|New York, I Love You 2009 R, 110 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Fatih Akin, Yvan Attal, Allen Hughes, Shunji Iwai, Wen Jiang
Cast: Shia LaBeouf, Natalie Portman, Christina Ricci, Andy Garcia, Cloris Leachman, Julie Christie, Eddie D'vir, Bradley Cooper, Blake Lively, Orlando Bloom, Robin Wright Penn, Drea de Matteo, Ethan Hawke, John Hurt, James Caan
In this tribute to New York City, vignettes are presented with an all-star cast. Different characters are shown in stories about looking for connections and love in a variety of neighborhoods. The result is a good collaboration of respected directors and actors whose stories unfold in and around New York City.
|The Soong Sisters 1997 N/R, 140 min.|
Genre: Foreign / Drama / Romance
Director: Mabel Cheung
Cast: Maggie Cheung, Vivian Wu, Hsing-kuo Wu, Winston Chao, Michelle Yeoh, Elaine Jin, Wen Jiang, Zhenhua Niu, Nana Masuda
The three daughters of China's powerful, political Soong family are the subjects of this film, which was banned in China when it was released. Educated in the U.S., the three sisters returned to China where they married very powerful men: Ai-ling (Michelle Yeoh) married one of the most wealthy men in her country, H.H. Kung (Zhenhua Niu); Ching-ling (Maggie Cheung) married the revolutionary founder of modern China, Sun Yat-Sen (Winston Chao); and May-ling (Vivian Wu) married China's leader during World War II, Chiang Kai-Shek (Hsing-kuo Wu).
|1. New York, I Love You (2009)|
2. The Soong Sisters (1997)
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