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The Rooftop, 2h
Directed by Jay Chou
Origin Taiwan
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Action, Musical, Crime, Romance, Martial arts
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films, Musical films, Kung fu films
Actors Jay Chou, Eric Tsang, Xu Fan (徐帆), Li, Xin’Ai, Wang Xueqi, Andrew Lau

The story occurs in a fantasy world called Galilee City, that consists of two contrasting communities. One group lives on the Rooftop, where they dance and sing their days away with no worries. While those on the ground are affluent and possess more power.
Our Times
Our Times (2015)
, 2h14
Origin Taiwan
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Joe Chen, Andy Lau

The film opens in the present day, where Lin Zhen Xin is an ordinary office worker who gets ridiculed by her subordinates. Dejected, she listens to a cassette recording of an old Andy Lau song. This brings her back to her high school days, where she was an ordinary high school girl. She has a crush on OuYang Fei Fan, the school's most popular male student.
Lust, Caution, 2h38
Directed by Ang Lee
Origin Taiwan
Genres Drama, War, Thriller, Action, Spy, Historical, Crime, Romance
Themes Spy films, Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Political films, Erotic thriller films
Actors Tony Leung Chiu-wai, Tang Wei, Joan Chen, Carlo Chin, Anupam Kher, Wang Hui-Ling

The film takes place in the 1940s, when Shanghai was under Japanese occupation. A young Chinese woman named Mrs Mai is sitting in a luxurious cafe. She makes a phone call, signaling a group of resistance agents to load their weapons.
Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale - Part 1: The Sun Flag, 4h36
Directed by Wei Te-Sheng
Origin Taiwan
Genres Drama, War, Action, Historical
Actors Masanobu Ando, Bokeh Kosang, Vivian Hsu, Chie Tanaka, Jyunichi Haruta, Dean Fujioka

The film Seediq Bale depicts the Wushe Incident, which occurred near Qilai Mountain of Taiwan under Japanese rule. Mona Rudao, a chief of Mahebu village of Seediq people, led warriors fighting against the Japanese.
You Are the Apple of My Eye, 1h50
Origin Taiwan
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Actors Ko Chen-tung, Michelle Chen Yan-hsi

The story begins in 1994. An outstanding student, Shen Chia-yi is popular among her teachers and classmates. Ko Ching-teng, mischievous and a poor student, claims that he has no interest in her, despite being her classmate since junior high school. One day, Ching-teng is caught masturbating during class, and the principal reseats him, placing him in front of Chia-yi.
Kung Fu Dunk, 1h38
Origin Taiwan
Genres Comedy, Action, Adventure
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films, Basketball films, Kung fu films
Actors Jay Chou, Eric Tsang, Charlene Choi, Chen Bo-Lin, Wang Gang, Will Liu

The film revolves around an orphaned boy called Fang Shi-jie (Jay Chou), who grew up in a kung fu school and becomes a talented basketball player. Every morning, he is used as a punchbag in a demonstration by the principal of the school. When he uses shaolin iron vest (iron shirt) technique, as to not feel the principal's punches, the principal makes him stay on the streets for one night without dinner. He demonstrates his incredible accuracy to a down-and-out hustler, Wang Li by throwing cans into a bin almost ten metres away. Wang tells him, that if he can throw a coin into his mouth from twenty metres away, he would treat him to dinner. They go to a five-star French restaurant, where Wang Li's daughter works, and eat leftovers. Li convinces Shi-jie to help them make some money for themselves. After eating, they go to a Casino owned by one of Wang Li's old friend's son, Brother Hu. There, Shi-jie wins hundreds of dollars playing darts. The resulting fight causes thousands of dollars' worth of damage. The next morning, before school starts, Bi Tianhao, the principal of Fireball University puts the principal of the kung fu school onto his paylist. Then, after a massive beating by Bi Tianhao's thugs, Shi-jie is expelled. The next night, Shi-jie is once again sitting on the park bench where he met Wang Li, who is still there. On the pretext of helping him search for his family, Wang Li invites him to play basketball at 'First University' as the new star of its basketball team. Meanwhile, Wang Li capitalises on media interest in Shi-jie to make money via interviews and news articles.
A Home Too Far, 2h2
Origin Taiwan
Genres Drama, War
Actors Andy Lau, Ko Chun-hsiung, Ku Feng, Siqin Gaowa

In 1950s, Chinese Civil War ends with the defeat of Republic of China and the establishment of Communist China. The 93rd Division's soldiers take their families with them, exit southwestern China and enter northern Burma (Myanmar). The hike through forest is full of disasters and short of supplies, but the survivors reach and settle within border of Burma. They build a village, and ally with local armed gang to resist Burmese government's attacks. Later, the relocated government of Republic of China offers to take the soldiers and dependents to Taiwan, but some are disappointed with the government and decide to stay.
The Assassin, 1h45
Directed by Hou Hsiao-hsien
Origin Taiwan
Genres Drama, Martial arts, Action, Historical, Martial arts
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films, Wuxia films
Actors Shu Qi, Chang Chen, Satoshi Tsumabuki, Zhou Yun, Tetsuya Komuro, Zuo Xiaoqing

The film is set during the Tang Dynasty-period in Chinese history, in 9th century China. The film centers on Nie Yinniang (played by Shu Qi) a female killer appointed to slay corrupt government officials by her master, Jiaxin, a nun who raised her from the age of ten. When Yinniang displays mercy by failing to kill during her duties, Jiaxing punishes her with a ruthless assignment designed to test Yinniang’s resolve. She is sent to the distant province/circuit of Weibo in northern China, which is led by the military governor Tian Ji'an, her cousin and former lover.
The Treasure Hunter, 1h45
Origin Taiwan
Genres Science fiction, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films
Actors Jay Chou, Lin Chi-ling, Eric Tsang, Will Liu, Wong Yat-fei

In the northwest desert where countless prosperous dynasties have flourished and fallen, there is a rumor that buried amongst the sand exists a tomb containing countless riches. A group of mysterious guardians have been guarding the map to the location of the treasure until a fierce rivalry erupts. A notorious international crime group, The Company, manage to hunt down the map keeper but not before he manages to pass the map to a young chivalrous man, Qiao Fei (Jay Chou).
Good Men, Good Women, 1h48
Directed by Hou Hsiao-hsien
Origin Taiwan
Genres Drama, Historical, Romance
Actors Annie Yi, Jack Kao, Vicky Wei

The film depicts the real-life story of Chiang Bi-Yu (Annie Shizuka Inoh). In the 1940s, she and her newlywed husband, Chung Hao-Tung (Giong Lim), head to mainland China to join the anti-Japanese resistance. During the war, she is forced to give her baby for adoption. After the war they return to Taiwan, as Chung is to distribute a communist paper called "The Enlightenment". However, as the Korean War deepens, Chiang Kai-Shek's Kuomintang regime intensifies the White Terror and Chung is eventually executed.
Secret (2007)
, 1h41
Directed by Jay Chou
Origin Taiwan
Genres Drama, Thriller, Romantic comedy, Documentary, Fantasy, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Time travel films, Musical films
Actors Kwai Lun-mei, Jay Chou, Anthony Wong

Ye Xianglun est un étudiant en musique avec une spécialisation piano. Il vient d’être transféré d’une école secondaire dans une école célèbre, réputée pour ses élèves doués en musique et particulièrement au piano. Le premier jour dans l'école, comme il erre à travers le bâtiment réservé aux cours de piano, il entend une mélodie mystérieuse jouée dans une des salles. En suivant le son, il trouve Lu Xiaoyu, une autre remarquable joueuse de piano. Quand il lui pose des questions sur la chanson qu’elle jouait, elle lui dit que c’est un secret qui ne peut être dit. Les deux musiciens développent une relation qui est assombrie de mystère. Lorsque Xianglun apprend à Xiaoyu que le bâtiment des cours de piano va être démoli le jour de la remise des diplômes, elle lui enseigne la musique secrète, mais lui demande en échange de ne pas la jouer sur le piano le plus ancien du bâtiment.
Eat Drink Man Woman, 2h3
Directed by Ang Lee
Origin Taiwan
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Themes Cooking films, Films about religion
Actors Wang Yu-Wen, Yang Kuei-Mei, Sylvia Chang, Winston Chao, Gua Ah Leh, Chen Chao-jung

The setting is 1990s contemporary Taipei, Taiwan. Mr. Chu (C: 老朱, P: Lǎo Zhū "Old Chu"; Sihung Lung), a widower who is a master Chinese chef, has three unmarried daughters, each of whom challenges any narrow definition of traditional Chinese culture:
Café. Waiting. Love, 2h
Origin Taiwan
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Actors Pauline Lan, Wong Yat-fei, Michelle Chen Yan-hsi

Si-ying (Sung Yuhua) is a university freshman who works at a cafe. Here, she met A Bu-si (Megan Lai), a professional coffee maker who can make any type of coffee drinks according to a customer's order, the shop's proprietress (Vivian Chow) who is often quiet and alone, seated at a corner of her cafe most of the time, as well as Ze-Yu (Marcus Chang).