Beautiful scenes help to enhance ambiance desired in movies; Likewise, movies are always a window of different places. Here is a collection which well demonstrates Chinese landscapes. Which one impresses you most?
The Painted Veil （2006）
Director: John Curran
Stars: Catherine An, Edward Norton
Telling the experience of the British couple Walter and Kitty in China, the film provides a splendid scenery of Chinese landscape, especially Guilin. The scene of the couple boating on the river marks the most romantic moment in the film.
Guilin, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Province
Mission Impossible III （2006）
Director: J.J. Abrams
Stars: Tom Cruise, Michelle Monaghan
With the trend of Chinese elements in Hollywood, Tom Cruise left his footprints in China during his mission on silver screen. Besides the scenes in Shanghai, a short segment of the movie was taken in Xi Tang, a famous water village in Zhejiang Province.
Xi Tang, Zhejiang Province
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
Director: Li An
Stars: Zhang Zi-Yi, Chow Yun-Fat
As one of the most noted Chinese films, Crouching Tiger, Hidden dragon has impressed its international audience with not only the beautiful fight scenes, but also the magnificent views across China.
Bamboo Sea, Sichuan Province
Hong Village, Yellow Mountain City, Anhui Province
“GhostCity” Urho, Karamay, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region
Red Sorghum (1987)
Director: Zhang Yi-Mou
Stars: Gong Li, Jiang Wen
Red Sorghum is a 1987 Chinese film about a young woman’s life working on a distillery for sorghum liquor. It is based on the novel Red Sorghum Clan by Nobel laureate Mo Yan.
Though the story happens in Shandong Province, the whole movie was taken in Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. This area is of typical wide northern-China atmosphere, featuring a complex environment of desert, plain and plateau.
Ningxia, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region