This local hit is an exquisitely wrought but moralistic Cinderella story set during China's Qing Dynasty.
Under The Hawthorn Tree
A charming, tightly written look at the pressure-cooker environment of Beijing high schoolers prepping for college entry.
BEIJING — China’s population planners are probing the country’s leading helmer Zhang Yimou after reports that he sired numerous children in violation of the One Child Policy, and could be in line for…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Gut-wrenching violence, classical music, daddy issues and Lolita complexes are grist for director Roy Chow Hin Yeung's grisly mill in "Nightfall," a Hong Kong thriller with a strong noirish flavor…
Belgian Geoffrey Enthoven's crowdpleaser "Come As You Are" topped the 56th Valladolid Festival, one of Spain's main art pic showcases, on Saturday.
Some sprocket operas cater specifically to kids, like Giffoni and the Chicago Intl. Children's Film Fest. Others, including Tribeca and Toronto, select a handful of innocuous films specifically for…
Matthew Gordon's indie "The Dynamiter" and Zhang Yimou's drama "Under the Hawthorn Tree," a love story set against the backdrop of China's Cultural Revolution, are among the first 12 titles selected…
Youthful passion and faithful devotion are lovingly depicted in this tender, understated romancer.