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Hong Kong

Game of Death (Hong Kon / USA, 1978)

Directed by Robert Clouse. Cast: Bruce Lee, Gig Young, Dean Jagger, Colleen Camp, Hugh O'Brian, Chuck Norris. Billy Lo (Bruce Lee), is a young kung fu movie star with a flourishing career and a promising future. As the leader of a syndicate known for its exploitation of entertainers, Dr. Land jumps at the chance to capitalize on Billy's celebrated status and that of his singer-girlfriend. Refusing to sign with Land, Billy's martial arts mastery is put to the test when he is brutally harassed by Land's men in an attempt to change his mind.

Game of Death II (Hong Kon / USA, 1981)

Directed by Robert Clouse. Cast:Bruce Lee, Tong Lung, Roy Chiao, Wong Ching Lei. In this dark tale of revenge, Bruce Lee "returns" as Billy Lo, whose best friend Chin Ku dies of a sudden illness. But suspicion of foul play arises when a gang tries to steal Ku's coffin at the funeral using a helicopter. When Lo's younger brother Bobby Lo hears about the incident, he leaves his Buddhist master to investigate the truth. His trail soon leads him to the Castle of Death, the last place Chin Ku was seen alive.

General Stone (1976)

Directed by Yuen Siu Ling. Cast: Tan Tao Liang, Polly Shan Kwan. Tan is the son of the famous General Stone, who was killed in battle under mysterious circumstances. Tan is trained in hand and sword techniques, but his schooling is lifted to another level when his father and the spirits of fallen heroes inhabit the stone forms of warriors who teach him skills long thought extinct. Now Tan has a new found power to find the truth behind his father's death. English language version. 79 min.

Happy Together (Cheun gwong tsa sit) (Hong Kong, Argentina, 1997)

Directed by Wong Kar-Wai. A film about a pair of Chinese gay lovers living out the waning days of their relationship as expatriates in Buenos Aires. Lusty tango bars, the salsa music of the La Boca sidewalks, and a hypnotic visit to the nearby Iguazu Falls gives further dimension to the tensions growing between the two men. 97 min. ; Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

Hard Boiled (Lashou shentan) (Hong Kong, 1992)

Directed by John Woo. Featuring Chow Yun-Fat, Tony Leung, Teresa Mo, Philip Chan, Philip Kwok. In a ruthless world of gun-smugglers and mobsters Tequila, a die-hard cop, stops at nothing to see that justice is done. To avenge his partner's murder, Tequila joins forces with a rebel cop, and then the body count mounts to a hair raising climax. 126 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

Hero (Ying xiong) (Hong Kong, 2002)

Directed by Zhang Yimou. The Kingdom of Qin obsessed with conquering all of China had long been the target of assassins throughout the other six states. No matter how hard the King tried, it seemed impossible for him to defeat the three legendary assassins, Broken Sword, Flying Snow, and Sky. Suddenly, an enigmatic hero, Nameless, comes to the palace bearing the legendary weapons of the slain assassins to the King and tells his extraordinary tale sitting only ten paces from the King. 93 min.

House of Flying Daggers (Shi mian mai fu) (Hong Kong, 2004)

Directed by Zhang Yimou. Cast: Takeshi Kaneshiro, Andy Lau, Zhang Ziyi, Song Dandan. During the reign of the Tang dynasty in China, a secret organization called "The House of the Flying Daggers" rises and opposes the government. Leo is a police officer who sends officer Jin to investigate a young dancer named Mei, claiming that she has ties to the "Flying Daggers" organization. Leo ends up arresting Mei, only to have Jin break her free in a plot to gain her trust and lead the police to the new leader of the secret organization. But things are far more complicated than they seem. 115 min.

In the Mood for Love (Hua yang nian hua) (France, Hong Kong, 2000)

Directed by Wong Kar-Wai. Cast: Maggie Cheung Man-yuk, Leung Tony Chiu Wai. A man and a woman move into neighboring Hong Kong apartments and form a bond when they both their spouses of extra-marital activities in this masterful evocation of romantic longing and fleeting moments in time. 98 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

Infernal Affairs (Mou gaan dou) (Hong Kong, 2002)

Directed by Wai Keung Lau and Siu Fai Mak. Cast: Tony Leung, Andy Lau, Anthony Wong, Eric Tsang. A story of a mole in the Hong Kong police department and an undercover cop. Their objectives are the same - to find out who is the mole, and who is the cop. 101 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

Infernal Affairs II (Mou gaan dou II) (Hong Kong, 2002)

Directed by Wai Keung Lau and Siu Fai Mak. Cast: Anthony Wong, Eric Tsang, Carina Lau, Francis Ng, Edison Chen, Shawn Yue, Hu Jun. In this prequel to Internal affairs (2002), Chan Wing Yan has just become an undercover cop in the triads while Lau Kin Ming joins the police force. Both the triads and the police find an enemy in a rival crime boss. 119 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

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