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Not far from Shanghai, in a country twon stands the palatial home of the Pang family. Read More »
The Bride with White Hair 2 (1993) David Wu, Brigitte Lin, Leslie Cheung, Christy Chung, Action, Fantasy, Romance
For ten years, Cho has been in the snow of Mount Shin Fung waiting for a rare flower to blossom that will cure his wife who, back in Chung Yuan Read More »
The Bride with White Hair (1993) Ronny Yu, Brigitte Lin, Leslie Cheung, Francis Ng, Fantasy, Adventure, Romance, Action
The sensitive swordsman Cho Yi-Hang is tired of his life. He is the unwilling successor to the Wu-Tang clan throne and the unsure commander of the clan’s forces in a war against foreign tribes and an evil cult. Read More »
Yan zhi kou / Rouge (1987) Stanley Kwan, Leslie Cheung, Anita Mui, Alex Man, Drama, Fantasy, Music, Mystery, Romance
Fleur is the blue angel in one of Hong Kong’s “flower houses” – bordellos and night clubs of the 1930’s. Read More »
Se qing nan nu / Viva Erotica (1996) Tung-Shing Yee, Leslie Cheung, Karen Mok, Qi Shu, Comedy, Drama
A struggling director is offered the opportunity to direct a Cat-III film to revive his career. Read More »
Shi ye sheng / On Trial / Job Hunter (1980) Clarence Yiu-leung Fok, Danny Bak-Keung Chan, Leslie Cheung, Paul Bo-Law Chung, Drama
Danny Chan stars as a rich kid who excels in music. Without the support of his father, who thinks his younger brother Paul (Paul Chung) is doing much better, Danny decides to launch his music career alone. Read More »
The Eagle Shooting Heroes / Se diu ying hung ji dung sing sai jau (1993) Jeffrey Lau, Leslie Cheung, Brigitte Lin, Maggie Cheung, Action, Comedy, Fantasy
A parody of Louis Cha’s novel The Eagle Shooting Heroes (thats the literal translation). Story begins with the Queen of Golden Wheel Kingdom had an affair with her cousin West Poison, and they planned to take over the Kingdom. The 3rd Princess discovered their treason, but she was defeated by West Poison.
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Lie huo qing chun / Nomad (1982) Patrick Tam, Terry Tong, Cecilia Yip, Leslie Cheung, Pat Ha, Drama, Romance, Thriller
It is about the experiences of a group of youngsters who feel lost and try to find the true meaning of life. Nomad is considered as one of the representatives of the Hong Kong New Wave films.
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Farewell My Concubine (1993) Kaige Chen, Leslie Cheung, Fengyi Zhang, Li Gong, Drama, Romance, Music
In 1924, young Cheng Dieyi (Leslie Cheung) begins training at the Beijing Opera House at the same time as Duan Xiaolou (Fengyi Zhang). Cheng specializes in playing female parts, often against Duan’s commanding male leads. While pretending to be in love with Duan onstage, Cheng begins to develop actual romantic feelings for his co-star, which are not reciprocated. Over the next 50 years, the two men maintain a complicated friendship as China undergoes turbulent changes.
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