Top 10 awesome movies like Lan Yu that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Lan Yu and you can't get over how good this movie was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar movies which are created by the likes of Stanley Kwan, Ye Liu and Jun Hu . Here goes the list -

  1. Good Men, Good Women
  2. Be with Me
  3. Silent Souls
  4. Paper Soldier
  5. Everlasting Regret
  6. Blue Gate Crossing
  7. Paradzhanov
  8. Kak molody my byli
  9. Ciao
  10. Sunflower
  1. Good Men, Good Women

    Good Men, Good Women

    Intended as the concluding film in the trilogy on the modern history of Taiwan began with Beiqing Chengshi (1989), this film reveals the story through three levels: a film within a film as well as the past and present as linked by a young woman, Liang Ching. She is being persecuted by an anonymous man who calls her repeatedly but does not speak. He has stolen her diary and faxes her pages daily. Liang is also rehearsing for a new film that is due to go into production soon. The film, entitled Haonan Haonu, is about a couple Chiang Bi-yu and Chung Hao-tung who returns to China to participate in the anti-Japanese movement in China in the 1940s and are arrested as communists when they go back to Taiwan.

    This movie, created by Hsiao-Hsien Hou, Annie Shizuka Inoh and Giong Lim, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

  2. Be with Me

    Be with Me

    "Be with me" consists of three stories of love vs. solitude : 1)An aging, lonesome shopkeeper doesn't believe in life any more since his wife died. But he is saved from desperation by ...

    This movie, created by Eric Khoo, Theresa Poh Lin Chan and Chiew Sung Ching, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

  3. Silent Souls

    Silent Souls

    Present days. A man and his companion go on a journey to cremate the dead body of the former beloved wife, on a riverbank in the area where they spent their honeymoon.

    This movie, created by Aleksey Fedorchenko, Igor Sergeev and Yuriy Tsurilo, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

  4. Paper Soldier

    Paper Soldier

    In 1961, a Soviet medical officer is conflicted about his position overseeing the health of future cosmonauts.

    This movie, created by Aleksey German Jr., Merab Ninidze and Chulpan Khamatova, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

  5. Everlasting Regret

    Everlasting Regret

    A person's life is destined to be shorter than that of a city. Having spent her whole life in Shanghai, Qiyao has her moments of prosperity and her fair share of loneliness. She finally fades and disappears but Shanghai remains a metropolitan city. Shanghai in the 1930s is glamorous and seductive. A pretty young girl from an ordinary family, Qiyao is lucky enough to win the 2nd runner-up of the "Miss Shanghai" contest. Mr. Cheng, her admirer as well as a photographer who assists her to her success, knows the girl is going to live an extraordinary life. It turns out she is going to witness the decades of changes to her city. 1948, Officer Li, an official in control of the army, keeps her as his lover. During the time, she spends her life at the Parliament ballroom, accompanies him through dangerous situations, and tries to devote all of herself to a man she believes she can spend the rest of her life with. But one day, he disappears and does not return. She never gets to find out the reason for his disappearance. This happens often in Shanghai at the time. In 1956, Qiyao begins to live a plain and simple life that is totally different from her glorious days. Nobody knows her past and she appears to be a young single woman. Her only friend is the married Mr. Cheng whom she keeps at a distance. But the calmness is broken when a rich young man Ming shows up. Qiyao is satisfied with Ming in every way except for his lack of courage as a man. When Qiyao finally makes a decision to marry him, Ming leaves her and goes to Hong Kong for his family business. Qiyao is alone again, but with an unborn child. She marries a sick and dying man, simply to find her child a father. Mr. Cheng is the only person who understands that she does it to regain her dignity. In 1970, grateful that the divorced Mr. Cheng has never stopped loving her, Qiyao tries to get closer to him and wants to marry him. Mr. Cheng, however, devotes himself to popular campaign that sends educated urban men to the countryside to help the rural population. He leaves for Yunnan, thinking that it will only be a year, but does not come back until ten years later. One day, Mr. Cheng returns, introducing to Qiyao a young man who is addicted to the lifestyle of old Shanghai. Regardless of the age difference, Qiyao and the young man fall in love with each other. Unfortunately, the young man secretly plans to go abroad, leaving Qiyao alone in Shanghai, just as what his predecessors have done. Qiyao finally breaks down as she realizes no one is as loyal as she is to the city where her life begins and will end.

    This movie, created by Stanley Kwan, Sammi Cheng and Tony Ka Fai Leung, scores 5.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

  6. Blue Gate Crossing

    Blue Gate Crossing

    An is-she-or-isn't-she gay comedy focused on a Taiwanese teen, the boy she might like, and the girl she may love.

    This movie, created by Chih-yen Yee, Bo-lin Chen and Lun-Mei Kwei, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

  7. Paradzhanov

    Paradzhanov

    A film director Sergey Paradjanov creates brilliant films. His nonconformist behavior conflicts with Soviet System. He is committed to prison for being eccentric. His indestructible love for beauty allows him to withstand the years of imprisonment, isolation and oblivion.

    This movie, created by Serge Avedikian, Serge Avedikian and Yuliya Peresild, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

  8. Kak molody my byli

    Kak molody my byli

    This movie, created by Mikhail Belikov, Taras Denisenko and Yelena Shkurpelo, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

  9. Ciao

    Ciao

    Jeff is taking care of everything Mark left behind when he died in an accident. Mark was about to have a visitor, Andrea, an Italian guy he met online. Jeff and Andrea have the chance to share memories of the Mark they knew while getting to know each other.

    This movie, created by Yen Tan, Chuck Blaum and Adam Neal Smith, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

  10. Sunflower

    Sunflower

    Relationship between father and son on a background of Maoist regime in China in the mid-20th century. The father, a painter by profession, interned in a labor camp for "re-education" and loses his ability to paint. he teaches his son to draw, but does so obsessively. The convoluted relationship between father and son that spread over the period of childhood, adolescence and maturity of the son are being resolved in a surprising and sensitive way.

    This movie, created by Yang Zhang, Joan Chen and Zhang Fan, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

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