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Wolf Warrior 3

90 min - Action, War -
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The third movie about a Chinese special force soldier with extraordinary marksmanship.

Director:  Wu Jing

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The third movie about a Chinese special force soldier with extraordinary marksmanship.


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Genres: Action, War

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Runtime:  1 h 30 min
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When Love Blossoms

86 min - Drama -
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Qiang is a postman, secretly in love with his housemate Xia. One day, while working, Qiang comes across a theater company working on a play that will turn his life upside down: the story of a young girl saved from suicide by a postman.

Director:  Ye Jiangtian
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Qiang is a postman, secretly in love with his housemate Xia. One day, while working, Qiang comes across a theater company working on a play that will turn his life upside down: the story of a young girl saved from suicide by a postman.


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Genres: Drama

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Country:   China

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Runtime:  1 h 26 min
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Wild China (2020)

50 minutes min - Documentary - 6 August 2020
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This six-part series uncovers some of the most exotic and uncharted natural habitats hidden within the vast and diverse topography of China. Starring: Bernard Hill.

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This six-part series uncovers some of the most exotic and uncharted natural habitats hidden within the vast and diverse topography of China. Starring: Bernard Hill.


Genres: Documentary

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Country:   United Kingdom/China
Language:  English/Chinese
Release Date:  6 August 2020

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Production Companies:  BBC Natural History Unit CCTV

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Runtime:  0 h 50 min

Wedding Festivities (1913)

10 min - Drama - 2 January 1913
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The Difficult Couple (难夫难妻; Nànfū Nànqī, a.k.a. Die for Marriage, Wedding Festivities), is a 1913 Chinese film. It is known for being the earliest Chinese feature film. Although it had a dialogue of only a little more than 1,000 characters, it became to be the first Chinese film with a script. It is considered a lost film.

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The Difficult Couple (难夫难妻; Nànfū Nànqī, a.k.a. Die for Marriage, Wedding Festivities), is a 1913 Chinese film. It is known for being the earliest Chinese feature film. Although it had a dialogue of only a little more than 1,000 characters, it became to be the first Chinese film with a script. It is considered a lost film.



Genres: Drama

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Country:   China
Language:  No Language
Release Date:  2 January 1913

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Production Companies:  Asia Film & Theatre Company

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Runtime:  0 h 10 min
Poster for the movie "White Gold Dragon"

White Gold Dragon (1933)

- 1 January 1933
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The first Cantonese talkie. It was produced in Shanghai (Tianyi Studio) and was based on a Cantonese opera play.

Director:  Tang Xiao-Dan

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The first Cantonese talkie. It was produced in Shanghai (Tianyi Studio) and was based on a Cantonese opera play.


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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  Cantonese
Release Date:  1 January 1933

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Production Companies:  Tianyi Film Company

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Waves Washing the Sand (1936)

68 min - Crime - 3 November 1936
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Director:  Yonggang Wu

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Genres: Crime

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Country:   China
Language:  普通话
Release Date:  3 November 1936

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Production Companies:  Lianhua Film Company

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Runtime:  1 h 08 min
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Warning to Travellers (1949)

1 min - Comedy - 23 April 1949
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Advice for post-war British holidaymakers on how to comply with new Treasury legislation on taking money abroad, presented in comic style by Richard Massingham.

Director:  John Waterhouse
Writers:  John Squire

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Advice for post-war British holidaymakers on how to comply with new Treasury legislation on taking money abroad, presented in comic style by Richard Massingham.


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Genres: Comedy

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Country:   United Kingdom
Language:  English
Release Date:  23 April 1949

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Production Companies:  Public Relationship Films

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Runtime:  0 h 01 min
Poster for the movie "Woman Basketball Player No. 5"

Woman Basketball Player No. 5 (1957)

84 min - Drama, Romance, Communist propaganda - 1 January 1957
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Woman Basketball Player No. 5 is a 1957 Chinese film presented by Tian Ma Film Studio and directed by Xie Jin, starring Qin Yi, Liu Qiong, Cao Qiwei and Wang Qi. It is the first colored sports movie filmed after the formation of the People's Republic of China, and also the first film directed by renowned film director Xie Jin.

Director:  Xie Jin

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Woman Basketball Player No. 5 is a 1957 Chinese film presented by Tian Ma Film Studio and directed by Xie Jin, starring Qin Yi, Liu Qiong, Cao Qiwei and Wang Qi. It is the first colored sports movie filmed after the formation of the People's Republic of China, and also the first film directed by renowned film director Xie Jin.


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Country:   China
Language:  普通话
Release Date:  1 January 1957

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Production Companies:  Tianma Film Studio, Shanghai Film Studio

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Runtime:  1 h 24 min
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Wan shui qian shan (1959)

- 1 January 1959
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Director:  Cheng Yin

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Language:  普通话
Release Date:  1 January 1959

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World of the Drunken Master (1979)

98 min - Action, Comedy - 1 January 1979
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Chan Hui Lau stars in this vintage martial arts film as Chang, the owner of a winery and master of Drunken Boxing, a deadly kung fu technique that, as the name implies, requires its practitioner to be drunk. His relatively peaceful life is interrupted when he catches two boys (Li Yi Min and Jack Long) stealing grapes from his vineyards and puts them to work for him. Over time, he teaches them the art of Drunken Boxing. When the two boys get into a fight with some local toughs, they provoke the wrath of Yeh Hu (Lung Fei), Chang's enemy.

Director:  Joseph Kuo
Writers:  Ting Shan-Hsi

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Chan Hui Lau stars in this vintage martial arts film as Chang, the owner of a winery and master of Drunken Boxing, a deadly kung fu technique that, as the name implies, requires its practitioner to be drunk. His relatively peaceful life is interrupted when he catches two boys (Li Yi Min and Jack Long) stealing grapes from his vineyards and puts them to work for him. Over time, he teaches them the art of Drunken Boxing. When the two boys get into a fight with some local toughs, they provoke the wrath of Yeh Hu (Lung Fei), Chang's enemy.


Collections: Joseph Kuo

Genres: Action, Comedy

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  Cantonese, 普通话
Release Date:  1 January 1979

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Production Companies:  Hong Hwa Motion Picture Company

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Runtime:  1 h 38 min
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Wu lin zhi (1983)

Action, Drama - 1 January 1983
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Director:  Huaxun Zhang
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Genres: Action, Drama

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Release Date:  1 January 1983

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Wheels on Meals (1984)

PG-13 108 min - Romance, Action, Comedy, Crime - 17 August 1984
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Cousins Thomas and David, owners of a mobile restaurant, team up with their friend Moby, a bumbling private detective, to save the beautiful Sylvia, a pickpocket.

Director:  Sammo Hung
Writers:  Johnny Lee Kwing-Kai, Edward Tang Ging-Sang

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Cousins Thomas and David, owners of a mobile restaurant, team up with their friend Moby, a bumbling private detective, to save the beautiful Sylvia, a pickpocket.


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Tagline: Not since Don Quixote has Spain had so much fun!

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Country:   Hong Kong,   Spain
Language:  Cantonese, English
Release Date:  17 August 1984

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Production Companies:  Golden Harvest Company, Lauren Films

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Runtime:  1 h 48 min
Poster for the movie "Wreaths at the Foot of the Mountain"

Wreaths at the Foot of the Mountain (1985)

117 min - - 7 November 1985
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Wreaths at the Foot of the Mountain is a 1984 Chinese film about the life of the soldiers in a PLA army company before, during and after the Sino-Vietnamese War.

Director:  Xie Jin

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Wreaths at the Foot of the Mountain is a 1984 Chinese film about the life of the soldiers in a PLA army company before, during and after the Sino-Vietnamese War.


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Release Date:  7 November 1985

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Runtime:  1 h 57 min
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Warlords of the Golden Triangle (1987)

76 min - Documentary - 25 June 1987
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A documentary directed by Hong Kong New Wave filmmaker Peter Yung.

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A documentary directed by Hong Kong New Wave filmmaker Peter Yung.



Genres: Documentary

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  Cantonese
Release Date:  25 June 1987

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Production Companies:  Ying Luen

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Runtime:  1 h 16 min

Women's Story (1989)

96 min - - 1 December 1989
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Women’s Story was the first work to garner international acclaim for Peng Xiaolian. It is about three women living in China’s northern countryside and straightforwardly raises the issue of gender inequality hidden in a communist society.

Director:  Peng Xiaolian

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Women’s Story was the first work to garner international acclaim for Peng Xiaolian. It is about three women living in China’s northern countryside and straightforwardly raises the issue of gender inequality hidden in a communist society.


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Language:  普通话
Release Date:  1 December 1989

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Runtime:  1 h 36 min
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Woman Demon Human (1992)

108 min - - 4 September 1992
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The fictional life and career of a famous actress in Chinese opera, a woman who goes against tradition by specializing in playing male roles, especially that of Zhang Kui, a benevolent ghost who appears in several Chinese operas. Although the actress's career brings wealth and fame, it is attained only through considerable struggle against an anti-female system and an unhappy personal life.

Director:  Shuqin Huang
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The fictional life and career of a famous actress in Chinese opera, a woman who goes against tradition by specializing in playing male roles, especially that of Zhang Kui, a benevolent ghost who appears in several Chinese operas. Although the actress's career brings wealth and fame, it is attained only through considerable struggle against an anti-female system and an unhappy personal life.


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Tagline: Woman, Demon, Human is considered to be the first feminist film in China

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Country:   China
Language:  普通话
Release Date:  4 September 1992

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Runtime:  1 h 48 min
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Women from the Lake of Scented Souls (1993)

105 min - - 4 November 1993
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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, Xiang must find another way to tranquillity.

Director:  Xie Fei

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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, Xiang must find another way to tranquillity.


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Country:   China
Language:  普通话
Release Date:  4 November 1993

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Runtime:  1 h 45 min
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Weekend Lover (1995)

98 min - - 1 January 1995
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The film follows a young man, A Xi who is recently released from prison. Once released, he seeks out his old girlfriend Li Xin who has since begun a relationship with La La a young musician. As the two men vie for her attention, tension and violence escalate.

Director:  Lou Ye
Stars:  Jia Hongsheng

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The film follows a young man, A Xi who is recently released from prison. Once released, he seeks out his old girlfriend Li Xin who has since begun a relationship with La La a young musician. As the two men vie for her attention, tension and violence escalate.


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Language:  普通话
Release Date:  1 January 1995

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Runtime:  1 h 38 min
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Warriors of Virtue (1997)

103 min - Fantasy, Family, Action - 2 May 1997
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A young man, Ryan, suffering from a disability, wishes to join the other kids from his schools football team. During an initiation rite, Ryan is swept away through a whirlpool to the land of Tao. There he is hunted by the evil Lord Komodo, who desires the boy as a key to enter the real world. Ryan is rescued by the protectors of Tao, five humanoid kangaroos, each embued with the five elements and virtues. Ryan learns his valuable lesson while saving the land of Tao.

Director:  Ronny Yu

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A young man, Ryan, suffering from a disability, wishes to join the other kids from his schools football team. During an initiation rite, Ryan is swept away through a whirlpool to the land of Tao. There he is hunted by the evil Lord Komodo, who desires the boy as a key to enter the real world. Ryan is rescued by the protectors of Tao, five humanoid kangaroos, each embued with the five elements and virtues. Ryan learns his valuable lesson while saving the land of Tao.


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Tagline: In a world beyond your imagination a battle for the universe has begun.

Genres: Fantasy, Family, Action

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Country:   China,   United States of America
Language:  普通话, English
Release Date:  2 May 1997

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Production Companies:  China Film Co-Production Corporation, Law Brothers Entertainment, IJL Creations

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Runtime:  1 h 43 min
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Who Am I? (1998)

PG-13 108 min - Adventure, Action, Comedy, Thriller - 17 January 1998
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Martial-arts megastar Jackie Chan wrote, directed and stars in this action-comedy. Secret agent Jackie (Chan) leads a commando group to Africa to kidnap scientists who are working to unleash a powerful -- and lethal -- new energy source. When Jackie develops amnesia after a plane crash, he fights to regain his memory and continue his assignment. Who Am I is packed with excitement and, of course, Jackie's unique brand of gymnastic martial arts.

Director:  Jackie Chan, Benny Chan

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Martial-arts megastar Jackie Chan wrote, directed and stars in this action-comedy. Secret agent Jackie (Chan) leads a commando group to Africa to kidnap scientists who are working to unleash a powerful -- and lethal -- new energy source. When Jackie develops amnesia after a plane crash, he fights to regain his memory and continue his assignment. Who Am I is packed with excitement and, of course, Jackie's unique brand of gymnastic martial arts.


Collections: Jackie Chan, Benny Chan

Tagline: Fight now. Ask questions later.

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  Dutch, Cantonese, English
Release Date:  17 January 1998

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Production Companies:  Golden Harvest Company

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Runtime:  1 h 48 min

What Is a Good Teacher (2000)

89 min - Drama - 25 May 2000
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Mr. Kong is not a typical Hong Kong teacher. He isn't happy just teaching his students in his class, but he would rather go to rave parties and play along with them, as well as follow his female students and sit with them in their revision classes. However, by the time Mr. Kong wins the hearts of his students, the school revealed that he is not qualified to be a teacher.

Director:  Francis Ng
Writers:  Francis Ng

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Mr. Kong is not a typical Hong Kong teacher. He isn't happy just teaching his students in his class, but he would rather go to rave parties and play along with them, as well as follow his female students and sit with them in their revision classes. However, by the time Mr. Kong wins the hearts of his students, the school revealed that he is not qualified to be a teacher.


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Genres: Drama

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  Cantonese
Release Date:  25 May 2000

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Production Companies:  Alexander Entertainment Production Ltd.

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Runtime:  1 h 29 min
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Wu yen (2001)

123 min - Fantasy, Comedy - 18 January 2001
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Lost in the woods, the Emperor Qi (Anita Mui) stumbles across local chief Wu Yen (Sammi Cheng), his predestined bride, only to accidentally free a promiscuous fox fairy (Cecilia Cheung) who promptly falls in love with both of them, changing between man and woman to clumsily woo each, setting the scene for a constantly shifting triangle with the emperor torn between both the fox fairy and Wu Yen and the fox fairy after whichever one will agree to marry her/him first.

Director:  Johnnie To, Wai Ka-Fai
Writers:  Wai Ka-Fai, Yau Nai-Hoi, Ben Wong

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Lost in the woods, the Emperor Qi (Anita Mui) stumbles across local chief Wu Yen (Sammi Cheng), his predestined bride, only to accidentally free a promiscuous fox fairy (Cecilia Cheung) who promptly falls in love with both of them, changing between man and woman to clumsily woo each, setting the scene for a constantly shifting triangle with the emperor torn between both the fox fairy and Wu Yen and the fox fairy after whichever one will agree to marry her/him first.


Collections: Johnnie To, Wai Ka-Fai

Genres: Fantasy, Comedy

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  Cantonese
Release Date:  18 January 2001

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Runtime:  2 h 03 min
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What Time Is It There? (2001)

116 min - Drama, Romance - 15 May 2001
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When a young street vendor with a grim home life meets a woman on her way to Paris, they forge an instant connection. He changes all the clocks in Taipei to French time.

Director:  Tsai Ming-liang
Writers:  Tsai Ming-liang, Pi-ying Yang

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When a young street vendor with a grim home life meets a woman on her way to Paris, they forge an instant connection. He changes all the clocks in Taipei to French time.


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Genres: Drama, Romance

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Country:   France,   Taiwan
Language:  English, French, 普通话
Release Date:  15 May 2001

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Production Companies:  Arena Films, Homegreen Films

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Runtime:  1 h 56 min
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Warm Water Under a Red Bridge (2001)

122 min - Drama, Romance, Foreign - 3 November 2001
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A newly unemployed salaryman meets a particularly sexual woman.

Director:  Shôhei Imamura

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A newly unemployed salaryman meets a particularly sexual woman.


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Genres: Drama, Romance, Foreign

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Country:   Japan
Language:  Japanese
Release Date:  3 November 2001

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Runtime:  2 h 02 min

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