Xiaoqing Ma

A Lingering Face

A Lingering Face follows an everyman named Lei Haiyang (Pan Yueming), who has recently broken up with his girlfriend. Deciding to go to Beijing, he hitches a ride with a driver (Ma Xiaoqing) and a fellow hitchhiker, Yanzi (Li Min). Waking up from a nap, Haiyang finds the truck parked in the woods and the driver raping Yanzi. Hiding in the undergrowth, Yanzi sees Haiyang, but does not reveal his hiding position. Terrified, Haiyang runs … Read more

Women from the Lake of Scented Souls

If money can’t buy happiness, can it at least buy control over others? Xiang is hard-working, running a small sesame oil business. Her husband is lazy and drinks; her son is blood simple. When Japanese investors provide capital to expand Xiang’s business, she has the wealth to raise her social standing and buy a wife for her son, Dunzi. When money and a forceful personality fail to bend others to her will, including daughter-in-law Huanhuan, … Read more

The Trouble-shooters

The Trouble-shooters (1989) — Drama, Comedy – 14 September 1989 Your rating: Not rated yet! Director:  Jiashan Mi Writers:  Jiashan Mi, Shuo Wang Stars:  Guoli Zhang, … Read more

Good Morning Beijing

DIrected by Zhang Nuanxin. A Beijing bus driver is in love with a ticket-taker, but she becomes pregnant by a Singapore student. 改革开发初期,在北京一个寒冷的清晨。天还没亮,99路气车售票员艾红(马晓晴 饰),与每天骑自行车接她一起上班的王朗(金铁峰 饰)来到车场。李队长(李连义 饰)给他们介绍新来的司机邹永强(王全安 饰)。王朗售票时积极热情,艾红却相反。她跟刚来不久的邹永强走的越来越近 。当王朗又在老地方等艾红上班时,她没有出现。王朗到了车场发现她和邹永强有说有笑的,对他却很冷淡,王朗心里很不好受。永强的哥们是倒爷,出手大方阔绰。羡慕物质生活的艾红,她决心要辞职去挣大钱。艾红遇到了自称是新加坡留学生的陈明克(贾宏声 饰),他请她听歌,又送录音机、新衣服,还邀她去游玩,贪慕虚荣的艾红立马沦陷。不久她向永强提出了分手,永强因失恋的打击开车分神出了事故。艾红发现怀了孕,去找陈明克时却意外得知他是假留学生……

Frozen

A young performance artist decides to make his own suicide his last work of art. On the longest day of the year, he plans to melt a huge block of ice with his own body heat and die of hypothermia. He calls this protest against the coldness of society “Funeral on Ice.” Based on a true story.