Postmen in the Mountains (1999)

Director: Huo Jianqi
Starring: Rujun Ten, Liu Ye

Set in the fairy-tale wilderness of Hunan Province in the 1980s, this is a visually gorgeous and sometimes poignant story about fathers and sons, trad... Read more

Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress (2002)

Director: Dai Sijie
Starring: Xun Zhou, Chen Kun, Liu Ye

Set in China during the Cultural Revolution of the 1970s, the story follows Luo (Chen Kun) and Ma (Liu Ye), two young men from the city who are sent t... Read more

City of Life and Death (2009)

Director: Chuan Lu
Starring: Hideo Nakaizumi, Ye Liu, Wei Fan, Yuanyuan Gao

Director Chuan Lu pulls off a rare feat by providing a clear-eyed drama about an event in Chinese-Japanese history - the 1937 Rape of Nanking followin... Read more

Dark Matter (2007)

Director: Chen Shi-Zheng
Starring: Liu Ye, Aidan Quinn, Meryl Streep

Inspired by a true story and delving into the world of Liu Xing, a Chinese science student of genius and vision, who comes to the U.S. in pursuit of h... 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

Jasmine Women (2004)

Director: Yong Hou
Starring: Zhang Ziyi, Joan Chen, Wen Jiang, Liu Ye

Based on the well-regarded novel by Su Tong and starring Ziyi Zhang and Joan Chen, both in multiple roles, this is the story of three generations of C... Read more

The Bombing (Air Strike) (2018)

Director: Xiao Feng
Starring: Adrien Brody, Bruce Willis, Kenny Bee, Wu Gang, Liu Ye, Rumer Willis

During World War II, five different Chinese people fight their way through Japanese Air Force attacks to protect an important military machine in Chon... Read more

The Promise (2005)

Director: Chen Kaige
Starring: Cecilia Cheung, Hiroyuki Sanada, Nicholas Tse, Dong-kun Jang, Liu Ye, Chen Hong

From the director of 'Farewell My Concubine' comes this visually stunning tale of passion, set in China's mythical past, that unfolds against a backdr... Read more