colonial governance). A vain housewife, drawn to such places, desires a life free from traditional chores and wifely obligations. She rejects her bird in a...
directed by Yang Ju Nam (South Korea: Korean Film Archive), 48 mins
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서울의 지붕밑
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directed by Lee Hyeong Pyo, fl. 1961-1984; performed by Seung-Ho Kim, Jeong-sun Hwang, fl. 1957-1989 and Hie-gab Kim, fl. 1956-1989 (South Korea: Korean Film Archive), 2 hours 3 mins
Director Lee Hyeong-pyo tells us in the opening narration that his film will reflect 'a time when the old age and the new stand shoulder to shoulder.' Kim Hak-gyu, a doctor of Oriental medicine, spends his days hanging out with two friends -- a fortuneteller and a realtor. The three conduct their business from Kim...
directed by Lee Hyeong Pyo, fl. 1961-1984; performed by Seung-Ho Kim, Jeong-sun Hwang, fl. 1957-1989 and Hie-gab Kim, fl. 1956-1989 (South Korea: Korean Film Archive), 2 hours 3 mins
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