2018 Spring Chinese Movie Club

Join us every Wednesday as we watch a new Chinese film or TV series. We will be providing links to the videos below as well as links to their Wikipedia pages so that you can further look into any film or TV series you find interesting. Please watch the videos ahead of time and during the club we will discuss the movie further while we watch a few clips to attain a better understanding of Chinese culture through their filmography. This semester we will look at a wide variety of genres and time periods.


Date: February 2nd
Name: EMPRESSES IN THE PALACE 甄嬛传
The Grand story of the inner workings of the harem of classic China.

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Date: February 9th
Name: LOST IN THAILAND 人在囧途之泰囧
On a wild road trip, three men find inner peace in a city that never sleeps.

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Date: February 16th
Name:
THE GRAND MASTER 一代宗师
The life of the Wing Chun grandmaster Ip Man, beginning in the 1930s in Foshan and moving on to cover his flight to Hong Kong after the Second Sino-Japanese War.

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Date: February 13th
Name:
SECRET 不能说的 秘密
Ye Xiang Lun, a talented piano player is a new student at the prestigious Tamkang School. On his first day, he met Lu Xiao Yu, a pretty girl playing a mysterious piece of music.

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Date: March 2nd
Name:
STARTLING BY EACH STEP/ SCARLET HEART 步步惊心
After a car accident plunges a woman into the dreamy past that gave her an unforgettable romance with the “Fourth Prince,” she returns to her life in the modern world.

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Date: March 9th
Name:
PAINTED SKIN2: THE RESURRECTION 画皮2
A fox spirit, Xiaowei, seeks to preserve her beauty by seducing men and consuming their hearts. When destiny brings Xiaowei and Princess Jing together, the battle for the princess’s heart begins.

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Date: March 23rd
Name:
THE GREAT HYPNOTIST 催眠大师
The famous psychologist Xu Ruining with a raising career meets a troublesome patient, Ren Xiaoyan, who claims to see ghosts. However things turn sinister when he tries to parse her lies from the truth.

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Date: March 30th
Name: CHINESE ZODIAC 十二生肖
A man searches the world for a set of mystic artifacts – 12 bronze heads of the animals from the Chinese zodiac.

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Date: April 6th
Name:
THE FINAL MASTER 师父
A Wing Chun master has to defeat 8 martial arts schools to open his own school, yet he has become a chess piece to the local power dynamics.

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Date: April 13th
Name:
Hero 英雄
A defense officer, Nameless, was summoned by the King of Qin regarding his success of terminating three warriors.

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Date: April 20th
Name:
CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON 卧虎藏龙
A young Chinese warrior steals a sword from a famed swordsman and then escapes into a world of romantic adventure with a mysterious man in the frontier of the nation.

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Date: April 27th
Name:
ODE TO JOY 欢乐颂
A Chinese drama about five women who live on the 22nd floor of an apartment complex in Shanghai called Ode to Joy.

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