Agricultural worker. (1971-1978) Worked in a textile plant in Shaanxi.
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Zhang Yi Mou | Yi-Mou Zhang
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For thousands of years, there's been a tradition of teaching us in China to think in terms of the collective experience, so we are rarely able to act in accordance with personal desires or emotions. Now young people, especially under Western influences, have become much more interested in themselves and their own values.
Interviewed in "World Directors in Dialogue" by Bert Cardullo (Scarecrow Press, 2011).
His films often explores the dark side of life in small Chinese rural communities.
Lao MouZi, loosely meaning "old schemer/strategist"