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Summary: Set in China during the warring 1920s, notorious bandit chief Zhang descends upon a remote provincial town posing as its new mayor, an identity that he had hijacked from Old Tang, who was a small-time imposter. Bent on making a fast buck, Zhang soon meets his match in the tyrannical local gentry Huang as a deadly battle of wit and brutality ensues.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Well Go USA 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF LET

Summary: Set in the early 1970s during the later stages of China's Cultural Revolution, two city-bred teenage best friends are sent to a backward mountainous region for Maoist re-education.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Empire Pictures 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF BAL

Summary: Mija is a South Korean girl growing up on an Edenic mountainside with her grandfather and best friend: Okja, a giant, empathetic "super pig" created as part of a secret GMO experiment. When Okja is abruptly torn away from her, Mija embarks on a perilous rescue mission that places her at the center of a sinister corporate conspiracy. While Bong's trademark virtuosic set-pieces dazzle, Okja's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: BLU-RAY FOREIGN OKJ

Summary: An attractive and successful ophthalmologist quits her job and places a personal ad in the newspaper. She has a specific purpose in her ad - she is looking for marriage. After a series of blind dates with men who are either lonely, desperate, strange, perverted, or all of the above, what she really wants is her mysterious ex-lover to came back to her.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN PER

Summary: A historical action war drama based on the founding of the Republic of China, when nationalist forces led by Sun Yat-sen overthrew the last ruling Qing Dynasty, which held unquestioned power and rule for 250 years. From the walls of the Forbidden City to the battlefields of China, no expense was spared in the production and no detail ignored in its quest for historical accuracy. 1911 is a true...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Well Go USA 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE NIN

Summary: A young boy fresh from the countryside is assigned to serve the girlfriend of an organized crime boss. A bloody assault forces the wounded boss and his assistants to a remote island, where they re-group and plan their strategy of revenge. Meanwhile, his girlfriend befriends the boy and two naive neighbors with tragic results.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Video 1996

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN SHA

Summary: In the early 1600s, the Manchurians have taken over sovereignty of China and established the Ching Dynasty. The new government immediately imposes a martial arts ban, forbidding the practice of martial arts altogether in order to gain control.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weinstein Company 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN SEV

Summary: This take on the traditional wuxia film, set in 9th century China, centers on Nie Yinniang, a young woman who was abducted in childhood from a decorated general and raised by a nun who trained her in the martial arts to be an assassin who is directed to slay corrupt government officials. After 13 years of exile, she is returned to the land of her birth with orders to kill her betrothed...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN ASS

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