Li Han-hsiang wrote and directed this charming and fascinating comedy, Forbidden Tales Of Two Cities. The two cities in the picture are Macau, where a love quartet is a morally-unsound source for sexual entertainment; and Hong Kong, where a woman enters a gambler’s apartment to find four shackles hanging from his ceiling to aid in kinky activities.
Governor Yan is killed and his guard Fan identifies Kou as the assassin by his signature weapon, a dart. Kou is listed as a wanted man when he enters the city, but managed to escape arrest with the help of the innkeeper’s daughter. At the same time, Fan is attacked by a bandit who pretends to be Kou. What are the secret plots behind these attacks?
Gordon Liu plays an anti-Manchu rebel who escapes to the Shaolin Temple and learns what it truly takes to become a martial arts master by challenging the 35 Shaolin Kung Fu chambers, eventually creating the 36th chamber himself.
Southern Swordsman Ting is named “The Fastest Sword” but is defeated by a street monk and has to fulfil his promise of working on stone craving with the monk for three years. Ting returns home to lead a peaceful life after that and declines all fight challenges. Even so, he is forced to fight the Northern Swordsman. Who will win finally?
Set in 1920s Shanghai, a village girl journeys to the big city in search of her father and meets her childhood friend Jaguar, who works for the mob boss Kam. In a world controlled by the mobs, it is a test of survival for all as Jaguar allies himself with ace gunman Ko Tang, to take over Kam’s empire.
The film is about the drugged, then disgraced wife of a peddler in the waning days of the Ching Dynasty. To make matters worse, she’s soon framed for her husband’s murder by her rapist, the son of the local magistrate! And even that is not the end of her woes in this emotional suspense…
Li Li-hua, Kao Pao-shu, Ouyang Sha-fei, Kwan Shan, Ku Wen-chung
Martial arts melodrama about a lady-warrior who raises the son of the swordsman who scorned her. Unknowingly, she also has a twin sister that has been raised by her enemy and trained to eventually kill her…
Connecting all the antics of bosses, monks, beggars, and thieves is the slippery and sinuous efforts of three pickpockets so adept at their chosen skill that they can even trick three beauties of their underwear without missing a step.
Celebrated scriptwriter Shen Chiang (Heroes of Sung) continues to spread his magic touch to directing with this tale surrounding the end of the Song dynasty. Threatened by the Yuan who are closing in to rule the whole of China, a band of Song survivors band together to save their prime minister. This bold and fearless heroes fighting for their cause are led by international star, Lo Lieh (Glass Tears, Killer Clans) and Shi Szu ( Lovers Destiny), who must fight their way out of trap after trap. But they can't escape them all, and eventually the two end up in prison... it is either death or a fight to the end!
Hua, a pretty fraud, steals a brilliant diamond ring from a shop in Hong Kong and escapes to Singapore. To smuggle the ring pass customs, Hua slips it into the pocket of a stranger, Yen, but then lost track of him. Hua finally spots Yen after searching for days and does everything to get close to him in order to take the ring back.
Swordsman Peng fought against many swordsmen and won, so he could not accept his first defeat and wanted to commit suicide. It is at this time that Peng meets the granddaughter of a mystic Sect leader. They fall in love and want to get married. The Sect leader gives Peng the “Full Moon Scimitar” on the condition that he will never leave the sect.
This masterpiece spins three interconnected tales about Hong Kong society's differing views on love and what women want from love. Follow a trio of Hong Kong women as they explore relationships and fulfil their hopes of finding true love.