In the first half of this century, young Li Tienlu joins a travelling puppet theatre and subsequently makes a career as one of Taiwan's leading puppeteers.
They come here to wash, to stay clean. Some are in distress, others run out of hot water. The bath-showers are their ephemeral refuge, before returning to the city, to the street. Here we recover strength and cause. Yet violence is never far away. A bad look, an insult, a sudden gesture. The staff of the bath-showers, prevents slippage. Out of the world, it's a whole world.
A young father and his infant son are beset by forces of evil and corruption. They wander China, upholding their sense of honor and protecting the weak. When they are forced into combat, spectacular and hilarious fast-motion kung fu sequences follow. In the end, they must call on all of their abilities in a battle royale, to attempt to vanquish a supernatural man-monster or die trying.
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While trying to obtain "Tree Sweets", Littlefoot into the tree and knocks down all the blossoms, attracting the Tinysauruses. They devour the plants and disappear. But Littlefoot isn't blamed for the disappearance, instead he accidentally makes the adults believe the tiny dinosaurs were the main cause. Now Littlefoot and his friends must protect the tiny herd and learn the value of honesty.
The story takes place in wartime Guangzhou before the country’s liberation by the Communist Party of China in 1949. A young woman named Qiu Xi is a “boat person”, or Tanka, living in the coastal area of Guangdong Province. Qiu Xi becomes a servant to Yan Haiqing, played by actor Guo Xiaodong. She finds herself falling for the undercover communist agent who works with the Kuomintang regime that ruled China until 1949. The story unfolds as the two fall for each other but are kept at distance because of the wartime situation.
Tang Wei plays Jiajia, a young woman in Beijing who lives a luxurious life provided by her wealthy boyfriend. When Jiajia got pregnant, she goes to the United States, hoping that the baby will be born an American citizen. While waiting for the baby’s arrival, Jiajia loses contact with her boyfriend and suddenly finds that she is unable to make end meets. At this point, she meets Frank, played by Wu Xiubo, who offers help and makes her think twice about who her Mr. Right really is.
Kung-fu ace David Chiang displays a unique take on the narcotics racket in his directorial debut, The Drug Addict. Only 26-year-old and Shaw Brothers' youngest director, David brings a youthful sensibility to this drama about a drug-addicted kung-fu instructor (Ti Lung) who not only kicks the habit but smashes a drug smuggling ring as only a martial-arts superstar can. With legendary action director Chang Cheh onboard as producer, The Drug Addict is a fast-moving exploration of an important social issue.
The tabloid headlines asked 'Arsène Who' when an urbane Frenchman arrived in the Highbury Marble Halls to become Arsenal manager. Eleven years later, Arsenal fans an football lovers worldwide have become accustomed to a style of football that has delivered numerous major trophies and is considered to be a true representation of the beautiful game at its best. In this candid interview, Arsène Wenger talks about eleven players who helped make it happen, those who have made the most Arsenal appearences in the position under him.
A Sigh tells the story of an affair between a struggling Chinese screenwriter and his young female assistant, its effects on his marriage and the impact on the man himself.
Short anime screened in theaters with the stereoscopic 3D conversion of Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex - Solid State Society movie. The story of Xi Avant is set in Spain and other locales in the near future, and it is tied to the NTT Docomo mobile phone network's next-generation Xi service. Read more at http://myanimelist.net/anime/10405/Xi_Avant#F1MzvL2rXrERaF5c.99
To help the Koreans against the imperialist Americans, Feng Yang, a scout for the Chinese army, must take a crack platoon to blow up the Kangping bridge in order to cut off the American retreat/reinforcement and make possible a major assault on American positions.
Clémence is confined to her bed. Her future calls out to her, showing her places, people, and glimpses of other lives. But how can this future be realized if she remains bedridden? She must sift through her past and revisit a childhood that was not so happy after all, a time when danger could arise at any moment.
Authentic and subtly-written coming-of-age story set against the end of the dark 1970s. A dominant mother, a taciturn father, an elder brother who won’t shape up and the little brother who won’t take sides. Then a beautiful girl comes to live across the road from distant Beijing. (IFFR.com)
The third film of ‘The Greatest' film series plays down cultural differences for an amusing cross-dressing comedy that features another great collaboration between Leung Sing-por and Liu Enjia. This time, Leung puts on omega hair and woman's clothing, posing as a rich woman in order to help his two friends get love. Liu is equally amusing, sharing the dance floor with Leung in a hilarious dance scene. Loosely based on the British play Charley's Aunt, the film is a delightful comedy on grassroots, offering a refreshing alternative to MP & GI's usual line of comedies.
Director Chu Yuan uses two editors and three martial arts choreographers to tell a maacabre tale of kidnapping, murder, frame-ups, and even being buried alive. Swordsmen and women struggle to save their true loves...and their sanity.
Married and with a son on the way, Zhang takes shelter in a big old house haunted by a ghostly female vampire.
In a north China village, Renwu Chen gets married to Shuilian Xu. She presents quite a contrast to his elder brothers wife Wang Qiangying, a selfish woman who tries to get all she can from her mother-in-law. With the arrival of the new bride, this extended familys situation grows more complex. Qianying tries to arrange a marriage for her husbands younger sister without her willingness since she doesnt like her. Qiangying pushes the extended family to live separately so she can get a bigger house and have fewer burdens of taking care of her parents-in-law. But her husband slaps her after finding her offering poor food to her father-in-law when preparing good food for her kids. Qiangying goes back to her parents who support her, which causes a bigger conflict between the two families. Shulian convinces her sister-in-law to apologize to their father-in-law, and they eventually become a happy family.
Han Yun Xi is the daughter of an imperial physician who lost her mother when young, but maintains a cheerful and optimistic disposition. Yun Xi is naturally talented in medical science and proficient in traditional medicine, but suffers from the jealousy and avoidance of others. By a stroke of fate, she marries the Duke of Qin, Long Fei Ye, and becomes embroiled in the changing politics of the imperial court. Yun Xirelies on her high-level medical skills, wisdom, far-sighted brain, and compassionate heart to expel the poisons of a great official, get rid of secret agents for the Duke of Qin, eliminate the plague for the common citizens, and cure the crown prince’s strange illness.
Set in Shanghai in the late 1910s, Qian Bao Bao is a cunning young woman who assumes the stolen identity of a female instructor at an all-male military academy in order to earn enough money to help her sick mother. During her stay at the academy, Bao Bao finds herself entangled in a complicated love triangle with the flirtatious Xiang Hao and the intelligent Shen Wen Tao, who are both instructors at the academy.
The first female US President Sally Sheridan is shot dead by a sniper during her Veterans Day speech. Her assassin narrowly escapes the scene with his life, national security hot on his heels - or so it seems. Three months later, an elderly couple discover the body of a wounded man in a tree, wearing a parachute. The young man cannot remember the slightest thing about his own identity.
Xiaolin Showdown is an American animated television series that aired on Kids WB and was created by Christy Hui. Set in a world where martial arts battles and Eastern magic are commonplace, the series follows four young warriors in training that battle the forces of evil. They do this by protecting Shen Gong Wu from villains that would use them to conquer the world. Originally airing on the Kids' WB block of programming on WB Network in 2003, the series ran for 3 seasons and 52 episodes. Typical episodes revolve around a specific Shen Gong Wu being revealed which results in both sides racing to find it. Episodes usually reach a head when one good and one evil character must challenge each other to a magical duel called a Xiaolin Showdown for possession of the artifact. A sequel series titled Xiaolin Chronicles was previewed on August 26, 2013 on Disney XD. It began its long-term run on September 14 the same year.
The day Ming Xiao Xi transferred to her new school, she got herself into a fight with the most popular kids in school, who also happened to be the most arrogant, devilish pretty boys in school. Before she knew it, she became public enemy number 1. But, nothing can defeat this outgoing martial artist. She can handle any punches coming her way.
After a plot to kill the president of the USA an agent with lost memories tries to recover his life and memories. Others use him to cover up some dirty business involving high ranking officials from the CIA and the White House.
Secret History of Kangxi is a 2006 Chinese television series produced by You Xiaogang. The series is the fourth instalment in a series of four television series about the early history of the Qing Dynasty. It was preceded by Xiaozhuang Mishi, Huang Taizi Mishi and Taizu Mishi, all of which were also produced by You Xiaogang. The series was renamed to Nalan and Kangxi for release in Hong Kong on ATV.
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Journey to the West is a Chinese television series adapted from the classical novel of the same title. The series was first broadcast on CCTV in China on 1 October 1986. The series became an instant classic in China and is still being praised as the best and most authentic interpretation of the novel. Unadapted portions of the original story were later covered in the second season, which was released in 1999.
A troubled psychologist returns from the U.S. and sets up a clinic in Taiwan, where mysterious patients and uncanny events shed light on his murky past.
The events surrounding the Apollo 11 moon landing on July 20, 1969 are covered in this unprecedented CBS News marathon telecast.
Kangxi Dynasty is a 2001 Chinese television series based on the novel Kangxi Da Di by Eryue He. The series is a prequel to the 1997 television series Yongzheng Dynasty, and was followed by Qianlong Dynasty in 2002.