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A Chinese Torture Chamber Story II (1998)

93 min - Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sexy - 1 January 1998
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A pair of country thieves make friends with a general rising within the imperial army. After the general finds himself falling in love with the beautiful sister of one of the thieves (who is the fiancee of the other) he decides to do whatever it takes to get rid of the competition and have her for himself. Viewer discretion advised: this film contains extreme violence and sexual situations.

Director:  Kin-Nam Cho
Stars:  Yolinda Yam, Faan Yeung, Yeung Hung, Mark Cheng, Lam Wai

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A pair of country thieves make friends with a general rising within the imperial army. After the general finds himself falling in love with the beautiful sister of one of the thieves (who is the fiancee of the other) he decides to do whatever it takes to get rid of the competition and have her for himself. Viewer discretion advised: this film contains extreme violence and sexual situations.


Collections: Kin-Nam Cho

Genres: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sexy

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  Cantonese, 普通话
Release Date:  1 January 1998

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Runtime:  1 h 33 min

A Choo (2020)

101 min - Comedy, Romance - 15 July 2020
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Even when they were orphans, Wang Yizhi has always been in love with Xinxin. Now older, Yizhi decides to train as a boxer before he allows himself to profess his love, but only for her to fall for a geeky computer engineer who is secretly a popular superhero. When Xinxin gets kidnapped, Yizhi must prove his love and his fighting skills to get the girl of his dreams.

Director:  Peter Tsi, Kevin Ko
Writers:  Giddens Ko

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Even when they were orphans, Wang Yizhi has always been in love with Xinxin. Now older, Yizhi decides to train as a boxer before he allows himself to profess his love, but only for her to fall for a geeky computer engineer who is secretly a popular superhero. When Xinxin gets kidnapped, Yizhi must prove his love and his fighting skills to get the girl of his dreams.


Collections: Kevin Ko, Peter Tsi

Genres: Comedy, Romance

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Country:   Taiwan
Language:  普通话
Release Date:  15 July 2020

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Production Companies:  Enlight Pictures, Star Ritz Productions Co Ltd

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Runtime:  1 h 41 min

A City of Sadness (1989)

159 min - Drama, History - 21 October 1989
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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.

Director:  Hou Hsiao-hsien
Writers:  Chu Tien-wen, Wu Nien-Jen

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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.


Collections: Hou Hsiao-hsien

Genres: Drama, History

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Country:   Hong Kong,   Taiwan
Language:  Cantonese, 普通话, Japanese
Release Date:  21 October 1989

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Production Companies:  ERA International, 3-H Films

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Runtime:  2 h 39 min

A Cool Fish (2018)

108 min - Comedy, Thriller - 15 November 2018
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Cop-turned-security guard Ma Xianyong finds himself in a criminal twilight zone when two unrelated events turn his world upside down. The mysterious disappearance of his boss has implications for his financial security. Even more perilous is the abduction of his paralyzed sister who, unknown to Ma, makes a morbid deal with her captors.

Director:  Xiaozhi Rao

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Cop-turned-security guard Ma Xianyong finds himself in a criminal twilight zone when two unrelated events turn his world upside down. The mysterious disappearance of his boss has implications for his financial security. Even more perilous is the abduction of his paralyzed sister who, unknown to Ma, makes a morbid deal with her captors.


Collections: Xiaozhi Rao

Tagline: Life is a Drama. Smile and Live with it.

Genres: Comedy, Thriller

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Official Website:  http://www.ChinaLionFilm.com
Country:   China
Language:  普通话
Release Date:  15 November 2018

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Production Companies:  Emperor Motion Pictures

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Runtime:  1 h 48 min

A Corner of Heaven (2014)

94 min - - 30 September 2014
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When his mother disappears one autumn, a thirteen-year-old boy leaves his younger sister with his grandfather and goes on a journey in search of his mother.

Director:  Zhang Miaoyan

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When his mother disappears one autumn, a thirteen-year-old boy leaves his younger sister with his grandfather and goes on a journey in search of his mother.


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Country:   France,   China
Release Date:  30 September 2014

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Production Companies:  Arizona Films, Rice Production

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Runtime:  1 h 34 min

A Day Without Policemen (1993)

98 min - Crime - 31 December 1993
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Simon Yam plays a former big-city cop who had a very bad experience with an AK-47. So he's been assigned duty on one of the Hong Kong Islands as police chief of a small village. He spends most of his time drinking beer and smoking hash while daydreaming. But when a group of thugs armed with AK-47s and .45's invade his terrain, he must overcome his fear of that weapon to save his ex-wife and his fellow officers only armed with a .38 and a baton. Can Yam save the day?

Director:  Johnny Lee Kwing-Kai

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Simon Yam plays a former big-city cop who had a very bad experience with an AK-47. So he's been assigned duty on one of the Hong Kong Islands as police chief of a small village. He spends most of his time drinking beer and smoking hash while daydreaming. But when a group of thugs armed with AK-47s and .45's invade his terrain, he must overcome his fear of that weapon to save his ex-wife and his fellow officers only armed with a .38 and a baton. Can Yam save the day?


Collections: Johnny Lee Kwing-Kai

Genres: Crime

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  Cantonese
Release Date:  31 December 1993

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Production Companies:  Perfect Film Co.

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Runtime:  1 h 38 min

A Dog Barking at the Moon (2019)

107 min - Drama - 11 February 2019
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Chinese society expects all men and women to adapt to a system known as “family”. When a wife discovers her husband with another man, her only refuge seems to be in the doctrines of a cult.

Director:  Xiang Zi

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Chinese society expects all men and women to adapt to a system known as “family”. When a wife discovers her husband with another man, her only refuge seems to be in the doctrines of a cult.


Collections: Xiang Zi

Genres: Drama

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Country:   China,   Spain
Language:  普通话
Release Date:  11 February 2019

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Runtime:  1 h 47 min

A Dream in Red Mansions (1988)

Drama - 1 January 1988
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The decline of the Jia clan in imperial China.

Director:  Yuan Zhao, Tieli Xie
Writers:  Xueqin Cao, Fengsong Xie

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The decline of the Jia clan in imperial China.


Collections: Yuan Zhao, Tieli Xie

Genres: Drama

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Country:   China
Language:  普通话
Release Date:  1 January 1988

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A Dream of Red Mansions (1962)

Music - 3 August 1962
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Have no other info than it was part of Hong Kong Film Awards' 100 Best Chinese Movies.

Director:  Fan Cen
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Have no other info than it was part of Hong Kong Film Awards' 100 Best Chinese Movies.


Collections: Fan Cen

Genres: Music

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  普通话
Release Date:  3 August 1962

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Production Companies:  Shaw Brothers

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Runtime:  Duration unknown

A Fake Pretty Woman (1995)

91 min - Sexy, Drama - 6 May 1995
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An insecure waitress (Yvonne Yung Hung) who thinks all her problems will be solved if she has plastic surgery to become beautiful. Initially, it actually does work. She becomes a model and starts dating a billionaire at once after her surgery.

Director:  Ivan Lai
Writers:  Chau Ting

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An insecure waitress (Yvonne Yung Hung) who thinks all her problems will be solved if she has plastic surgery to become beautiful. Initially, it actually does work. She becomes a model and starts dating a billionaire at once after her surgery.


Collections: Ivan Lai

Genres: Sexy, Drama

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  普通话
Release Date:  6 May 1995

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Production Companies:  Nam Yin Production Co., Ltd.

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Runtime:  1 h 31 min

A Fighter's Blues (2000)

105 min - Drama, Romance - 21 November 2000
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After a 13-year imprisonment in Hong Kong, a kickboxer challenges the current champion in order to restore his honor.

Director:  Daniel Lee Yan-Kong

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After a 13-year imprisonment in Hong Kong, a kickboxer challenges the current champion in order to restore his honor.


Collections: Daniel Lee Yan-Kong

Genres: Drama, Romance

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  English, Cantonese, Japanese, Thai
Release Date:  21 November 2000

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Runtime:  1 h 45 min

A First Farewell (2018)

86 min - Drama - 29 October 2018
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Lina Wang's directorial debut is a poem to her hometown, portraying a Muslim farmboy’s relationship with his deaf-mute mother, his friendship with a girl, and his parting from them.

Director:  Lina Wang

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Lina Wang's directorial debut is a poem to her hometown, portraying a Muslim farmboy’s relationship with his deaf-mute mother, his friendship with a girl, and his parting from them.


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Genres: Drama

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Country:   China
Language:  普通话, Uyghur
Release Date:  29 October 2018

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Runtime:  1 h 26 min

A Fool (2015)

103 min - - 1 May 2015
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With his directorial debut actor Chen Jianbin walks in the footsteps of A Touch of Sin, No Man’s Land, and Black Coal, Thin Ice and offers a hard-edged mainland noir where kindness and cruelty, madness and reason, greed and humanity all struggle for dominance and the fool might not be who you think . The hook here is Chen’s amazing performance as the simple, slightly crude Latioazi, a goat farmer who has a son in jail. When a young mentally handicapped man follows him home one day and enters his life, it sets off a blaze and a chain of events follows, which bares China’s class divide raw. His random act of reluctant kindness invites a parade of strangers and grifters all intent on draining Latioazi of what little he has.

Director:  Jianbin Chen

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With his directorial debut actor Chen Jianbin walks in the footsteps of A Touch of Sin, No Man’s Land, and Black Coal, Thin Ice and offers a hard-edged mainland noir where kindness and cruelty, madness and reason, greed and humanity all struggle for dominance and the fool might not be who you think . The hook here is Chen’s amazing performance as the simple, slightly crude Latioazi, a goat farmer who has a son in jail. When a young mentally handicapped man follows him home one day and enters his life, it sets off a blaze and a chain of events follows, which bares China’s class divide raw. His random act of reluctant kindness invites a parade of strangers and grifters all intent on draining Latioazi of what little he has.


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Release Date:  1 May 2015

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Runtime:  1 h 43 min

A Good Rain Knows (2009)

100 min - Romance, Drama - 8 October 2009
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A traveling architect meets an old friend from his student years; the pair realize their connection has always been a romantic one.

Director:  Jin-ho Hur
Writers:  Han-yeol Lee, Jin-ho Hur

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A traveling architect meets an old friend from his student years; the pair realize their connection has always been a romantic one.


Collections: Jin-ho Hur

Genres: Romance, Drama

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Country:   South Korea,   China
Language:  Korean
Release Date:  8 October 2009

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Production Companies:  Pancinema, Zonbo Media, Studio Ho

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Runtime:  1 h 40 min

A Good Woman (1985)

- 2 January 1985
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The film shows a story of struggle between the traditions of arranged marriage and love. Xingxian is a 18 year old girl who finds herself engaged to a 8 year old boy. When a young man her age comes to town, she falls in love. They eventually elope and she become the first girl from her village to break the tradition of arranged marriage.

Director:  Jian-zhong Huang

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The film shows a story of struggle between the traditions of arranged marriage and love. Xingxian is a 18 year old girl who finds herself engaged to a 8 year old boy. When a young man her age comes to town, she falls in love. They eventually elope and she become the first girl from her village to break the tradition of arranged marriage.


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Language:  普通话
Release Date:  2 January 1985

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A Great Wall (1986)

97 min - - 30 May 1986
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When computer programmer, Leo Fang, is passed up for promotion, he feels it is because he is Chinese, and quits. He takes his Chinese-American family to Mainland China to visit his relatives, the Chao's for a vacation. The clash of cultures, between the men, wives, and teenagers, leads to some confusion, and misunderstanding.

Director:  Peter Wang

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When computer programmer, Leo Fang, is passed up for promotion, he feels it is because he is Chinese, and quits. He takes his Chinese-American family to Mainland China to visit his relatives, the Chao's for a vacation. The clash of cultures, between the men, wives, and teenagers, leads to some confusion, and misunderstanding.


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Release Date:  30 May 1986

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Runtime:  1 h 37 min

A Hero Never Dies (1998)

86 min - Action, Thriller, Crime, Foreign - 5 November 1998
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Jack and Martin are members of rival Chinese triads in the middle of a gang war. Both of their gang leaders like to get advice from a fortune teller living in Thailand. On one such trip, Martin's gang ambushes Jack's at a Thai hotel. There is a spectacular shootout, in which both Martin and Jack are severely wounded. The leader of Jack's gang was at the hotel, unlike Martin's, and escapes. Afterwards, both gang leaders, Mr. Fong of Martin's and Mr. Yam of Jack's, go to a general and make peace. Meanwhile, both Jack and Martin are hospitalized. Martin's legs are amputated, and his girlfriend whores herself in order to get them back into Hong Kong.

Director:  Johnnie To
Writers:  Kam-Yuen Szeto, Yau Nai-Hoi

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Jack and Martin are members of rival Chinese triads in the middle of a gang war. Both of their gang leaders like to get advice from a fortune teller living in Thailand. On one such trip, Martin's gang ambushes Jack's at a Thai hotel. There is a spectacular shootout, in which both Martin and Jack are severely wounded. The leader of Jack's gang was at the hotel, unlike Martin's, and escapes. Afterwards, both gang leaders, Mr. Fong of Martin's and Mr. Yam of Jack's, go to a general and make peace. Meanwhile, both Jack and Martin are hospitalized. Martin's legs are amputated, and his girlfriend whores herself in order to get them back into Hong Kong.


Collections: Johnnie To

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  Cantonese
Release Date:  5 November 1998

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Runtime:  1 h 26 min

A Home With A View (2019)

92 min - Comedy - 18 January 2019
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In order to preserve the value of his assets, the Lo's family a patriarch (Francis Ng) spends all his saving's and his father's retirements pensions to purchase an old-age flat in the middle of a noisy neighborhood, cohabiting with his neurotic wife (Anita Yuen), unemployed son (Ng Siu-hin), daughter (Jocelyn Choi) who is going through puberty and his elderly, disabled father (Cheung Tat-ming).

Director:  Herman Yau

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In order to preserve the value of his assets, the Lo's family a patriarch (Francis Ng) spends all his saving's and his father's retirements pensions to purchase an old-age flat in the middle of a noisy neighborhood, cohabiting with his neurotic wife (Anita Yuen), unemployed son (Ng Siu-hin), daughter (Jocelyn Choi) who is going through puberty and his elderly, disabled father (Cheung Tat-ming).


Collections: Herman Yau

Genres: Comedy

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Language:  Cantonese
Release Date:  18 January 2019

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Runtime:  1 h 32 min

A Jewish Girl in Shanghai (2010)

80 min - Drama, History, Animation - 1 January 2010
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Based upon the popular graphic novel by Wu Lin, this is the first Chinese animated film to portray the Holocaust. The film centers around the warm friendship between Rina, a wide-eyed European Jewish schoolgirl and A-Gen, a Chinese pancake seller, who teach each other about their distant worlds as Shanghai struggles beneath its own cruelly portrayed Japanese occupation.

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Based upon the popular graphic novel by Wu Lin, this is the first Chinese animated film to portray the Holocaust. The film centers around the warm friendship between Rina, a wide-eyed European Jewish schoolgirl and A-Gen, a Chinese pancake seller, who teach each other about their distant worlds as Shanghai struggles beneath its own cruelly portrayed Japanese occupation.


Collections: Zhang Zhenhui

Genres: Drama, History, Animation

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Country:   China
Language:  Mandarin Chinese
Release Date:  1 January 2010

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Production Companies:  Shanghai Animation Film Studio, Shanghai Film Group Corporation

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Runtime:  1 h 20 min

A Lamb in Despair (1999)

88 min - Horror, Crime - 12 August 1999
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Chinese-American Wu and his friend Paul are accused of killing 25 women in the United States.

Director:  Siu-Hung Leung

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Chinese-American Wu and his friend Paul are accused of killing 25 women in the United States.


Collections: Siu-Hung Leung

Genres: Horror, Crime

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  Cantonese
Release Date:  12 August 1999

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Production Companies:  Times Production

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Runtime:  1 h 28 min

A Leg (2020)

Drama, Comedy, Romance - 24 December 2020
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“Leg” follows the journey of a wife who battles to keep her husband’s body intact after he dies of a leg amputation.

Director:  Yaosheng Chang

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


Collections: Yaosheng Chang

Genres: Drama, Comedy, Romance

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Country:   Taiwan
Language:  普通话
Release Date:  24 December 2020

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A Lingering Face (2000)

103 min - Drama - 3 August 2000
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A Lingering Face follows an everyman named Lei Haiyang (Pan Yueming), who has recently broken up with his girlfriend. Deciding to go to Beijing, he hitches a ride with a driver (Ma Xiaoqing) and a fellow hitchhiker, Yanzi (Li Min). Waking up from a nap, Haiyang finds the truck parked in the woods and the driver raping Yanzi. Hiding in the undergrowth, Yanzi sees Haiyang, but does not reveal his hiding position. Terrified, Haiyang runs away.

Director:  Lu Xuechang

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A Lingering Face follows an everyman named Lei Haiyang (Pan Yueming), who has recently broken up with his girlfriend. Deciding to go to Beijing, he hitches a ride with a driver (Ma Xiaoqing) and a fellow hitchhiker, Yanzi (Li Min). Waking up from a nap, Haiyang finds the truck parked in the woods and the driver raping Yanzi. Hiding in the undergrowth, Yanzi sees Haiyang, but does not reveal his hiding position. Terrified, Haiyang runs away.


Collections: Lu Xuechang

Genres: Drama

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Country:   China
Language:  普通话
Release Date:  3 August 2000

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Runtime:  1 h 43 min

A Little Life-Opera (1998)

103 min - - 16 December 1998
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The story of a part-time opera troupe in coastal Fujian province of China and their struggles.

Director:  Allen Fong

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The story of a part-time opera troupe in coastal Fujian province of China and their struggles.


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Country:   China,   Hong Kong
Language:  Cantonese
Release Date:  16 December 1998

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Runtime:  1 h 43 min

A Little Red Flower (2020)

Drama - 31 December 2020
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The film tells a warm and realistic story, thinking and facing the ultimate problem that every ordinary person will face-imagining that death may come at any time, the only thing we have to do is love and cherish.

Director:  Yan Han

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The film tells a warm and realistic story, thinking and facing the ultimate problem that every ordinary person will face-imagining that death may come at any time, the only thing we have to do is love and cherish.


Collections: Yan Han

Genres: Drama

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Country:   China
Language:  普通话
Release Date:  31 December 2020

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