Terror Taxi (Korea) (2004)


Taxis driven by ghosts and fueled by blood haunt the nightmarish streets of an unsuspecting city. Anybody can be the next passenger – and the next victim..

From Korea comes the bizarre horror-comedy TERROR TAXI (GONGPO TAXI). Clean-cut cab driver Gilnam is running late to a date with his girlfriend Yoojung when he’s struck dead by a passing taxi. He awakens to find himself still driving a cab. After meeting a pair of drivers like him, Gilnam realizes that he is indeed a ghost, and uses his newfound status to terrify living passengers while searching the city for Yoojung. But Gilnam realizes his purpose when he hears rumors of an infamous ghost cabbie named “Mantis” who is responsible for a number of hit-and-run deaths, and realizes Mantis may be behind his own death.

Cast: Seo-jin Lee, Ho Lim, Yu-jeong Choi
Directed: Seung-jun Heo
Genre: Comedy/Horror
Runtime: 94 minutes
Also Known As: Gongpo Taxi, Taxi of Terror
Country: Korea
Language: Korean
Subtitles: English
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0294604/

Sunflower (China | Hong Kong) 2005

The award winning film Sunflower is a powerful and touching look at the compelling inner dynamics of one post-Cultural Revolution family in Beijing and their struggle over 30 years to adjust to each other as the fabric, politics, and social mores of Chinese society change ever so rapidly. It spans the course of three decades–focusing on the years 1976, 1987 and 1999–in the lives of Zhang Gengnian and his son, Xiangyang.

Cast: Joan Chen, Zhang Fan, Ge Gao, Wang Haidi, Zifeng Liu, Haiying Sun, Hong Yihao
Directed: Yang Zhang
Genre: Award Winning/Romance/Drama
Runtime: 129 minutes
Also Known As: Xiang ri kui
Country: China/Hong Kong/Netherlands
Language: Mandarin/English
Subtitles: English
IMDB: http://imdb.com/title/tt0401808/

White Valentine (Korea) (1999)

As Jung-min turns twenty, a 30-year-old man, who has eyes filled with sadness moves into her village. Every night, he sends letters through a pigeon to a deceased woman he loved dearly. He sends them high up in the sky, knowing that he will never get a reply. Then one day, like magic, he receives a letter…

Cast: Shin-yang Park, Gianna Jun, Mu-song Jeon, Se Jun Kim, Yeong-ok Kim, Dong-kun Yang, Jin-woo Kang
Directed: Yun-ho Yang
Genre: Romance/Drama
Runtime: 101 minutes
Also Known As: Hwaiteu ballenta-in
Country: Korea
Language: Korean
Subtitles: English
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0302031/

Invisible Target (China | Hong Kong) 2007

Three cops team up to bring down a criminal gang of seven, who have their own hidden agenda. They engage with the demented robbers across a variety of locations, using fists, feet, guns, cars and a variety of other tools. Classic Hong Kong action!

Cast: Nicholas Tse, Jaycee Chan, Shawn Yue, Jacky Wu, Lisa Lu, Andy On , Candy Liu, Elanne Kwong, Sam Lee, Ken Lo, Vincent Sze, Mei Wang Xue, Ka Wah Lam, Tak-bun Wong, Mark Cheng
Directed: Benny Chan
Genre: Action/Crime/Drama
Runtime: 1:28
Also Known As: Nan er ben se
Country: China/Hong Kong
Language: Cantonese / English
Subtitles: English/Hungarian
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0995739/

Fear (India) (2007)

A girl with no memory stalked by unspeakable evil equals bone chilling terror and Fear.

Fear is the gripping tale of a woman who is found in complete state of shock at a lake. When taken to the hospital, it is found that she is suffering from amnesia and remembers nothing about herself. But glimpses of her past start surfacing when a supernatural power begins to haunt and torment her in her loneliness. Terrified, she slowly unravels her past. A past full of deceit, passion and intrigue. A past that will risk anything to stay unraveled…

Cast: Ameet Gurr, Alisha, Kiran Joneja
Directed: Vikram Bhatt
Genre: Horror
Runtime: 1:54:32
Country: India
Language: Hindi
Subtitles: English
IMDB: http://imdb.com/title/tt0988036/

Thai Theep (Thai) 2006

An unlikely group of heroes bands together to oppose the Japanese during World War II.

After Japanese troops invade South East Asia and occupy most of the countries as colonies, Thailand allows troops to deliver weapons and gold via a train to Central Asia. This booty-filled train led to an idea for Khom, a well-known thief, to stage a brilliant crime. Meanwhile, Toe, the leader of the movement against the troops has a plan to stop the train, but the situation turns upside-down, when Khom and Toe have to help a secret agent from being captured by Japanese troops…

Cast: Koti Arambawy, Sahatchai ‘Stop’ Chumrum, Sara Legge, Amthida Ngoencharoen, Suthep Po-ngam
Directed: Pisut Praesangeam
Genre: Action/Comedy
Runtime: 01:24:24
Also Known As: The Thai Theif
Country: Thailand
Language: Thai
Subtitles: English/Thai
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0808499/