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Winston Chao Wen-hsuan (born 9 June 1960) is a Taiwanese actor. He came to international attention for his performance in the 1993 film The Wedding Banquet. He is also known for his roles in Red Rose White Rose and Eat Drink Man Woman, and for his five portrayals of Sun Yat-sen, notably in the films The Soong Sisters (1997), Road to Dawn (2007) and 1911 (2011). His notable television roles include the adaptation of Cao Yu's play Thunderstorm (1997), a double role in the historical drama Palace of Desire, the biographical mini-series The Legend of Eileen Chang (2004), the historical drama Da Tang Fu Rong Yuan (2007), the adaptation of Ba Jin's novel Cold Nights (Han ye, 2009), and the portrayal of Confucius (2011).
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A pianist, who has already lost his real audience, is searching for his fans via performing music in a world controlled by Artificial Intelligence. However, his only audience is a deaf and dumb cyborg girl, who is raised by data and has no actual experience with real humans. Can they identify each other’s feeling by the signals of music? As AI rises, how can the last generation of ...
Directed by: Yi-Chien Yang
A deep sea submersible pilot revisits his past fears in the Mariana Trench, and accidentally unleashes the seventy foot ancestor of the Great White Shark believed to be extinct.
Runtime: 113 min.
Directed by: Jon Turteltaub
As: Emperor Taizong of Tang
Buddhism-themed Chinese-Indian historical adventure film based on Xuanzang's seventeen-year overland journey to India during the Tang dynasty in the seventh century. Xuan Zang (c. 602 - 664), was a Chinese Buddhist monk, scholar, traveler, and translator who described the interaction between China and India in the early Tang dynasty. From boyhood, he took to reading religious ...
Runtime: 90 min.
Directed by: Huo Jianqi
As: Zhang Daoxian
The story of Chinese legendary anti-hero Zhong Kui, a young man endowed with mysterious powers who is forced into a battle among the realms of Heaven, Earth and Hell in the course of his attempt to save his countrymen and the woman he loves.
Runtime: 118 min.
As: Kangxi Emperor
In Qing Dynasty, Chen Xiang and Liuli became maids and friends in the imperial palace. Liuli wanted to be famous whereas Chen Xiang just wanted to live a normal life. Liuli attempted to change her life by knowing the prince, even at the cost of betraying Chen Xiang.
Runtime: 115 min.
As: Sun Yat-sen
At the beginning of the 20th century, China is in a state of crisis. The country is split into warring factions, the citizens are starving, and recent political reforms have made matters worse, not better. The ruling Qing Dynasty, led by a seven-year-old emperor, and his ruthless mother, Empress Dowager Longyu is completely out of touch after 250 years of unquestioned power. Huang Xing has recently ...
Runtime: 121 min.
As: Yin's Father
A sister and brother, the last heirs of a family of acrobats, are called upon by a Buddhist monk sect to retrieve an artifact that their ancestors have protected throughout the ages.
Runtime: 103 min.
Directed by: Peter Pau
As: Minister Feng
A gutsy police detecive and his team of cops probe into the widespread illegal dealings of a criminal mastermind who schemes to redeem himself by running for government office in taiwan.
Runtime: 126 min.
Directed by: Michael King
Foon escapes an arranged marriage by walking the road of a Ji Sor. After an affair with Shing, she becomes pregnant. An attempted abortion nearly costs Foon her life. Wan, the young owner of a silk factory, rescues her. Wan and Foon share their romances, reflecting the experience of women during the 40's.
Runtime: 117 min.
Directed by: Jacob Cheung
As: Sun Yat-Sen
The Soong family was a political dynasty in China that reached the highest levels of power. This film follows the lives of the three Soong daughters, who were educated in America and returned to China. Ai-ling (the oldest) married a wealthy and powerful businessman. Ching-ling married Sun Yat-sen, the revolutionary founder of modern China. Mei-ling (the youngest) married Chiang Kai-shek, China's l
Runtime: 145 min.
Directed by: Mabel Cheung
Cop action movie clumsily inter-cut with slapstick. Dumb cop befriends triad guy who wants to go straight but is being set up by his unscrupulous drug dealing colleagues.
Runtime: 92 min.
Directed by: Clarence Yiu-leung Fok
As: Chen Siming
The Chen family contagiousness extends to taking on an extra-marital affair. Gua Ah-leh is at the movie's centre: she shines as Lung's wife, who finds she has a thing or two to learn from the gigolo after Lung blithely. Lang Hisung plays old dentist for broad comedy he is sixty years old.
Runtime: 120 min.
Directed by: Sylvia Chang
Yu Jane, a high school teacher and Xiang Guo-Chen, a successful industrialist, are secretly having an affair outside of his marriage. Xiang is on his way to a political career. His campaign advisor wants him to break off his relationship with Yu so to present himself as a candidate with an untarnished image.
Runtime: 107 min.
Directed by: Chi Yin
Yu Lei plays an orphan Xiu Xiu, who is married to a foreign land when she was 3. Her husband, a hunter (Lau Hok Yin), doesn't know how to love her. So a passionate affair is unavoidable when she meets up with a military doctor (Winston Chao).
Runtime: 90 min.
Directed by: Henry Fong Ping
As: Tung Zhenbao
Chronicles the love life of a man, Zhenbao. He has a steamy fling with the wife of a friend, the saucy and exciting Red Rose. Even though he feels happy with her, he knows he will not end up with her. To maintain his reputation, he marries an antiseptic, frigid but classy lady of a prim and proper background (White rose). Dissonance abound when he finds his bride irritating.
Runtime: 110 min.
Directed by: Stanley Kwan
As: Li Kai
The film tells the story of a retired and widowed Chinese master chef Chu (Si Hung Lung) and his family living in modern day Taipei, Taiwan. At the start of the film, he lives with his three attractive daughters, all of whom are unattached. As the film progresses, each of the daughters encounters new men in their lives. When these new relationships blossom, the stereotypes are broken and the living ...
Runtime: 124 min.
Directed by: Ang Lee
As: Wai-Tung Gao
A Taiwanese-American man is happily settled in New York with his American boyfriend. He plans a marriage of convenience to a Chinese woman in order to keep his parents off his back and to get the woman a green card. Chaos follows when his parents arrive in New York for the wedding.
Runtime: 106 min.
Directed by: Ang Lee