Leslie Cheung, Tony Leung and Maggie Cheung and a who's-who of Hong Kong cinema in a ravishing restored version of Wong Kar-wai's desert swordsman classic, freshly unveiled at Cannes this year.
- Te reo Māori
Dung che sai duk
This searing suspense drama of a young woman tricked into slavery in a country village is a severely critical portrait of China now.
Guling jie shaonian sha ren shijian
Edward Yang's magnum opus is one of the greatest films of cinema's first hundred years, a sprawling, intimate coming-of-age drama set amidst gang warfare in 60s Taipei.
Cheunggong 7 hou
"This utterly beguiling foray into family comedy from Stephen Chow (Shaolin Soccer) may be the tribute to E.T. the gleefully childlike filmmaker has had up his sleeve forever." — LA Weekly
A densely-plotted satire on the culture of business and the business of culture in modern Taiwan, involving chic businesswomen, pretentious authors and their scurrying functionaries
Malaise in the tropics is dramatised with dry absurdist wit and wicked eye for the surreal in this gorgeously shot drama from Malaysia. "Brilliant." — Variety
Two small Chinese Malaysian boys are the captivating protagonists in this bittersweet slice of life. "Playful and gently moving." — Hollywood Reporter
Grand Jury Prize Winner, Cannes Film Festival 2008. Riveting adaptation of Roberto Saviano's bestselling exposé of the Camorra, the Neapolitan Mafia. "Thrilling... a modern classic." — The Observer
In Yang's ferocious satire a young French girl adrift in Taipei descends into a twilight world of petty criminals, con-men, kidnappers and killers.
A seductive tale of a gang pf hyper-stylish pickpockets and the femme fatale who takes them on, from Hong Kong's genre-twisting Johnnie To (Election, Exiled). Starring Simon Yam, Kelly Lin.
A young urban couple, caught between the old and new Taiwans, inexorably drift apart. "A masterpiece... the moods it conjures up are potent and indelible." — Chicago Reader
One of the greatest films of the 80s, Edward Yang's chilling existential thriller charts the havoc wreaked on a handful of lives by a prank phone call.
Haitan de yitian
Edward Yang's epic about the position of women in contemporary Taiwan heralded a new wave in Taiwanese film. Starring Sylvia Chang.
Chacun son cinéma
A fascinating, entertaining compilation of short films about movie-going by some of the world's greatest directors: Cronenberg, Lynch, Campion, Kitano, Salles, Kiarostami, Polanski etc etc...
Beyond the tourist views of life on the soon-to-be-flooded Yangtze River. "An astonishing documentary of culture clash and the erasure of history amid China's economic miracle." — NY Times
The great Chinese filmmaker Jia Zhang-ke (The World, Still Life) presents an impressionistic, exquisitely shot documentary on China's (and, by implication, the world's) garment industry.