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Summary: The story of a prodigal son set against the backdrop of China in the tumultuous era of the 40s and beyond.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2003

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

Summary: A lavish Chinese epic, set in the Age of Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms, tells the story of a royal court in turmoil: forbidden love, deceit, revenge, overpowering beauty, and greed. The second disc contains several in-depth bonus features.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Dragon Dynasty 2008

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Summary: Liu Jin-xi is a village craftsman whose quiet life is irrevocably shattered by the arrival of two notorious gangsters in the local general store. When Liu single-handedly saves the shopkeeper's life, he comes under investigation by detective Xu Bai-jiu. Convinced that Liu's martial arts mastery belies a hidden history of training by one of the region's vicious clans, Xu doggedly pursues the shy...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Summary: A female agent, attacked and left for dead, trains with a kung fu master and uses her new skills to complete some unfinished and deadly business.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weinstein Co. 2008

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

Summary: A young girl, Jinhui was sent to orphanage by her father. After accepting the reality of abandonment, she begins to establish relationships in the orphanage. She realizes that the orphanage cannot offer her the new life she needs.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Jie jie you xian gong si 2011

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Summary: Watch an epic action feature inspired by the life and times of the legendary kung fu master, Ip Man, who mentored Bruce Lee. The story spans the tumultuous Republican era that followed the fall of China's last dynasty, a time of chaos, division, and war that was also the golden age of Chinese martial arts.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN GRA

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