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The Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film is one of the Academy Awards handed out annually by the U.S.-based Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).
Aftershock is a 2010 Chinese disaster-drama film directed by Feng Xiaogang and produced by Huayi Brothers, starring Zhang Zifeng, Xu Fan, Zhang Jingchu, Chen Daoming, Lu Yi, Zhang Guoqiang and Li Chen.
Alexandre Michel Gérard Desplat (born 23 August 1961) is a French-Greek film composer.
Alibaba Pictures Group is a Chinese film company under Alibaba Group.
Ang Lee OBS (born October 23, 1954) is a Taiwanese film director and screenwriter.
Animation is a dynamic medium in which images or objects are manipulated to appear as moving images.
The Anti-Rightist Campaign in the People's Republic of China, which lasted from roughly 1957 to 1959, was a campaign to purge alleged "rightists" within the Communist Party of China (CPC) and abroad.
An art film is typically a serious, independent film, aimed at a niche market rather than a mass market audience.
Ashima (Sani) is a long narrative poem of the Sani people, who are centred in southwest China, in the area of Kunming, Yunnan Province.
Asia is Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern and Northern Hemispheres.
Asian Journal of Women's Studies is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal published by Ewha Womans University Press.
August First Film Studio, or Bayi Film Studio, is a state-run film studio in China.
Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.
Avatar, marketed as James Cameron's Avatar, is a 2009 American epic science fiction film directed, written, produced, and co-edited by James Cameron, and stars Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Stephen Lang, Michelle Rodriguez, and Sigourney Weaver.
Ballet is a type of performance dance that originated during the Italian Renaissance in the 15th century and later developed into a concert dance form in France and Russia.
The Battle of Shanghai was the first of the twenty-two major engagements fought between the National Revolutionary Army (NRA) of the Republic of China (ROC) and the Imperial Japanese Army (IJA) of the Empire of Japan during the Second Sino-Japanese War.
Beijing, formerly romanized as Peking, is the capital of the People's Republic of China, the world's second most populous city proper, and most populous capital city.
Beijing Bastards is a 1993 drama film by Sixth Generation director Zhang Yuan, and is one of the first independently produced Chinese films.
Beijing Bicycle is a 2001 Chinese drama film by Sixth Generation Chinese director Wang Xiaoshuai, with joint investment from the Taiwanese Arc Light Films and the French Pyramide Productions.
Beijing Enlight Media Co., Ltd. known as Enlight Media is a Chinese publicly traded company.
Beijing Enlight Pictures Co., Ltd. is a Chinese film production company.
Beijing Film Academy (BFA) is a coeducational state-run higher education institution in Beijing, China.
The Berlin International Film Festival (Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin), usually called the Berlinale, is a film festival held annually in Berlin, Germany.
The BFI London Film Festival is an annual film festival held in the United Kingdom, running in the second half of October with cooperation from the British Film Institute.
Black comedy, also known as dark comedy or gallows humor, is a comic style that makes light of subject matter that is generally considered taboo, particularly subjects that are normally considered serious or painful to discuss.
Blind Shaft is a 2003 film about a pair of brutal con artists operating in the illegal coal mines of present-day northern China.
Bodyguards and Assassins is a 2009 Hong Kong historical action film directed by Teddy Chan, featuring an all-star cast, including Donnie Yen, Wang Xueqi, Tony Leung Ka-fai, Nicholas Tse, Hu Jun, Eric Tsang, Simon Yam, Fan Bingbing, Zhou Yun and Leon Lai.
Breaking with Old Ideas is a 1975 Chinese film directed by Li Wenhua.
Bridge (also known as The Bridge) is a 1949 Chinese war film made shortly after the Communist revolution in China; as such, it is considered the first film completed after the founding of the People's Republic of China.
Broadway Cinematheque is a cinema in Yau Ma Tei, Hong Kong, run by Broadway Circuit.
Bu Wancang (1903–1974) was a prolific Chinese film director and screenwriter active between the 1920s and the 1960s.
Cai Chusheng (January 12, 1906 – July 15, 1968) was a Chinese film director of the pre-Communist era, and was the first Chinese director to win an international film award at the Moscow International Film Festival.
A camcorder is an electronic device originally combining a video camera and a videocassette recorder.
Capitalism is an economic system based upon private ownership of the means of production and their operation for profit.
Censorship is the suppression of speech, public communication, or other information, on the basis that such material is considered objectionable, harmful, sensitive, or "inconvenient" as determined by government authorities.
Chang Chen (born 14 October 1976), sometimes credited as Chen Chang according to Western name order, is a Taiwanese actor.
Changchun Film Studio Group Corporation is a Chinese film production company in Changchun, Jilin province, China.
Chen Kaige (born 12 August 1952) is a Chinese film director and a leading figure of the fifth generation of Chinese cinema.
Chen Yanyan (12 January 1916 – 7 May 1999), born Chen Jianyan, was a Chinese actress.
Cheng Bugao (1898-June 20, 1966) was a prominent Chinese film director during the 1930s.
Chengdu, formerly romanized as Chengtu, is a sub-provincial city which serves as the capital of China's Sichuan province.
Chiang Kai-shek (31 October 1887 – 5 April 1975), also romanized as Chiang Chieh-shih or Jiang Jieshi and known as Chiang Chungcheng, was a political and military leader who served as the leader of the Republic of China between 1928 and 1975, first in mainland China until 1949 and then in exile in Taiwan.
China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.
China Daily is an English-language daily newspaper published in the People's Republic of China.
China Film Group Corporation (CFGC), is the largest, most influential state-owned film enterprise in the People's Republic of China.
China Film Stellar is a Chinese movie theater chain.
China Internet Information Center (or 中国网/网上中国) is a web portal authorized by the People's Republic of China.
Chinese animation or Donghua, in a narrow sense, refers to animation made in China.
Chinese art is visual art that, whether ancient or modern, originated in or is practiced in China or by Chinese artists.
The Chinese Civil War was a war fought between the Kuomintang (KMT)-led government of the Republic of China and the Communist Party of China (CPC).
The Chinese Communist Revolution started from 1946, after the end of Second Sino-Japanese War, and was the second part of the Chinese Civil War.
The Chinese economic reform refers to the program of economic reforms termed "Socialism with Chinese characteristics" in the People's Republic of China (PRC) that was started in December 1978 by reformists within the Communist Party of China, led by Deng Xiaoping.
Chinese folk art are artistic forms inherited from a regional or ethnic scene in China.
Chinese is a group of related, but in many cases mutually unintelligible, language varieties, forming a branch of the Sino-Tibetan language family.
Chinese New Year, usually known as the Spring Festival in modern China, is an important Chinese festival celebrated at the turn of the traditional lunisolar Chinese calendar.
Chinese painting is one of the oldest continuous artistic traditions in the world.
The art of paper-cutting (jiǎnzhǐ 剪纸) in China may date back to the second century C.E., since paper was invented by Cai Lun in the Eastern Han Dynasty in China.
Chongqing, formerly romanized as Chungking, is a major city in southwest China.
Chow Yun-fat, SBS (born 18 May 1955), previously known as Donald Chow, is a Hong Kong actor.
Cinéma vérité ("truthful cinema") is a style of documentary filmmaking, invented by Jean Rouch, inspired by Dziga Vertov's theory about Kino-Pravda and influenced by Robert Flaherty’s films.
The cinema of Hong Kong is one of the three major threads in the history of Chinese language cinema, alongside the cinema of China, and the cinema of Taiwan.
The cinema of Taiwan (officially the Republic of China) is deeply rooted in the island's unique history.
The cinema of the United States, often metonymously referred to as Hollywood, has had a profound effect on the film industry in general since the early 20th century.
City of Life and Death is a 2009 Chinese drama film written and directed by Lu Chuan, marking his third feature film.
Color motion picture film refers both to unexposed color photographic film in a format suitable for use in a motion picture camera, and to finished motion picture film, ready for use in a projector, which bears images in color.
Columbia University Press is a university press based in New York City, and affiliated with Columbia University.
The Communist Party of China (CPC), also referred to as the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), is the founding and ruling political party of the People's Republic of China.
Confucius (Kǒng Zǐ) is a 2010 Chinese biographical drama film written and directed by Hu Mei, starring Chow Yun-fat as the titular Chinese philosopher.
Crazy Stone is a 2006 mainland Chinese black comedy film directed by Ning Hao and produced by Andy Lau.
Crossroads is a 1937 Chinese seriocomedy film directed by Shen Xiling, starring Bai Yang and Zhao Dan.
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is a 2000 wuxia film, conceived and directed by Ang Lee.
Crows and Sparrows is a 1949 Chinese film made by Kunlun Studios on the eve of the Communist victory and directed by Zheng Junli.
Crude Oil is a 2008 Chinese documentary film directed by Wang Bing.
Cui Jian (born 2 August 1961) is a Beijing-based Chinese singer-songwriter, trumpeter and guitarist.
The Cultural Revolution, formally the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, was a sociopolitical movement in China from 1966 until 1976.
Dadi Theater Circuit is a Chinese cinema chain.
Deadline Hollywood, also known as Deadline.com and previously known as news blog Deadline Hollywood Daily, is an online magazine founded by Nikki Finke in 2006.
Deng Xiaoping (22 August 1904 – 19 February 1997), courtesy name Xixian (希贤), was a Chinese politician.
Devils on the Doorstep (鬼が来た!; literally "the devils are here") is a 2000 Chinese black comedy film directed, co-written and produced by Jiang Wen, starring Jiang himself, Kagawa Teruyuki, Yuan Ding and Jiang Hongbo.
Digital video is an electronic representation of moving visual images (video) in the form of encoded digital data.
Disorder is a 2009 Chinese documentary film directed by Huang Weikai and distributed by DGenerate Films.
Dou Wei (born 14 October 1969) is a Chinese musician, singer-songwriter and composer.
Duke University Press is an academic publisher of books and journals, and a unit of Duke University.
East Asia is the eastern subregion of the Asian continent, which can be defined in either geographical or ethno-cultural "The East Asian cultural sphere evolves when Japan, Korea, and what is today Vietnam all share adapted elements of Chinese civilization of this period (that of the Tang dynasty), in particular Buddhism, Confucian social and political values, and literary Chinese and its writing system." terms.
East Asian cinema is cinema produced in East Asia or by people from this region.
East Palace, West Palace (Dong gong xi gong) is a 1996 Chinese film directed by Zhang Yuan starring Hu Jun and Si Han and based on a short story by the cult writer Wang Xiaobo.
Eileen Chang (September 30, 1920 – September 8, 1995), also known as Zhang Ailing or Chang Ai-ling, was one of the most influential modern Chinese writers.
An entrepôt or transshipment port is a port, city, or trading post where merchandise may be imported, stored or traded, usually to be exported again.
Eternity is a controversial 1943 Chinese film made in Japanese-occupied Shanghai during the Second World War.
Evening Rain (Chinese: 巴山夜雨) is a 1981 Chinese drama film which reflects the fight between Chinese people and the Gang of Four during the ten years of turmoil in China.
The Far East is a geographical term in English that usually refers to East Asia (including Northeast Asia), the Russian Far East (part of North Asia), and Southeast Asia.
Farewell My Concubine is a 1993 Chinese drama film directed by Chen Kaige.
Fearless, also known as Huo Yuanjia (霍元甲) in Chinese, and as Jet Li's Fearless in the United Kingdom and in the United States, is a 2006 Chinese-Hong Kong martial arts film directed by Ronny Yu and starring Jet Li.
Fei Mu (1906–1951) was a major Chinese film director of the pre-Communist era.
Feng Xiaogang (born 18 March 1958 in Beijing, China) is a Chinese film director, screenwriter and actor.
Fengming, a Chinese Memoir, also known as Chronicle of a Chinese Woman, is a 2007 Chinese documentary film directed by Wang Bing.
A film, also called a movie, motion picture, moving pícture, theatrical film, or photoplay, is a series of still images that, when shown on a screen, create the illusion of moving images.
Film Business Asia was a film trade magazine based in Hong Kong.
A film festival is an organized, extended presentation of films in one or more cinemas or screening venues, usually in a single city or region.
In cinematic parlance, a film in its first run has been recently released.
Five Golden Flowers is a Chinese romantic musical film released in 1959.
The Forbidden City is a palace complex in central Beijing, China.
The Gang of Four was a political faction composed of four Chinese Communist Party officials.
Globalization or globalisation is the process of interaction and integration between people, companies, and governments worldwide.
Glove puppetry is a type of opera using cloth puppets that originated during the 17th century in Quanzhou or Zhangzhou of China's Fujian province, and historically practised in the Min Nan-speaking areas such as Quanzhou, Zhangzhou, the Chaoshan region of Guangdong, and other parts of southern China.
The Gobi Desert is a large desert region in Asia.
The Golden Bear (Goldener Bär) is the highest prize awarded for the best film at the Berlin International Film Festival.
The Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival and Awards is a film festival and awards ceremony held annually in Taiwan.
The Golden Lion (Leone d'Oro) is the highest prize given to a film at the Venice Film Festival.
The Golden Rooster Awards are awards in film given in mainland China.
Gong Li (born 31 December 1965) is a Chinese film actress.
Greater China or the Greater China Region is a term used to refer to Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan.
The was an imperial concept created and promulgated for occupied Asian populations during 1930–1945 by the Empire of Japan.
Gu Changwei (born 12 December 1957) is a Chinese cinematographer and film director.
Guangzhou, also known as Canton, is the capital and most populous city of the province of Guangdong.
Guinness World Records, known from its inception in 1955 until 2000 as The Guinness Book of Records and in previous United States editions as The Guinness Book of World Records, is a reference book published annually, listing world records both of human achievements and the extremes of the natural world.
Han Sanping (born 1953) is a Chinese film producer and distributor.
Havoc in Heaven, also translated as Uproar in Heaven, is a Chinese donghua feature film directed by Wan Laiming and produced by all four of the Wan brothers.
He Jianjun (born 1960 in BeijingBarbieri, Maria (2005). "He Jianjun" in, edited by Edward Lawrence Davis. Routledge, p. 340..) is a Chinese film director and screenwriter.
He Ping (born 1957 in Shanxi) is a Chinese film director, screenwriter and producer whose main filmography consists of a hybrid genre of Western-wuxia movies.
He Yong (born 15 February 1969 in Beijing) is a Chinese rock musician who has been particularly active in the 1980s and 1990s.
Hengdian World Studios is a film studio located in Hengdian, a Chinese town in the city of Dongyang, Jinhua, Zhejiang Province.
Hero is a 2002 Chinese wuxia film directed by Zhang Yimou.
Hibiscus Town is a 1986 Chinese film directed by Xie Jin, based on a novel by the same name written by Gu Hua.
High-definition video is video of higher resolution and quality than standard-definition.
The term historical period drama (also historical drama, period drama, costume drama, and period piece) refers to a work set in a past time period, usually used in the context of film and television.
Hong Kong (Chinese: 香港), officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is an autonomous territory of China on the eastern side of the Pearl River estuary in East Asia.
The Hong Kong Film Awards (HKFA), founded in 1982, is an annual film awards ceremony in Hong Kong.
Hou Yong (born 1960) is a Chinese filmmaker and cinematographer.
House of Flying Daggers is a 2004 wuxia romance film directed by Zhang Yimou and starring Andy Lau, Zhang Ziyi and Takeshi Kaneshiro.
Hu Die (1907 or 1908 – April 23, 1989), also known by her English name Butterfly Wu, was one of the most popular Chinese actresses during the 1920s and 1930s.
Hu Jun (born March 18, 1968) is a Chinese actor best known for playing dramatic roles in various films and television series.
Hu Mei (born 2 September 1958) is a Chinese film director, television director and producer.
Huang Jianxin (born 14 June 1954) is a Chinese filmmaker.
Huaxia Film Distribution is a Chinese film distribution company.
Huayi Brothers Media Corp. is a Chinese multinational entertainment company that owns a film studio, a television production company, a talent agency, a record label, and a movie theater chain founded in Beijing by brothers Wang Zhongjun and Wang Zhonglei in 1994.
The Hundred Flowers Campaign, also termed the Hundred Flowers Movement, was a period in 1956 in the People's Republic of China during which the Communist Party of China (CPC) encouraged its citizens to openly express their opinions of the communist regime.
In the Heat of the Sun is a 1994 Chinese film directed and written by Jiang Wen.
The International Business Times is an American online news publication that publishes seven national editions and four languages.
Italian neorealism (Neorealismo), also known as the Golden Age, is a national film movement characterized by stories set amongst the poor and the working class, filmed on location, frequently using non-professional actors.
Jacklyn Wu Chien-lien (born 3 July 1968) is a Taiwanese actress and singer who began her career in Hong Kong.
James Francis CameronSpace Foundation.
Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.
Jasmine Women is a 2004 Chinese film directed and co-written by Hou Yong in his directorial debut.
Jay Leyda (February 12, 1910 – February 15, 1988)David Stirk and Elena Pinto Simon in was an American avant-garde filmmaker and film historian, noted for his work on U.S, Soviet, and Chinese cinema, as well as his collections of documentation on the day-to-day lives of Herman Melville and Emily Dickinson.
Li Lianjie (born 26 April 1963), better known by his stage name Jet Li, is a Chinese film actor, film producer, martial artist, and retired Wushu champion who was born in Beijing.
Jia Zhangke (born 24 May 1970) is a Chinese film director and screenwriter.
Jian Yi is a Chinese independent filmmaker, visual artist, and writer.
Jiang Wen (born 5 January 1963) is a Chinese film actor, screenwriter, and director.
Jin Yan (April 7, 1910 – December 27, 1983) was a Korean-born Chinese actor who gained fame during China's golden age of cinema, based in Shanghai.
Jinyi Cinemas is a cinema operator in China, headquartered in the Leedon Sunshine Hotel (礼顿阳光大厦 Lǐdùn Yángguāng Dàshà) in Zhujiang New Town, Tianhe District, Guangzhou.
Ju Dou is a 1990 film directed by Zhang Yimou and Yang Fengliang (though it is almost universally considered to be a product of Zhang's vision as director) and starring Gong Li as the title character.
Karamay is a 2010 documentary film by Chinese director Xu Xin about the 1994 Karamay fire.
Kekexili: Mountain Patrol (ཨ་ཆེན་གངས་རྒྱལ། in Tibetan) is a 2004 Chinese film directed Lu Chuan that depicts the struggle between vigilante rangers and bands of poachers in the remote Tibetan region of Kekexili (Hoh Xil).
King of the Children is a 1987 drama film directed by Chen Kaige and starring Chen Shaohua.
The Kuomintang of China (KMT; often translated as the Nationalist Party of China) is a major political party in the Republic of China on Taiwan, based in Taipei and is currently the opposition political party in the Legislative Yuan.
Laborer's Love is a 1922 short film produced in China, and premiered October 5, 1922 at the Olympic Theater in Shanghai.
Lü Yue (born December 1957) is a Chinese cinematographer and film director.
Le Vision Pictures (Levp), a subsidiary of LeEco, is one of the largest film production and distribution companies in China.
The Legend of the White Snake, also known as Madame White Snake, is a Chinese legend.
Legend of Tianyun Mountain is a 1980 Chinese film about Chinese people's sufferings from the long-term political campaigns from "Anti-rightists" in 1950s until the fall of Gang of Four.
Let the Bullets Fly is a 2010 action comedy film written and directed by Jiang Wen, based on a story by Ma Shitu (马识途), a famous Sichuanese writer.
Letter from an Unknown Woman is a 2004 Chinese film written and directed by Xu Jinglei and is her second feature film as director after 2002's My Father and I. The film is an adaptation of Stefan Zweig's 1922 novella of the same name which was also adapted in 1948 by screenwriter Howard Koch.
Li Lili (2 June 1915 – 7 August 2005) was a Chinese film actress and singer.
Li Shaohong (born 7 July 1955) is a Chinese film and television director and producer.
Li Yang (born 1959) is a Chinese writer-director.
The Lianhua Film Company was one of the three dominant production companies based in Shanghai, China during the 1930s, the other two being the Mingxing Film Company and the Tianyi Film Company, the forerunner of the Hong Kong-based Shaw Brothers Studio.
Life on a String is a 1991 Chinese film by acclaimed film director Chen Kaige.
The following is a list of notable Chinese-speaking/writing actors. Their nationality can be PRC (Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau), Taiwan or any other countries.
The following is a list of notable actresses from Mainland China.
The following is a list of notable film directors from Mainland China.
The following is a list of notable film production companies from Mainland China before the communist revolution in 1949.
The following is a list of the highest-grossing films in China (excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan), based on data by Entgroup's China Boxoffice (CBO) website with the gross in yuan.
This is a list of the highest-grossing films which are not primarily in English.
This is a list of movie theater chains across the world.
This is an index for the list of films produced in mainland China ordered by decade on separate pages.
Little Toys is a 1933 silent film directed by filmmaker Sun Yu.
Liu Jiayin is a Chinese independent filmmaker and educator, born in Beijing in 1981.
In photography, filmmaking and video production, a long shot (sometimes referred to as a full shot or, and to remove ambiguity, wide shot) typically shows the entire object or human figure and is usually intended to place it in some relation to its surroundings.
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
Lost in Thailand is a 2012 Chinese comedy film directed and co-written by Xu Zheng and starring Xu Zheng, Wang Baoqiang, and Huang Bo.
Lou Ye, born 1965, is a Chinese screenwriter-director who is commonly grouped with the "Sixth Generation" directors of Chinese cinema.
Love and Duty is a 1931 Chinese silent film, directed by Bu Wancang and starring Ruan Lingyu and Jin Yan.
Lu Chuan (born 1971) is a Chinese filmmaker, screenwriter and producer.
Lu Xun (Wade–Giles romanisation: Lu Hsün) was the pen name of Zhou Shuren (25 September 1881 – 19 October 1936), a leading figure of modern Chinese literature.
Lust, Caution is a 2007 erotic espionage period thriller film directed by Ang Lee, based on the novella of the same name published in 1979 by Chinese author Eileen Chang.
Maggie Cheung Man-yuk (born 20 September 1964) is an actress from Hong Kong.
Malaysia is a federal constitutional monarchy in Southeast Asia.
(Chinese: 株式會社滿洲映畫協會), also known as the "Manchuria Film Production", was a Japanese film production company in Manchukuo in the 1930s and 1940s.
Mao Dun (4 July 1896 – 27 March 1981) was the pen name of Shen Dehong (Shen Yanbing), a 20th-century Chinese novelist, cultural critic, and the Minister of Culture of People's Republic of China (1949–65).
Mao Zedong (December 26, 1893September 9, 1976), commonly known as Chairman Mao, was a Chinese communist revolutionary who became the founding father of the People's Republic of China, which he ruled as the Chairman of the Communist Party of China from its establishment in 1949 until his death in 1976.
A market economy is an economic system in which the decisions regarding investment, production, and distribution are guided by the price signals created by the forces of supply and demand.
Martial arts are codified systems and traditions of combat practices, which are practiced for a number of reasons: as self-defense, military and law enforcement applications, mental and spiritual development; as well as entertainment and the preservation of a nation's intangible cultural heritage.
Martin Charles Scorsese (born November 17, 1942) is an American director, producer, screenwriter, actor and film historian, whose career spans more than 50 years.
McGraw-Hill Education (MHE) is a learning science company and one of the "big three" educational publishers that provides customized educational content, software, and services for pre-K through postgraduate education.
Tan Sri Michelle Yeoh Choo-Kheng (born 6 August 1962) is a Malaysian actress who achieved fame in the early 1990s, after starring in a series of popular Hong Kong action films in which she performed her own stunts.
Mingxing Film Company was one of the largest production companies during the 1920s, and 1930s in the Republican era.
In visual arts, music, and other mediums, minimalism is an art movement that began in post–World War II Western art, most strongly with American visual arts in the 1960s and early 1970s.
The Ministry of Culture (MOC) was a ministry of the government of the People's Republic of China which was dissolved on March 19, 2018.
Monster Hunt is a 2015 Chinese-Hong Kong 3D fantasy action comedy adventure film directed by Raman Hui, and starring Bai Baihe and Jing Boran.
Moscow (a) is the capital and most populous city of Russia, with 13.2 million residents within the city limits and 17.1 million within the urban area.
A movie theater/theatre (American English), cinema (British English) or cinema hall (Indian English) is a building that contains an auditorium for viewing films (also called movies) for entertainment.
Movie Town Haikou (海口电影公社) is an artificial town, movie studios, guest apartments, and administration buildings, approximately 8 km south of Haikou, Hainan, China.
Mulan Joins the Army is a 1939 Chinese historical war film.
Myriad of Lights, also translated as Lights of Ten Thousand Homes, is a 1948 Chinese film directed by Shen Fu and starring Shangguan Yunzhu, Wu Yin and Lan Ma.
The New Statesman is a British political and cultural magazine published in London.
New Women is a silent Chinese film released in early 1935 in Shanghai by the Lianhua Film Company.
A newsreel is a form of short documentary film, containing news stories and items of topical interest, that was prevalent between the 1910s and the late 1960s.
Old Well is a 1987 Chinese film written by Zheng Yi about a village worker's effort of digging a well in his water-starved hometown located in northwest China and his affairs with his old girlfriend.
One and Eight is a landmark Chinese film from 1983.
Oriental Movie Metropolis is a major Chinese studio, combining film and television production and several other facilities.
was a Japanese manga artist, cartoonist, animator, and film producer.
Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.
Oxhide, directed by Liu Jiayin, is a 2005 narrative independent Chinese film that portrays the director's family and their apartment in Beijing.
The Palme d'Or (Golden Palm) is the highest prize awarded at the Cannes Film Festival.
Pathé or Pathé Frères (styled as PATHÉ!) is the name of various French businesses that were founded and originally run by the Pathé Brothers of France starting in 1896.
Peacock is a 2005 film directed by Gu Changwei, written by Li Qiang.
Peking opera, or Beijing opera, is a form of Chinese opera which combines music, vocal performance, mime, dance and acrobatics.
The People's Daily or Renmin Ribao is the biggest newspaper group in China.
The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) is the armed forces of the People's Republic of China (PRC) and Communist Party of China (CPC).
Pickpocketing is a form of larceny that involves the stealing of money or other valuables from the person of a victim without them noticing the theft at the time.
Platform is a 2000 Chinese film written and directed by Jia Zhangke.
Plunder of Peach and Plum is an early Chinese sound film from 1934.
Beijing Polybona Film Distribution Co.
Postman is a Chinese film made in 1995 and directed by He Jianjun.
Princess Iron Fan, is the first Chinese animated feature film.
A production company, production house, or production studio is a company that produces performing arts, new media art, film, television, radio, comics, interactive arts, video games, websites, and videos.
Propaganda is information that is not objective and is used primarily to influence an audience and further an agenda, often by presenting facts selectively to encourage a particular synthesis or perception, or using loaded language to produce an emotional rather than a rational response to the information that is presented.
Punk rock (or "punk") is a rock music genre that developed in the mid-1970s in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia.
The Quality Migrant Admission Scheme ("QMAS") is a points-based immigration system in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China.
Raise the Red Lantern is a 1991 film directed by Zhang Yimou and starring Gong Li.
Red Cliff or Chibi is a 2008-09 Chinese epic war film, based on the Battle of Red Cliffs (AD 208–209) and the events at the end of the Han dynasty and immediately prior to the Three Kingdoms period in imperial China.
Red Firecracker, Green Firecracker is a 1994 film directed by He Ping, starring Ning Jing, Wu Gang, Zhao Xiaorui, Gao Yang, Xu Zhengyun and Zhao Liang.
Red Sorghum is a 1988 Chinese film about a young woman's life working on a distillery for sorghum liquor.
Remorse at Death is a 1948 Chinese film directed by Fei Mu and generally considered China's first color film.
Liu Jo-ying (born 1 June 1970), better known as Rene Liu in English, is a Taiwanese singer-songwriter, actress, and writer.
The renminbi (Ab.: RMB;; sign: 元; code: CNY) is the official currency of the People's Republic of China.
Rey Chow is a cultural critic, specializing in 20th-century Chinese fiction and film and postcolonial theory.
Romance on Lushan Mountain is a 1980 colour film produced in China.
Rosamund Kwan Chi Lam (born Kwan Kar Wai on 24 September 1962), was a former Hong Kong actress, best known for starring as the female lead "Thirteenth Aunt" in the 1990s ''Once Upon a Time in China'' film series.
Ruan Fenggen (April 26, 1910 – March 8, 1935), better known as Ruan Lingyu, was a Chinese silent film actress.
The San Sebastián International Film Festival (Festival de San Sebastián; Donostia Zinemaldia) is an annual FIAPF A category film festival held in the Spanish city of Donostia-San Sebastián in September, in the Basque Country.
Scar literature or literature of the wounded is a genre of Chinese literature which emerged in the late 1970s, soon after the death of Mao Zedong, portraying the sufferings of cadres and intellectuals during the tragic experiences of the Cultural Revolution and the rule of the Gang of Four.
Screen Australia is the Australian Federal Government's key funding body for the Australian screen production industry.
The Second Sino-Japanese War was a military conflict fought primarily between the Republic of China and the Empire of Japan from July 7, 1937, to September 2, 1945.
Shadow play, also known as shadow puppetry, is an ancient form of storytelling and entertainment which uses flat articulated cut-out figures (shadow puppets) which are held between a source of light and a translucent screen or scrim.
Shanghai (Wu Chinese) is one of the four direct-controlled municipalities of China and the most populous city proper in the world, with a population of more than 24 million.
Shanghai Film Studio, one of the three biggest film studios in China, is the film division of the Shanghai Film Group Corporation in Shanghai, China.
The Shaolin Temple is a 1982 Hong Kong-Chinese martial arts film directed by Chang Hsin Yen and starring Jet Li in his debut role (though his name is misspelled in the credits as Jet Lee.) The film is based on the Shaolin Monastery in China and depicts Shaolin Kung Fu.
Lin Li-hui (born 16 April 1976), better known by her stage name Shu Qi, is a Taiwanese-Hong Kong actress and model.
Shui Hua (November 23, 1916 – December 16, 1995), born Zhang Yufan,Zhang, Yingjin & Xiao, Zhiwei (1998).
In the entertainment industry, a sleeper hit is a title (such as a book, film, song or game) that becomes successful, gradually, often with little promotion.
So Young is a 2013 Chinese drama film directed by Zhao Wei.
The socialist market economy (SME) is the economic system and model of economic development employed in the People’s Republic of China.
Socialist realism is a style of idealized realistic art that was developed in the Soviet Union and was imposed as the official style in that country between 1932 and 1988, as well as in other socialist countries after World War II.
Song of the Fishermen is an early Chinese silent film directed by Cai Chusheng in 1934, and produced by the Lianhua Film Company.
A sound film is a motion picture with synchronized sound, or sound technologically coupled to image, as opposed to a silent film.
Sound-on-disc is a class of sound film processes using a phonograph or other disc to record or play back sound in sync with a motion picture.
Sound-on-film is a class of sound film processes where the sound accompanying picture is physically recorded onto photographic film, usually, but not always, the same strip of film carrying the picture.
Southeast Asia or Southeastern Asia is a subregion of Asia, consisting of the countries that are geographically south of China, east of India, west of New Guinea and north of Australia.
The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991.
Spicy Love Soup is a 1997 Chinese film directed by Zhang Yang and written by Zhang, Liu Fendou, Cai Shangjun, and Diao Yi'nan based on a story by Zhang and Peter Loehr.
Spring in a Small Town is a Chinese film released in 1948 and directed by Fei Mu.
Spring Silkworms is a 1933 silent film from China.
Springtime in a Small Town is a 2002 Chinese film directed by Tian Zhuangzhuang.
Stephen Chow Sing-chi (born 22 June 1962) is a Chinese film director, actor, producer, political adviser of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference and martial artist.
Still Life is a 2006 Chinese film directed by Jia Zhangke.
Street Angel is a Chinese film released in 1937.
A subculture is a group of people within a culture that differentiates itself from the parent culture to which it belongs, often maintaining some of its founding principles.
Summer Palace, is a 2006 Chinese film and the fourth feature film by director Lou Ye.
Sun Valley is a 1996 Chinese film directed by He Ping.
Sun Yu (March 21, 1900 – July 11, 1990) was a major leftist film director active in the 1930s in Shanghai.
Sunflower is a 2005 Chinese film directed by Zhang Yang.
Suzhou River is a 2000 film by Lou Ye about a tragic love story set in contemporary Shanghai.
Swordsmen in Double Flag Town or The Swordman in Double Flag Town is a 1991 Chinese film directed by He Ping, starring Gao Wei and Zhang Manna.
Taiwan, officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a state in East Asia.
is a Japanese comedian, television personality, director, actor, author, and screenwriter.
Taking Father Home is an independent Chinese film.
Tang Wei (born 7 October 1979) is a Chinese actress.
Taylor & Francis Group is an international company originating in England that publishes books and academic journals.
The Banquet, released on DVD in the United States as Legend of the Black Scorpion, is a 2006 Chinese wuxia drama film.
The Battle of Dingjunshan is a 1905 Chinese film directed by Ren Qingtai (任庆泰) aka Ren Jingfeng (任景丰).
The Big Road, also known as The Highway, is a 1934 Chinese film directed by Sun Yu and starring Jin Yan and Li Lili.
The Black Cannon Incident is a 1985 Chinese black comedy film satirizing the bureaucracy and paranoia of the Chinese authorities.
The Blue Kite is a 1993 drama film directed by Tian Zhuangzhuang.
The Days is filmmaker Wang Xiaoshuai's 1993 directorial debut.
The Difficult Couple, also translated as Die for Marriage, is a 1913 Chinese film.
The Dream Factory (l) is a 1997 Chinese comedy film directed by Feng Xiaogang.
The Founding of a Republic is a 2009 Chinese historical film commissioned by China's film regulator and made by the state-owned China Film Group (CFG) to mark the 60th anniversary of the People's Republic of China.
The Goddess is a 1934 Chinese silent film released by the Lianhua Film Company (United Photoplay).
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The Hollywood Reporter (THR) is a multi-platform American digital and print magazine founded in 1930 and focusing on the Hollywood film industry, television, and entertainment industries, as well as Hollywood's intersection with fashion, finance, law, technology, lifestyle, and politics.
The Horse Thief is a 1986 Chinese film by director, Tian Zhuangzhuang.
The King of Masks is a 1996 Chinese film directed by Wu Tianming.
The Life of Wu Xun is a 1950 Chinese film directed by Sun Yu and starring Zhao Dan.
The Mermaid is a 2016 Chinese–Hong Kong fantasy romantic comedy directed, co-written, and co-produced by Stephen Chow.
The Opium War (鸦片战争) is a 1997 Chinese historical epic film directed by Xie Jin.
The Other Half is an award-winning independent Chinese film.
The Promise is a 2005 Chinese epic fantasy film directed by Chen Kaige, starring Jang Dong-gun, Hiroyuki Sanada, Cecilia Cheung, and Nicholas Tse.
The Red Detachment of Women (Simplified: 红色娘子军, Traditional: 紅色孃子軍, Pinyin: hóngsèniángzijūn) is a 1961 Chinese film by Xie Jin based on a script by Liang Xin.
The Red Detachment of Women is a 1970 Chinese filmed performance of the Chinese ballet of the same name (originally produced in 1964) - which itself was a version of director Xie Jin's original 1961 film.
The Road Home is a 2000 Chinese romantic drama film directed by Zhang Yimou.
The San Francisco Examiner is a longtime daily newspaper distributed in and around San Francisco, California.
The Spring River Flows East, also translated as The Tears of Yangtze, is a 1947 epic Chinese film written and directed by Cai Chusheng and Zheng Junli and produced by the Kunlun Film Company.
The Story of Qiu Ju is a 1992 Chinese comedy-drama film.
The Warlords, previously known as The Blood Brothers, is a 2007 epic action war drama film directed by Peter Chan and starring Jet Li, Andy Lau, Takeshi Kaneshiro and Xu Jinglei.
The Warrior and the Wolf is a 2009 Chinese historical action film directed by Tian Zhuangzhuang.
The World is a 2004 Chinese film written and directed by Jia Zhangke.
This Life of Mine is a novella by Lao She.
The Three Gorges are three adjacent gorges along the middle reaches of the Yangtze River, in the hinterland of the People's Republic of China.
Three Sisters is a 2012 Chinese documentary film directed by Wang Bing.
Tian Zhuangzhuang (born April 1952 in Beijing, China) is a Chinese film director, producer and actor.
The Tiananmen Square protests of 1989, commonly known in mainland China as the June Fourth Incident (六四事件), were student-led demonstrations in Beijing, the capital of the People's Republic of China, in 1989.
Tianjin Maoyan Culture Media is a Chinese company that owns the largest online movie ticketing website in China, maoyan.com, with 30% share of the market in 2015.
Tianyi Film Company, also called Unique Film Productions, was one of the "big three" film production companies in pre-Second World War Republic of China.
Tibet is a historical region covering much of the Tibetan Plateau in Central Asia.
Tie Xi Qu: West of the Tracks is a 2003 Chinese documentary film by Wang Bing.
Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.
Tony Leung Chiu-wai (born 27 June 1962) is a Hong Kong actor.
Two Stage Sisters is a 1964 Chinese drama film produced by Shanghai Tianma Film Studio and directed by Xie Jin, starring Xie Fang and Cao Yindi.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The United States dollar (sign: $; code: USD; also abbreviated US$ and referred to as the dollar, U.S. dollar, or American dollar) is the official currency of the United States and its insular territories per the United States Constitution since 1792.
The University of Hawaii Press is a university press that is part of the University of Hawaiokinai.
Unknown Pleasures is a 2002 Chinese film directed by Jia Zhangke, starring Wu Qiong, Zhao Weiwei and Zhao Tao as three disaffected youths living in Datong in 2001, part of the new "Birth Control" generation.
Variety is a weekly American entertainment trade magazine and website owned by Penske Media Corporation.
The Venice Film Festival or Venice International Film Festival (Mostra Internazionale d'Arte Cinematografica della Biennale di Venezia, "International Exhibition of Cinematographic Art of the Venice Biennale") is the oldest film festival in the world and one of the "Big Three" film festivals, alongside the Cannes Film Festival and Berlin International Film Festival.
The Wan Brothers were born in the early 20th century in Nanjing, China.
Wan Laiming (18 January 1900 – 7 October 1997) was born in Nanjing, Qing dynasty.
Wanda Cinemas is a cinema operator in China, headquartered in the Wanda Plaza (万达广场) in Chaoyang District, Beijing.
Wanda Media, also known as Wanda Pictures, is a Chinese film production company and distributor.
Wang Bing (born 1967) is a Chinese director, often referred to as one of the foremost figures in documentary film-making.
Wang Xiaoshuai (born May 22, 1966) is a Chinese film director, screenwriter and occasional actor.
The Wenhua Film Company was a major privately owned film production company of the immediate post-war period in China.
The Western is a genre of various arts which tell stories set primarily in the later half of the 19th century in the American Old West, often centering on the life of a nomadic cowboy or gunfighter armed with a revolver and a rifle who rides a horse.
Widescreen images are images that are displayed within a set of aspect ratios (relationship of image width to height) that is used in film, television and computer screens.
Wolf Warrior 2 is a 2017 Chinese action film directed by Wu Jing, who also starred in the lead role.
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World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Wu Tianming (December 5, 1939 – March 4, 2014) was a Chinese film director and producer who was considered one of the leading "Fourth Generation" directors.
Wu Wenguang 吴文光 (born 1956 in Yunnan) is a Chinese independent documentary filmmaker.
Wu Yigong (December 1, 1938 -) is a Chinese film director and producer.
Wu Yonggang (November 1, 1907 – December 18, 1982) was a prominent Chinese film director during the 1930s.
Wu Ziniu (born 31 October 1952), is a Chinese film director and a member of the film movement, a movement of filmmakers who graduated from the Beijing Film Academy in the early 1980s.
Wuxia (武俠, IPA), which literally means "martial heroes", is a genre of Chinese fiction concerning the adventures of martial artists in ancient China.
Xi'an is the capital of Shaanxi Province, China.
Xiao Wu also known as The Pickpocket is a 1997 Chinese movie directed by Jia Zhangke.
Xie Jin (21 November 1923 – 18 October 2008) was a Chinese film director.
The Xinhua or New China Film Company, was one of the film studios to capitalize on the popularity of the leftist film movement in 1930s Shanghai, that had begun with the Mingxing and Lianhua studios.
Xu Jinglei (born 16 April 1974) is a Chinese actress and film director.
Yellow Earth is a 1984 Chinese drama film.
Ying Liang (born 1977) is a Chinese independent film director and screenwriter.
Ying Zhu is a U.S.-based scholar of Chinese cinema and media.
Zhang Junzhao (October 1952 – 9 June 2018) was a Chinese film director and screenwriter who was mainly active in the 1980s.
Zhang Shichuan (1889–1953 or 1890–1954) was a Chinese entrepreneur, film director, and film producer, who is considered a founding father of Chinese cinema.
Zhang Yang (born 1967) is a Chinese film director, screenwriter, and occasional actor.
Zhang Yimou (born 2 April 1950) is a Chinese film director, producer, writer and actor, and former cinematographer.
Zhang Yuan (born October 1963) is a Chinese film director who has been described by film scholars as a pioneering member of China's Sixth Generation of filmmakers.
Zhang Ziyi (born 9 February 1979) is a Chinese actress.
Zhao Dan (June 27, 1915 - October 10, 1980) was a Chinese actor popular in the golden age of Chinese Cinema.
Zhao Wei (born 12 March 1976), also known as Vicky Zhao or Vicki Zhao, is a Chinese actress, film director, producer and pop singer.
Zheng Junli (December 6, 1911 – April 23, 1969) was a Chinese actor and director born in Shanghai and who rose to prominence in the golden age of Chinese Cinema.
Zheng Zhengqiu (January 25, 1889 – July 16, 1935) was a Chinese filmmaker often considered a "founding father" of Chinese cinema.
Zhou Xiaowen (born 1954 in Beijing) is a Chinese filmmaker.
Zhou Xuan (born Su Pu; August 1, 1918 – September 22, 1957), also romanized as Chow Hsuan, was an iconic Chinese singer and film actress.
Zhou Xun (born 18 October 1974) is a Chinese actress and singer.
16 mm film is a historically popular and economical gauge of film.
2046 is a 2004 Hong Kong romantic drama film written and directed by Wong Kar-wai.
The 24th Hong Kong Film Awards ceremony was held on 27 March 2005, in the Hong Kong Coliseum and hosted by Carol Cheng and Lawrence Cheng.
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