The very first from Taiwan movies was shot by Toyojiro Takamatsu in 1901. During 1930s-1940s Taiwan cinema was under a huge influence of Japanese cinema. In 1960s Taiwan's authorities started to provide the "Health realism" dogma which had to help to built a new society. In 1980s few young directors began to make New Wave Taiwan films. There were the best Taiwan movies about urban problems and life in the countryside as it was. Hou Hsiao-Hsien's A City of Sadness, Edward Yang's Taipei Story (1985) and A Confucian Confusion (1994) - this is New Wave Taiwan movies list. One of them Vive L'Amour (1994) directed by Tsai Ming-liang received the Golden Lion at the Venice film Festival. Ang Lee is one the most known director of the New Wave. His film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000) was screened all over the world. Another successful film is Cape No. 7 shot by Wei Te-Sheng. It was announced as competitor at the 68th Venice International Film Festival and it was selected for nomination for the 84th Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film in 2011. You can find a huge collection of Taiwan movies. Download it in our site!
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Laichun, her father and two mothers, uncle and grandfather are of different generations; thus they all think differently. Father is the family head, and because he believes he must continue on the family name ends up taking two wives. His first wife also feels the same way, and so allows the second wife. Laichun feels the abyss between her and her parents and ends up getting pregnant, but hits a wall when her boyfriend does not take any responsibility. When her father is hospitalized, she begins to understand her father and two mothers. She is finally growing up.
What you are willing to give up for exchange to fulfill your dreams?
Ten year-old Xiang faces a lonely future after his father dies. Just when he thinks he's going to spend his life in the orphanage, his estranged mother shows up. And his life changes forever... A loveless mother, a hateful stepfather, a chilly home. Where's Xiang heading to? He finds comfort in drawing and his work reveals his longing for care and affection. Life is full of hope again when he meets the old school janitor who doesn't show his kindness easily and a portly man who has crazy ideas and is haunted with nightmares of his brother. A scary truth is about to be unmasked. Will Xiang be able to depict his own image in the fourth portrait?
Two warriors in pursuit of a stolen sword and a notorious fugitive are led to an impetuous, physically-skilled, teenage nobleman's daughter, who is at a crossroads in her life.
The film focuses on three city folks who unknowingly share the same apartment: Mei, a real estate agent who uses it for her sexual affairs; Ah-jung, her current lover; and Hsiao-ang, who's stolen the key and uses the apartment as a retreat.
China in the 1920's. After her father's death, nineteen year old Songlian is forced to marry Chen Zuoqian, the lord of a powerful family. Fifty year old Chen has already three wives, each of them living in separate houses within the great castle. The competition between the wives is tough, as their master's attention carries power, status and privilege. Each night Chen must decide with which wife to spend the night and a red lantern is lit in front of the house of his choice. And each wife schemes and plots to make sure it's hers. However, things get out of hand...
Hacker/arcade owner Kevin Flynn who is digitally broken down into a data stream by a villainous software pirate known as the Master Control and reconstituted into the internal, 3-D graphical world of computers. It is there, in the ultimate blazingly colorful, geometrically intense landscapes of cyberspace, that Flynn joins forces with Tron to outmaneuver the Master Control program that holds them captive in the equivalent of a gigantic, infinitely challenging computer game.
A group of Australian commandos launch a secret mission against Japanese forces in World War II.