Siqin Gaowa

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In the Heat of the Sun (1994)

The film is set in Beijing during the Cultural Revolution. It is told from the perspective of Ma Xiaojun nicknamed Monkey, a teenage boy. Monkey and his friends are free to roam the streets of Beijing day and night because the Cultural Revolution has caused their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jiang Wen
CAST:  Xia Yu  •  Ning Jing  •  Geng Le  •  Jiang Wen

The film is set in Beijing during the Cultural Revolution. It is told from the perspective of Ma Xiaojun nicknamed Monkey, a teenage boy. Monkey and his friends are free to roam the streets of Beijing day and night because the Cultural Revolution has caused their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jiang Wen
CAST:  Xia Yu  •  Ning Jing  •  Geng Le  •  Jiang Wen

Homecoming (1984)

Coral, a Hong Kong woman tortured by city life, went back to her home town to visit her two old friends. They all found that some precious things in life which disappear through the years could never be recovered.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yim Ho
CAST:  Josephine Koo Mei-Wah  •  Siqin Gaowa  •  Che Wai-Hung

Coral, a Hong Kong woman tortured by city life, went back to her home town to visit her two old friends. They all found that some precious things in life which disappear through the years could never be recovered.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yim Ho
CAST:  Josephine Koo Mei-Wah  •  Siqin Gaowa  •  Che Wai-Hung

Full Moon in New York (1989)

Three Chinese women with vastly different backgrounds get acquainted and become friends amid the social desolation of New York.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stanley Kwan
CAST:  Maggie Cheung Man-Yuk  •  Sylvia Chang  •  Siqin Gaowa  •  Josephine Koo Mei-Wah

Three Chinese women with vastly different backgrounds get acquainted and become friends amid the social desolation of New York.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stanley Kwan
CAST:  Maggie Cheung Man-Yuk  •  Sylvia Chang  •  Siqin Gaowa  •  Josephine Koo Mei-Wah

Lord Of East China Sea (1993)

The story of the rise to prominence of Luk, a Shanghai fruitseller who became one of the most powerful men in China in the first half of the 20th Century.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Poon Man-kit
CAST:  Ray Lui  •  Kent Cheng Jak-Si  •  Cecilia Yip  •  Elvis Tsui Kam-Kong

The story of the rise to prominence of Luk, a Shanghai fruitseller who became one of the most powerful men in China in the first half of the 20th Century.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Poon Man-kit
CAST:  Ray Lui  •  Kent Cheng Jak-Si  •  Cecilia Yip  •  Elvis Tsui Kam-Kong

Switch (2013)

To recover and ancient scroll, a Chinese agent battles the Japanese yakuza and British mercenaries.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sun Jianjun
CAST:  Andy Lau  •  Tong Dawei  •  Chi-Ling Lin  •  Zhang Jingchu

To recover and ancient scroll, a Chinese agent battles the Japanese yakuza and British mercenaries.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sun Jianjun
CAST:  Andy Lau  •  Tong Dawei  •  Chi-Ling Lin  •  Zhang Jingchu

Full Circle (2012)

The residents of a nursing home sneak past security guards to compete in a nationally televised talent contest.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zhang Yang
CAST:  Xu Huanshan  •  Deon Dai  •  Guo Jinglin  •  Han Tongsheng

The residents of a nursing home sneak past security guards to compete in a nationally televised talent contest.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zhang Yang
CAST:  Xu Huanshan  •  Deon Dai  •  Guo Jinglin  •  Han Tongsheng

Beijing Love Story (2014)

A cross-generational look at how denizens of China's largest city deal with romance and commitment.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chen Sicheng
CAST:  Tony Leung Ka-fai  •  Siqin Gaowa  •  Xuebing Wang  •  Carina Lau

A cross-generational look at how denizens of China's largest city deal with romance and commitment.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chen Sicheng
CAST:  Tony Leung Ka-fai  •  Siqin Gaowa  •  Xuebing Wang  •  Carina Lau

二十五个孩子一个爹 (2003)

Zhao Guang is a hard-working chicken farmer whose self-made life has led him to dedicate himself to running the orphanage at his native Chinese village. His success with children leads him to local celebrity status, including a speech on national television. When ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Huang Hong
CAST:  Huang Hong  •  Li Lin  •  Lei Kesheng  •  Siqin Gaowa

Zhao Guang is a hard-working chicken farmer whose self-made life has led him to dedicate himself to running the orphanage at his native Chinese village. His success with children leads him to local celebrity status, including a speech on national television. When ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Huang Hong
CAST:  Huang Hong  •  Li Lin  •  Lei Kesheng  •  Siqin Gaowa

Kung Fu Kid (1994)

This classical tale of Shaolin Temple disciples versus the Manchurian Ching government displays Shaolin martial arts at its best in empty hand combat. After the siege of the Shaolin Monastery by the Ching gevernment in the 18th century, students of Shaolin led by ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee Chiu
CAST:  Chin Ka-Lok  •  Lam Ching-Ying  •  Jack Suen Kwok-Ming  •  Siqin Gaowa

This classical tale of Shaolin Temple disciples versus the Manchurian Ching government displays Shaolin martial arts at its best in empty hand combat. After the siege of the Shaolin Monastery by the Ching gevernment in the 18th century, students of Shaolin led by ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee Chiu
CAST:  Chin Ka-Lok  •  Lam Ching-Ying  •  Jack Suen Kwok-Ming  •  Siqin Gaowa

The Three Swordsmen (1994)

Samurai and Smiling Sam are two famous martial arts masters in Central China. On the night before the big martial arts competition, someone murders the Empress, and the two swordsmen are framed for the crime. Determined to clear their name, they soon uncover a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Taylor Wong
CAST:  Andy Lau  •  Brigitte Lin  •  Elvis Tsui Kam-Kong  •  Yu Li

Samurai and Smiling Sam are two famous martial arts masters in Central China. On the night before the big martial arts competition, someone murders the Empress, and the two swordsmen are framed for the crime. Determined to clear their name, they soon uncover a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Taylor Wong
CAST:  Andy Lau  •  Brigitte Lin  •  Elvis Tsui Kam-Kong  •  Yu Li

The Day the Sun Turned Cold (1994)

Guan Jian wants to report the murder of his father who died 10 years ago. The alleged murderer whom Guan Jian accuses of the crime is his own mother.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yim Ho
CAST:  Siqin Gaowa  •  Tou Tsung-Hua  •  Ma Jingwu  •  Wei Zi

Guan Jian wants to report the murder of his father who died 10 years ago. The alleged murderer whom Guan Jian accuses of the crime is his own mother.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yim Ho
CAST:  Siqin Gaowa  •  Tou Tsung-Hua  •  Ma Jingwu  •  Wei Zi

Rickshaw Boy (1982)

Xiang Zi is a rickshaw boy who has always had a desire to excel and a thirst for freedom. He married Hu Niu who died of dystocia later. After her death, another girl, Xiao Fuzi, falls in love with Xiang Zi but they are separated by poverty. Xiang Zi works very hard ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ling Zifeng
CAST:  Zongxiang Guan  •  Siqin Gaowa  •  Yan Bide  •  Zhang Fengyi

Xiang Zi is a rickshaw boy who has always had a desire to excel and a thirst for freedom. He married Hu Niu who died of dystocia later. After her death, another girl, Xiao Fuzi, falls in love with Xiang Zi but they are separated by poverty. Xiang Zi works very hard ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ling Zifeng
CAST:  Zongxiang Guan  •  Siqin Gaowa  •  Yan Bide  •  Zhang Fengyi

Wreaths at the Foot of the Mountain (1985)

Wreaths at the Foot of the Mountain is a 1984 Chinese film about the life of the soldiers in a PLA army company before, during and after the Sino-Vietnamese War.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Xie Jin
CAST:  Siqin Gaowa  •  Zongxiang Guan  •  HeWei  •  Tang Guoqiang

Wreaths at the Foot of the Mountain is a 1984 Chinese film about the life of the soldiers in a PLA army company before, during and after the Sino-Vietnamese War.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Xie Jin
CAST:  Siqin Gaowa  •  Zongxiang Guan  •  HeWei  •  Tang Guoqiang

A Home Too Far (1990)

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 ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chu Yen-ping
CAST:  Andy Lau  •  Ko Chun-Hsiung  •  Tou Tsung-Hua  •  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 ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chu Yen-ping
CAST:  Andy Lau  •  Ko Chun-Hsiung  •  Tou Tsung-Hua  •  Siqin Gaowa

The Postmodern Life of My Aunt (2007)

Ye Rutang (Siqin Gaowa), a single-living woman in her late fifties, struggles to maintain a dignified life amid the dangers of Shanghai.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ann Hui
CAST:  Siqin Gaowa  •  Chow Yun-fat  •  Zhao Wei  •  Jiao Gang

Ye Rutang (Siqin Gaowa), a single-living woman in her late fifties, struggles to maintain a dignified life amid the dangers of Shanghai.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ann Hui
CAST:  Siqin Gaowa  •  Chow Yun-fat  •  Zhao Wei  •  Jiao Gang

Women from the Lake of Scented Souls (1993)

If money can't buy happiness, can it at least buy control over others? Xiang is hard-working, running a small sesame oil business. Her husband is lazy and drinks; her son is blood simple. When Japanese investors provide capital to expand Xiang's business, she has ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Xie Fei
CAST:  Siqin Gaowa  •  Wu Yujuan  •  Chen Baoguo  •  Lei Kesheng

If money can't buy happiness, can it at least buy control over others? Xiang is hard-working, running a small sesame oil business. Her husband is lazy and drinks; her son is blood simple. When Japanese investors provide capital to expand Xiang's business, she has ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Xie Fei
CAST:  Siqin Gaowa  •  Wu Yujuan  •  Chen Baoguo  •  Lei Kesheng

Lost in Wrestling (2015)

Female Mongolian wrestler, Na Ren, was invited to participate in a women’s wrestling show in Japan. The show host, Boss, instantaneously changed the competition to mud wrestling and Na Ren was forced to compete. Later on, Na Ren discovered that Boss was actually ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Casey Chan Lai-Ying
CAST:  William Chan Wai-Ting  •  Zhao Ke  •  Li Fei Er  •  Lau Siu-Ming

Female Mongolian wrestler, Na Ren, was invited to participate in a women’s wrestling show in Japan. The show host, Boss, instantaneously changed the competition to mud wrestling and Na Ren was forced to compete. Later on, Na Ren discovered that Boss was actually ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Casey Chan Lai-Ying
CAST:  William Chan Wai-Ting  •  Zhao Ke  •  Li Fei Er  •  Lau Siu-Ming

Avalokitesvara (2013)

In the time of the Tang Dynasty, Yu Xiufeng, a porcelain maker from Mount Meicen, makes a ceramic statue of the Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara to consecrate at Mount Wutai to protect the princeling Li Yi.  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Nie Yuan  •  Li Chun  •  Ryoko Nakano  •  Siqin Gaowa

In the time of the Tang Dynasty, Yu Xiufeng, a porcelain maker from Mount Meicen, makes a ceramic statue of the Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara to consecrate at Mount Wutai to protect the princeling Li Yi.  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Nie Yuan  •  Li Chun  •  Ryoko Nakano  •  Siqin Gaowa

Super Player (2010)

Northern China, the present day. Jobless and penniless after being sacked by his boss, and deserted by his wife and young son, 42-year-old cook Erbao attempts suicide but is saved by a fairy, whose sole purpose is to make him happy. She grants him wishes, with the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Niu Chao-Yang
CAST:  Xie Na  •  Vincent Chiu Yan-Jun  •  Sun Xing  •  Gillian Chung

Northern China, the present day. Jobless and penniless after being sacked by his boss, and deserted by his wife and young son, 42-year-old cook Erbao attempts suicide but is saved by a fairy, whose sole purpose is to make him happy. She grants him wishes, with the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Niu Chao-Yang
CAST:  Xie Na  •  Vincent Chiu Yan-Jun  •  Sun Xing  •  Gillian Chung

Gone Is the One Who Held Me the Dearest in the World (2002)

Female writer Ho (Siqin Gaowa) has just published her new book and is busy with various promotional events. While immersing herself in her successful career, Ho squeezes some time to visit her 80-year-old mother on her way home. When she arrives at the doorstep, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ma Liwen
CAST:  Siqin Gaowa  •  Huang Suying

Female writer Ho (Siqin Gaowa) has just published her new book and is busy with various promotional events. While immersing herself in her successful career, Ho squeezes some time to visit her 80-year-old mother on her way home. When she arrives at the doorstep, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ma Liwen
CAST:  Siqin Gaowa  •  Huang Suying
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