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1.

Operation Red Sea

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PLA Navy Marine Corps launch a hostage rescue operation in Ihwea and undergo a fierce battle with rebellions and terrorism.
DVD
2018
Clemons (Stacks)
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Cong Nü Li Dao Jiang Jun: From Slave to General

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This film relates how a Li slave boy named Luo Xiao who had witnessed the campaign crusading against Yuan Shikai and Northern Expedition joined the Red Army in its counter-campaign and strived to be an outstanding commander. Unfortunately, Luo broke down from constant overwork and died at battlefields after the war of resistance.--Package.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
3.

Xia Ri Nuan Yang Yang: I Love Beijing

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"The third film in director Ning Ying's 'Beijing Trilogy,' this romantic drama follows the fortunes of a young cab driver who is depressed because of a recent divorce. He turns his personality around to become a ladies man, wooing a waitress, a librarian, and then a talk-show host. Lost in the dating wars, he longs to find the love of his life in the rapidly changing city of Beijing"--Container label.
DVD
2008; 2001
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Drummer

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Sid, the rebellious son of Kwan, a savage Hong Kong triad boss, escapes to Taiwan upon enraging his father's adversary, a powerful underground business leader. Hiding out in the mountains, Sid encounters a group of Zen drummers. Their mesmerizing art, rigorous training, and austere way of life pique the hostile urban young man's interest and he asks to join the group. Although Sid despises his father, he is turning out to be a younger version of him: wild and defiant. Immersion in the world of the Zen drummers gradually converts him into a focused young man. Sid's independence from the triad life and his father is profoundly challenged, however, when a twist of fate forces him to choose between loyalty to his family and his new found faith in himself.
DVD
2009; 2007
Clemons (Stacks)
5.

Unknown Pleasures

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Follows two 19-year-olds, Bin Bin and Xiao Ji, as they wander the streets and hang out in pool halls, dance clubs and karaoke bars looking for excitement. Sparks fly when Xiao Ji meets a beautiful dancer and Bin Bin begins a romantic liaison with a young student. After watching American crime movies, the temptation for easy money becomes too much and in a final attempt to break free, the two embark on a half-baked plan to rob a bank.
DVD
2004; 2002
Clemons (Stacks)
6.

Lost in Beijing

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An-kun works washing the windows of the capital city's skyscrapers while his wife Ping-guo earns a decent wage as a masseuse at a popular parlor. The parlor is owned by Dong, a rich middle-aged businessman who epitomizes China's new money-obsessed society. Their worlds collide after Dong awkwardly forces himself on a vulnerable Ping-guo, not realizing that An-kun, atop his perch outside the office window, is witnessing everything. Seeing this as a moneymaking opportunity, An-kun decides to blackmail Dong. He either has to pay or he gets brought up on charges for rape. But when Ping-guo learns that she's pregnant, the stakes get even higher.
DVD
2007; 2008
Clemons (Stacks)
7.

Zhao Xiaolan

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A stubborn old man against his daughter marry she loves, although the daughter and the young man are model of worker and team leader. Finally, the party leader in the village changed the old man's mind, and the old man bless the marriage.
DVD
2005; 1953
Clemons (Stacks)
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Yi Ge Dou Bu Neng Shao

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A story of a young substitute teacher in a small village school, who took over a school for 1 month and found back a runaway student.
DVD
2001
Clemons (Stacks)
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Warriors of Heaven and Earth

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An assassin is sent to kill a rogue soldier in China during the Tang Dynasty, but first they work together to protect a caravan of precious cargo.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
10.

Hero

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Long ago, China was divided into seven kingdoms all fighting for supremacy. The King of Qin was most determined to become the first emperor of China. Though many tried to assassinate him, only three inspired fear. The King promised endless wealth and power to anyone who defeats his would-be murderers. No results come until ten years later, when a man called Nameless brought the weapons of the three assassins to the Qin King's palace. Nameless claimed to be an expert swordsman who had defeated all three warriors and had to tell his story to the King.
DVD
2004
11.

Huo Yuan Jia: Fearless

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Inspired by the story of a real-life hero, Huo Yuanjia. When an ill-advised fight destroys the reputation of a renowned martial arts champion and his family, his difficult path to redemption will bring him face-to-face with the most ferocious fighters in the world.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
12.

Man Cheng Jin Dai Huang Jin Jia

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China, Later Tang Dynasty, 10th Century. On the eve of the Chong Yang Festival, golden flowers fill the Imperial Palace. The Emperor returns unexpectedly with his second son, Prince Jai. His pretext is to celebrate the holiday with his family, but given the chilled relations between the Emperor and the ailing Empress, this seems disingenuous. For many years, the Empress and Crown Prince Wan, her stepson, have had an illicit liaison. Feeling trapped, Prince Wan dreams of escaping the palace with his secret love Chan, the Imperial Doctor's daughter. Meanwhile, faithful son Prince Jai, grows worried over the Empress's health and her obsession with golden chrysanthemums. The Emperor harbors equally clandestine plans and the Imperial Doctor is the only one privy to his machinations. When [...]
DVD
2007
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Zhou Yu's Train

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A young woman is torn between the lover she travels by train to see twice a week, and a man she meets while on the train.
DVD
2004; 2002
Clemons (Stacks)
14.

Raise the Red Lantern: DA Hong Deng Long Gao Gao Gua

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DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
15.

Windhorse

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Three young Tibetan children witness their grandfather's murder at the hands of the Chinese and grow up to learn the many ways the Chinese government exerts its influence on their lives.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
16.

2046

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He was a writer. He thought he wrote about the future but it really was the past. In his novel, a mysterious train left for 2046 every once in a while. Everyone who went there had the same intention.....to recapture their lost memories.
DVD
2006
Clemons (CHECKED OUT)
17.

Together

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When a shy small-town boy heads to Beijing for violin lessons, he discovers a new world filled with first loves, lasting friendships ... and a secret that will change his life forever.
DVD
2003
Clemons (Stacks)
19.

Purple Butterfly

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Cynthia is a young Chinese woman in love with Itami, a Japanese man about to be sent home for military service. A devasted Cynthia moves back to Shanghai only to witness the death of her elder brother during an attack by the Japanese extreme right. She changes her name to Ding Hui and joins a secret resistance group code-named Purple Butterfly. This will be the same group that, years later, will plot to assassinate Itami.
DVD
2005; 2003
Clemons (Stacks)
20.

Red Cherry

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"It is 1940. Chuchu and Luo Xiaoman are Chinese students who have been sent to study in Moscow, at the International School. She is 13; he is 12. Xiaoman is from Yanan, Mao's base after the Long March; Chuchu had seen her father executed by Chiang Kai-shek's Kuomintang. The youngsters fit in well and learn to speak Russian ... A large group of students, including Chuchu, leave for summer camp in Byelorussia accompanied by their teacher, Miss Vera. Xiaoman remains behind ... The Nazis invade the Soviet Union. Moscow remains unoccupied. Xiaoman takes a job delivering condolence letters to soldiers' families. At one apartment, he finds a mother has died. Her very young daughter, Nadia, has not realized it... The summer camp is occupied by Germans. Miss Vera is murdered. One of the Russi [...]
DVD
1995
Clemons (Stacks)