Assembly (2007)

Director: Feng Xiaogang
Starring: Zhang Hanyu, Yuan Wenkang, Deng Chao

Acclaimed Chinese director Feng Xiaogang brings the little known Chinese Civil War into light with this powerful and unflinching film based on a true... Read more

The Mermaid (2016)

Director: Stephen Chow
Starring: Deng Chao, Yun Lin, Show Luo, Yuqi Zhang, Pierre Bourdaud

From Stephen Chow, director of Kung Fu Hustle, comes The Mermaid: the comedic action-filled phenomenon that has become China's biggest film of all ti... Read more

Happy Times (2001)

Director: Zhang Yimou
Starring: Dong Jie, Zhao Benshan

From acclaimed director Zhang Yimou ("Raise the Red Lantern") comes this light-hearted Chinese comedy about a retired factory worker who hires his fia... Read more

Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame (2010)

Director: Tsui Hark
Starring: Andy Lau, Tony Leung (Ka Fai), Bingbing Li, Carina Lau, Deng Chao

When the mysterious deaths of a series of loyal subjects threaten to delay the 690 A.D. inauguration of Empress Wu Zetian (Carina Lau), she summons th... Read more

Unknown Pleasures / Xiao Wu (2002)

Director: Jia Zhang-ke
Starring: Zhao Tao, Zhou Qing Feng, Zhao Wei Wei, Wu Qiong, Wang Hong Wei

Two films from acclaimed director Jia Zhang-Ke take a look at contemporary China, its inequalities, direction and disaffected urban youth. 'Unknown Pl... Read more

The Assassin (1967)

Director: Chang Cheh
Starring: Jimmy Wang Yu, Chiao Chiao, Tien Feng, Li Hsiang-chun, Huang Tsung-shun

In this character-driven, kung-fu classic from the world famous Shaw Brothers Studios, Jimmy Wang Yu stars as Nieh Chen, a champion sword-fighter forc... Read more

Platform (2000)

Director: Jia Zhang-ke
Starring: Wang Hong-wei, Zhao Tao, Liang Jing-dong, Yang Tian-yi

Aka "Zhantai". Jia Zhang-ke's ambitious film follows the lives of four friends over a turbulent 10 year period of Chinese history, from 1979 to 1989.... Read more

A Touch of Sin (2013)

Director: Zhangke Jia
Starring: Zhao Tao, Wang Baoqiang, Wu Jiang, Lanshan Luo, Li Meng

Four independent stories set in modern China about random acts of violence. The film was nominated for the Palme d'Or at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival... Read more

Pavilion of Women (2000)

Director: Yim Ho
Starring: Willem Dafoe, Luo Yan, Shek Sau, John Cho, Yi Ding, Anita Loo

This romantic, historical epic, set in rural Southern China in 1938 is the love story of Madame Wu (Luo Yan), the Chinese wife of an aristocrat, and A... Read more

White Crane Chronicles ( aka Kung Fu Killer ) (2008)

Director: Philip Spink
Starring: Daryl Hannah, David Carradine, Cheng Pei-Pei, Osric Chau, Kay Tong Lim, Lim Yu-B...

China, 1929. As the Republic crumbles, only the legendary Wudang monks dare to defy the ruthless warlords trafficking in the opium trade. Among them i... Read more

Empire of Silver (2009)

Director: Christina Yao
Starring: Aaron Kwok, Jennifer Tilly, Tie Lin Zhang, Hao Lei, Ding Zhi Cheng, Lei Zhen Yu

China, 1899. A hedonistic young man, Third Master (Aaron Kwok), must assume the role of heir to a banking empire he cares little about. Following the... Read more