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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

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

Summary: Ouyang Feng is a heartbroken and cynical man who spends his days alone in the desert. He connects expert swordsmen with those seeking revenge and willing to pay for it. As Ouyang narrates his tale, he interweaves the stories of his unusual clients, old friends and future foes. He begins to realize the mistakes of his own past, and how his fear of rejection may have led him to a life of exile.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2009

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

Summary: "Gripping saga of two rival moles--played by superstars Tony Leung Chiu-wai and Andy Lau Tak-wah--who navigate slippery moral choices as they move between the intersecting territories of Hong Kong's police force and its criminal underworld. Set during the uncertainty of the city-state's handover from Britain to China and steeped in Buddhist philosophy, these ingeniously crafted tales of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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

Summary: When the mysterious deaths of a series of loyal subjects threaten to delay the coronation of Empress Wu Zetian, she summons brilliant detective and former dissident Dee back from the exile she imposed on him eight years earlier. Based on the Tang Dynasty official Di Renjie.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Vicol 2010

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

Summary: In four late-nineteenth-century Shanghai "flower houses", courtesans live confined to opulent splendor but are forced to work to buy back their freedom, and romantic intrigue, jealousies and tensions roil around their assignations.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

Summary: Once upon a time in China: The legendary martial arts teacher Wong Fei-hung, with a band of disciples, battles a host of nefarious forces--foreign and local--who are threatening Chinese sovereignty as British and American imperialists encroach upon the Mainland.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN ONC
1 available in Sight & Sound Print Material, Call number: SSC DVD FOREIGN ONC

Summary: Takada is an aging Japanese fisherman who has been estranged from his son for many years. When the son is diagnosed with terminal cancer his daughter-in-law, Rie, summons him to the hospital. When his son refuses to see him, Rie gives him a videotape about the work his son was doing on a documentary film in a remote region of China's Yunnan province. Still troubled by the relationship, Takada...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: Unable to defend himself and his family from a ruthless enemy, Kao hires two swordsmen who needed the money for wine and women. They soon discover Kao has an evil plan of his own as their friendship and trust are tested through challenges.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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

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