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  • Ep 3 SUB

    Women in Taipei (2022) (2022)

    Women in Taipei (2022)
    Genre:
    Biography, Drama, Romance
    Country:
    Taiwanese
    Adapted from the column "Tokyo Women's Campaign" serialized in 2015 by the magazine "Tokyo Calendar".
  • Ep 36 SUB

    Seiten wo Tsuke (2021) (2021)

    Seiten wo Tsuke (2021)
    Genre:
    Biography, Drama, Historical, political, Samurai
    Country:
    Japanese
    Shibusawa Eiichi was born in 1840 to a farmer’s family. He grew up helping his family with work, which was to manufacture and sell indigo production and also silk farming. He left his hometown at the age of 23 and began working for the government. He later traveled to Paris and learned about banking. Upon his return to Japan, he helped build up the first modern bank in Japan. He eventually became a founder or supporter to about 500 companies and was involved with about 600 public services, including education for women.
  • Ep 6 SUB

    Thai Cave Rescue (2022) (2022)

    Thai Cave Rescue (2022)
    Genre:
    Based on True Story, Biography, Drama, Miniseries, Survival
    Country:
    Thailand
    The Limited Series is based on 2018’s world-famous event. Twelve boys from the same football team decided to spend an afternoon with their coach exploring the Tham Luang caves in northern Thailand. When heavy rainfall flooded the caves and trapped them inside, what was supposed to be a fun excursion turned into a massive international rescue operation that transfixed the world.
  • Ep 1 SUB

    Island Keeper (2021) (2021)

    Island Keeper (2021)
    Genre:
    Biography, Drama
    Country:
    Chinese
    Wang Jicai and his wife Shihua have been guarding the small Kashan island on the Chinese border for 32 years.
  • Ep 5 SUB

    Anita (2021) (2021)

    Anita (2021)
    Genre:
    Based on True Story, Biography, Drama, Historical, Musical
    Country:
    Hong Kong

    'Anita' is a legendary story of family, love and friendship that captures Anita Mui at her brightest. The film is a tribute to her legacy, inspired by the lasting impact she had on those around her in her journey to becoming one of the most iconic figures in Cantopop.

    A film based on late Hong Kong entertainer Anita Mui Yim Fong.

    Movie aired first at Busan Film Festival at 15.10.2021.

  • Ep 39 RAW

    Seiten wo Tsuke (2021) (2021)

    Seiten wo Tsuke (2021)
    Genre:
    Biography, Drama, Historical, political, Samurai
    Country:
    Japanese
    Shibusawa Eiichi was born in 1840 to a farmer’s family. He grew up helping his family with work, which was to manufacture and sell indigo production and also silk farming. He left his hometown at the age of 23 and began working for the government. He later traveled to Paris and learned about banking. Upon his return to Japan, he helped build up the first modern bank in Japan. He eventually became a founder or supporter to about 500 companies and was involved with about 600 public services, including education for women.
  • Ep 1 SUB

    Zero to Hero (2021) (2021)

    Zero to Hero (2021)
    Genre:
    Based on True Story, Biography, Drama, Sports
    Country:
    Hong Kong

    A mother rushes her baby to a clinic in Guangzhou, only to be told the child’s future is grim. The child is diagnosed with Hemolytic jaundice, and the doctor says the resulting cerebral palsy means the kid will never walk or feed himself. The mother presses for treatment regardless, and so begins her journey in raising not just a son but a future sporting star.

    Based on the true story of Paralympic champion sprinter So Wa Wai and his mother “So Mom”.

  • Ep 35 RAW

    The Biography of Sun Tzu (2011) (2011)

    The Biography of Sun Tzu (2011)
    Genre:
    Biography, Drama, Historical, War
    Country:
    Chinese
    The time to return to the two thousand years ago the Spring and Autumn Period, Qi Sun Wu is far from being pushed as the military commander first “grandson”, but rather a living to Wu seeking to aspire foreign land of off. Family misfortune to push away from the hometown the Wugong situation forced him beheaded two concubines, and began a brilliant career of Wu Tai General leads him all the love and hatred and extraordinary woman Yi Luo. From people flee from their homes and given the rank of General Wu Tai made her famous, and then devote themselves to the soldiers to learn the mountain hermit, Sun Wu launched his magnificent shocking life sorrow, fortunately regardless of high or down for the poor, Sun Tsu have his Yi Luo, accompanied by no longer feel lonely.
  • Ep 1 SUB

    The Demon Law (2018)

    The Demon Law
    Genre:
    Action, Biography, Fantasy
    Country:
    Chinese
    During the prosperous years, the evil spirits were rampant. The imperial court specially set up the demon organization "Demon Demon", and each member needs to drink the demon blood to fight against the demon. However, if you can't do your...
  • Ep 7 SUB

    M: Ai Subeki Hito ga Ite (2020) (2020)

    M: Ai Subeki Hito ga Ite (2020)
    Genre:
    Based on True Story, Biography, Drama, life, Musical, Novel, Romance
    Country:
    Japanese
    Set in the 1990's, high school student Ayu lives with her mother and grandmother in Fukuoka. She works as a model, but, to pursue an acting career, she goes to Tokyo with her grandmother. While attending a high school, she picks up acting work, but only minor roles. One day, Ayu meets Masa, who is the executive director of record label A Victory. He decides to make Ayu into a singer. According to Masa, Ayu prepares to make her debut as a singer. Meanwhile, she encounters jealousy from rivals at her record label. Trusting Masa, Ayu endures her problems. She also develops feelings for Masa and Masa also holds feelings for her.
  • Ep 1 SUB

    House of The Rising Sons (2018)

    House of The Rising Sons
    Genre:
    Biography, Drama, Romance
    Country:
    Chinese
    The musical biography of the 1970s Hong Kong rock band The Wynners. Starting with their humble beginnings as band causing noise in the neighborhood, through to their career of massive stars throughout Asia.
  • Ep 1 SUB

    Soorma (2018) (2018)

    Soorma (2018)
    Genre:
    Biography, Drama, Sports
    Country:
    Indian
    Soorma is the story of the triumph of the human spirit, about a player, who made headlines for his miraculous comeback after facing a near death experience through sheer determination, hard work and unrelenting passion for the sport.
  • Ep 1 RAW

    Haseena Parkar (2017)

    Haseena Parkar
    Genre:
    Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
    Country:
    Indian
    This courtroom drama tries to decode the life and criminal activities of India's most wanted fugitive - Dawood Ibrahim's late sister Haseena Parkar, who allegedly headed her brother's crime syndicate in Mumbai and ran proxy business for him.
  • Ep 1 SUB

    First They Killed My Father (2017)

    First They Killed My Father
    Genre:
    Biography, Drama, Historical
    Country:
    Other Asia
    A 5-year-old girl embarks on a harrowing quest for survival amid the sudden rise and terrifying reign of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia.
  • Ep 1 SUB

    Mangal Pandey - The Rising (2005)

    Mangal Pandey - The Rising
    Genre:
    Biography, Drama, Historical
    Country:
    Indian
    The film begins in 1857, when India was ruled by the British East India Company. Mangal Pandey is a sepoy, a soldier of Indian origin, in the army of the East India Company. Pandey is fighting in the Anglo-Afghan Wars...
  • Ep 1 SUB

    Fearless (2006) (2006)

    Fearless (2006)
    Genre:
    Action, Biography, Drama
    Country:
    Hong Kong
    Huo Yuan Jia became the most famous martial arts fighter in all of China at the turn of the 20th Century. Huo faced personal tragedy but ultimately fought his way out of darkness, defining the true spirit of martial arts...
  • Ep 1 SUB

    Thirty Two (2014) (2014)

    Thirty Two (2014)
    Genre:
    Biography, Documentary, Drama
    Country:
    Chinese
    December 1944, 24-year-old Wei Shaolan and her 1-year-old daughter were seized and sent to a Japanese camp, where Wei was forced to work as a 'comfort woman' -- a woman forced into prostitution for Japanese servicemen during World War II....
  • Ep 1 SUB

    Xuan zang (2016)

    Xuan zang
    Genre:
    Biography
    Country:
    Chinese
    During the Tang Dynasty's during the era of "Zhen Guan" (era name during rule of Emperor Taizong), the young Xuan Zang monk, in his quest for the knowledge in Buddhism, embarked on a journey to India, that is fraught with perils and dangers, natural disasters, and sees the sufferings of the common people. Soldiers gets in his way, his disciples betrays him, he struggles through deserts, runs short of food and water, all in the quest for Buddha's teachings. He finally arrives in India, and studies Buddhism in earnest. By the time he returns to China, he is already 50 years old.
  • Ep 1 SUB

    The Tin Mine (2005)

    The Tin Mine
    Genre:
    Comedy, Drama, Biography
    Country:
    Thailand
    Set in 1950 and based on the series of autobiographical short stories by Archin Panjabhan, the beginning finds Archin expelled from Bangkok's Chulalongkorn University in his sophomore year. He is packed off to southern Thailand, where he supposedly has a...
  • Ep 1 SUB

    Dongju The Portrait of a Poet (2016)

    Dongju The Portrait of a Poet
    Genre:
    Biography, Award Winning
    Country:
    Korean
    Follows the life of poet Yun Dong-Ju (Dec. 30, 1917 – Feb. 16, 1945). He was eventually imprisoned by the Japanese government for being involved in the Korean independence movement.
  • Ep 3 SUB

    Keisei Saimin no Otoko - Kobayashi Ichizo - Yume to Saroban (2015)

    Keisei Saimin no Otoko - Kobayashi Ichizo - Yume to Saroban
    Genre:
    Drama, Period, Biography
    Country:
    Japanese
    A trilogy that commemorates NHK's 90th annyversary.
  • Ep 4 RAW

    Keisei Saimin no Otoko - Kobayashi Ichizo - Yume to Saroban (2015)

    Keisei Saimin no Otoko - Kobayashi Ichizo - Yume to Saroban
    Genre:
    Drama, Period, Biography
    Country:
    Japanese
    A trilogy that commemorates NHK's 90th annyversary.
  • Ep 1 SUB

    Lee Rock II (1991)

    Lee Rock II
    Genre:
    Drama, Crime, Biography
    Country:
    Hong Kong
    The second part of the trilogy chronicling the rise and fall of Hong Kong's top corrupt official. During this time period, Lee Rock enjoys his sucess and has found a new love. But jealousy within the ranks and a new...
  • Ep 1 SUB

    Edo Porn (1981)

    Edo Porn
    Genre:
    Drama, Historical, Biography
    Country:
    Japanese
    The world-famous woodblock artist Hokusai, a widower in need of a steady income, lives with his daughter Oei in the house of his friend Bakin.
  • Ep 1 SUB

    The Grandmaster (2013)

    The Grandmaster
    Genre:
    Action, Biography, Drama, Martial Arts
    Country:
    Hong Kong

    Hailing from a rich family, Ip Man devoted his life to practicing Wing Chun in the city of Foshan. When Gong Baosen, Chairman of the Chinese Martial Artists Union, decides to mark his retirement with a sparring match in Foshan, Ip is thrust into the limelight as Baosen's chosen opponent.

    Despite objections by Baosen's daughter Gong Er, Baosen goes ahead with the match and and breaks his family's unbeaten record with a rare loss. Gong Er manages to save her family honor by winning a rematch against Ip, and the two even strike up an unspoken bond in the process.

    However, the Sino-Japanese War breaks out, causing Ip to lose his family fortune and Baosen's disciple Ma San to turn to the Japanese for self-preservation. While Ip struggles to care for his family, Gong Er makes a major sacrifice in the name of revenge.

    Meanwhile, a mysterious man named The Razor attempts to leave behind his life as a spy and heads to Hong Kong...

  • Ep 12 RAW

    Takayuki Yamada in Tokyo-to Kita-ku Akabane (2015) (2015)

    Takayuki Yamada in Tokyo-to Kita-ku Akabane (2015)
    Genre:
    Biography, Drama
    Country:
    Japanese

    During the summer in 2014, popular actor Takayuki Yamada is filming his role in a new movie. During this time, he is having problems separating his character from his real self. Takayuki Yamada decides to read manga “Uhyo! Tokyo-to Kita-ku Akabane.” The manga depicts unique, real people living in the Akabane area of Tokyo. Takayuki Yamada is impressed with the manga. He also decides to go to Akabane to find himself.

    Takayuki Yamada first contacts director Nobuhiro Yamashita and asks him to film him in Akabane. He then makes an appointment to meet manga writer Toru Seino (writer and main character in "Uhyo! Tokyo-to Kita-ku Akabane”) in Akabane. Takayuki Yamada goes on to meet other people from the manga and also interacts with his acting friends Gou Ayano, Kyosuke Yabe, director Hitoshi One, musician Kazuya Yoshii and others.

  • Ep 2 SUB

    Fighter in The Wind (2004) (2004)

    Fighter in The Wind (2004)
    Genre:
    Action, Biography, Drama
    Country:
    Korean
    Choi Bae Dal is a young man with ambition, brawn and a quiet, solitary intellect; the story begins with a short glimpse of how Bae Dal started in his endless search to be great, going from a young street boxer to joining the Japanese Air Force in 1938 during the end of WWII. At the aviation base, he and other Korean men refuse to participate in a kamikaze mission and is therefor discharged and shunned - but not before getting beaten down by proud General Kato Harada, himself a seventh-level Black Belt and indignant to Bae Dal's self-proclaimed Chosun Martial Arts. With the end of the war, he muses on a liberated, yet devastated Korea, comparing it now to his shattered spirit. Staying in Japan, he scrounges a living with his wartime friend Chun Bae, selling a gambling Pachinko Machine. Japan is now brimming with American soldiers and Yakuza, and Bae Dal and Chun Bae manage to get on the wrong side of a local Yakuza. Despite his best efforts to fight back, Bae Dal is beaten again and humiliated, and it is at this moment he is reuinted with his family's old friend and his own fighter-idol, Beom Su. As a guard for a circus troupe, Beom Su knows the Yakuza all too well, and fights them off, keeping Bae Dal and Chun Bae under his care. Pleaing for help, Bae Dal begins his karate training once more under the tutledge of Beom Su. He pratices the moves and ideology he learns by seeking to mete out justice to those wrong-doers in the streets. Thus he saves pretty geisha Youko from being raped by Americans, and a romance blossoms. But when his sensei is killed by the Yakuza and Bae Dal takes his revenge upon the criminals, Bae Dal is not only ashamed of his hasty, bloody and vain actions, but tenfold determinded to hone his craft. So he escapes to the solitary mountains for gruesome physical training, in the likeness of legendary swordsman Miyamoto Musashi. Prefecting his martial arts and his body, Bae Dal then returns to civilization and immediately scours the country looking for a fight, trying to find anyone skilled enough to match him. Soon every dojo and Black Belt is defeated by his powerhouse karate, and even The New York Times is quoted as calling him "The Toughest Man Alive". News of this soon reaches Kato, his old advesary who is now the head of the Martial Arts Union and insulted by his popularity. The Japanese are, of course, unwilling to admit defeat to a Korean, and claim his martial arts is just thug-fighting. Bae Dal must prove to the world that he is the greatest fighter, all the while telling his love Youko that he is always afraid...
  • Ep 1 SUB

    Bruce Lee My Brother (2010)

    Bruce Lee My Brother
    Genre:
    Biography, Drama, Martial Arts
    Country:
    Korean
    Bruce Lee, My Brother is an action-dramatic biopic of the eponymous martial arts legend as told by his younger brother, Robert Lee. It revolves around Bruce Lee's life as a rebellious adolescent in Hong Kong before he sets off for the USA and conquers the world at the age of 18 with only US$100 in his pocket. As a young man, Bruce was a rebel who was always engaging in street fights with his buddies, Kong and Unicorn, a fellow child actor who would later appear in Fist of Fury and Way of the Dragon. Invincible as he is as a street fighter, Bruce's romantic escapades are not as smooth and successful. He is head over heels in love with Mandy only to realize his mate Kong shares the same passion.
  • Ep 2 SUB

    The Homeless Student (2008)

    The Homeless Student
    Genre:
    Drama, Family, Biography
    Country:
    Japanese
    'The Homeless Strudent,' film adaptation of a national best-seller autobiography novel 'The Homeless Junior High School Strudent.' After a term closing ceremony, Hiroshi comes up home and finds the yellow tape says "attachment" on the house entrance. 'Dismissed!' Hiroshi's father says unexpected word and dissappears without a trace. Hiroshi suddenly becomes a homeless at fourteen. He starts to spend his nights in public parks and eat cardboard to survive. Homeless life with laughter and tears. However, through the homeless life, Hiroshi learns important things as a person. .
  • Ep 1 SUB

    When a Peking Family Meets Aupair (2014)

    When a Peking Family Meets Aupair
    Genre:
    Biography, Comedy, Drama
    Country:
    Chinese
    The film tells the story of China flower one family suffered brutal babes crazy story. A girl came to a China family, all make me on the spot turns staged: wonderful mother (Xu Fan ornaments), forcing the subway family husband bed, jealousy on lips temptation, to send her daughter go abroad, to the dead makeup is also willing to. There is no sense of being invisible father (Chen Jianbin decoration), life is from the talented guy to grass root uncle, even wearing Bikini and let the Beijing Opera make the dead come back to life, embrace the babes get wet. Now, break the rules, child, husband dangerous savage...... Mother finally awakening!
  • Ep 1 SUB

    Eiga joyu Actress (1987)

    Eiga joyu Actress
    Genre:
    Drama, Biography
    Country:
    Japanese
    "Actress is not just the story that charts the rise of Kinuyo Tanaka, played brilliantly by Sayuri Yoshinaga, who mesmerized and illuminated the screen with her charismatic performance of a legend, from her naively youthful days in pigtails, to coiffed professional veteran of the industry. We see how she started off in the studio system being one of many potential talents available, having her family's economical hopes all pinned on her, and down to having a sugar daddy of sorts in Hiroshi Shimizu (Toru Watanabe) looking over her shoulder, whom she would get into and out of an unhappy secret marriage. Sayuri Yoshinaga provided that spark to endear herself to the audience, and needless to say, made me sit up and wonder just how the real actress was like in person, with her steely guts and perseverance in an industry that saw its brightest and darkest days during militarism and WWII." From IMDB By Dick Steel, Singapore In Actress, Kon Ichikawa shows us much of the life of Kinuyo Tanaka from the time she started as a hopeful in the Studio System until her work with Mizoguchi in Life of Oharu in 1952. The biography is good in itself, but it is cut with documentary footage detailing the state of Japanese cinema at the time in question. This gives us a very enlightening look at the development of the industry as a backdrop to the actress's career as it progresses. In the dramatic/biographic part we meet Shimizu, Gosho, Ozu and Mizuguchi to name some of the significant directors Tanaka worked with and in most cases had emotional relationships with as well. I've been watching Japanese cinema for a long time and this film was a real eye-opener in that it made the whole history of Japanese film come alive while showing a large part of Tanaka's career. It's unfortunate this film only covers her career until 1952. She had so many great roles, but to take on her role in Sandakan No.8 three years before her death in 1977 was impressive. It is surely one of the most impressive displays of acting I have ever seen. Interestingly enough, Sayuri Yoshinaga, who plays Tanaka brilliantly in this film in 1987, went on to have her own tour de force in Nagasaki Bura Bura Bushi in 2000 in another biography, that of the famous geisha, Aihachi. Mind you, in her case she is still doing critically acclaimed work in major productions to this day.
  • Ep 50 SUB

    The Legend Of Bruce Lee (2008)

    The Legend Of Bruce Lee
    Genre:
    Action, Drama, Martial Arts, Sports, Biography
    Country:
    Chinese
    The Legend Of Bruce Lee is a film that takes portions of the 50-part TV series and condenses it into a three hour film about the life of the legendary martial-arts star who changed the world with his style, his movies, his theories and his charismatic acting that transcends time and race. Millions of fans over the 30+ years since his early death at the age of 32 have followed in his footsteps, read his books, been entertained by his movies and learned his own unique form of martial-arts known as Jeet Kune Do. An inspiration to his fans, friends and family this movie is the true story of his life. Produced by Shannon Lee this is the story of his life, and authorized by the Lee family, this is the story of…..The Legend Of Bruce Lee.