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The Empress asks the Crown Prince to help kill him. When the Prince hesitates, she seeks the throne for herself. A loose adaptation of Hamlet. The screenplay, performances, action scenes, art direction, cinematography, music and Feng Xiaogang's direction are superb.
A gorgeous and suspenseful masterpiece. One of the greatest films ever made. In Asian Film Trailers below. She graduates and starts her career. Both marry and have children. Twenty years later, their love is rekindled.
A very touching love story. A martial arts master wants to retire and live a life of meditation, after he avenges the death of his master.
He and a female martial arts master have loved each other for years, but never expressed it. Great story, spectacular fights, gorgeous photography, beautiful music, wonderful performances by Michelle Yeoh and Zhang Ziyi.
He returns home after many years of studying classical music in America. Both become friends with the star of a kunqu opera troupe.
She feels affection for both men, but they are more attracted to one another. The opera singer is also pursued by a man from wealthy, opium-addicted family. The three remain good friends their entire lives.
Beautifully filmed, deeply moving. Gradually, they fall in love with one another.
A unique, touching and unforgettable love story. Exceptionally beautiful in every way. Jeon Ji-hyun is charming. Directed with gentle sensitivity by Lee Hyun-seung.
I love this film! He cruelly beats her for failing to bear him an heir. Her suffering attracts the sympathy of his nephew and the two begin a secret affair. Intriguing story with unforgettable characters. A visually sumptuous masterpiece.
A wonderful, sensual performance by Gong Li. Directed by Zhang Yimou. Based on the autobiographical novel by French author Marguerite Duras. A beautiful film that recreates the feeling of Viet Nam before the war.
The music is wonderful. The story is unforgettable. While the spiteful Hatsumomo mistreats her, the kind Mameha helps her become a renowned geisha. An excellent, beautiful film.
Without a doubt, the best romantic comedy ever made. Jeon Ji-hyun is beautiful, enchanting, charming, funny and plays this role brilliantly; no actress could have done a better job.
The scenes with her parents are priceless. I have watched this film many times and have laughed, cried and loved seeing it every time.Sewing Machines History of the Sewing Machine.
People started sewing as long as 20, years ago, during the last Ice Age. Archaeologists have discovered bone needles with eyes, used to sew together skins and furs, dating back to this time.
This brief summary of the Class of ’s Common Read Book, “Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress” by Dai Sijie, provides clues to the central themes of the novel which Shanghai-born novelist and poet Qiu Xiaolong, who as a boy experienced the damaging effects of the Cultural Revolution first hand, will illuminate.
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Cultural Revolution propaganda poster. It depicts Mao Zedong, above a group of soldiers from the People's Liberation alphabetnyc.com caption says, "The Chinese People's Liberation Army is the great school of Mao Zedong Thought.".
Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress is an enchanting tale that captures the magic of reading and the wonder of romantic awakening.
An immediate international bestseller, it tells the story of two hapless city boys exiled to a remote mountain village for re-education during China’s infamous Cultural Revolution/5(58).
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