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Raise the Red Lantern | Movie Details for Director Yimou Zhang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  Raise the Red Lantern  125 min,  PG,  [Drama, History, Romance]  [Yimou Zhang]  [18 Dec 1991]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 96%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 20 wins & 12 nominations.
Actors:  Cuifen Cao, Jingwu Ma, Li Gong, Saifei He
Plot:  A young woman becomes the fourth wife of a wealthy lord, and must learn to live with the strict rules and tensions within the household.
Writer:  Su Tong (novel), Ni Zhen
Language:  Mandarin    Country:  China, Hong Kong, Taiwan    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Ju Dou | Movie Details for Director Yimou Zhang, Fengliang Yang(co-director) | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  Ju Dou  95 min,  PG-13,  [Drama, Romance]  [Yimou Zhang, Fengliang Yang(co-director)]  [01 Apr 1991]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Baotian Li, Li Gong, Ma Chong, Wei Li, Wu Fa, Zhijun Cong
Plot:  A woman married to the brutal and infertile owner of a dye mill in rural China conceives a boy with her husband's nephew but is forced to raise her son as her husband's heir without ...
Writer:  Heng Liu
Language:  Mandarin    Country:  China, Japan    More Info:  IMDB
To Live | Movie Details for Director Yimou Zhang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  To Live  133 min,  [Drama, War]  [Yimou Zhang]  [16 Dec 1994]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 87%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 5 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Ben Niu, Li Gong, Wu Jiang, You Ge
Plot:  After Fugui and Jiazhen lose their personal fortunes, they raise a family and survive difficult cultural changes during 1940s to 1970s China.
Writer:  Wei Lu (screenplay), Hua Yu (novel), Hua Yu (screenplay)
Language:  Mandarin    Country:  China, Hong Kong    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Lumière and Company | Movie Details for Director Theodoros Angelopoulos, Vicente Aranda, John Boorman, Youssef Chahine, Alain Corneau, Costa-Gavras, Raymond Depardon, Francis Girod, Peter Greenaway, Lasse Hallström, Hugh Hudson, Gaston Kaboré, Abbas Kiarostami, Cédric Klapisch, Andrey Konchalovskiy, Spike Lee, Claude Lelouch, Bigas Luna, Sarah Moon, Arthur Penn, Lucian Pintilie, Helma Sanders-Brahms, Jerry Schatzberg, Nadine Trintignant, Fernando Trueba, Liv Ullmann, Jaco Van Dormael, Régis Wargnier, Wim Wenders, Yoshishige Yoshida, Yimou Zhang, Merzak Allouache, Gabriel Axel, Michael Haneke, James Ivory, Patrice Leconte, David Lynch, Ismail Merchant, Claude Miller, Idrissa Ouedraogo, Jacques Rivette | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  Lumière and Company  88 min,  [Documentary]  [Theodoros Angelopoulos, Vicente Aranda, John Boorman, Youssef Chahine, Alain Corneau, Costa-Gavras, Raymond Depardon, Francis Girod, Peter Greenaway, Lasse Hallström, Hugh Hudson, Gaston Kaboré, Abbas Kiarostami, Cédric Klapisch, Andrey Konchalovskiy, Spike Lee, Claude Lelouch, Bigas Luna, Sarah Moon, Arthur Penn, Lucian Pintilie, Helma Sanders-Brahms, Jerry Schatzberg, Nadine Trintignant, Fernando Trueba, Liv Ullmann, Jaco Van Dormael, Régis Wargnier, Wim Wenders, Yoshishige Yoshida, Yimou Zhang, Merzak Allouache, Gabriel Axel, Michael Haneke, James Ivory, Patrice Leconte, David Lynch, Ismail Merchant, Claude Miller, Idrissa Ouedraogo, Jacques Rivette]  [20 Dec 1995]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Jeffe Alperi, Max von Sydow, Merzak Allouache, Pernilla August, Romane Bohringer, Theodoros Angelopoulos
Plot:  40 international directors were asked to make a short film using the original Cinematographe invented by the Lumière brothers.
Writer:  Philippe Poulet (original idea)
Language:  French, English, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Greek, Japanese, Mandarin    Country:  France, Denmark, Spain, Sweden    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
House of Flying Daggers | Movie Details for Director Yimou Zhang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  House of Flying Daggers  119 min,  PG-13,  [Action, Adventure, Drama]  [Yimou Zhang]  [14 Jan 2005]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, Metacritic 89/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 19 wins & 68 nominations.
Actors:  Andy Lau, Dandan Song, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Ziyi Zhang
Plot:  A romantic police captain breaks a beautiful member of a rebel group out of prison to help her rejoin her fellows, but things are not what they seem.
Writer:  Feng Li, Bin Wang, Yimou Zhang
Language:  Mandarin    Country:  China, Hong Kong    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Hero | Movie Details for Director Yimou Zhang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  Hero  107 min,  PG-13,  [Action, Adventure, History]  [Yimou Zhang]  [27 Aug 2004]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, Metacritic 85/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 37 wins & 39 nominations.
Actors:  Jet Li, Maggie Cheung, Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Ziyi Zhang
Plot:  A defense officer, Nameless, was summoned by the King of Qin regarding his success of terminating three warriors.
Writer:  Feng Li (screenplay), Yimou Zhang (screenplay), Bin Wang (screenplay)
Language:  Mandarin    Country:  China, Hong Kong    More Info:  IMDB
Not One Less | Movie Details for Director Yimou Zhang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  Not One Less  106 min,  G,  [Drama]  [Yimou Zhang]  [30 Oct 1999]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 95%, Metacritic 73/100, External Reviews
Awards:  17 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Enman Gao, Huike Zhang, Minzhi Wei, Zhenda Tian
Plot:  In a remote mountain village, the teacher must leave for a month, and the mayor can find only a 13-year old girl, Wei Minzhi, to substitute. The teacher leaves one stick of chalk for each ...
Writer:  Xiangsheng Shi
Language:  Mandarin    Country:  China    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Story of Qiu Ju | Movie Details for Director Yimou Zhang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  The Story of Qiu Ju  100 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Yimou Zhang]  [16 Apr 1993]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 85%, External Reviews
Awards:  15 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Kesheng Lei, Li Gong, Liuchun Yang, Peiqi Liu
Plot:  A pregnant peasant woman seeks redress from the Chinese bureaucracy after the village chief kicks her husband in the groin in this comedy of justice. As she is frustrated by each level of ...
Writer:  Yuan Bin Chen (writer of the the novella on which the film is based, "The Wan Family's Lawsuit"), Heng Liu
Language:  Mandarin    Country:  China, Hong Kong    More Info:  IMDB
The Road Home | Movie Details for Director Yimou Zhang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  The Road Home  89 min,  G,  [Drama, History, Romance]  [Yimou Zhang]  [15 Jun 2001]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 89%, Metacritic 71/100, External Reviews
Awards:  16 wins & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Hao Zheng, Honglei Sun, Yulian Zhao, Ziyi Zhang
Plot:  Prompted by the death of his father and the grief of his mother, a man recalls the story of how they met in flashback.
Writer:  Shi Bao (novel), Shi Bao (screenplay)
Language:  Mandarin    Country:  China    More Info:  IMDB
Shanghai Triad | Movie Details for Director Yimou Zhang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  Shanghai Triad  108 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Romance]  [Yimou Zhang]  [22 Dec 1995]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 87%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 5 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Baotian Li, Li Gong, Xiaoxiao Wang, Xuejian Li
Plot:  A provincial boy related to a Shanghai crime family is recruited by his uncle into cosmopolitan Shanghai in the 1930s to be a servant to a ganglord's mistress.
Writer:  Bi Feiyu, Li Xiao (novel)
Language:  Mandarin    Country:  France, China    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A Soul Haunted by Painting | Movie Details for Director Shuqin Huang, Yimou Zhang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  A Soul Haunted by Painting  130 min,  [Biography, Drama, Romance]  [Shuqin Huang, Yimou Zhang]  [30 Aug 1995]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Fang-Tsen, Li Gong, Shichang Da, Tung-Shing Yee
Plot:  At the beginning of the twentieth century, Yu-liang leaves a brothel in a small Chinese town, to become the second wife of Mr. Pan. While Pan is away at the revolution in Yunnan, Yu-liang ...
Writer:  Min Anqi, Shuqin Huang, Zhiyu Li, Heng Liu, Shi Nan (book), Yimou Zhang
Language:  N/A    Country:  China, France, Taiwan    More Info:  IMDB
Curse of the Golden Flower | Movie Details for Director Yimou Zhang | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Curse of the Golden Flower  114 min,  R,  [Action, Drama, Romance]  [Yimou Zhang]  [12 Jan 2007]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 66%, Metacritic 70/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 13 wins & 33 nominations.
Actors:  Jay Chou, Li Gong, Ye Liu, Yun-Fat Chow
Plot:  During China's Tang dynasty the emperor has taken the princess of a neighboring province as wife. She has borne him two sons and raised his eldest. Now his control over his dominion is complete, including the royal family itself.
Writer:  Zhihong Bian, Yu Cao (play), Nan Wu, Yimou Zhang
Language:  Mandarin    Country:  China, Hong Kong    More Info:  IMDB

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