Yimou Zhang


STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 19 this week
Trailer
1:45 | Trailer
Yimou Zhang was born on November 14, 1951 in Xi'an, Shaanxi, China. He is a director and writer, known for Hero (2002), House of Flying Daggers (2004) and Curse of the Golden Flower (2006). See full bio »

The Props Sundance Stars Wish They Stole From Set

Find out which props Sundance stars would have taken home from their sets ... and who might have lifted an item or two.

Watch now

Double Take: Biopic Look-alikes

Along with Tom Hanks' performance as Fred Rogers in A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, we've rounded up some of the best biopic look-alikes.

See the full gallery

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

Watch on TV

The Great Wall
Thu, Jan 30 7:55 PM PST on FXM (074)
The Great Wall
Fri, Jan 31 12:00 PM PST on FXM (074)

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 40 people
created 3 weeks ago
 
a list of 45 people
created 07 Dec 2012
 
a list of 38 people
created 16 Jun 2013
 
a list of 26 people
created 23 Jan 2019
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Yimou Zhang's work have you seen?

User Polls

Won 2 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 128 wins & 98 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Known For

Hero Director
(2002)
(2004)
(1991)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Director (34 credits)
 2018 Shadow
 2016/I The Great Wall
 2015 Lady of the Dynasty (co-director)
 2014 Stories Through 180 Lenses (Documentary short)
 2014 Coming Home
 2011 Zhong Guo tie lu (TV Short documentary) (as Zhang Yi Mou)
 2008 Beijing 2008: Games of the XXIX Olympiad (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
- Closing Ceremony (2008)
 2008 Beijing 2008 Olympics Games Opening Ceremony (TV Special) (lead director)
 2007 To Each His Own Cinema (segment "En Regardant le Film")
 2002 Hero
 2000 Happy Times
 1999 The Road Home
 1999 Not One Less
 1997 Keep Cool
 1995 Lumière and Company (Documentary)
 1994 To Live
 1994 A Soul Haunted by Painting (supervising director)
 1990 Ju Dou
 1987 Red Sorghum
Show Show Writer (9 credits)
Show Show Actor (6 credits)
Show Show Producer (8 credits)
Show Show Cinematographer (4 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (1 credit)
Show Show Production designer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (24 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (4 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

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

Publicity Listings:

5 Interviews | 3 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Zhang Yi Mou | Yi-Mou Zhang
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

The Chinese censorship system has been in practice for many years. I don't think there will be much change in society in the short run. This situation has been present for a long time and it is a reality in China. I work and live in this system. There has not been a significant change. See more »

Trivia:

He was fined $1.2 million for having 3 kids, which violates China's family-planning laws. See more »

Trademark:

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

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed