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My favorite movies about Chinese culture

Koreen
 
The Joy Luck Club
The Joy Luck Club
"a nearly perfect film about the lives of Chinese women in China and United States"
Saving Face
Saving Face
"a great film about 3 Chinese women in United States, best lesbian film I have seen"
Farewell My Concubine
Farewell My Concubine
"one of best Chinese films, about two opera peformers, with many events in modern Chinese history in background"
The Soong Sisters
The Soong Sisters
"the lives of the three famous Soong Sisters, I admire Ching-ling the most, she married Sun Yat-sen and really cared about Chinese people"
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
"very good movie from Taiwan, different from novel in some ways, good soundtrack"
House of Flying Daggers
House of Flying Daggers
"very good action movie, get DVD with very interesting supplementary features"
In the Mood for Love (The Criterion Collection)
In the Mood for Love (The Criterion Collection)
"great romantic movie, beautiful traditional Chinese dresses, great soundtrack"
The Blue Kite
The Blue Kite
"very good, realistic movie about life in courtyard homes in Beijing in 1950's and 1960's"
The Last Emperor - Director's Cut
The Last Emperor - Director's Cut
"very good film about the life of Pu-Yi, the last Qing emperor, covers many events in modern Chinese history"
Not One Less
Not One Less
"amusing, entertaining film about a very young woman as a substitute teracher in rural China"
Shower
Shower
"very good film about modern China, has serious and comic elements"
To Live
To Live
"very good, realistic, very depressing film about the struggle of a family enduring tragedies because of Mao's perverse policies"
Going To School With Dad on My Back (Mandarin)
Going To School With Dad on My Back (Mandarin)
"highly recommended, not known well, about a boy's efforts to get an education in a poor village"
Hero
Hero
"very good action film, vibrant colors, complex story line"
Eat Drink Man Woman
Eat Drink Man Woman
"very good movie about a Taiwan chef and his three unmarried daughters looking for husbands"
The Emperor and the Assassin
The Emperor and the Assassin
"good film, more historically accurate than "Hero""
A Great Wall
A Great Wall
"a very good, entertaining film about a Chinese man living in United States who visits his parents in China"
Together
Together
"a very good, poignant film about a father seeking a tutor for his son who is an aspiring musician"
Chungking Express
Chungking Express
"very good soundtrack featuring "California Dreaming," two stories, I liked second one about a young woman liking a police officer the best"
Happy Times
Happy Times
"an often funny movie, moving and sad about a blind girl abandoned by her stepmother"