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Hong Kong

Dragon Inn (Xin Long men ke zhan) (Hong Kong, 1992)

Director, Raymond Lee; Hark Tsui (uncredited). Dragon Inn becomes the chaotic center of battle between the government's villainous eunuchs and a band of righteous heroes. Set in the great Northwestern deserts of China during the Ming dynasty, Dragon Inn gracefully blends precision swordplay with breathtaking cinematography. 103 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

Drunken Master (Jui kuen) (Hong Kong, 1978)

Directed by Yuen Woo Ping. Cast: Jackie Chan, Yuen Hsiao Tieng, Huang Cheng Li. Being the mischievous son of a martial arts school master, Wang Feihong fritters away his time fooling around and making troubles instead of learning Kung fu. Being sent to his uncle for disciplined kung fu training, Wang Feihong decides he must learn "Drunken Fist Kung Fu" after several escape attempts and being humiliated by a local assassin. Film is notable for the incredibly long fight scene at the end of the movie. 111 min.

Duel of the Century (Liu Xiao Feng zhi jue zhan qian hou) (Hong Kong, 1981)

Director, Yuen Chor. Cast: Liu Yong, Yue Hua, Bai Biao. Liu Yung and Sun Chien team up to investigate the martial arts murders of a supposedly mortally wounded swordsman, only to find deception, death, double-dealings, imposters, and one deadly duel after another. 95 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

Durian, Durian (Liu lian piao piao) (Hong Kong, 2000)

Directed by Chen Guo. Cast: Qin Hailu, Mai Huifen. The film is divided into two parts, with the first half taking place in Hong Kong and the latter half another world away, in Mudanjiang near the North Korean border. The consistent thread is a young Mainland lady, Yan. The movie records her stay in Hong Kong where, on a three-month visa, she services as many as three dozen clients a day, and her post-Hong Kong existence back home where she uses her hard-earned cash to become a successful and respected entrepreneuse. PAL format min.

Enter the Dragon (Hong Kong, USA, 1973)

Director, Robert Clouse. Bruce Lee, John Saxon, Ahna Capri, Shih Kien, Bob Wall, Angela Mao Ying, Betty Chung, Geoffrey Weeks, Yang Sze, Peter Archer, Jim Kelly. Lee goes to the island of a warlord of crime, Han, who carries on his opium smuggling and prostitution activities under the disguise of a martial arts academy.

Ermo (Hong Kong, China, 1995)

Director, Chou Hsiao-wen (Xiaowen Zhou). Comedy about Ermo, a humble noodle-maker in a remote Chinese province who finds that money can't buy happiness - but it can get you very close. 95 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database
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Fallen Angels (To lo tien shih) (Hong Kong, 1995)

Directed by Wang Chia-wei (Wong Kar-Wai). Set in the underworld of present day Hong Kong, this film intertwines two tales of love and isolation. First there's the unconsummated love affair between a contract killer and the ravishing female agent who books his assignments. When the killer decides that he must move on, he leaves her with only a coin for the jukebox and instructions to play a song, "Wang ji ta" ("Forget him"). In the second drama ex-convict Ho makes a living by re-opening shops that have closed for the night and intimidating customers into buying goods and services from him.

Fist of Fury (Jing wu men) (Hong Kong, 1972)

Directed by Lo Wei, featuring Bruce Lee. In this action-packed Bruce Lee classic Kung fu student Chen, upon learning of the murder of his revered kung fu instructor, travels to Shanghai searching for the gang responsible and ends up facing some of his most dangerous opponents. 107 min. ; Uncut & restored version is (102 min.) Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

Fist of Fury (Jing wu men) (Hong Kong, 1995)

Directed by Shiu-Kee Lung, and inspired by Bruce Lee's "Fist of Fury" ( & ). Featuring Donnie Yen. In Japanese-occupied Shanghai, Chen Jun joins the legendary Ching Wu Martial Arts Academy to refine his skills and to assist in the academy's underground resistance against the enemy. But when Chen's master is poisoned by the Japanese, Chen vows revenge on the murderer and seeks justice for his master's death. 120 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

Full Contact (Xia dao Gao Fei) (Hong Kong, 1991)

Director, Lin Lingdong. Cast: Chow Yun-fat, Simon Yam, Ann Bridgewater, Anthony Wong, Bonnie Fu. Betrayed by both his partner and his girl, and persecuted by a rival smuggling ring, a daredevil adventurer turns into a lonely gunman seeking bloody revenge from the suburbs of Bangkok to the streets of Hong Kong. 98 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

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