Movies by Release Date: 1996-01

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East Palace West Palace (1996)

90 min - Drama - 1 January 1996
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In China, homosexuality isn't illegal, but homosexuals are routinely persecuted by police and arrested for "hooliganism". The film focuses on a young gay writer A-Lan who, being attracted to a young policeman, manages to have himself interrogated for a whole night. His life-story which he tells during the interrogation reflects the general repression of the Chinese society. The policeman's attitude shifts from the initial revulsion to fascination and, finally, to attraction.

Director:  Zhang Yuan
Stars:  Si Han, Hu Jun, Zhao Wei

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In China, homosexuality isn't illegal, but homosexuals are routinely persecuted by police and arrested for "hooliganism". The film focuses on a young gay writer A-Lan who, being attracted to a young policeman, manages to have himself interrogated for a whole night. His life-story which he tells during the interrogation reflects the general repression of the Chinese society. The policeman's attitude shifts from the initial revulsion to fascination and, finally, to attraction.


Collections: Zhang Yuan

Genres: Drama

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Country:   China
Language:  普通话
Release Date:  1 January 1996

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Runtime:  1 h 30 min
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太后吉祥 (1996)

102 min - - 1 January 1996
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清朝末年,慈禧(斯琴高娃 饰)突然身染怪病,御医们一批批来了又走,都没能开出药方治好太后的病。慈溪大怒,命人将御医们全部斩首。斩首这天,刑场旁边放着丰盛的酒席,好让御医们死前饱餐一顿。一个江湖郎中汤元元(陈佩斯 饰)因饥肠辘辘,不知就里就坐上席间大吃大喝。主斩官洪禄以为汤元元是问斩的御医,喝人将他捉了上来。汤元元发现洪禄正不停打嗝,随口说了个药方竟治好了他的病。太后得知此事,忙命人暗中吩咐洪禄带汤元元入宫为她看病。汤元元最终命运如何?

Director:  Tao Jin
Writers:  Xiaoxiong Yang

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清朝末年,慈禧(斯琴高娃 饰)突然身染怪病,御医们一批批来了又走,都没能开出药方治好太后的病。慈溪大怒,命人将御医们全部斩首。斩首这天,刑场旁边放着丰盛的酒席,好让御医们死前饱餐一顿。一个江湖郎中汤元元(陈佩斯 饰)因饥肠辘辘,不知就里就坐上席间大吃大喝。主斩官洪禄以为汤元元是问斩的御医,喝人将他捉了上来。汤元元发现洪禄正不停打嗝,随口说了个药方竟治好了他的病。太后得知此事,忙命人暗中吩咐洪禄带汤元元入宫为她看病。汤元元最终命运如何?


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Language:  普通话
Release Date:  1 January 1996

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Runtime:  1 h 42 min
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Clouds and Rain Over Wushan (1996)

96 min - - 1 January 1996
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A policeman (Wang Wenqiang) investigates an introverted signal-station manager (Xianmin Zhang) suspected of raping a hotel clerk (Zhong Ping).

Director:  Zhang Ming

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A policeman (Wang Wenqiang) investigates an introverted signal-station manager (Xianmin Zhang) suspected of raping a hotel clerk (Zhong Ping).


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Language:  Cantonese
Release Date:  1 January 1996

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Runtime:  1 h 36 min
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The Pampered Wife (1996)

90 min - - 1 January 1996
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Chinese comedy directed by Shi Shujun

Director:  Shi Shujun
Stars:  Zhou Xun, Li Cao

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Chinese comedy directed by Shi Shujun


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Language:  普通话
Release Date:  1 January 1996

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Runtime:  1 h 30 min
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Sons (1996)

95 min - Drama - 1 January 1996
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Story of a real family in Beijing. The father's drinking problem starts it all. The mother struggles to keep the family together till she cannot take it any more.

Director:  Zhang Yuan
Writers:  Dai Ning

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Story of a real family in Beijing. The father's drinking problem starts it all. The mother struggles to keep the family together till she cannot take it any more.


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Genres: Drama

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Language:  普通话
Release Date:  1 January 1996

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Runtime:  1 h 35 min
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Scarred Memory (1996)

90 min - - 1 January 1996
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Ex-Category 3 starlet Veronica Yip is a young doctor who’s suffering psychological trauma after being raped. She has an understanding boyfriend and best friend, but the pressure of her sexual frigidity gets to them and she finds them in extra-curricular activity. Due to her shame and alienation, she neglects a bloodied patient (Simon Yam) who arrives at the ER. She’s punished by her superiors whereupon she quits to rest in Macau. Then guess who shows up: Simon Yam, who’s become “special” thanks to his head trauma.

Director:  Ray Leung Ka-Hei
Writers:  Ray Leung Ka-Hei, Hsu Jen-Tu, Au Kin-Cheong, Wong Sa-Fai

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Ex-Category 3 starlet Veronica Yip is a young doctor who’s suffering psychological trauma after being raped. She has an understanding boyfriend and best friend, but the pressure of her sexual frigidity gets to them and she finds them in extra-curricular activity. Due to her shame and alienation, she neglects a bloodied patient (Simon Yam) who arrives at the ER. She’s punished by her superiors whereupon she quits to rest in Macau. Then guess who shows up: Simon Yam, who’s become “special” thanks to his head trauma.


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Release Date:  1 January 1996

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Runtime:  1 h 30 min
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July 13th (1996)

95 min - - 1 January 1996
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A problematic girl Sugar witnessed an old woman committed suicide, and leaving behind the scene, a "suicide manual". Police officer. Alan with ex-girlfriend Lorna assisted by Pierre, a silly police officer on suspension, worked together in the investigation and got some clues. At the most crucial part of the investigation, Pierre suddenly disappeared, Alan, Lorna were also being suspended from duties. Both started to dream of a mysterious old woman, warning them to stop meddling with the case. Despite the warning, Alan and Lorna continued to investigate and lead to the discovery of a mysterious bookstore ...

Director:  Wellson Chin

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A problematic girl Sugar witnessed an old woman committed suicide, and leaving behind the scene, a "suicide manual". Police officer. Alan with ex-girlfriend Lorna assisted by Pierre, a silly police officer on suspension, worked together in the investigation and got some clues. At the most crucial part of the investigation, Pierre suddenly disappeared, Alan, Lorna were also being suspended from duties. Both started to dream of a mysterious old woman, warning them to stop meddling with the case. Despite the warning, Alan and Lorna continued to investigate and lead to the discovery of a mysterious bookstore ...


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Language:  Cantonese
Release Date:  1 January 1996

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Runtime:  1 h 35 min

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