FILMS FROM THE CULTURAL REVOLUTION: AN EXCLUSIVE FACETS 2-PACK
These Chinese films offer different--and unsettling--perspectives on Mao's Cultural Revolution. Roaring Across the Horizon is an odd piece of propaganda that celebrates China's development of nuclear weapons. Rhapsody of Spring is a sprawling, beautifully constructed film that dramatizes the career of one of China's most revered composers.
The name says it all. The first film in director Ning Ying's "Beijing Trilogy" pays "unashamed tribute to the lighter side of life " (The Economist). The story centers around an old man forced...LEARN MORE.
I LOVE BEIJING
The third film in director Ning Ying's "Beijing Trilogy," this romantic drama follows the fortunes of a young cab driver who is depressed because of a recent divorce. He turns his...LEARN MORE.
JOURNEY TO THE WESTERN XIA EMPIRE
The co-writer of Farewell My Concubine steps behind the camera for an impressive directorial debut. In medieval China, soldiers are dispatched by the emperor to collect male children...LEARN MORE.
LAUGHING IN THE WIND
Featuring breathtaking landscapes, colorful costumes, and masterful martial arts choreography, this epic tale is among the most popular programs ever to appear on Chinese...LEARN MORE.
LAUGHING IN THE WIND VOL. 2
The second volume of an acclaimed Chinese television series, based on a popular novel by Jin Yong, author of the wuxia fantasy genre. Characterized by passionate...LEARN MORE.
NEW YEAR SACRIFICE
In a mountain hamlet in eastern China, a poor woman faces trial after trial. Sold into marriage as a child, she is left a young widow and enslaved by her mother-in-law, who sells her to a...LEARN MORE.
ON THE BEAT
On the Beat offers a humorous look at the daily grind of a Beijing police station through the perspective of two mismatched partners. This is the second film in Ning Ying's "Beijing trilogy,"...LEARN MORE.
This expressionistic tale of sexual politics follows Rainbow, a mute yet musically gifted girl, whose arranged marriage to an impotent and crippled art teacher causes her eye to...LEARN MORE.
RED RIVER VALLEY
Feng Xiaoning delves into China and Tibet's rich history in this vigorous, coming-of-age epic set during the 1905 British occupation of Tibet and China's eventual control of the...LEARN MORE.
Reflecting for 17 years on his family’s immigration legacy, the filmmaker confronts the delicate images of a once intact family. In this award-winning film...LEARN MORE.
RHAPSODY OF SPRING
The career of one of China's most revered composers is dramatized in this sprawling, beautifully constructed, award-winning film. Called Zhao Liming in the film, the...LEARN MORE.
ROARING ACROSS THE HORIZON
An odd piece of Chinese Communist Party propaganda that chronicles and celebrates China's development of nuclear weapons. Frightening in its adhesion to the party-line, this...LEARN MORE.
SWORDSMEN IN DOUBLE FLAG TOWN
A grand drama of honor and revenge plays out in a Chinese version of the American West in this action-packed martial arts number from the director of Red Firecracker, Green Firecracker. After...LEARN MORE.
WARRIORS! - AN EXCLUSIVE FACETS 2-PACK
Intense action and drama highlight these two films about honor and sacrifice in medieval China. Swordsmen in Double Flag Town is a revenge film that plays out in a Chinese version of the American West. Then for Journey to the Western Xia Empire, the co-writer of Farewell My Concubine steps behind the camera.
WOMAN DEMON HUMAN
A young girl born into the world of the Beijing Opera Company follows her dreams and becomes a professional actress. Submerging herself in her roles to escape a personal life marred...LEARN MORE.