Director: Peter Chan
Release Date: July 4, 2011
Synopsis: Martial artist Liu Jinxi (Donnie Yen) lives a seemingly normal life with his wife (Tang Wei) and two sons in a remote village. But his tranquil life is threatened following the arrival of a detective named Xu Baijiu (Takeshi Kaneshiro).
Piano in a Factory
Director: Zhang Meng
Release Date: July 15, 2011
Synopsis: The film revolves around a steel piano being constructed by a recently laid-off father. He attempts to make the piano in order to please his daughter and win custody rights from his divorced wife.
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
Director: Wayne Wang
Release Date: June 24, 2011
Synopsis: The film is based on a same-titled book by novelist, Lisa See, in 2005. Set in 19th century China, the film depicts a lifetime friendship between two women who developed their own secret code as a way to communicate in a reclusive life under rigid cultural norms.
Chinese Animated Films
Films Released: The Tibetan Dog; Legend of the Moles; Kui Ba; Legend of a Rabbit
Introduction: As the holiday movie season picks up, Chinese-made animated films are bracing for the onslaught from Hollywood.