The New Year's Gift is the story of some lucky money gifted to a girl. It then leaves her and passes from hand to hand.
A primary school teacher rallies the citizens of a small town to resist the corruption of the local government and unite to build reinforcements against an oncoming flood.
To get over a breakup with his actress girlfriend, a playwright goes on holiday to a lakeside resort, where he meets a strangely mismatched couple, a man and his much younger wife. He and the wife begin an affair, during which she introduces him to some of the darker aspects of romance.
Two Versus One
Why Not Her
Cry of Women
A Beauty of 16
A Married Couple in Name Only
Imperial Concubine Yang of Beijing
A young woman finds employment in a department store, only to attract the unwanted advances of the manager and his son.
This early classic of Golden Age Shanghai cinema echoes Visconti's classic La Terra Trema in its beautifully rendered story of a humble silk-farming family struggling to be free of debt to exploitative middlemen.
Flower of Society
A Distinguished Family
The Shadow of Red Tears
Fate in Tears and Laughter
The first color widescreen film from Taiwan.
The first Chinese sound film. It tells the story of Hong Pion (Red Peony), a singer-songwriter who, after her marriage to the depraved Faxiang Chen, not only tormented and suffered, but also endured the decline of her artistic career.
Conscience and Guilt
The Unknown Hero
While outside in a hotel garden at night, Miss Tang runs into a vampire. Mr. Li tries to find out if it's real or not. It may have something to do with the hotel grounds being a former gold mine. After its theatrical release, this has yet to be released again in any format anywhere. It's believed to be the first film ever to contain the jiangshi, or hopping vampire.
Down-trodden Peach Blossom
Taiwan's submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1964
Dr. Ho decides to move to a backward island off the coast of Taiwan to look for his missing father. He meets nurse Ya Lan (Cheng Pei-Pei) who falls in love with him. But dastardly doings are afoot as Dr. Ho's enemies plot against him.