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Zhangke Jia

Zhangke Jia was born in 1970 in Fenyang, Shanxi, China. He is a director and producer, known for A Touch of Sin (2013), Still Life (2006) and Mountains May Depart (2015). He has been married to Tao Zhao since January 7, 2012. See full bio »

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A Touch of Sin
A Touch of Sin Director
Still Life
Still Life Director
Mountains May Depart
The World
The World Director


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 2016 The Hedonists (Short)
 2015 Smog Journeys (Short)
 2011 Yulu (Documentary)
 2010 I Wish I Knew (Documentary)
 2009 Shi nian (Video short)
 2008 Stories on Human Rights (segment "Black breakfast")
 2008 Heshang aiqing (Short)
 2008 24 City
 2007 Our Ten Years (Short)
 2007 Wuyong (Documentary)
 2006 Still Life
 2006 Dong (Documentary)
 2004 The World
 2002 Unknown Pleasures (as ZhangKe Jia)
 2001 The Condition of Dogs (Documentary short)
 2001 In Public (Short)
 2000 Platform
 1997 Xiao Wu
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Show Show Actor (4 credits)
Show Show Cinematographer (3 credits)
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Other Works:

Member of the jury of BigScreen Italia Film Festival, Kunming, Yunnan, China

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1 Interview | 4 Articles | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Zhang Ke Jia | ZhangKe Jia

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[observation, 2013] There is an ideological shift taking place. Capitalist values were imported directly with capitalism, but how do they fit with Chinese society? It's very convoluted because we have no philosophical reference points. We can't really use the predetermined systems. You can see the youth are in limbo right now. The resources of the country are controlled by the few, and hope for ... See more »


During a press conference at the 61st Cannes Film Festival for 24 City (2008), Zhang Ke Jia, Joan Chen and Tao Zhao observed a minute of silence in memory of the victims of the 2008 devastating earthquake in China. The film was shot in Chengdu, in Sichuan province where the earthquake struck. See more »

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