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Summary: Long ago, China was divided into seven kingdoms all fighting for supremacy. The King of Qin was most determined to become the first emperor of China. Though many tried to assassinate him, only three inspired fear. The King promised endless wealth and power to anyone who defeats his would-be murderers. No results come until ten years later, when a man called Nameless brought the weapons of the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2004

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

Summary: After years as a political prisoner in a labor camp during China's Cultural Revolution, Lu returns to his devoted wife Feng, only to discover she has amnesia and is unable to recognize him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: As a son helps his mother arrange for the burial of his father in the traditional Chinese custom of his mother's village, the beautiful and touching story of his parent's courtship unfolds. His father was from the city and came to his mother's village to become the schoolmaster. In the days of arranged marriages, the son discovers that his parents marriage was the first marriage based on love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Classics 2001

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

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: European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Great 2017

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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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: European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2017

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2 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE GRE

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

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

Summary: In Pei, a kingdom ruled by a young and unpredictable king, the military commander faces peril both inside and outside the palace walls. But he has a secret weapon: a look-alike who can fool both Pei's enemies and the King himself.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

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: In 1920s China, nineteen year old Songlian is forced to marry Chen Zuoqian, the lord of a powerful family. Fifty year old Chen has already three wives, each of them living in separate houses within the great castle. Competition between the wives is fierce, as their master's attention carries power, status and privileges. Each night Chen must decide which wife to spend the night with and a red...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Razor Digital Entertainment 2005

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

Summary: Follows the collaboration of conductor, Zubin Mehta and film director, Yimou Zhang in mounting the elaborate Florence production of Puccini's opera, Turandot. Shows how the Florence production was then brought to China and produced in an original Ming dynasty setting.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Video 2000

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1 available in Opera DVDs, Call number: DVD OPERA TUR

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: 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: A new arrival in British-occupied Hong Kong wants to open a martial arts academy to teach his unique Wing Chun style. But a corrupt cabal of martial arts masters, led by Master Hung, refuses to allow him to teach in peace until he proves himself in a series of fights against the local master, which Ip does, in style. But even after earning the respect of the local masters, Ip's troubles are...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Well Go USA 2010

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

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