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Hak se wui (Election)

Johnnie To , , 2005
As election time nears, current Triad chairman Lok (Yam) faces competition from his godsons. At the same time, Jimmy (Koo) looks to increase his business relations with mainland China.
  • English subtitles
  • 101


Nanjing! Nanjing! (City of Life and death)

Chuan Lu , , 2009
n 1937, Japan occupied Nanjing, the Chinese capital. There was a battle and subsequent atrocities against the inhabitants, especially those who took refuge in the International Security Zone.
  • No subtitles
  • 132

Qing hong (Shanghai Dreams)

Xiaoshuai Wang , , 2005
In the 1960's, encouraged by the government, a large number of families leave Chinese cities to settle in the poorer regions of the country, in order to develop local industry.
  • No subtitles
  • 2005

She, a Chinese

Xiaolu Guo , , 2009
This is the story of Mei, a young woman on a trip from East to West after her escape from her provincial Chinese village...
  • No subtitles
  • 103


Shijie (The World)

Zhang Ke Jia , , 2004
An exploration on the impact of urbanization and globalization on a traditional culture.
  • English subtitles
  • 143

Tau ming chong

Peter Chan , , 2007
It's a heroic tale of three blood brothers and their struggle in the midst of war and political upheaval...
  • English subtitles
  • 126


Wong gok hak yau (One Night in Mongkok)

Tung-Shing Yee , , 2004
Hong Kong nihilism. December 22, a street quarrel leads to the death of a gang leader's son. Next day, he seeks revenge on his brother, a rival boss. He calls on Liu, a fixer, to import a hit man from the mainland. Lai Fu, a tough and youthful hick, arrives with a day pass.
  • English subtitles
  • 110

Xi yan

Ang Lee , , 1993
To satisfy his nagging parents, a gay landlord and a female tenant agree to a marriage of convenience, but his parents arrive to visit and things get out of hand.
  • English subtitles
  • 106


Yin shi nan nu (Eat Drink Man Woman)

Ang Lee , , 1994
A senior chef lives with his three grown daughters; the middle one finds her future plans affected by unexpected events and the life changes of the other household members.
  • English subtitles
  • 115

Ying xiong (Hero)

Yimou Zhang , , 2002
One man defeated three assassins who sought to murder the most powerful warlord in pre-unified China.
  • English subtitles
  • 99