After the Ming Emperor is overthrown and his infant son was put in the care of the Black Dragon Society, a traitorous martial arts clan attacks the society, forcing an inexperienced pair of swordsman and swordswoman to flee with the infant. Their journey to deliver the infant to safety is filled with dangers that would require help from other allies…
Cheng Pei Pei, Yueh Hua, Wu Fung, Lo Wei, Tien Feng
A tragic tale about a young girl who gets married and has five kids. When she and her husband die, leaving all five kids behind to fend for themselves, the eldest child is forced to be sold into prostitution to feed the other four.
Emperor Chien Lung meets a famous courtesan in Suzhou and in order to spend as much time as possible with her, he builds a direct underground tunnel into the Forbidden City. The emperor’s sudden appearances through this direct access shock his people but it is also at this time that he helps the needy and cracks the gambling business in Suzhou.
A 17-year old schoolgirl marries her 35-year-old teacher. Comedy ensues when they attempt to keep their relationship a secret despite being in the same school. When they discover unwanted suitors going after their other halves, jealousy threatens to expose their marriage any minute!
Adapted from the great Chinese classic novel of the same name, the son of renowned Jia family, Bao Yu, is deeply in love with his cousin, Dai Yu. However, his mother disapproves of their relationship and plots to arrange Bao Yu to marry another rich girl, resulting in a tragic ending for the perfect couple.
In The Sword And The Lute, Kwei Wu (Jimmy Wang Yu) and his partner (Chin Ping) are on a mission to destroy the "Phoenix Lute", a deadly weapon that shoots poisonous needles up to 500 paces and which can only be destroyed by the Kan curved sword...
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
This film is an amusing insider’s look at the Hong Kong film industry and is based on Director Li Han Hsiang’s popular newspaper column recounting his work at Shaw Brothers. The collection of some of his funniest and most surreal film musings of the era, filled with behind-the-scene asides, this is a must-see for any Hong Kong cinema aficionado!
Zhi Ming, who trains at the Northern Shaolin Temple, teams up with Si Ma Yan, who trains at the Southern Shaolin Temple, to avenge both their fathers’ death by assassinating a corrupt magistrate, leading to a series of fierce battles!
The Liu Chia-liang trained Hui Ying-hung was considered the top action martial arts female star in the 1980s. It is her martial arts abilities that Michelle Yeoh tries to emulate. In The Tiger and the Widow, Hui Ying-hung is somehow mixed up in a salt smuggling ring that stinks of missing persons and rotten dilemmas.
Wong Hsia Yuan is a traditional kung fu master whose academy is on the brink of closure. Chan Mei Ling arrives from U.S. to revitalize the academy but her way of recruiting students is going beyond questionably legal. Yuan is furious, but when the local triads enter the picture, Yuan and Ling join hands to take back the neighborhood.
Liu Chia Liang, Kara Hui, Gordon Liu, Chang Chan Peng
All neighbours gather to gossip in flat number 8 on the second floor of the Gossip Street apartment building! Most of the residents are common people from all walks of life and there is never a lack of laughter or sarcasm in the neighbourhood. However, when a local mobster wants to change the place into a gambling den, things get serious...
In the finale of this trilogy, Gordon Liu reprises his famous role, Monk San Te, as he tries to protect Fang Shih Yu, an arrogant youth who gets into trouble with the Qing officials, and nearly lands Shaolin Temple into trouble too.