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1. Tian zhu ding [2014]

Video
1 videodisc (130 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. Sound: digital; optical; surround; DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1. Digital: video file; Blu-ray; 1080p high definition; region A.
Inspired by four shocking and true events, the film focuses on four characters who are driven to violent ends. An angry miner, enraged by widespread corruption, decides to take justice into his own hands. A rootless migrant discovers the infinite possibilities of owning a firearm. A young receptionist is pushed beyond her limits by an abusive client. A young factory worker goes from one discouraging job to the next, only to face increasingly degrading circumstances.
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2. Tian zhu ding [2014]

Video
1 videodisc (130 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. Video: NTSC. Digital: video file; DVD video; region 1.
Inspired by four shocking and true events, the film focuses on four characters who are driven to violent ends. An angry miner, enraged by widespread corruption, decides to take justice into his own hands. A rootless migrant discovers the infinite possibilities of owning a firearm. A young receptionist is pushed beyond her limits by an abusive client. A young factory worker goes from one discouraging job to the next, only to face increasingly degrading circumstances.
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Video
1 videodisc (107 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
When Chen's estranged wife reappears asking for a divorce and custody of their daughter, the musician girl decides she will live with whoever can give her a piano. When Chen's efforts to borrow money and even steal a piano fail, he decides to make a piano by hand. He persuades a bunch of reluctant, but loyal friends to help him forge the instrument in an old factory from scrap metal. Though crude in design and tune, the factory piano awaits its first and final performance from his little girl.
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Video
1 videodisc (102 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.
Two heartsick cops, both jilted by ex-lovers, cross paths at the Midnight Express take-out restaurant stand in Hong Kong. The first cop meets a mysterious woman who is a drug smuggler and the second cop falls for the ethereal pixie waitress working at the restaurant.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes), Media & Microtext Center
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Video
1 videodisc (108 min.) : sd., col. ; 1 DVD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
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Video
1 videodisc (ca. 90 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Set in a secluded, run-down house, this film is a psychological exploration of the female protagonist Zhou Yuwen and her inricate relationship with her sick husband and her former lover who unexpectedly comes for a visit.
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Video
1 videodisc (85 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
A young woman rents a room from a elderly woman who is mean to her. The girl stays around because she thinks the old woman needs her.
一个孤寡老人住了一辈子的空荡荡的简陋四合 院,在一个风雪交加的冬天,闯进来一个寻求住 处的女孩,她的到来给这个空间带来变化,老人 的生活开始了有戏剧色彩,可老人需要秩序,在 老人面前,眼前这个女孩子是一个常犯规的人, 老人有很多禁忌,让她每一步皆有障碍。时间一 天天过去,在生活过程中,两个人的关系似乎升 华了,从互相排斥、警惕到互相关怀,产生友谊 ,似乎有些要相依为命的假象,可是女孩子注定 要走的,要继续过自己的轨迹和生活,她必定要 离开这个四合院,她只是一个短暂的过客,她的 离开在老人的眼里就是那种突如其来的欣欣向荣 、希望、活的色彩也等于随之而去,荡然无存。 老人开始病了,很快就离开人间。老人想抓住的 未必是小女孩的关心,而是对温情和生活的需要 。
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Video
1 videodisc (95 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
A Peng helps a girl named Golden Flower fix her cart on their way to a festival in Dali, Yunnan. He wins both the first place prize of the local horse racing contest and the heart of Golden Flower. A year later A Peng decides that he likes Golden Flower and goes to look for her. On the way, he comes across five girls with the same name. After many misunderstandings and many setbacks, A Peng finally finds the girl he loves.
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9. Mang jing [2003]

Video
1 videodisc (89 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. Digital: video file; DVD video.
"Two homicidal grifters perversely turn the tables on a corrupt system of unregulated mines and negligent owners by befriending fellow miners, murdering them in staged 'accidents', and then passing their victims off as relatives in order to pocket their employer's hush money"--Cntainer.
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Video
1 videodisc (108 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
This movie reveals the miserable life and sufferings of two actresses of Yue Opera in the old society and their liberation and renascence in the new China.
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Video
1 videodisc (133 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
In a smoky gambling den in 1940s China, a drunken young man runs through his family's fortune, losing their ancestral home and all their possessions. This staggering loss proves to be their salvation and the first step in an odyssey of survival that will take them through war and revolution, love and loss, tragedy and triumph. Through the terrors of China's civil war, the passions of the communist takeover, the betrayals of Chairman Mao's Great Leap Forward and the tragic mistakes of the Cultural Revolution, their lives unfold across four decades of momentous change.
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Video
1 videodisc (133 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
In a smoky gambling den in 1940s China, a drunken young man runs through his family's fortune, losing their ancestral home and all their possessions. This staggering loss proves to be their salvation and the first step in an odyssey of survival that will take them through war and revolution, love and loss, tragedy and triumph. Through the terrors of China's civil war, the passions of the communist takeover, the betrayals of Chairman Mao's Great Leap Forward and the tragic mistakes of the Cultural Revolution, their lives unfold across four decades of momentous change.
Media & Microtext Center
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Video
1 videodisc (92 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
The story of two itinerant miners who risk their lives in one of the many illegal Chinese coal mines.
Media & Microtext Center
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Video
1 videodisc (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Feature presentation (ca. 120 min.).
Set in 19th-century China, two master warriors are faced with their greatest challenge when the treasured Green Destiny sword is stolen. A young aristocratic woman prepares for an arranged marriage, but soon reveals her superior fighting talents and her romantic past. As each warrior battles for justice, they come face-to-face with their worst enemy, and the enduring power of love.
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Video
1 videodisc (102 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Two intertwined romantic tales take place inside the Chʻung-chʻing high-rise shopping center in downtown Hong Kong. A policeman falls in love with a snack bar waitress while a house detective gets involved with a female drug dealer.
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