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This touring festival of rare Chinese film gets underway in Edinburgh on March 9, before touring around the UK. Featuring films dating back to the 1930s, many of these films are not available on DVD, so the festival represents a rare opportunity to see them. Highlights include an ultra-rare print of Yellow Earth and a special screening of Goddess with a newly commissioned live score.
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Love and politics lead the way to destruction in the Chinese imperial court.
Portrait of the tragic life of the Chinese Greta Garbo, Ruan Lingyu.
A prostitute in 1930s Shanghai tries to build a future for her son.
The wife of a brutal dye house owner embarks on an illicit affair with her husband's nephew.
A man embarks on a quest of the head and the heart in an attempt to reconnect with his son.
Visually ravishing fable of maverick warriors in ancient China.
The history of a love affair that never was.
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Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara
Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent
Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses
A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle
Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988
The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable
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