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Yimou Zhang


Yimou Zhang was born on November 14, 1951 in Xi'an, Shaanxi, China. He is a director and writer, known for House of Flying Daggers (2004), Ying xiong (2002) and Man cheng jin dai huang jin jia (2006). See full bio »

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Won 2 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 77 wins & 54 nominations. See more awards »

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(2004)
Ying xiong Director
(2002)
The Great Wall Director
(2016)

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Agricultural worker. (1971-1978) Worked in a textile plant in Shaanxi.

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5 Interviews | 3 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Zhang Yi Mou | Yi-Mou Zhang
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The Cultural Revolution was a very special period of Chinese history, unique in the world. It was part of my youth. It happened between when I was 16 and when I was 26. During those 10 years, I witnessed so many terrible and tragic things. For many years, I have wanted to make movies about that period - to discuss the suffering and to talk about fate and human relationships in a world which ... See more »

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Member of the jury at the Berlin International Film Festival in 1993 See more »

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Most of his films begin with the title displayed in Chinese calligraphy style. See more »

Nickname:

Lao MouZi, loosely meaning "old schemer/strategist"

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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