Iron Fisted Monk, heavyweight HK superstar Sammo Hung's directorial debut, is a powerful old school kung fu movie which sees the portly one at his physical peak on screen as well as calling the shots behind the camera. Husker (Sammo) is a student of the Shaolin monks, learning kung fu so that he can avenge his uncle, who was murdered by the nasty Manchus who control the province. He leaves his training early, desperate to teach the killers a lesson and teams up with a martial artist monk (Chan Sing) who is teaching a group of factory workers how to defend themselves. When the Manchus attack the factory and kill everyone there, Husker and his Buddhist pal decide it's time to even the score.
From first-time director Lung Yi Sheng comes Demon Of The Lute, a 1983 fantasy swordplay epic featuring a ragtag group of heroes as they face off against a demonic force for evil! Chock full of fantastical characters blessed with otherworldly powers, enchanted weapons, and the remarkable ability to defy gravity at will, Demon Of The Lute is a comic book influenced wuxia sure to tickle the fancy of martial arts fans both young and old
A young security man must prove himself worthy by defending the one object wanted by all the masters of the Martial Arts world - the Magic Lyre!
Fruit Chan's second feature of 2000 takes its title from the Durian, a fruit whose large, ungainly exterior and delicious taste serve as a metaphor for the film's Hong Kong setting. Yan (Qin Hailu) and Fan (Mak Wai Fan) are neighbors in Hong Kong's Mong Kok district. Yan is a 21-year-old prostitute who works for a pimp and spends her off-hours watching TV in her miniscule apartment or hanging out with other prostitutes at a local cafe.
This Cathay Films release stars the beautiful Grace Chang in a musical romance from Hong Kong.
A primary school teacher rallies the citizens of a small town to resist the corruption of the local government and unite to build reinforcements against an oncoming flood.
Liu Hulan (1932-1947) was a young female spy during the Chinese Civil War between the Guomindang and the Communist Party and stood for Communist. She was born in Yunzhouxi village, in the Wenshui County of the Shanxi province. She joined the Communist Party in 1946 and proceeded to become the secretary of the All-China Women's Federation. She was actively involved in collecting support for the Communist Party of China from the villagers of Yunzhouxi. This is a dramatization of her life.
A young provincial woman arrives in Beijing to earn money for her sick brother.
One of the best-known Chinese figurative painters, Liu Xiaodong goes back to his hometown of Jincheng, in the province of Liaoning (North-East China), to re-paint again friends and relatives after several years have gone by. With a soundtrack by famed composer Lim Giong (Millennium Mambo, The Assassin).
Based on the Chinese folk tale. Long ago, three brothers Liu lived in China. They were so similar that even their own mother discerned them on colored ribbons. The first brother could command fire, the second could drink the sea and return it back, and a third knew the language of birds, animals and fish.
LIU PI-CHIA, a biographical documentary depicting the life of a veteran who joined tens of thousands of others to work on national infrastructure construction projects in the 1960s, is considered Taiwan’s first cinéma vérité film.
Hwang Jang-lee plays the main baddie, and along with his nasty henchmen (played by a red-nosed Chan Lau, and Bolo Yeung in the daftest wig imaginable!), they cause all sorts of problems for the good guys, hero Wah-jee (Cheung Lik), pretty soy-milk seller Tsui-jee (Jeannie Chang) and Tsui-jee's father (Fan Mei-sheng).
Unemployed comic book artist Luk (6 Wing) is not having a good day. His girlfriend (Charmaine Fong) just left him, and he's off to pitch his latest work to a publisher that turns out be very sketchy. The editor (MC Jin) wants Luk to add more gratuitous violence and deaths to his story, which he does in amusing manner. After the meeting, Luk goes about his business as normal, but he finds that everywhere he goes he encounters strange conflicts that lead to gratuitous violence and deaths.
When a rare earth plant is being built near a coastal town, its inhabitants fall into despair, fearful of its radioactive effects.
A straightforward mission turns into much more for an expert martial artist. During the tumultuous time of the Shenlong Era of the Tang Dynasty, martial artist Xie Yun Liu is commanded by his master to escort Prince Li Chong Mao to the capital city of Chang’an. As Yun Liu and Chong Mao are traveling through the Fenghua Valley, they witness Crown Prince Li Chong Jun and Princess Li Hua Wan being attacked,and Yun Liu ends up reluctantly coming to the rescue. Hailed as their savior, Yun Liu is invited back to the imperial Li family’s mansion for a celebration, only to find himself in the thick of other assassination attempts by the warring Wu family. When Yun Liu is challenged to a deadly battle by Lu Wei Lou, the head of the Ming Sect, can he survive the predicament with his life?
Another Chinese Ghost Story copy, also known as Affrighted Romance.
Han Liu Bang is a Chinese television series based on the biography of Liu Bang, founder of the Han Dynasty. The series was first broadcast on CCTV in China in 1998.
The Gallery of Madame Liu-Tsong was an American television series which aired on the now defunct DuMont Television Network. It starred Chinese American silent film and talkie star Anna May Wong, who played a detective in a role written specifically for her. The Gallery of Madame Liu Tsong was the first U.S. television series starring an Asian-American series lead.
Sun Zi Bing Fa Yu San Shi Liu Ji, literally Sun Tzu's The Art of War and the Thirty-Six Stratagems, is a Chinese television series first broadcast in 2000. Set in the Warring States period of ancient China, the series tells the story of Sun Bin and his rival Pang Juan.
Bored and unhappy as the Lord of Hell, Lucifer Morningstar abandoned his throne and retired to Los Angeles, where he has teamed up with LAPD detective Chloe Decker to take down criminals. But the longer he's away from the underworld, the greater the threat that the worst of humanity could escape.
The Legend of Chu Liuxiang is a Chinese television series directed by Aman Chang and starring Ken Chang in the lead role. The story is adapted from the first four books in Chu Liuxiang Xinzhuan of Gu Long's Chu Liuxiang novel series. Filming for the series started in October 2010 in the Water Margin Film City in Dongping County, Shandong, China. It was first broadcast on ChingTV in South Korea on 14 June 2012.
Meteor Garden is a 2001 Taiwanese drama starring Barbie Hsu, Jerry Yan, Vic Zhou, Vanness Wu and Ken Chu. It is based on Japanese shōjo manga series, Boys Over Flowers, written by Yoko Kamio. It was produced by Comic Ritz International Production with Angie Chai as producer and directed by Cai Yuexun. The series was first broadcast in Taiwan on free-to-air Chinese Television System from 12 April 2001 to 16 August 2001. A supplementary mini-series, Meteor Rain was produced in April 2001 and the sequel Meteor Garden II was broadcast from 11 November 2002 to 25 December 2002. The series is the first live-action television adaptation of the manga, followed by its sequel Meteor Garden II and Japanese Hana Yori Dango, its sequel Hana Yori Dango Returns and South Korean Boys Over Flowers. At the conclusion of the series, F4 Jerry Yan, Vic Zhou, Vanness Wu and Ken Chu continued to perform together and released three studio albums as quartet boy band F4. They ceased the use of the name "F4" in 2007 at the objection of Japanese publisher Shueisha, who owns the copyright to Hana Yori Dango, to avoid any confusion with the Japanese and South Korean version of the live-action adaptations of the manga. The group has since been renamed "JVKV", from the first initial of the quartet in order of descending age.
An ordinary girl is admitted to the most prestigious school in the country where she encounters F4, an exclusive group comprised of the four wealthiest and handsomest boys in the school - Dao Ming Si, Hua Ze Lei, Xi Men and Mei Zuo.
The Legend of Chu Liuxiang is a Chinese television series adapted from Chu Liuxiang Chuanqi of Gu Long's Chu Liuxiang novel series. The series was first broadcast on CCTV-8 in December 2007 in China.
Chu Liuxiang is the famous "Chief of Bandits" in the jianghu. His qinggong is unmatched and he leaves behind a trail of fragrance everywhere he goes. Once, Chu enters the palace to steal a treasure called the "Amber Guanyin", which contains a wooden figurine carved by "Little Li Flying Dagger" Li Xunhuan. In the palace, Chu meets Sikong Xing'er, the daughter of master thief Sikong Zhaixing, and her sworn sister Su Rongrong. While escaping from the guards' pursuit, Li Xunhuan dies trying to save Su Rongrong.
Adapted from Gu Long's novel of same title, "A shooting star burns but briefly, but while it burns what other star in the heavens is as bright, as brilliant.? When a shooting star appears, not even the stars in the enduring constellations can match its light. The life of a butterfly is delicate, even more fragile than flowers, but alas it lives only in the spring. It is beauty, it is freedom, it is flight.
"Chocolat" is an adaptation of a Japanese manga called Gangster Patisserie. A female Japanese college student who runs away to Taiwan and gets involved with a reformed young hoodlum who just got out of jail after five years. Turns out his old gangster boss lost his wife to an illness and has decided to turn over a new leaf and become a legit businessman by starting a bakery that employs all his former gang members. The entire gang of misfits all live and work together, and heartwarming hilarity ensues