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New Year Sacrifice

  This adaptation of Lu Xun’s short story of the same title concerns the tragic life of a woman (Xianglin’s widow) during the earliest decades of Chinese feudalistic society. Xianglin’s Read More

The Spring Festival

  At Spring Festival, families reunite and everybody hopes that misfortune and unhappiness will depart with the old year. This story takes place in a small snow-bound town in northern Read More

Strange Friends

  An emotionally disturbed woman encounters two passengers on a train who befriend her and ultimately save her from self-destruction. Her fellow travelers find out she has a criminal past Read More

Good Morning, Beijing

  The story of two lovers during late 80s whose ordinary lives were disturbed by the pace of economic reform. causing a woman to leave her honest and hardworking boy Read More

The Last Emperor

  This sweeping account of the life of Pu-Yi, the last emperor of China, follows the leader’s tumultuous reign. After being captured by the Red Army as a war criminal Read More

Summer Palace

  Country girl Wei leaves her village to attend university in Beijing, where she soon discovers an intense world of sexual freedom. She falls madly in love with Zhou, another Read More

A Chinese Ghost Story

  After a string of bad luck, a debt collector has no other choice than to spend the night in a haunted temple, where he encounters a ravishing female ghost Read More

The Family

  The story focuses on three brothers and how they respond to the expectation that they will each marry women whom their grandfather has selected for them.

Black Snow

  Li Huiquan, age 24, has just been released from prison early for “good behavior”. With the help of friends, he manages to get himself back on his feet economically Read More

At Middle Age

  Lu Wenting is a mother and a hard working eye-doctor in early 60s socialist China. She is an outstanding surgeon and a devoted socialist, but she feels that she Read More