Vivian Qu makes a well-lensed but dramatically underpowered debut with this low-key Nanjing-shot noir.
A charming, tightly written look at the pressure-cooker environment of Beijing high schoolers prepping for college entry.
After stirring controversy at home, Chinese auteur Lou Ye tackles a fresh setting while retaining his gratingly pessimistic view of human relations in the mostly Paris-set "Love and Bruises."
China's five-year ban preventing edgy helmer Lou Ye from working ends very soon, but it hasn't stopped him making films outside the country.
Life is hard and then you cry in Zhang Ming's "Folk Songs Singing," an intense meller about a teenage girl infatuated with her music tutor.
Taiwanese family drama "When Love Comes" won the best film award Saturday at Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards, the biggest Chinese-language kudofest.
Low-budget Chinese romancer can't see its way through to sustained drama or comedy.
Takes a simple premise and explores it with subtlety, sensitivity and quiet humor.
Deceptively unsophisticated "Single Man" is hilarious and appalling by turns, but it always feels true.
Helmer Giorgio Diritti's WWII drama "The Man Who Will Come" won the Grand Prize in the international competition at Japan's 7th Skip City D-Cinema Festival, which wrapped on Sunday.