ASIAN FILMS

Just a list to fill this domain untill i find a new project to build under it.
   
  J A P A N   H O N G   K O N G   K O R E A

Ryuhei Kitamura

  • Versus (2000, Tartan)
  • Azumi (2003, Optimum Releasing) +
  • Godzilla: Final Wars (2004, Toho Film Company, Japan)

Takashi Miike

  • Audition (1999, Tartan) +
  • Happiness of the Katakuris (2001, Tartan)
  • Gozu (2003, Tartan)
  • Dead or Alive: Hanzaisha
  • Dead or Alive 2: T˘b˘sha +

Mamoru Oshii

  • Ghost in the Shell (1995, Manga Entertainment) +
  • Avalon (2001, Bluelight) +
  • Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence (2004, Manga Entertainment)

Hayao Miyazaki

  • Spirited Away (2001, Optimum Releasing) ++
  • Howl's Moving Castle (2004, Optimum Releasing) ++

Shunji Iwai

  • All About Lily Chou-Chou (2001, Optimum Releasing)

'Beat' Takeshi Kitano

  • Violent Cop (1989, MIA)
  • Boiling Point (1990, MIA)
  • Sonatine (1993, MIA)
  • Blood and Bones (2005, Tartan)
  • Takeshis' (2005) +

Katsuhiro Otomo

  • Akira (1988, Manga Entertainment) ++
  • Steamboy (2004, Sony/Columbia Pictures)

Others

  • Always sunset on 3rd street ++
  • Wild Zero (2000, Gaga Communications, Japan)
  • Ping Pong (2002, ICA Projects) ++
  • Casshern (2004, Momentum Asia) ++
  • The Calamari Wrestler (2004, Klockworx Company, Japan)
  • Koroshiya 1 (Ichi the killer) ++
  • Final Fantasy VII +
  • Kikujir˘ no natsu (Mentioned, not credited)
  • Memoires of a geisha
  • Yogen (Preminition, Norio Tsuruta)
  • Honogurai mizu no soko kara(2005, Dark Water Dir: Hideo Nakata) =
  • Azumi2 (2005, Shusuke Kaneko) =
  • Shunpuden (1965, Story of a Prostitute, Dir: Seijun Suzuki) =
  • Zatoichi the Blind Swordsman, Vol. 1 - The Tale of Zatoichi (1962) Starring: Shintar├┤ Katsu, Masayo Banri Director: Kenji Misumi +
  • hanzo Razor sword of justice (1972) +
  • Hotaru no haka (1988, Grave of the fireflies) ++
  • Pyrokenesis (Mildly entertaining) =
  • Shinikazeni mukau ubaguruma (Lone WOlf and Cub; Baby cart to hades. 1972 Title translated: Perambulator Against the Winds of Death LOL!) +
  • Tengoku no Honya ~ Koibi(2004, Heavens Bookstore, Director: Tetsuo Shinohara) +
  • honey and clover ++

Stephen Chow

  • Shaolin Soccer (2001, Optimum Releasing) ++
  • Kung Fu Hustle (2004, Sony/Columbia Pictures) ++
  • The King of Comedy (1999, The Weinstein Company)
  • The God of Cookery (1996, The Weinstein Company) +

Derek Yee

  • One Nite in Mongkok (2004, Tartan)
  • Lost in Time (2003, China Star, Hong Kong)
  • 2 Young (2005, Film Unlimited, Hong Kong)
  • Death Duel (1977, Momentum Asia)

Andrew Lau (Director)

  • Infernal Affairs (2002, Tartan)
  • Infernal Affairs 2 (2003, Tartan)
  • A Man Called Hero (1999, MIA)
  • Storm Riders --

Andy Lau (Actor)

  • God of Gamblers (1989, MIA)
  • Running Out Of Time 1 (1999, Tai Seng Entertainment)
  • Fulltime Killer (2001, Tartan)
  • All about love (2005, Intercontinental Video Limited) +

Wong Kar Wai

  • In the Mood for Love (2000, Tartan)
  • 2046 (2004, Tartan) ++

Michelle Yeoh

  • Twinkle, Twinkle Lucky Stars (1985, Hong Kong Legends)
  • Police Assassins (1985, Hong Kong Legends)
  • Magnificent Warriors (1987, Hong Kong Legends)
  • Silver Hawk (2004, Momentum)

Johnnie To

  • Breaking News (2004, Tartan)

John Woo

  • The Killer (1989, Hong Kong Legends)

Jackie Chan

  • Police Story (1985, Hong Kong Legends)
  • Armour of God (1987, Hong Kong Legends)
  • Police Story 2 (1988, Hong Kong Legends)
  • New Police Story(2004) --

Bruce Lee

  • The Big Boss (1971, Hong Kong Legends) =
  • Way of the Dragon (1972, Hong Kong Legends) =

Tsui Hark

  • A Chinese Ghost Story (1997, Hong Kong Legends) +

Yuen Woo Ping

  • Iron Monkey (1993, Hong Kong Legends)

Others

  • My wife is 18 (2002, dir. James Yuen Sai-Sang) ++
  • Turn Left, Turn Right ++
  • Ching lui cha goon (Eng: Cop Shop Babes, 2001) +
  • Home sweet home (2005, Filmko Pictures, Thriller)
  • Dragon Squad (2005) --
  • Huo Yuan Jia (2006, Fearless, Jet-Li Dir: Ronny Yu) +
  • Wu ji (The Promise, Dir: Kaige Chen)
  • The Seven Swords (China/korea/Hongkong =
  • One-Armed Swordsman (1967) +
  • Red Sorgun (China) +
  • Men Suddenly in Black ++

Park Chan-wook

  • Oldboy (2003, Tartan) ++
  • Sympathy for Mr Vengeance (2002, Tartan)
  • Joint Security Area (2000, Tartan) ++
  • Sympathy for Lady Vengeance (2005, Tarta) ++

Kim Ki-duk

  • The Bow (Tartan)
  • Samaritan Girl (2004, Tartan)
  • 3-Iron (2004, Optimum Releasing)
  • Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring (2003, Tartan) ++
  • Bad Guy (2001, Tartan)
  • The Isle (2000, Tartan)

Kang Je-gyu

  • Shiri (1999, Tartan)
  • Brotherhood (2004, Premier Asia) ++

Kong Su-chang

  • R-Point (2004, Tartan)

Others

  • My Wife is a Gangster 2 (2003) ++
  • My Love Ssagajy - 100 Days with mr Arrogant. (2004, dir. Shin Dong-Yeop) ++
  • My Sassy Girl (2001, Miro Vision) ++
  • Bet On My Disco (2002, Kim Dong-Won) ++
  • Attack the Gas Station! (1999, Miro Vision)
  • Nowhere to Hide (Tartan)
  • Phantom: The Submarine (1992) =
  • The customer is always right -
  • Nae meorisokui jiwoogae (2004, dir. John H. Lee) ++
  • Pulgasari (1985, Kim Jong-Il/So Ronery Productions)

  E X T E R N A L   L I N K S

Hong Kong Cinema
Up-to-date site which features news of upcoming releases

KoreanFilm.org
Large English-language site based in Seoul

MidnightEye
News, reviews and interviews about Japanese cinema

  T W O - S I D E D   R A T I N G
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Note:
The Two-Sided Rating is highly subjective to mood and personal taste.