Popular Asian Movies
No. 1. Dragon (aka Wu Xia)
Writer: Oi Wah Lam
Starring: Donnie Yen, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Tang Wei
Release Date: 2011-7-28 (Hong Kong)
Genre: Action, Drama
Plot: In a remote Chinese village, ordinary paper maker Liu Jin-Xi lives with his wife Ayu and two sons. When two bandits attempt to rob a nearby general store, Liu Jin-Xi happens to be nearby and comes to the store’s defense. The final result of the battle is that the two bandits are killed by Liu Jin-Xi. Detective Xu Bai-Jiu is then tasked to investigate the general store robbery. His attention quickly focuses on Liu Jin-Xi as he suspects the ordinary paper maker is hiding a secret past.
2. Silenced (aka Dokani)
“Silenced” tells the story of an art teacher who works at a deaf school. He is dreaded by the uncomfortable atmosphere and fears there is more to the school than meets the eye, and there is. He, and a human rights activist, crack down on the school and their unfair dealings, and soon discovers that there is a man who sexually assaults the little girls there.
3. Anfea The Answer (Unfair: The Answer)
A series of grotesque murders occurs in downtown Tokyo involving nails placed in the body of the victims. The fingerprint of Natsumi‘s ex-husband, freelancer journalist Kazuo Sato, is found on the the body of a victim and Kazuo is placed on the most wanted list. Soon after, Kazuo finds Natsumi and hands her a USB memory stick. The device contains information on a secret organization within the police department.