All Movie Reviews

By , March 4, 2012

Below is a list of the China-related movies that China Law & Policy has reviewed.  Included below are the CL&P rating and a link to the review.  Check back periodically as we watch more movies and update this list.  To find the most accurate information on where to purchase the film or where to stream it, please do your own internet search.


One Child Nation

Directed by Nanfu Wang & Jialing “Lynn” Zhang, 2019
CL&P Review: June 18, 2019
Rating: ★★★★★


Ash is the Purest White

Directed by Jia Zhangke, 2018
CL&P Review: April 4, 2019
Rating: ★★★★½


Hooligan Sparrow

Directed by Nanfu Wang, 2016
CL&P Review: June 19, 2016
Rating: ★★★★★


The Assassin

Directed by Hou Hsiao Hsien, 2015
CL&P Review: November 11, 2015
Rating: ★★★☆☆


The Search for General Tso

Directed by Ian Cheney, 2014
CL&P Review: January 9, 2015
Rating: ★★★½☆


Two Stage Sisters

Directed by Xie Jin, 1965
CL&P Review: October 26, 2014
Rating: ★★★★½
Although this movie is not available on DVD, there appears to be subtitled copies on YouTube.  Part 1 here; Part 2 here; Part 3 here and Part 4 here.



Directed by Christine Choy, 2014
CL&P Review: July 29, 2014
Rating: ★★☆☆☆


Blind Massage

Directed by Luo Ye
CL&P Review: July 8, 2014
Rating: ★★★★½


A Touch of Sin

Directed by Jia Zhangke, 2013
CL&P Review: October 13, 2013
Rating: ★★★★½


The Grandmaster

Directed by Wong Kar-wai, 2013
CL&P Review: September 25, 2013
Rating: ★★★★½


Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry

Directed by Alison Klayman, 2012
CL&P Review: April 21, 2013
Rating: ★★★★★


City of Life & Death

Directed by Lu Chuan, 2009
CL&P Review: May 23, 2011
Rating: ★★★½☆


Mao’s Last Dancer

Directed by Bruce Beresford, 2009
CL&P Review: August 22, 2010
Rating: ★★½☆☆


Petition: The Court of Complaints

Directed by Zhao Liang, 2009
CL&P Review: February 8, 2010
Rating: ★★★½☆
Petition Can Only be Purchased by Purchasing the Zhao Liang Collection 3 Movie Box Set (Petition/Crime and Punishment/Paper Airplane). Click here to purchase the Box Set

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