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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Umebayashi, Shigeru

Contents: Opening title (1:00) -- Beauty song = Jia ren qu (performed by Zhang Ziyi) (2:32) -- The echo game (1:17) -- The peonyhouse (1:22) - Battle in the forest (3:26) -- Taking her hand (1:14) -- Leo's eyes (1:51) -- Lovers (Flower garden) (2:19) -- No way out (3:59) -- Lovers (1:54) -- Farewell no. 1 (2:42) -- Bamboo forest (2:36) -- Ambush in ten directions = Shi mian mai fu (1:29) -- Leo's theme...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Classical 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SHOW MUSIC HOU

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: In 1929, an impoverished fishing village father sells his nine-year-old daughter, Chiyo, to a geisha house in Kyoto's Gion district and she becomes subjected to cruel treatment from the owners and the head geisha Hatsumomo. As she grows older, her stunning beauty attracts the vindictive jealousy of Hatsumomo. She is rescued by and taken under the wing of Hatsumomo's bitter rival, Mameha. Under...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD

Summary: In 1929, an impoverished nine-year-old named Chiyo is sold to a geisha house in Kyoto's Gion district and subjected to cruel treatment from the owners and the head geisha Hatsumomo. Her stunning beauty attracts the vindictive jealousy in Hatsumomo and she is rescued by Hatsumomo's bitter rival, Mameha. Under Mameha's mentorship, Chiyo becomes the geisha named Sayuri, trained in all the artistic...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Memoirs 2006

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Set in 19th-century China, two master warriors are faced with their greatest challenge when the treasured Green Destiny sword is stolen. A young aristocratic woman prepares for an arranged marriage, but soon reveals her superior fighting talents and her romantic past. As each warrior battles for justice, they come face-to-face with their worst enemy, and the enduring power of love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN CRO

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Crouching 2000

Summary: After the defeat of their old arch nemesis, The Shredder, the Turtles have grown apart as a family. Master Splinter, their sensei, is struggling to keep them together. He becomes worried when strange things begin brewing in New York City. Tech-industrialist tycoon Max Winters revives four ancient stone warriors and enlists the help of the foot clan to help capture ancient monsters.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY TMN

Summary: The new story follows the heroic efforts of the crypto-zoological agency Monarch as its members face off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, the three-headed King Ghidorah. When these ancient super-species, thought to be mere myths, rise again, they all vie for supremacy, leaving humanity's very...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE GOD

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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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