Xu Jinglei

Xu Jinglei images, movies, bio – Xu Jinglei (徐靜蕾, born 16 April 1974) is a Chinese actress and film director.

Xu Jinglei rose to fame in China with the television series A Sentimental Story, where she played a policewoman who falls for a gangster. Thereafter, she starred in romance film Spicy Love Soup, where she won the Society Award at the Golden Phoenix Awards for her performance. In 1998, Xu and actor Li Yapeng paired up in Cherish Our Love Forever, a story based off the life and love between a group of young college students. The two would later pair up again for the film sequel Eternal Moment, set ten years after the drama. Xu solidified her success in 2002 with the films Spring Subway and I Love You, both popular hits in China and particularly with younger audiences. Along with Zhang Ziyi, Zhou Xun and Zhao Wei, Xu was hailed as one of the Four Dan Actresses in China. Xu won the Huabiao Award for Outstanding New Actress for her performance in I Love You and the Hundred Flowers Award for Best Actress for Spring Subway. The same year, she won the Golden Rooster Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Far from Home. In 2006, Xu starred alongside Takeshi Kaneshiro , Tony Leung and Shu Qi in the crime drama Confession of Pain. She received her first acting award in Hong Kong; the year’s Most Attractive Actress at the Hong Kong Society of Cinematographers Awards. Xu was then cast as the female lead in the war epic, The Warlords by Peter Chan. After an extended hiatus from acting, Xu made a comeback in the science fiction thriller Battle of Memories. [wikipedia]

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Poster for the movie "Battle of Memories"

Battle of Memories

When a famous writer (Huang Bo) decides to have his memories wiped to forget a divorce, he regrets it. Attempting to recover the memories, he becomes haunted by psychopathic thoughts, acting out in ways both he and those around him could never imagine. A companion film to director Leste Chen’s 2014 film The Great Hypnotist.

Poster for the movie "The Warlords"

The Warlords

A heroic tale of three blood brothers and their struggle in the midst of war and political upheaval. It is based on “The Assassination of Ma,” a Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) story about the killing of general Ma Xinyi.

Poster for the movie "Confession of Pain"

Confession of Pain

A detective helps a friend investigate the mysterious death of his father. The writing and directing team behind the hugely successful Infernal Affairs trilogy revisit high-budget thriller territory in Confession Of Pain, one of Hong Kong cinema’s slickest productions of 2006.

Poster for the movie "Heroic Duo"

Heroic Duo

Tough cop Ken Li (Cheng) is at the top of his game, but he’s going to need some help to solve a grisly crime that the offender, a respected police officer, doesn’t even remember committing. He seeks out Jack Lai (Lai), a former psychologist now in disgrace and behind bars, who has an uncanny ability to bend people to his will. Making an uneasy truce, this unconventional pair set out on a mission to find … Read more

Poster for the movie "The Storm Riders"

The Storm Riders

Based on a comic book called Fung Wan (or Tin Ha), the movie stars Ekin Cheng as Wind and Aaron Kwok as Cloud. The plot involves two children, Whispering Wind and Striding Cloud, who become powerful warriors under the evil warlord Conquer’s tutelage. They grow up serving as his subordinates, but a love triangle and an accident leads to a quest for retribution.

Poster for the movie "Shinjuku Incident"

Shinjuku Incident

Iron Zhao aka Steelhead, a truck repairman from China’s Northeast, and settles down as an illegal immigrant in Tokyo. After a series of run-ins with the Yakuza, he rises to power as the Don of Chinese illegal immigrants. However, things get out of control when he’s foolish enough to believe in clean getaways in a world that offers none, and soon comes to seal his own fate.

Poster for the movie "Somewhere Only We Know"

Somewhere Only We Know

Jin Ying is currently experiencing two of life’s most depressing moments: She is jilted by her fiancé, and her loving grandmother passes away. Heartbroken, she decides to visit the European city of Prague, and hopes to use the time to heal her inner pain. While in Prague, she meets a young Chinese man named Punk. There, she slowly unravels a secret romance her grandmother once experienced long ago.

Poster for the movie "Dear Enemy"

Dear Enemy

Hong Kong, the present day. With the lithium market in a dip, UA Capital Investment Banking, led by hotshot managing director Derek Lee (Stanley Huang), brokers a merger offer to Brandon Mining, one of the world’s big three lithium producers along with Anchor Exploration and Clayton Global. Investigative journalist Henry Ma (Aarif Lee), who runs financial blog Golden Touch, gets wind of the plan and makes it public. UA’;s client is believed to be Anchor, … Read more

Poster for the movie "Eternal Moment"

Eternal Moment

Eternal Moment (将爱) is a Chinese romantic drama film directed by Zhang Yibai and starring Xu Jinglei, Li Yapeng and Chapman To. The film is a sequel to the television drama, Cherish Our Love Forever (1998), which was also directed by Zhang.[1] The film follows the two leads from that earlier drama (played by Xu Jinglei and Li Yapeng) reuniting after being apart for 12 years.

Poster for the movie "My Father and I"

My Father and I

After Xiao Yu’s mother died in an accident, she moved back to live with her birth father who she knows little about. Gradually, they grew to know each other and to accept each other for who they are.

Poster for the movie "Spicy Love Soup"

Spicy Love Soup

‘Aiqing mala tang’ (‘Spicy Love Soup’) starts with a young couple eating sweet (or sour) and spicy soup from a two-sided bowl shaped in a Yin and Yang pattern. Until the couple’s wedding at the end of the film, ‘Aiqing mala tang’ intermittently shows six different episodes about different generations’ relationships. Love can be sweet, sour, or spicy. And, you’ll taste all those emotions from this contemporary Chinese film ‘Aiqing mala tang’.

Poster for the movie "Better and Better"

Better and Better

Sun Xiangcheng, a self-styled professional fan organiser, is called from his home village of West Well Valley by his mother Yuanfang. Thinking he’s highly connected with celebrities, she asks him to help organise the village’s New Year celebrations

Poster for the movie "Go Lala Go!"

Go Lala Go!

About a working class woman climbing her way up the corporate ladder and scoring a hot, rich boyfriend along the way, this romantic comedy is based on the same-name popular novel.

Poster for the movie "The Warlords"

The Warlords

A heroic tale of three blood brothers and their struggle in the midst of war and political upheaval. It is based on “The Assassination of Ma,” a Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) story about the killing of general Ma Xinyi.

Poster for the movie "Dreams May Come"

Dreams May Come

Actress-turned-director and first-time producer Xu Jinglei presents her third feature film, titled Dreams May Come. Like her widely acclaimed directorial piece Letter From An Unknown Woman, Dreams May Come also stars Xu as the female lead. Written by top Chinese novelist Wang Shuo, witty dialogues between a TV actress and a TV director occupy over 90% of the film’s running time. The actress is tired of good-girl roles in TV dramas and wants to quit, … Read more

Poster for the movie "Letter from an Unknown Woman"

Letter from an Unknown Woman

Peking, 1948. A winter night. A man returns home to find a letter awaiting him written by a woman before her death. in the letter she tells him the story of her love for him -a life-long passion that has not diminished over time, but one that he has never known. her story spans 18 years from the moment she -then a 13 year-old girl- sets her eyes on her new neighbor. she tells their … Read more

Poster for the movie "I Love You"

I Love You

A young woman who has lost her first love begins a relationship with his best friend, and the two of them attempt to create a baggage-free future.

Poster for the movie "Dazzling"

Dazzling

A beautifully-made film about two love-seeking angels and a lonely theater usher longing to return to the light.

Poster for the movie "Spring Subway"

Spring Subway

A stylish urban romance about the silent suffering of a modern Chinese couple.