Temptress Moon (Chen Kaige, 1996), banned in China where it was seen as an allegory too close for comfort, this shows the inherent corruption in a powerful family during a crisis of succession. Find this at 8307 (video)
The Man Who Laughs was a 1928 silent film based on the novel of the same name by Victor Hugo. Conrad Veidt starred as the main character with Mary Philbin as his childhood friend Dea. Among other things, Veidt's character Gwynplaine served as the inspiration for the Joker in Batman comics.
The Herdsman (Xie Jin, 1982), a Chinese film set during and after the Cultural Revolution about a teacher who is classified as a "rightist" and sent to work in a remote part of China. Find this at 791.43751 HER