Powerful Four boasts an all-star cast and chronicles the rise of four semi-corrupt Hong Kong police detectives during the late 1960s.
Zhang Xianchi is a man thrown into the Cultural Revolution and its afterimage, plunged into the ideological deadlocks of the era and suffering its consequences beyond it. Born into a family that supports the nationalist Kuomintang, Zhang eventually became a leftist and joined the Communist Party. But his family’s background eventually catches up with him, and in a series of bureaucratic measures, he is labelled as a Rightist, leading to a slew of irrational yet life-affecting consequences. His story is told through an exhilarating hybrid of forms, blending documentary-styled interviews and spectral theatrical displays within an ever-mutating studio-space. Hypnagogic in its imagery and ironic in attitude, Mr. Zhang Believes is a tour-de-force treatise of a man caught within dogmatic political maneuverings, which it critiques indirectly with creative and stoic fervour.
Couples, Couples, Couples is a largely broad comedy about the vagaries of romance and babymaking.
Two orphans raised by monks are taught divine secrets of kung fu. As adults, one chooses the path of the monks while the other opts for the outside world. Aspiring barber and experienced kung-fu fighter Shang learns that his childhood friend, Siu Ming, has been framed for murder by an unknown villain.When Shang begins looking into the crime, he soon finds himself the target of an assassination attempt. They reunite to find their missing godfather and seek vengeance on his kidnappers. Who is behind all these crimes, and can Shang stop them?
Tai (Raymond Wong), a loving and caring husband and Josephine (Cherrie Chung), his sweet and darling wife, are a young, merry couple. Tai has a close lawyer friend, funny but kind-hearted Choi Sum (John Sum) who often offers his help whenever Tai needs it. Tai works in a De Luxe hotel's top management. He brings his wife to the hotel's annual ball in which all his colleagues are fascinated by the beauty of Josephine. Among the colleagues, there is a notorious seducer who is execptionally keen in seducing the wives of his friends. Tai, with the help of Choi Sum, makes every effort to protect his wife. They bring themselves into a series of hilarious and comic situations. Due to a complicated misunderstanding, Tai learns that he has got an incurabl cancer. He worries about his wife and plans for her future happiness. Joe Yeung (Mark Cheng), a nice and smart guy has proved to be an ideal potential husband for Josephine. Tai tries his best to match Joe and his wife...
A fighter known as "Iron Palm" pretends to take control of a transport company as a first step to control the entire city, including gambling, prostitution and drug businesses.
Following the popularity of various Chinese vampire films in the 1980s, Hong Kong television network ATV World made plans to create a similar television series starring Lam Ching-ying, who was a familiar face in the genre and often typecast. Lam signed on to the film for HK$1 million, and filming started in early 1996.
Hong Kong crime movie from 1981
The final part to the Lee Rock trilogy.
Comedy from Hong Kong directed by Fung Chi-Kong.
After the sacred scripts of Tammo are stolen from Shaolin, a young girl is taught 18 forms of Shaolin kung fu to enable her to venture outside the temple and recover all of the volumes.
Directed by Ban Lu.
Mandy slaves away at two jobs struggling to support her family while dreaming about resurrecting her father's martial arts academy, a once famous school now forgotten since an accident took his leg. When Mandy rescues wealthy businessman Ho Kwan from muggers he offers her a job as his bodyguard, and she agrees when he also offers to support her family and restore her father's academy. Before long, kidnappers appear and despite Mandy's efforts Ho Kwan is abducted, but not before he slips Mandy a box. Upon investigating, Mandy learns Ho Kwan was kidnapped by ruthless gambling impresario Sung. The box contains a key to a mainframe that controls online betting on fights to the death, and in order to reach Ho Kwan, Mandy will have to join the tournament and gamble with her life.
Falsely accused for cheating in a martial arts competition, two boyhood friends are banished from their Shaolin Temple and go their separate ways. As adults, they join opposing sides in a civil war. When one betrays the other, they settle their differences mano-a-mano.
A wild and rollicking martial arts fantasy extravaganza that features prized swords and swordsmen, a crazy monk attached to a rolling boulder, serious clan and cult rivalries, and lots of magic and flying.
Unicorn travels to a village troubled by gangsters in search of revenge for the murder of his parents years before. The task is made more complicated when he befriends a middle-aged woman and her son who begin to admire and depend on him.
A young couple from southern Kazakhstan plan to get married. But according to the local tradition, the groom ought to steal the future bride.
Chinese filmmaker Jia Zhangke returns to the shooting locations of his films, along with his actors, friends and close collaborators. Jia recalls the inspiration sources for his movies, such as Platform, Still Life and A Touch of Sin. The film is the memory of a filmmaker and of a country in convulsion, China, which reveals itself little by little.
Amid a backdrop of lush forests and craggy peaks, Zhangjiajie offers a treasure trove of plants abloom year-round. Plum trees or purple azaleas in winter are followed by the colorful flurry of over 3,000 types of plants blossoming at once in spring. Lakes, streams and waterfalls cool the heat of summer and give life to Davidia, or "Dove" trees. In autumn, yellow chrysanthemums blanket the entire area. Enter a rare and multi-hued world that is also home to an ethnic minority group with intriguing traditions.
Ye Mu Qi (Li Kai Xin) has good brains and thus manages to get first place in the whole school. Just because of that, she gets elected as the class president. But what nobody knows is that Mu Qi is actually the “Big Boss” of the street. When fate brings her once again together with her childhood friend Liao Dan Yi (Huang Jun Jie), an odd love story begins...
The story of three childhood friends as they navigate through early adulthood together in the city of Shanghai. Three different women, three different love stories – together they grow as individuals through their experiences in love and in sorrow.