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Summary: Biggie has the special gift of seeing into people's past lives. He used to be a Buddhist monk until he left the monastery following his childhood friend's brutal murder. He meets rookie cop Yee and uses his gift to help her track down his friend's murderer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Tai Seng Entertainment [distributor] 2006

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

Summary: During the reign of the Tang dynasty in China, a secret organization called "The House of the Flying Daggers" rises and opposes the government. Leo is a police officer who sends officer Jin to investigate a young dancer named Mei, claiming that she has ties to the "Flying Daggers" organization. Leo ends up arresting Mei, only to have Jin break her free in a plot to gain her trust and lead the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2005

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

Summary: International superstar Maggie Cheung embodies tragic screen siren Ruan Lingyu, known as the "Greta Garbo of China," in this unconventional biopic by Hong Kong New Wave master Stanley Kwan. Praised for her moving and emotive onscreen presence, Ruan's private life, which was frequent fodder for the vicious Shanghai tabloids, began to mirror the melodramas which brought her fame, culminating in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Summary: Dre Parker finds himself in China after his mother's latest career move. He and classmate Mei Ying immediately fall for each other, but cultural differences make this friendship impossible. Even worse, his feelings make an enemy of class bully, Cheng who is quite adept at kung fu. Dre turns to maintenance man Mr. Han, who is secretly a kung fu master and learns that kung fu is not about punches...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2010

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Karate 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV KAR

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD KAR

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Ka

Summary: Tharlo is a Tibetan shepherd, used to living with little human contact. Visiting a Tibetan town in Qinghai province to obtain a proper ID card from the local police station, Tharlo surprises Police Chief Dorje by reciting from memory a lengthy excerpt from one of Chairman Mao's essays. But things develop in a romantic rather than a political direction. To prepare for his ID photo, Tharlo needs...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Serving countless newlyweds in Hong Kong's go-to one-stop-shop of cheap wedding supplies doesn't exempt Fong from social pressure to marry. Since nodding to Edward's proposal, she has been pushed beyond limits by unaffordable housing, archaic customs, and intrusive in-laws. What befuddles her further is the reappearance of Shuwei, a mainlander she's supposed to be divorced from out of a sham...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Summary: Love stories set in three different eras, a 1911 brothel, a pool hall in 1966, and present-day Taipei.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Genius Products 2006

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

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

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

Summary: A widowed Eurasian doctor and an American war correspondent stationed in Hong Kong begin an intensely passionate affair, but when the journalist is transferred to Korea where war has broken out, tragedy strikes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2003

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1 available in Romance DVDs, Call number: DVD ROMANCE LOV

Summary: "In an attempt to impress a portly divorcGee that has caught his eye, an unemployed factory worker poses as the wealthy manager of a non-existent hotel. Hoping that his fabricated success will lead to holy matrimony, he instead finds himself the guardian of the woman's blind stepdaughter. Now, as the lies get more complicated and the deception more difficult to sustain, the sweet young blind...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Classics 2002

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

Summary: As tears go by: Mid-level gangster Wah falls in love with his beautiful cousin, but must also continue to protect his volatile partner-in-crime and friend, Fly.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2021

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Summary: A psychotic taxi driver tries to save a child prostitute and becomes infatuated with a political campaigner. He goes on a violent rampage when his dreams don't work out.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA TAX

Summary: The story of a master chef and his three adult daughters, all of whom are seeking love and happiness in different ways.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2002

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

Summary: Jude is a dock worker from Liverpool who travels to the United States in the 1960s to find his estranged father. There, he falls in love with sheltered American teenager Lucy. When her brother, Max, is drafted to fight in the Vietnam War, they become involved in peace activism.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2008

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Summary: Welcome back to the Harpers' Malibu beach house. Bachelor Charlie is trying (but not very hard) to remember the name of the girl currently taking a shower upstairs. Alan, Charlie's tightly-wound, divorced brother is trying to figure out how he can get his ex-wife to remarry so he can stop paying alimony. And Jake, Alan's 11-year-old son, is just trying to figure out what's for lunch and where's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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Summary: The boys (two-and-a-half-men's worth) are back! A drop-dead gorgeous parade of Kandis, Sandys, Mandis and more marches in and out of the Harpers' Malibu beach house, but the warm heart of the series remains the makeshift family that calls the beach house home-- carefree bachelor Charlie, his fussy chiropractor brother Alan and Alan's precocious young son Jake. This season Charlie romances a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2008

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Summary: Charlie Harper is a bachelor in paradise, complete with Malibu beach house, overpaid job and a very active dating life. Then his uptight brother Alan, in the throes of a divorce, moves in, bringing his 10-year-old son Jake with him. Together they start a new family of two adults, one kid, and no grown-ups.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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Summary: 20-year-old Sophie is preparing to marry at her mother's hotel on a Greek island. She has a carefree life, a loving fiancee, and great friends. She is only missing one thing: a father. By reading her mother's diary she discovers that she has three possible fathers. Sophie secretly invites all three men to the wedding in a desperate bid to discover which of them is her father. But not all goes...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MAM

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MAM

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Mamma 2008

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