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Ye Lou

Ye Lou was born (in 1965) and grew up in Shanghai, a city he would film beautifully in his Suzhou River (2000) (Suzhou River). After studying cinema at the Beijing Film Academy, the gifted young man debuted in the film career as an assistant director, a producer and a short subjects director. His second feature Zhou mo qing ren (1995) (Weekend ... See full bio »
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 2014 Blind Massage
 2012 Mystery
 2009 42 One Dream Rush (Short)
 2009 Spring Fever
 2006 Summer Palace
 2001 In Shanghai (Documentary short)
 2000 Suzhou River
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Many Chinese directors practice self-censorship because of the tight controls. But I think this is fatal. Directors must be free. So I say to everyone when we are working, 'Let's forget censorship.' That's why there are always so many troubles after the film [Summer Palace] is complete. But while I am shooting, I am very happy. See more »


Attended the 62nd Cannes Film Festival. See more »

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