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Edko Films

Overview
Works: 408 works in 715 publications in 5 languages and 10,856 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Martial arts films  Fantasy films  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Comedy films  Fiction  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Edko Films
Wo hu cang long = Wo hu cang long = Crouching tiger, hidden dragon by An Li( Visual )

22 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in Chinese and English and held by 2,750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 19th-century China, dedicated martial arts warrior Li Mu Bai is preparing to retire. He gives his magical 400-year-old sword, Green Destiny, to his partner in arms Shu Lien to entrust to nobleman Sir Te. Soon after, Green Destiny is stolen by a lithe young thief with knowledge of Wudan, the sacred, secret martial art of Li Mu Bai's sect. It turns out the thief is Jen, the daughter of the provincial governor, who chafes at the thought of the marriage her parents have arranged for her. Jen's governess and mentor is none other than Jade Fox, a legendary thief who murdered Li Mu Bai's master and stole his training manual. What follows is a tale of fighting and revenge, redemption and love
Ying xiong = Hero by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

34 editions published between 2002 and 2018 in Chinese and English and held by 2,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the First Emperor of China, who is on the brink of winning a war-torn land during the dawn of the Qin dynasty over 2,000 years ago. Three opponents are determined to kill the King, and one loyal subject stands in their way. Special features include a conversation with Quentin Tarantino and Jet Li, featurettes, storyboard, and more
Shi mian mai fu = House of Flying Daggers by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

21 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In English (disc 1 only) or traditional Mandarin, with optional subtitles in English and French (disc 2 only)
Man cheng jin dai huang jin jia by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

18 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

China, Later Tang dynasty, 10th century. On the eve of the Chong Yang Festival, golden flowers fill the Imperial Palace. The Emperor returns unexpectedly with his second son, Prince Jai. His pretext is to celebrate the holiday with his family, but given the chilled relations between the Emperor and the ailing Empress, this seems disingenuous. For many years, the Empress and Crown Prince Wan, her stepson, have had an illicit liaison. Feeling trapped, Prince Wan dreams of escaping the palace with his secret love Chan, the Imperial Doctor's daughter. Meanwhile, faithful son Prince Jai, grows worried over the Empress's health and her obsession with golden chrysanthemums. The Emperor harbors equally clandestine plans and the Imperial Doctor is the only one privy to his machinations. When the Emperor senses a looming threat, he relocates the doctor's family from the Palace to a remote area. They are attacked by mysterious assassins and Chan and her mother are forced back to the palace. Their return sets off a tumultuous sequence of dark surprises. Amid the glamour and grandeur of the festival, ugly secrets are revealed. As the Imperial Family continues its elaborate charade in a palatial setting, thousands of golden armored warriors charge the palace
Journey to the West : conquering the demons( Visual )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in Chinese and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a world plagued by demons, who cause its human inhabitants unspeakable suffering. Young demon hunter Xuan Zang, fearlessly guided by his belief in giving himself for the greater cause, risks his all and conquers a water demon, a pig demon and the demon of all demons, Sun Wukong. He embraces them as his disciples, and melts them with love. Meanwhile, Xuan Zang discovers the true meaning of Greater Love himself. In order to atone for their own sins and save the common people, the four of them embark on a journey to the West that's full of challenges
Hai yang tian tang by Xiaolu Xue( Visual )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in Chinese and English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Jet Li's first ever dramatic role, this is a story of a father's tireless love for his autistic son. A terminally ill father's attempt to teach his autistic son the necessary life skills to survive on his own before he passes away. It is also a poignant tribute to the infinite love that parents have for their children and their unending desire to take care and look after them to their best abilities, no matter the struggle, no matter the effort
Monster hunt( Visual )

12 editions published between 2015 and 2018 in Chinese and English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the infant child of the monster queen and a human father, Wuba's mere existence causes humans and monsters to each plot to kidnap the baby, a task that proves to be no easy feat
Cold war( Visual )

9 editions published in 2013 in Chinese and English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Asia's safest city, the police have long been untouchable. Approaching midnight in Hong Kong, police headquarters receives an anonymous call: a fully loaded police van carrying the force's most advanced equipment and five highly trained officers has disappeared off the grid. The hijackers possess direct knowledge of police procedures and are already several steps ahead. Rival Deputy Commissioners Sean Lau and Waise Lee fight to take charge of the rescue operation, code named COLD WAR. For them, there's much more at stake than the safety of the hostages or the reputation of the police. With the Commissioner stepping down in two and a half years, the seat will soon be vacant. COLD WAR will decide who climbs to the top. Lau and Lee are aware that every decision is crucial, that each minute counts. But as they execute a carefully planned attack, they know they've become unwitting pawns in a bigger, more dangerous game
Feng bao by Jinlin Yuan( Visual )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in Chinese and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A well armed crew of seasoned criminals heist another bank and armored car with high-powered weapons. Police Chief Liu understands he must now use extreme tactics to stop the criminals
Cold war 2( Visual )

4 editions published in 2016 in Chinese and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Da zhui bu( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Chinese and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A celebrity in Hong Kong is found brutally murdered, his body floating in the middle of the ocean. Detective Lam is called in and zeroes in on a killer from the past. Lam will uncover a dark secret so shocking; it will turn the investigation upside down
Beijing yu shang Xiyatu( Visual )

6 editions published in 2013 in Chinese and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"City-girl Jia-jia is traveling to Seattle to give birth to the son who's going to help her win over her rich, married boyfriend. Armed with his unlimited credit card and the singular goal of bringing a little U.S. citizen back to Beijing, Jia-jia knows how to play this game of modern love. But when Jia-jia arrives in Seattle, the city which inspired her favorite movie Sleepless in Seattle, nothing goes right: she's stuck sharing a small house with two other pregnant ladies, she has trouble reaching her boyfriend on the phone, and eventually, even the credit card stops working. To top that off, the only person willing to spend time with her is her driver Frank. At first, Jia-jia can't stand Frank but reluctantly, she realizes he's not half bad. Jia-jia surprises Frank too -- though every bit a selfish princess on the outside, deep down he knows her heart is as big as her Birkin bag. When a crisis in her pregnancy endangers Jia-jia's life, Frank is the only one standing by her side, tirelessly taking care of her and her newborn son."--Container
Tōkyō Tawa : okan to boku to, tokidoki, Oton( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in Japanese and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Based on Lily Franky's best selling autobiograhy, the film focuses on a touching mother-son relationship amidst the lights of 1970s Tokyo. Born in the coal mining city in Fukuoka, Masaya grows up with inherting both sides of the genes of his forever hopeless and reckless Dad and the gentle and strog Mom. After going into a complete downfall, his life suddenly changes when Mom is found sick with cancer, and she comes to live with him under the bright lights of Tokyo Tower ..."--Container
Man cheng jin dai huang jin jia = Curse of the golden flower by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Chinese and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

China, Later Tang Dynasty, 10th Century. On the eve of the Chong Yang Festival, golden flowers fill the Imperial Palace. The Emperor returns unexpectedly with his second son, Prince Jai. His pretext is to celebrate the holiday with his family, but given the chilled relations between the Emperor and the ailing Empress, this seems disingenuous. For many years, the Empress and Crown Prince Wan, her stepson, have had an illicit liaison. Feeling trapped, Prince Wan dreams of escaping the palace with his secret love Chan, the Imperial Doctor's daughter. Meanwhile, faithful son Prince Jai, grows worried over the Empress's health and her obsession with golden chrysanthemums. The Emperor harbors equally clandestine plans and the Imperial Doctor is the only one privy to his machinations. When the Emperor senses a looming threat, he relocates the doctor's family from the Palace to a remote area. They are attacked by mysterious assassins and Chan and her mother are forced back to the palace. Their return sets off a tumultuous sequence of dark surprises. Amid the glamour and grandeur of the festival, ugly secrets are revealed. As the Imperial Family continues its elaborate charade in a palatial setting, thousands of golden armored warriors charge the palace
Zhongguo he huo ren by Kexin Chen( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in Chinese and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the economic reform period of the 80's, three undergraduates bind together by a common ambition -- to live the American dream. They are Cheng Dongqing, a hillbilly who refuses to accept his destiny of being a farmer; Meng Xiaojun, a self-confident, cynical intellectual; and Wang Yang, an idealistic romantic poet. Dongqing decides to turn his tutorial effort into a full-time business and summons Yang to help him along. Xiaojun, having returned from America, immediately joins force with his buddies to establish New Vision Institute, [a visa interview prep company]. With their unique charisma, they turn New Vision into an instant success and create a media sensation overnight. However, the sudden fame and fortune are gradually tearing their friendship apart. --
Deng yi ge ren ka fei = Café. Waiting. Love by Jiangjinlin( Visual )

7 editions published in 2014 in Chinese and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

College freshman Si-ying gets a part-time job at "Café. Waiting. Love" coffee shop, where she befriends Abusi, a tomboyish barista who can make any coffee the customer requests; the beautiful and mysterious café owner; and Zeyu, the boy who always sits in the same spot in the café and seems to be very popular with girls. A-Tuo, a college senior with legendary tales, comes to "Café. Waiting. Love" one day where he runs into Abusi, who was the reason for his breakup with his ex-girlfriend. A-Tuo is teased by his friends and Si-ying stands up for him and the two become good friends. Deeply attracted to Si-ying's sense of right and wrong, A-Tuo introduces these friends to Si-ying, whose life becomes more enriched and colorful as a result.-- Container
Rise of the legend( Visual )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in Chinese and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A martial arts film recounting the exploits of the legendary master Wong Fei-hung
Bu neng shuo de mi mi = Secret by Jielun Zhou( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in Chinese and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lun lives with his father, Chiu, the music teacher of Tamkang Secondary School. Both of them are very good at music and piano. This is the first day Lun admitted to Tamkang Secondary School. When he walks through the campus with his classmates, a mysterious piano solo draws his attention. He follows the song and finds that an ethereal girl is playing piano in the old music room. The piano girl is Yu, one of Lun's classmates. She is always late for school and hence sits next to Lun at the back row. The two become intimate friends and spend a lot of time together. --
Bai ri yan huo = Black coal, thin ice by Yinan Diao( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in Chinese and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A town in Heilongjiang Province, northeast China, 1999. The body parts of a murdered man are found scattered within a 100-kilometre radius, and the victim is identified by an identity card as Liang Zhijun (Wang Xuebing), who worked in a local coal plant. Zhijun's wife, Wu Zhizhen (Gwei Lun-mei), works at a small dry-cleaning shop run by He Mingrong (Wang Jingchun), who is attracted to her. Detective Zhang Zili (Liao Fan), who has just been through a painful divorce from his wife (Ni Jingyang), identifies two coal workers, brothers Liu Fayin and Liu Faxing, as suspects. During their arrest, a gun battle breaks out and both brothers, plus two detectives, die; Zili is wounded. Five years later, Zili is working as a security guard at a factory. Still traumatised by what happened back in 1999, he's drinking heavily. His former colleague, Wang (Yu Ailei), approaches him with details of two recent murders which bear a similarity to the original case and whose victims, both found wearing ice skates, also knew Zhizhen. Zili decides to privately investigate and follows Zhizhen around. She warns him off but he perseveres, and she finally agrees to go ice-skating with him. Wang follows them and tries to warn Zili not to become too emotionally involved with Zhizhen. Meanwhile, Wang is murdered by Zhijun, who is in fact still alive. Zili later follows Zhijun and sees him disposing of Wang's body parts, but fails to apprehend him. The police question Zhizhen, but the case is not over yet by a long mark. -- Container
 
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Wo hu cang long = Wo hu cang long = Crouching tiger, hidden dragon
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Ying xiong = HeroShi mian mai fu = House of Flying DaggersMan cheng jin dai huang jin jiaMan cheng jin dai huang jin jia = Curse of the golden flower
Alternative Names
An le ying pian you xian gong si.

Edko Films, Ltd.

安樂影片有限公司

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