Adapted from the most widely read Ching Dynasty novel, this touching love story has proven a challenge to many filmmakers, and it is acclaimed as the most successful one. A sumptuous feature that took three years of planning and production, it was a hugely popular and critiqued hit which stands out as a classic combination of both 18th century literature and 1960s moviemaking.
Loh Tih, Pat Ting Ning, Ting Hung, Tu Chuan, Jen Chieh
This iconoclastic film retells the legend of seven Chinese patriots, who sacrificed their lives to defend against 20,000 Japanese soldiers and 50 tanks for 5 days, at a strategic key point of the Great Wall known as Pa Tou Lou Tzu.
David Chiang, Ti Lung, Chen Kuan-tai, Alexander Fu Sheng
The subtle repackage of the most filmed Ching Dynasty novel, The Dream Of The Red Chamber by renowned director Li Han-hsiang has earned public acclaim by attaining The Best Art Direction of The 15th Golden Horse Award, The Best Costume and The Best Art Direction Of The 24th Asian Film Festival. Brigitte Lin and Sylvia Chang play the adorable yet sorrowful couple Bao Yu and Dai Yu; playing their roles to the hilt in this gloomy love story of their uncontrollable destinies.
Brigitte Lin , Sylvia Chang , Deborah , Michelle Mei Suet
A sword master’s daughter is pursued and poisoned by an evil master when bringing back the stolen Golden Sword to the palace. She dies on the run and returns as a spirit to take revenge by killing the evil master, and soon vanishes after returning the sword to the emperor.
In the Han Dynasty, the tyrannical Prime Minister Dong Zuo takes control of the country, so Minister Wang plots to take him down using Diau Charn’s beauty. Wang arranges for her to be Dong’s concubine as he knows Dong’s adopted son Lu Bu is in love with her, turning them against each other. Lu Bu ends up killing Dong Zuo to be with Diau Charn.
The second film of the trilogy, Gordon Liu plays Zhou Ren Jie, a man who impersonates a monk in order to learn kung fu in Shaolin, and eventually creates his own Shaolin style of ‘scaffolding kung fu”.
This story has a Romeo and Juliet flavour. Two families who hate each other live across the opposite sides of a river filled with crocodiles and do not bother to have a bridge built. Their respective children meet in university and fall in love, but have to find ways to be together and resolve the hatred between their families.
The inhabitants of the City of Liu are forced to flee when the vicious Black Tigers gang raids their city, but are able to hide all their gold and treasures in a valley. A team of swordswomen led by Liu wants to get their hands on the treasures before the bandits, but both parties will have to contend with the wandering swordsman Chou for them...
Ching Li, Chang I, Shu Pei-pei, Lin Ching, Tien Feng
Continuing from the first movie, Tang Qi ends her career as a nightclub singer and starts searching battle-scarred China for her lover Chang, who is now entangled with Japanese invaders, communist insurgents, and a warlord's beautiful daughter.
This was one of top three films of 1970 and winner of "Outstanding Drama" at the 9th Golden Horse Awards. The evil minister uses twelve golden medallions to summon war hero Yueh Fei back from the frontline and execute him. A group of wandering warriors, led by Yueh Hua and Chin Ping, try to stop the medallion couriers.
Chin Ping, Chiao Chiao, Yueh Hua, Wang Hsieh, Yang Chih Ching
Fa is an obsessive man who loves his wife Ah Hsia but is easily jealous and abuses her. When she leaves him one day, Fa hooks up with another woman, Hsing. A deadly triangle develops when Fa runs into Ah Hsia again and decides to win her back…
The Emperor orders Feng to find proofs of Master Tian’s rebellion in his house. Feng falls in love with Tian’s granddaughter and marries her. When he finds the proofs and tries to leave with her, his wife is killed in the fight against Tian. Feng creates the mantis-style martial arts and vows to avenge her death.
David Chiang, Gordon Liu, Lily Li, Huang Hsing Hsiu
Kuo, a police’s son, blames his father for his mother’s death. He has no job, spends time in night clubs and always gets into fights. One night, Kuo rescues Mei from being raped and they become friends. Kuo wants to support Mei and her family so he goes gambling hoping to gain more money but bad luck seems to be following them with tragic outcomes.
Wang Yu, Margaret Hsing Hui, Tien Feng, Tang Ching, Lin Ching