“Once you overcome the one-inch tall barrier of subtitles, you will be introduced to so many more amazing films”, said Parasite Director Bong Joon Ho at the 2020 Oscars, when his was the first non-English film to win Best Picture. His resounding call for a wider acceptance of international cinema shone a particular spotlight on the Asian film canon.

Now that we’re all going stir crazy from weeks on lockdown-social-distancing-self-isolating, why not try and explore new horizons? At least from our couch, if we can't from 30,000 ft.

Relieve your cabin fever with our diverse assortment of Chinese movie recommendations:



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Chloe Luo