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Raise the Red Lantern (1991)

"Raise the Red Lantern" (1991). China in the 1920's. After her father's death, nineteen year old Songlian is forced to marry Chen Zuoqian, the lord of a powerful family. She's his fourth mistress. The story is mainly about the relationships between the mistresses. This is a very unusual story, extremely involving and well acted. I highly recommend it.

The Joy Luck Club (1993)

The Joy Luck Club (1993) For me this is the crème de la crème of movies to watch with your BFFs or your mother/daughter. Wonderful story of four women and their daughters, their tragedies and triumphs, their strengths and their weaknesses.

The Big Easy (1986)

The Big Easy (1986), Ellen Barkin, Dennis Quaid, Ned Beatty, John Goodman. Great movie with great music.

One man defeated three assassins who sought to murder the most powerful warlord in pre-unified China.

To Live (1994)

To Live, Amidst incredible tragedy, you continue living and find moments of humor. Gong Li is amazing as an old woman,