Drama

List of Drama movies from Hong Kong, China and Taiwan: posters, images, info, trailers, actors, directors, and more.

A City of Sadness

Soon after Japan relinquishes control of Taiwan in 1945, the Lin brothers face hardships from the changing culture. Bar owner Wen-heung, the eldest brother, falls foul of local gangsters, Wen-sun disappears, and Wen-leung, scarred by his experiences in the war, ends up in an insane asylum. Deaf-mute photographer Wen-ching, the youngest brother, decides to make a stand and fight the Kuomintang government from China that is assuming power.

Butterfly

Flavia, a Honk Kong thirty-year-old teacher, is married with a son. She has to choose between her family and new love. The choice is traumatic for her, since it brings back a part of herself which belongs to an apparently buried past. As a matter of fact, Flavia falls in love with a young woman she casually meets in a supermarket. She totally surrenders to her and experiences the same intensity of a previous lesbian … Read more

Summer Blur

Yang Guo, a girl who lives with her aunt’s house, is in a dilemma after witnessing an accident by her friend. In the summer when she was constantly struggling to escape from the small city, the girl gradually gained the vague consciousness of a woman, learned to face life, face herself, and grow up.

After Class

Marginalized by the school registration system, a mother tries to send her daughter to school at all costs.

Lord of Shanghai 2

“Shanghai King II” is a Chinese action filme directed by Hu Xuehua and starring Hu Jun, Yu Nan, Feng Xiaoyue, Guo Caijie and Cao Kefan. Xiao Yuegui has never forgotten to find the murderer who killed Chang Lixiong, her daughter’s father.

Jade Dragon

Old school weepy sword fighting epic with Melinda Chen Man Ling, Cathay’s answer to Cheng Pei Pei.

The Infernal Walker

Two police officers, one black and one white, each for their own way of justice, embarking on a confrontation of death and death.

The Story Of Xi Bao

Jiang Xi Bao, a student at an elite college while under distressed circumstances. By chance, she meets Xu Cong Hui, the daughter of the distinguished and affluent Xu family. As the two girls become close friends, Xi Bao eventually encounters Cong Hui’s father, Mr. Xu Cun Zi. What initially began as a trade of her youth in exchange for material pleasure, develops into a romance, the relationship between Xi Bao and Mr. Xu deepens.

The Cloud in Her Room

Muzi’s parents’ old apartment is still there. A bed, an abandoned chair, a window falling off its hinges – the remnants of a relationship that has moved on. Her father has started a new family, her mother has friends abroad; it seems like only Muzi cares about this place. In The Cloud in Her Room, she wanders several times through this static past.

Begin Again

It tells the story of a domineering female CEO and a warm doctor who turn a fake relationship into reality due to practical reasons.

Fatal Journey

The story is set in when Qinghe Nie Sect was dealing with their ancestral knife tomb incident. Nie Mingjue brought Nie Huaisang alone to do good for others by restoring the tomb back to its original state to ensure peace in the Nie sect. Through this, Nie Huaisang went from a playful disciple to maturing into the next generation sect leader and Nie Mingjue learned, understood his brother more and helped him grow.

Back to the Wharf

An escaped convict for negligent homicide returned to hometown after 15 years, only to be haunted by his past, and got mixed up in a scheme involving the daughter of his victim.

Coffee or Tea?

Three young men with very different personalities. When they leave the big city to return to the thousand-year-old village of Yunnan, they each begin a crazy and dream journey.

Find Your Voice

Yan Zilang is an internationally acclaimed conductor working in the United States. After his former teacher inherits a group of problem students, Zilang returns to Hong Kong to assist with training them. Although it won’t be an easy task, Zilang is prepared to do everything he can to help the kids find their voices.

Kung Fu Master Huo Yuanjia

The young and vigorous Huo Yuanjia was only focused on “subjugating people by force”, and therefore had a rift with his father and ran away from home. When he first arrived in Jinmen, he met Nong Jinsun who secretly escorted the reformers, and Zheng Yi shot out the crisis of the agriculture, and the two became friends. Nong Jinsun persuaded him to use a good martial art to open a martial arts hall to strengthen … Read more

Ainu Mosir

Kanto, 14, a descendant of Japan’s indigenous Ainu people, decides to visit a hole in the forest — a path to the other side of the world where dead people live, hoping to see his deceased father.

My People My Homeland

A collection of six short, funny tales about life in China. In different parts of rural China, various people explore what makes their communities unique.

Once Upon a Time

Bai Qian, a goddess and monarch from the Heavenly Realms, is sent to the mortal world to undergo a trial to become a High Goddess. There, she meets Ye Hua, with whom she falls in love and marries. When an old enemy reappears in her life, everything she holds dear is threatened.

The Pillow Book

A woman with a body writing fetish seeks to find a combined lover and calligrapher.

Caught In Time

A detective tracks down a gang of criminals ten years after they initially evaded arrest.

The Yin-Yang Master: Dream of Eternity

Every few hundred years, the most powerful demon on earth—a snake demon—awakens, and the Yin-Yang Masters are summoned to the capital. Meanwhile, the Princess of the realm has her own plans, as she conspires to claim the demon’s power.

A-Tien

Freelance taxi driver A-Tien fights against a tyrannical taxi union to protect the taxi industry.

Dear Orange

What Mei wants is a simple relationship with someone who loves her dearly. However, fate decides otherwise. After a failed marriage and an immoral affair with a married man, she gives up on life because of one setback after another. For the past decade, she has barely survived with her mentally disabled son, Diku, and her dementia mother. But when she bumps again into her ex-husband, Zhi-yuan, her life is no longer quiet. His glove … Read more

Hello! Tapir

8-year-old Ah Keat sets off in search of the mythical nightmare-eating creature in the forest, hoping it will bring his father back to life.

Growing Pains

Fourteen-year-old Yao is sick of his worn-out shoes, which his father never replace for being too deep in debt. One day, after a confrontation with debt collectors, his father suddenly buys him a pair of expensive sneakers. Little did Yao know, this is the start of a painful tragedy.

Mickey on the Road

Mickey is a twenty-something Taiwanese woman: sporting short hair, a baseball cap, and impressive tattoos, she’s both tough and depressed. Her mother lives in a kind of alcoholic haze; her dad left them long ago and owns a factory in Guangzhou, China. Mickey practices martial arts rituals at a local temple, an activity reserved for men. Her best friend, Gin Gin, is an ultra-femme bleached blonde go-go dancer. Gin discovers she’s pregnant while her boyfriend … Read more

Taipei Suicide Story

A receptionist at a suicide hotel in Taipei forms a fleeting friendship over the course of one night with a guest who can’t decide if she wants to live or die.

A Leg

“Leg” follows the journey of a wife who battles to keep her husband’s body intact after he dies of a leg amputation.

The Painting of Evil

Specialized in abstract art, Hsu Pao-Ching is a middle-aged painter who struggles in his career. By chance, he begins giving at art lessons in a prison, where he discovers that Chou Chang-Ting, one of the inmates, has great talent for painting. He holds am exhibition of Chou’s works, however as Chou committed random attacks and killed several people, a protest is staged against it. In the end, Hsu gets hurt and the exhibition is withdrawn. … Read more

Girl’s Revenge

At a birthday party, a sex video is filmed without consent and Ren Li-cha is the girl in the video. The clip circulates among the students and Li-cha is mocked and bullied as a result. Wu Yun-heng, a transfer student, went to the party with Li-cha. As she cannot stand how much Li-cha is suffering’ she is determined to find out about the truth behind the incident, fighting for her best friend. However, as she … Read more

The Silent Forest

Hearing-impaired teenager Chang Cheng transfers to a school for children with special needs. However, the world of the hearing-impaired doesn’t seem quiet at all. When Chang witnesses the “game” taking place in the last row on the school bus, his excitement about blending into a new environment immediately turns into fear. Seeing Bei Bei, the girl he has a crush on, getting hurt so badly, Xiao Guang, the ringleader, behaving like a king and other … Read more

Classmates Minus

A group of former high school pals who see their friendship put to test amid their struggles with love, marriage and careers. This is a story about four high school classmates. The storylines are intertwined with one another. Here are a middle-aged director who is frustrated with his undiscovered talents, a hard-working white-collar worker who is depressed about his lack of achievement, an idle part-timer at the Household Registration Office who is hesitant about love … Read more

Dear Tenant

For the past five years, Lin has been looking after the son (Yo-you) and the elderly mother (Mrs Chou) of his deceased boyfriend (Li-wei). They live together like a family, and it is Lin’s way of remembering Li-wei – by continuing to be in the life he once had and loving the people he once loved. But when Mrs Chou passes away, her other son (Li-gang) returns from overseas and discovers that Mrs Chou’s property … Read more

Your Name Engraved Herein

In 1987, as martial law ends in Taiwan, Jia-han and Birdy fall in love amid family pressure, homophobia and social stigma.

The Crazy Family

The Kobayashi family finally get the chance to move out of their tiny, cramped Tokyo apartment in favour of the suburban house of their dreams. But all is not well: the house is infested by termites and the family starts cracking up: Son Masaki is studying so obsessively for his exams that he’s losing his mind; daughter Erika is oblivious of all but her forthcoming record company audition, grandfather Yasukuni starts getting World War II … Read more

Electric Dragon 80.000 V

A young boy gets jolted with electricity as he’s climbing a cable pylon. As he gets older, he experiences intense fits of violence in which bolts of electricity burst from his fists. Elsewhere in Tokyo, there is an electronics wizard who also happens to be a vigilante with a taste for electric weapons. When the pair catch each others attention, the result is a battle that will light up the city.

Nomadland

A woman in her sixties after losing everything in the Great Recession embarks on a journey through the American West, living as a van-dwelling modern-day nomad.