I think the movie "Jin Ke assassinated Qin King" is a meaningful movie. I don't know what is the original meaning of Chen Kaige. But this movie shows the heroically tragic of six states. That Jin Ke assassinated Qin King showed the defiance of supreme power, and showed the seeking for freedom.
Ashes of Time (东邪西毒dong xie xi du)
Swordsm(笑傲江湖xiao ao jiang hu)
A Chinese Ghost Story1,2,3(倩女幽魂qian nv you hun)
To live(活着huo zhe)
Warm spring(暖春nuan chun)
A Chinese Odyssey (大话西游da hua xi you)
especially To live and Nuan chun,they are really great films, i recommend them strongly
is known as 'Under the Heat of the Sun' in english...very good film.
other good ones:
shanghai triad - yao ya yao, yao de waipo qiao
the missing gun - xun qiang
Devils on the Doorstep - gui zi lai le
Kala My Dog - kala shi tiao gou
Beijing Bicycle - shi qi sui de dan che
Springtime in a Small Town - xiao cheng zhi chun
A Sigh - yi sheng tan xi
i know this is a korean one but anyway..
san. iron monkey...the old version..
and a series i watched and was hooked on about Kwan Yin..
fantastic..reminds me of Sufi saints....E MI TO FHO..