Directors Your 10 favourite films from China & Taiwan

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  1. john davies

    john davies Stunt Coordinator

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    1.Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (Ang Lee)
    2.Red Sorghum (Zhang Yimou)
    3.Chungking Express (Wong Kar-Wai)
    4.Raise the Red Lantern (Zhang Yimou)
    5.The Time to Live and the Time to Die (Hou Hsiao-hsien)
    6.Two Stage Sisters (Xie Jin)
    7.Suzhou River (He You)
    8.In the Mood for Love (Wong Kar-Wai)
    9.A Touch of Zen (King Hu)
    10.Springtime in a Small Town (Tian Zhuangzhuang)

    also; City of Sadness, Taipei Story, To Live, Horse Thief, Life on a String
     
  2. MartinTeller

    MartinTeller Screenwriter

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    Again, my experience here is rather limited... mostly Ming-liang Tsai, John Woo, and Jackie Chan.

    The Hole
    What Time Is It There?
    Vive L'Amour
    The River
    In the Mood for Love
    The Killer
    Hard-Boiled
    Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon
    Once Upon a Time in China
    Drunken Master
    Drunken Master II
    (Legend of Drunken Master)
     
  3. Steve Christou

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    In no particular order...

    A Bullet in the Head
    A Better Tomorrow 1 & 2
    The Killer
    Hard-Boiled
    Full Contact
    The Big Boss aka Fists of Fury
    Fist of Fury aka The Chinese Connection
    Way of the Dragon aka Return of the Dragon
    Fist of Legend
    Once Upon a Time in China
    Drunken Master 1 & 2
    Iron Monkey
    A Chinese Ghost Story
    Zu Warriors from the Magic Mountain
    Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon
     
  4. Angelo.M

    Angelo.M Producer

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    first and foremost:

    raise the red lantern

    the others, in no particular order:

    ju dou
    in the mood for love
    to live
    crouching tiger, hidden dragon
    red sorghum
    chungking express
    the killer/hard boiled
    ashes of time
    vive l'amour
     
  5. Lew Crippen

    Lew Crippen Executive Producer

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    In no real order:

    §Flowers of Shanghai
    §Raise the Red Lantern
    §In the Mood for Love
    §Yi Yi
    §Ashes of Time
    §Hard Boiled
    §Chungking Express
    §Farewell My Concubine
    §The Killer
    §Eat Drink Man Woman (a bit of a cheat as this is Singaporean)
     
  6. Brook K

    Brook K Lead Actor

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    Yi Yi
    Happy Together
    A Better Tomorrow
    What Time Is It There?
    To Live
    Raise The Red Lantern
    The Hole
    In The Mood For Love
    Drunken Master II
    Made In Hong Kong

    others, Chungking Express, Bullet in the Head, Goodbye South, Goodbye, Hard Boiled, Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, Swordsman II, Fist Of Legend, Not One Less, Ju Dou, Vive L'Amour, The Killer, Yellow Earth, Xiu Xiu The Sentdown Girl, The Emperor And The Assassin, The Puppetmaster, Flowers of Shanghai, Little Cheung
     
  7. Jim_K

    Jim_K Executive Producer

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    The Killer
    City On Fire
    A Better Tomorrow
    Hard Boiled
    Full Contact
    Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon
    Raise The Red Lantern
    Bullet in the Head
    Prison on Fire
    Five Deadly Venoms
     
  8. Cary T

    Cary T Screenwriter

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    Happy Together
    In The Mood For Love
    Days Of Being Wild
    Chungking Express
    Ashes Of Time
    Fallen Angels
    Mr. Canton and Lady Rose
    Raise the Red Lantern
    Hero
    Hard Boiled


    Is it apparent I like Wong Kar-Wai films? [​IMG]
     
  9. Angelo.M

    Angelo.M Producer

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    Cary:

    Glad to see Hero on your list.

    Any word on a DVD in our region?
     
  10. Cary T

    Cary T Screenwriter

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    Angelo, Hero will have a theatical run in the states next year, so you won't see a region 1 dvd for awhile. There is a region 0 dvd from Hong Kong that'll play in all players.
     
  11. Angelo.M

    Angelo.M Producer

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    Cary:

    Thanks. That must be the version I've seen. Can't wait for the big screen.
     
  12. Arman

    Arman Screenwriter

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    Yi Yi
    In the Mood for Love
    Chungking Express
    Raise the Red Lantern
    The River
    Hero
    Days of Being Wild
    Happy Together
    What Time Is It There?
    Croching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
     

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