Cinema China 07

The University of Edinburgh presents Cinema China ’07, a nationwide Chinese film event, in partnership with Edinburgh Filmhouse, the Beijing Film Academy, The Edinburgh International Film Festival, the Scottish Executive, Scottish Screen, and the National Lottery. For further details, please pick up a season leaflet or visit the website.

Previously in this season

Yellow Earth

In Northern China, 1939, a communist army folklorist collects peasant songs. In one impoverished village he meets a young songstress who dreams of leaving with…

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A City of Sadness

Hou Hsiao-Hsien quietly compelling saga of Taiwanese history and identity.

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Ju Dou

Zhang Yimou's third film, starring Gong Li is a fabulous tale of sexual passion set in a village dye-house in the 1920s.

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Featuring Chinese superstar Ruan Lingyu as a struggling mother in Shanghai driven to prostitution, GODDESS represents the epitome of Chinese realist filmmaking of the 30s.

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The Love Eterne

An eye-poppingly lavish musical from the legendary Shaw Brothers' Studio.

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One-Armed Swordsman

The most famous film by leading Hong Kong martial arts director Chang Cheh is a visual and kinetic feast that changed the face of Hong…

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Women from the Lake of Scented Souls

A feisty woman who runs a small rural enterprise finds herself drawn into a new world of joint business (and sexual) ventures whilst coping with…

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