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Age: 70, born 14 November 1950

Country of origin: China


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Directors' Favorite Actors/Actresses (15 items)
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Description: Zhang Yimou (Simplified Chinese: 艺谋; Traditional Chinese: 張?謀; Hanyu Pinyin: Zh?ng Yìmóu) (born November 14, 1950) is a Chinese filmmaker and cinematographer who made his directorial debut in 1987 with the film Red Sorghum. He was born in the ancient Chinese city of Xi'an in Shaanxi Province. An overaged student who was accepted only after extensive appeals, Zhang graduated from the Beijing Film Academy in 1982 along with compatriots Chen Kaige and Tian Zhuangzhuang. He then began working as a cinematographer for the Guangxi Film Studio. Zhang's first work, One and Eight (as director of photography), was made in 1984. ... (more)
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