Yimou Zhang Poster

Awards

BAFTA Awards

2005 Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Film not in the English Language
Shi mian mai fu (2004)
Shared with:
1995 Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Film not in the English Language
Huo zhe (1994)
Shared with:
1993 Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Film not in the English Language
Da hong deng long gao gao gua (1991)
Shared with:

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

2005 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Director
Shi mian mai fu (2004)

AFI Fest

1997 Nominated
Grand Jury Prize
You hua hao hao shuo (1997)

Amanda Awards, Norway

1991 Won
Amanda
Best Foreign Feature Film (Årets utenlandske spillefilm)
Ju Dou (1990)

Argentinean Film Critics Association Awards

1993 Won
Silver Condor
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Da hong deng long gao gao gua (1991)
China.
1992 Won
Silver Condor
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Ju Dou (1990)
China.

Art Directors Guild

2005 Won
Contribution to Cinematic Imagery Award

Asia Pacific Screen Awards

2011 Won
FIAPF Award for Outstanding Achievement in Film

Asian Film Awards

2012 Nominated
Asian Film Award
Best Director
Jin ling shi san chai (2011)
2010 Won
Outstanding Contribution to Asian Cinema

Beijing Student Film Festival

2015 Nominated
Jury Award
Best Director
Gui lai (2014)

Berlin International Film Festival

2010 Nominated
Golden Berlin Bear
San qiang pai an jing qi (2009)
2003 Won
Alfred Bauer Award
Ying xiong (2002)
Nominated
Golden Berlin Bear
Ying xiong (2002)
2000 Won
Silver Berlin Bear
Jury Grand Prix
Wo de fu qin mu qin (1999)
Won
Prize of the Ecumenical Jury
Competition
Wo de fu qin mu qin (1999)
Nominated
Golden Berlin Bear
Wo de fu qin mu qin (1999)
1988 Won
Golden Berlin Bear
Hong gao liang (1988)

Bodil Awards

2001 Nominated
Bodil
Best Non-American Film (Bedste ikke amerikanske film)
Wo de fu qin mu qin (1999)

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

2004 Won
BSFC Award
Best Director
Shi mian mai fu (2004)

Cannes Film Festival

1995 Won
Technical Grand Prize
Yao a yao, yao dao wai po qiao (1995)
Nominated
Palme d'Or
Yao a yao, yao dao wai po qiao (1995)
1994 Won
Grand Prize of the Jury
Huo zhe (1994)
Tied with Burnt by the Sun (1994).
Won
Prize of the Ecumenical Jury
Huo zhe (1994)
Tied with Burnt by the Sun (1994).
Nominated
Palme d'Or
Huo zhe (1994)
1990 Nominated
Palme d'Or
Ju Dou (1990)

Chicago International Film Festival

1990 Won
Gold Hugo
Best Feature
Ju Dou (1990)
Shared with:

China Film Director's Guild Awards

2015 Nominated
China Film Directors' Guild Award
Best Director
Gui lai (2014)

Cinema Writers Circle Awards, Spain

2013 Nominated
CEC Award
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Shan zha shu zhi lian (2010)

David di Donatello Awards

1992 Won
David
Best Foreign Film (Miglior Film Straniero)
Da hong deng long gao gao gua (1991)

European Film Awards

2004 Nominated
Screen International Award
Shi mian mai fu (2004)
China
1999 Nominated
Screen International Award
Yi ge dou bu neng shao (1999)
China

Fajr Film Festival

2001 Won
Crystal Simorgh
International Competition - Best Film
Wo de fu qin mu qin (1999)

Film Independent Spirit Awards

1994 Nominated
Independent Spirit Award
Best Foreign Film
Qiu Ju da guan si (1992)
China/Hong Kong.
1993 Nominated
Independent Spirit Award
Best Foreign Film
Da hong deng long gao gao gua (1991)
China/Hong Kong/Taiwan.

Florida Film Festival

2001 Won
Audience Award
Best International Feature Film
Wo de fu qin mu qin (1999)

French Syndicate of Cinema Critics

1993 Won
Critics Award
Best Foreign Film
Qiu Ju da guan si (1992)
China. Tied with Man Bites Dog (1992).

Ghent International Film Festival

2003 Nominated
Grand Prix
Ying xiong (2002)

Golden Eagle Awards, Russia

2006 Nominated
Golden Eagle
Best Foreign Film
Shi mian mai fu (2004)

Golden Rooster Awards

2004 Nominated
Golden Rooster
Best Director
Shi mian mai fu (2004)
2003 Won
Golden Rooster
Best Director
Ying xiong (2002)
2000 Won
Golden Rooster
Best Director
Wo de fu qin mu qin (1999)
Tied with Guoxing Chen for Heng kong chu shi (1999).
1999 Won
Golden Rooster
Best Director
Yi ge dou bu neng shao (1999)
1988 Won
Golden Rooster
Best Actor
Lao jing (1987)
Nominated
Golden Rooster
Best Director
Hong gao liang (1988)

Hawaii International Film Festival

2005 Won
Lifetime Achievement Award
1995 Won
Vision in Film Award
1985 Won
Excellence in Cinematography Award

Hong Kong Film Awards

2007 Nominated
Hong Kong Film Award
Best Director
Man cheng jin dai huang jin jia (2006)
2003 Nominated
Hong Kong Film Award
Best Director
Ying xiong (2002)
Best Screenplay
Ying xiong (2002)
Shared with:

Huabiao Film Awards

2013 Nominated
Huabiao Film Award
Outstanding Director
Jin ling shi san chai (2011)
1999 Won
Huabiao Film Award
Outstanding Director
Yi ge dou bu neng shao (1999)

Huading Award

2015 Nominated
Huading Award
Best Directing for a Motion Picture
Gui lai (2014)

Hundred Flowers Awards

2006 Nominated
Hundred Flowers Award
Best Director
Shi mian mai fu (2004)
1988 Won
Hundred Flowers Award
Best Actor
Lao jing (1987)

International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA)

2005 Nominated
INOCA
Best Non-English Language Film
Shi mian mai fu (2004)
China
2003 Nominated
INOCA
Best Non-English Language Film
Ying xiong (2002)
China

Isfahan International Festival of Films for Children & Young Adults

2001 Won
Golden Butterfly
Best Film
Yi ge dou bu neng shao (1999)

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

1992 Nominated
Silver Ribbon
Best Foreign Director (Regista del Miglior Film Straniero)
Da hong deng long gao gao gua (1991)

Kinema Junpo Awards

2002 Won
Readers' Choice Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Wo de fu qin mu qin (1999)
2001 Won
Kinema Junpo Award
Best Foreign Language Film Director
Yi ge dou bu neng shao (1999)
Wo de fu qin mu qin (1999)

Ljubljana International Film Festival

2000 Won
Audience Award
Wo de fu qin mu qin (1999)

London Critics Circle Film Awards

2005 Nominated
ALFS Award
Director of the Year
Shi mian mai fu (2004)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

2004 Won
LAFCA Award
Best Foreign Film
Shi mian mai fu (2004)
China/Hong Kong.
1992 Nominated
LAFCA Award
Best Foreign Film
Da hong deng long gao gao gua (1991)

Macau International Movie Festival

2014 Won
Golden Lotus Awards
Best Picture
Gui lai (2014)

Mannheim-Heidelberg International Filmfestival

2002 Won
Master of Cinema

Montréal World Film Festival

1995 Won
Grand Prix Special des Amériques

On the occasion of the centennial of cinema, for his exceptional contribution to the ... More

On the occasion of the centennial of cinema, for his exceptional contribution to the cinematographic art.


National Board of Review, USA

1995 Won
Freedom of Expression Award

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

2005 Won
NSFC Award
Best Director
Ying xiong (2002)
Shi mian mai fu (2004)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

2004 Nominated
NYFCC Award
Best Director
Shi mian mai fu (2004)

Online Film Critics Society Awards

2005 Nominated
OFCS Award
Best Director
Ying xiong (2002)

Oslo Films from the South Festival

2011 Nominated
Films from the South Award
Best Feature
Shan zha shu zhi lian (2010)

Palm Springs International Film Festival

2012 Nominated
Audience Award
Best Narrative Feature
Jin ling shi san chai (2011)
Runner-Up
2000 Won
Career Achievement Award
For producing.

Pusan International Film Festival

1999 Won
Hand Printing

Robert Festival

2004 Nominated
Robert
Best Non-American Film (Årets ikke-amerikanske film)
Ying xiong (2002)

SESC Film Festival, Brazil

1993 Won
Critics Award
Best Foreign Film (Melhor Filme Estrangeiro)
Da hong deng long gao gao gua (1991)

Shanghai Film Critics Awards

1999 Won
Shanghai Film Critics Award
Best Director
Yi ge dou bu neng shao (1999)

Stockholm Film Festival

1991 Nominated
Bronze Horse
Da hong deng long gao gao gua (1991)

Sundance Film Festival

2001 Won
Audience Award
World Cinema
Wo de fu qin mu qin (1999)

São Paulo International Film Festival

1999 Won
Audience Award
Best Feature
Yi ge dou bu neng shao (1999)

Telluride Film Festival, US

1995 Won
Silver Medallion Award

Tokyo International Film Festival

1987 Won
Best Actor Award
Lao jing (1987)

Turia Awards

1993 Won
Turia Award
Best Foreign Film
Da hong deng long gao gao gua (1991)

Udine Far East Film Festival

2011 Nominated
Audience Award
Shan zha shu zhi lian (2010)

Valladolid International Film Festival

2014 Nominated
Golden Spike
Best Film
Gui lai (2014)
2002 Won
Silver Spike
Xing fu shi guang (2000)
Unanimously.
Won
FIPRESCI Prize
Xing fu shi guang (2000)
For its powerful appeal to preserve the human hopes for happiness, made in a humorous-drama style.
Nominated
Golden Spike
Xing fu shi guang (2000)
1990 Won
Golden Spike
Ju Dou (1990)

Vancouver International Film Festival

1992 Won
Most Popular Film
Qiu Ju da guan si (1992)
Tied with Strictly Ballroom (1992).

Venice Film Festival

1999 Won
Golden Lion
Yi ge dou bu neng shao (1999)
Won
Laterna Magica Prize
Yi ge dou bu neng shao (1999)
Won
Sergio Trasatti Award
Yi ge dou bu neng shao (1999)
Won
UNICEF Award
Yi ge dou bu neng shao (1999)
1997 Nominated
Golden Lion
You hua hao hao shuo (1997)
1992 Won
Golden Lion
Qiu Ju da guan si (1992)
Won
OCIC Award - Honorable Mention
Qiu Ju da guan si (1992)
Won
UNICEF Award
Qiu Ju da guan si (1992)
1991 Won
Silver Lion
Da hong deng long gao gao gua (1991)
Tied with The Fisher King (1991) and J'entends plus la guitare (1991).
Won
Elvira Notari Prize
Da hong deng long gao gao gua (1991)
Won
FIPRESCI Prize
Competition
Da hong deng long gao gao gua (1991)
Nominated
Golden Lion
Da hong deng long gao gao gua (1991)

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