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Hong Kong

Three Extremes (Hong Kong / Japan / South Korea, 2004)

Cast: Box: Kyoko Hasegawa, Atsuro Watabe. Dumplings: Miriam Yeung, Bai Ling, Tony Ka-Fai Leung. Cut: Lee Byung-Hun, Lim Won-Hee, Gang Hye-Jung, Yum Jung-Ah. Presents a cross-cultural trilogy of odd and horrific film shorts by Asian directors. In Box, beautiful successful novelist Kyoko lives a solitary life. In Dumplings a woman experiments with anti-ageing dumplings containing a sinister secret ingredient. In Cut, a happy and successful film director encounters a stranger in his living room. Contents: Box: Kyoko Hasegawa, Atsuro Watabe.

Time and Tide (Seunlau ngaklau) (Hong Kong, Taiwan, 2000)

Directed by Hark Tsui. Cast: Nicholas Tse, Wu Bai, Joventino Cuoto Remotigue, Anthony Wong, Candy Lo, Cathy Chui. A restless, streetwise 21-year-old has had trouble gaining the trust of others all his life. Now he is forced to deal with the reality of impending fatherhood. Needing quick cash, he joins a bodyguard company. He makes friends with a once disillusioned mercenary determined to begin life in a new way, since he is also about to become a father. However, their companionship is brief and they both are uncontrollably forced toward opposite sides of a deadly showdown. 114 min.

Two Champions of Shaolin (Shao Lin yu Wu Dang) (Hong Kong, 1978)

Director, Cheh Chang. Cast: Lu Feng, Sun Chien, Wang Li, Kuo Chue, Lo Meng, Chiang Sheng, Candy Wen. Anti-Manchu Shaolin masters who represent the forces of good use their considerable skills to crush the devious Wutang warriors in a literal fight to the death. 102 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

Way of the Dragon (Meng long guojiang) (1971)

Directed by Directed by Wei Lo. Cast: Bruce Lee, Chuck Norris, Nora Miao. In this high-kicking martial arts thriller, a young man (Bruce Lee) is called to Rome to help a family friend whose restaurant is being targeted by local gangsters. Used to getting their own way, these ruthless men make the mistake of underestimating the young man's ingenuity. When they are unable to get rid of him, they call in an international martial arts champion (Chuck Norris), creating the ultimate clash of kung fu masters in the ancient city's majestic coliseum.

We're Going to Eat You (Di yu wu men) (Hong Kong, 1980)

Directed by Hark Tsui. Cast: Han Guocai, Norman Chu, Eddy Ko, Melvin Wong, Feng Feng, Tony Liu, Siu- Ming To, Hon Gwok Choi, Din Long Lee, Cory Yuen. Agent 999 is on a mission in pursuit of a bandit called Rolex. On the route he goes to a remote island where local people are all merciless cannibals. 90 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

Zu, Warriors from the Magic Mountain (Shu Shan) (Hong Kong, 1983)

Director, Tsui Hark. In ancient China, the forces of evil are about to take over the Earth. A young warrior must endure hardship to locate the mythical twin swords which are the only weapons powerful enough to defeat the monstrous demons and save the mortal world. 97 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database
Chinese Cinema/Chinese Filmmakers: Taiwan

[Jackie Chan's] Project A (Hong Kong, 1983)

Directed by Jackie Chan. Dragon Ma, a determined coast guard officer on patrol in late 19th century Hong Kong, battles with a ruthless syndicate in a seemingly never-ending struggle for control of the dangerous waters. 105 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

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