Director of Ju Dou, Red Sorghum and Raise the Red Lantern is interviewed from within China whilst making a commercial for Philip Morris (China is one of the largest consumers of cigarettes in the world). Although many of his films have been banned inside his native China, Zhang Yimou is fast becoming the most celebrated Chinese director in the world.
In 1917 a white porcelain object curiously entitled "Fountain" was entered into an exhibition of new work by independent artists in New York. The object was a common lavatory urinal bought from a sanitary appliance store, and the artist was eventually revealed as Marcel Duchamp. It was to become one of the most provocative and influential artworks of the twentieth century.