Beijing Bicycle (2002)

Director: Wang Xiao-Shuai
Starring: Xun Zhou, Cui Lin, Li Bin

Director/co-scripter Wang Xiao-Shuai's Sino-flavoured take on De Sica's "The Bicycle Thief" follows a rural Chinese youth who comes to Beijing and lan... Read more

The Nightingale (2013)

Director: Phillipe Muyl
Starring: Boatian Li, Xiaoran Li, Xin Yi Yang

Zhigen, an old Chinese farmer, has lived alone in Beijing for over 20 years after moving to the city to allow his son Chongyi to attend university. He... Read more

The Young Master (1980)

Director: Jackie Chan
Starring: Jackie Chan, Wei Pei, Yuen Biao, Li Li-Li, Sheck Kin

One of Jackie Chan's first films as director/star that rocketed him to world-wide recognition. This colourful period-comedy follows Jackie as he seeks... Read more

The Road Home (1999)

Director: Zhang Yimou
Starring: Sun Honglei, Zhang Ziyi, Zheng Hao, Zhao Yuelin, Li Bin

An exotic and exquisite film set in the unfamiliar Chinese outback that tells a simple, sweet love story in flashback. Sun Honglei, Zheng Hao and Zhao... Read more

Temptress Moon (1996)

Director: Chen Kaige
Starring: Leslie Cheung, Gong Li, Kevin Lin, He Saifei

1920's Shanghai is displayed in all it's decadence with opium-addicted Ruyi (Gong Li) forced to officially head the Pang family after the death of the... Read more

Curse of the Golden Flower (2006)

Director: Zhang Yimou
Starring: Chow Yun-Fat, Gong Li, Jay Chou, Liu Ye, Dahong Ni, Junjie Qin, Man Li

Zhang Yimou's characteristically lush historical melodrama, set near the end of theTang Dynasty, with Chow Yun-Fat as the Emperor whose wife (Gong Li)... Read more

Dragon Chronicles: The Maidens of Heavenly Mountains (1994)

Director: Wing Keung Chien
Starring: Brigitte Lin, Gong Li, Man Cheung, Norman Chu

AKA: 'The Immortals'. This big budget wu shu spectacular was slated on its original release, and though the plot, based on a complex novel, is somewh... Read more

To Live (1994)

Director: Zhang Yimou
Starring: Ge You, Gong Li, Niu Ben, Guo Tao, Jiang Wu

This stirring film follows a married couple as their fortunes rise and fall, through several decades of Chinese life, from the 1940s onward. Ge You, G... Read more