Communist Rule (1949-today)

The Soong Sisters (1997)
The lives of three sisters who all married among the highest rank of officials in the Republic of China (1911-1949)
Assembly (2007)
Set in 1948 during the Chinese Civil War
Jian guo da ye (2009)
Story of the founding of the People's Republic of China
Zui hou de gui zu (1989)
Four Chinese women students in the USA are stranded when the Communists take over Shanghai in 1948
The Birth of New China (1989)
April 1949, People's Liberation Army under Mao Zedong and Zhu De take Nanjing & the KMT regime falls; Chiang Kai-Shek flees to Taiwan October 1949
Battle Hell (1957)
1949, British warship Amethyst blocked by Communist Chinese shore batteries on the Yangtse River
The Road Home (1999)
Country girl & a young teacher fall in love during the 1958 Anti-Rightist Movement reaction against the Hundred Flowers Campaign
China Cry (1990)
A barely Christian upper-class woman survives the anti-religious excesses of communism in China
Coming Home (2014)
A devoted couple are forced to separate when the husband is arrested and sent to a labor camp as a political prisoner during the Cultural Revolution
Farewell, My Concubine (1993)
Spanning warlord era to past the Cultural Revolution in China
To Live (1994)
A married couple experience the effects of the Communist victory, the Great Leap Forward and The Cultural Revolution
The Blue Kite (1993)
Horrible effects of the Cultural Revolution
The Sent Down Girl (1998)
In the Cultural Revolution, teen-aged girl sent to a remote area of China and abandoned
Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress (2002)
Two young men sent for re-education in the Cultural Revolution fall in love with the same mountain woman
Hibiscus Town (1987)
A young woman lives through the Cultural Revolution
In the Heat of the Sun (1994)
Young people roam the streets because the Cultural Revolution takes up most of their parents' time
River Without Buoys (1984)
During the Cultural Revolution, timber rafters try to rescue a former District Director from a labor camp
Romance on Lushan Mountain (1980)
The Cultural Revolution makes love very difficult for a young couple
Sunflower (2005)
Following a family harmed by the Cultural Revolution for thirty years
Bethune: The Making of a Hero (1990)
Life of Canadian Doctor Norman Bethune who became a hero in China during Mao Tse-Tung's rise to power.
Bethune (1977)
Canadian doctor who aided Mao Tse-Tung's army
Last Emperor (1987)
The Qing Dynasty falls to nationalists, and the emperor later becomes a pawn in Japanese-controlled Manchuria directed by Bertolucci.
Platform (2000)
A performance troupe changes with the changes in the political climate in China
Not One Less (1999)
A rural Communist confronts post-Deng modernization efforts in contemporary China.
The Story of Qiu Ju (1992)
Woman battles frustrating court system in modern China.
Chinese Box (1997)
A love story set against the Chinese takeover of Hong Kong