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Hong Kong

The Chinese Feast (Jin yu man tang) (Hong Kong, 1995)

Directd by Tsui Hark. Cast: Kenny Bee, Leslie Cheung, Anita Yuen. Kit is a gangster looking to start a new life as a chef in Canada, so he can be closer to his girlfriend. But in his struggle to learn the fine art of cuisine, he runs across a red-headed beauty who will change his plans, and soon finds himself off in search of the retired master who can teach him how to win in the ultimate cooking challenge. 110 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

The Day the Sun Turned Cold (Tien kuo ni tzu) (Hong Kong, 1994)

Directed by Yen Hao. A drama based on a true crime which occurred in China. A young welder comes to a police station and accuses his mother of killing his father ten years ago. The police finally reopen the case and slowly the truth about ugly family secrets is revealed. 99 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

The East is Red (Tung-fang Pu-pai feng yun tsai chi) (Hong Kong, 1992)

Directed by Siu-Tung Ching (Cheng Hsiao-tung) and Raymond Lee. I In this third segment of the Swordsman series Tung-fang Pu-pai returns and unleashes a destructive omnipotent force to battle those who have used His/Her name for power and evil. Vowing to destroy the impostors, Tung-fang seeks to gain back the love of Snow or destroy her as well. 108 min. ; Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

The Eye (Jian Gui) (Hong Kong | Singapore, 2002)

Directed by Oxide and Danny Pang. In this Chinese horror film, a blind girl gets a cornea transplant after 18 years of blindness but the face she sees in the mirror is not her own and she begins to realize she is seeing ghosts. So she sets out of find the origins of her cornea and the history of the previous dead owner. 95 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database
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The Fate of Lee Khan (Ying chun ge zhi feng bo) (Hong Kong, Taiwan, 1973)

Director, King Hu. At the end of the Yuan dynasty, a group of Chinese gather at a bar for the task of overthrowing the dynasty. The story tells about the planning and execution of the uprising against their Mongolian oppressors and their eventual success. 105 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

The Heroic Ones (Shi san tai bao) (Hong Kong, 1970)

Directed by Cheh Chang. Cast: David Chiang, Chin Han, Ti Lung, Lily Li, Nan Kung-Hsun. A Mogul king decides to take stealthy action to help overpower his greatest rivals. He chooses nine out thirteen of his loyal generals (who he treats as sons) to embark on the mission. However, jealously amongst them sparks a treacherous family feud that could lead to catastrophic consequences for all involved. 120 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

The Killer (Die xue shuang xiong) (Hong Kong, 1989)

Directed by John Woo. Jeffrey is The Killer, hired by the mob for one last job. Lee is the relentless cop trying to stop the killer at any cost. The two enemies form a strange and powerful bond that blur the lines between good and evil. 110 min. ; Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

The Opium War (Ya pian zhan zheng) (Hong Kong, 1997)

Directed by Jin Xie. Cast: Bao Guo'an, Lin Liankun, Lang Xiong. A dramatization of the Chinese people's heroic resistance to British imperialism in the Opium War of 1840. VCD. 153 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

The Reincarnation of Golden Lotus (Pan Jinlian zhi qian shi jin sheng) (Hong Kong, 1989)

Director, Clara Law. Parallel stories of ancient and modern China. In ancient China Golden Lotus is raped, married to a man she does not love, and when she finds love is beheadedfor it. In modern China Lotus is raped by the prefect of her school in Shanghai and sent to a work camp. Sheescapes to decadent Hong Kong by marrying a rich man. She finds herself drawn both to her husband's chauffeur and to a sadomasochistic relationship with adebauched designer. She dies in a fiery car wreck atthe end. A contemporary reworking of a 12th century Chinese novel. Multi-zone min.

The Soong Sisters (Song jia huang chao) (Hong Kong, 1996)

Directed by Mabel Cheung. Cast: Zhang Manyu, Jiang Wen, Yang Ziqiong, Wu Junmei. At the end of Qing dynasty, the Soong sisters--Ai-ling, Ching-ling and May-ling became legends in their own time. One loved money, one loved power, and one loved her country. Their lives were interwoven into the turbulent history of modern China. Ching-ling married Dr. Sun who led the 1911 revolution and embarked on a long journey of vagrant life. 145 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

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