Below are some examples of feature films located in Terrell Media Materials, on the ground floor of the Terrell Library. To search for additional titles, try doing a keyword search in the Search It using the terms chinese, motion picture, and DVD.
disc 1. The boys from Fengkuei. A summer at grandpa's --
disc 2. A time to live, a time to die. Dust in the wind --
disc 3. The puppetmaster. Good men, good women --
disc 4. Goodbye South, goodbye. Flowers of Shanghai.
"Set in 19th century China this is the story of young Huang Feihong, the legendary Cantonese martial arts master and folk hero, who, leading his misfit militia, is determined to stop the immoral slave trade that serves the California gold fields."
"Bookish graduate student Wu Fang (Vicky Zhao)often goes on blind dates with men. Every time she meets a man in coffee shops or bars, she always orders a cup of green tea, believing that green tea will show her the way to true love."
"It is a night of torrential rain, and the roof of the Fun-Ho Grand Theater in Taipei is leaking. The movie showing--King Hu's lush 1966 swordplay classic "Dragon Inn"--is the theaters last-ever screening."
"A female writer has just published her new book and is busy with various promotional events. While immersing herself in her successful career, she manages some time to visit her 80 year old mother on her way home..."
"Tuya, a Mongolian desert herder refuses to be settled in a town in accordance with the new industrialization policy. She has two kids, a disabled husband and one hundred sheep to care for. She must find another way to survive when she hurts her back."
"Two musical students meet and fell in love. But the girl disapears from him constantly without telling him the reason. Her strange behavior puzzles him and he determines to find out her unspeakable secret."
"Street angel: Upon arriving in Shanghai from war-torn northeast China, two sisters, Xiaoyun and Xiaohong are coerced into a corrupt environment in the poorest part of the city." "Twin sisters: Twin girls separated at birth are reunited when one raised in poverty becomes a servant in the household of her sister, now the pampered wife of a warlord general. "
"An exciting interpretation of 'The Phantom of the Opera'. Ten years after supposedly being killed in an opera house, Song Danping returns to relate his story - when he fell in love with the daughter of a rich feudal lord, he was beaten, disfigured with acid and left to die in the burning opera house by her father..."
An orphan on the streets: "After a night on the streets, Three Hairs looks for work wherever he can get it. He polishes shoes, picks up garbage and even sells newspapers, but finally decides to give up. He finally puts a "For Sale" sign on his back and goes looking for a buyer."
The watch:" A poor young boy named Calf steals a watch and has to face some dire consequences for his actions. "