Agricultural worker. (1971-1978) Worked in a textile plant in Shaanxi.
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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 ...
Part of China's Fifth Generation of filmmakers, who began making films after the Cultural Revolution. Others from this group include Kaige Chen
and Jinzhan Zhang
Most of his films begin with the title displayed in Chinese calligraphy style.
Lao MouZi, loosely meaning "old schemer/strategist"