Zhang Tielin

Poster for the movie "The Magic Crane"

The Magic Crane

On his way to a congress of kung fu masters, an initiate falls from a high cliff, only to be rescued by lovely Tien Lam (Anita Mui), who rides a huge (and sorry-looking) crane. The rest of the movie features a battle between warring martial arts factions, an equally fierce rivalry between the two daughters of the Crane Master, the accidental empowerment of an unprincipled master after having eaten half of a secret scroll, a … Read more

Poster for the movie "Under the Bridge"

Under the Bridge

This simple romance story does not mean much to westerners, and in fact, does not even mean anything to Chinese today, but it was a big thing when it was made, not long after the end of Cultural Revolution in which even the personal romance was restricted. This movie is one of the pioneers of personal liberalization in advocating people seeking out their love following their own hearts, not from other people.

Poster for the movie "Burning of the Imperial Palace"

Burning of the Imperial Palace

Dramatization of events from the Second Opium War which culminated in the looting and destruction of imperial estate “Yuan Ming Yuan”, AKA the Old Summer Palace by invading English and French troops.