Spirit of Asia
Movie Recommendations

Feature films
Nonfiction films

Feature Films

The American Pastime. Not rated. 2007. DVD Drama

The Beautiful Country. R. 2004. DVD Drama

Bend It Like Beckham. PG-13. 2002. DVD Comedy

Better Luck Tomorrow. R. 2002. DVD Drama

Bollywood Hollywood. PG-13. 2002. DVD Comedy

Bride & Prejudice. PG-13. 2004. DVD Musical

Chan Is Missing. Not Rated. 1982. DVD Action/Adventure

The Debut. R. 2001. DVD Drama

Dim Sum: A Little Bit of Heart. Not rated. 1985. DVD Comedy

Double Happiness. PG-13. 1995. DVD Drama

The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift. PG-13. 2006. DVD Action/Adventure

A Great Wall. PG. 1986. DVD Comedy

The Joy Luck Club. R. 1993. DVD Drama

Kundun. PG-13. 1997. DVD Drama

The Last Emperor. PG-13. 1987. DVD Drama

The Last Samurai. R. 2003. DVD Action/Adventure

Letters from Iwo Jima. R. 2007. DVD World (Japanese)

Little Buddha. PG. 1993. DVD Drama

Long Life, Happiness and Prosperity. Not rated. 2003. DVD Comedy

Mao's Last Dancer. PG. 2009. DVD Drama and Blu-ray Drama

Memoirs of a Geisha. PG-13. 2005. DVD Drama

The Mistress of Spices. PG-13. 2005. DVD Drama

Monsoon Wedding. R. 2001. DVD Comedy

The Namesake. PG-13. 2007. DVD Drama

Picture Bride. PG-13. 1995. DVD World (Japanese)

The Princess of Nebraska. Not rated. 2007. DVD Drama

Saving Face. R. 2004. DVD Comedy

Shower. PG-13. 2009. DVD World (Chinese)

Snow Falling on Cedars. PG-13. 1999. DVD Drama

Snow Flower and the Secret Fan. PG-13. 2011. DVD Drama and Blu-ray Drama

Spirited Away. PG. 2001. DVD Animation

Tampopo. Not rated. 1986. DVD World (Japanese)

That’s the Way I Like It. PG-13. 1998. DVD Comedy

A Thousand Years of Good Prayers. Not rated. 2007. DVD Drama

The Wedding Banquet. R. 1993. DVD Comedy

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Nonfiction Films

China: The Panda Adventure. Not rated. 2001. DVD 599.789 C

1421: The Year China Discovered America. Not rated. 2003. DVD 910.941 F

Japan: Memoirs of a Secret Empire. Not rated. 2004. DVD 952.02 J

Shaolin Ulysses: Kungfu Monks in America. Not rated. 2002. DVD 796.8159 S

The Silk Road: An Ancient World of Adventure. Not rated. 1990-1992. DVD 915.104 S

Unfinished Business: The Japanese-American Internment Cases. Not rated. 1986.
DVD 940. 547273 U

The Year of the Yao. PG. 2004. DVD 796.323092 Y

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