Zhang Yimou

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Filmografia – Filmography
Zhang Yimou (14/11/1951 – Xi’an, Shaanxi, Cina)

Ever since his directorial debut, ‘Red Sorghum’ (1987) won the Golden Bear Award at the Berlin Film Festival, Zhang Yimou has established his reputation as one of the most talented and influential directors today.

Zhang Yimou was born in China in 1950 and studied cinematography at the Beijing Film Academy. He became a leading member of China’s Fifth Generation Filmmakers, the first group to graduate following the turbulent Cultural Revolution. He is an accomplished actor, starring in ‘Red Sorghum’ as well as earning the Best Actor Award at the Tokyo International Film Festival for his performance in ‘Old Well’ (1986). Zhang Yimou is also a skilled cinematographer, with credits including ‘Yellow Earth’ (1984), ‘Old Well’ (1986), and ‘The Big Parade’ (1986).

Zhang Yimou has received multiple honours as a director. He is the first Chinese filmmaker to receive Motion Picture Academy recognition, being nominated for Academy Awardsâ in the Best Foreign Film category for ‘Ju Dou’ in 1990, ‘Raise the Red Lantern’ in 1991, and ‘HERO’ in 2003. He has earned numerous top honors, including the Silver Lion at the 44th Venice International Film Festival for ‘Raise the Red Lantern’ (1991), the Golden Lion Award at the 45th Venice International Film Festival for ‘The Story of Qiu Ju’ (1992), the Grand Jury Prize at the 47th Cannes International Film Festival for ‘To Live’ (1994), the Golden Lion Award at the 52nd Venice International Film Festival for ‘Not One Less’ (1999), the Silver Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival for ‘The Road Home’ (1999) and the Alfred Bauer Award for ‘HERO’ (2003).

‘HERO’ went on to sweep the board at the 22nd Hong Kong Film Awards, winning awards for Best Action Choreography, Best Art Direction, Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design, Best Music, Best Sound and Best Visual Effects.

Regia – director

titolo produzione anno
Hong Gaoliang – Red Sorghum – Sorgo Rosso
Film
1987
Daihao Meiguobao Code Name Cougar – The Puma Action
Film
1989
Ju Dou
Film
1990
Da Hongdenglong Gaogao Gua – Raise the Red Lantern – Lanterne rosse
Film
1991
Qiu Ju Da Guansi The Story of Qiu Ju – Qiu Ju Goes to Court
Film
1992
Huozhe – Woot jeuk – Living – Lifetimes – Vivere! – To Live!
Film
1994
Yao A Yao Yao Dao Wai Pei Qiao Shanghai Triad
Film
1995
Lumière et compagnie – Lumière and Company – Lumiere y compañía
Film
1996
You Hua Haohao Shuo – Keep Cool
Film
1997
Yige Dou Buneng Shao Can’t Leave One Behind – No One Lost
Film
1999
Wo De Fuqin He Muqin Long Way home – The Road Home – My Father and My Mother – La strada verso casa
Film
1999
Xingfu Shiguang – Happy Times – La locanda della felicità
Film
2000
Ying Xiong – Hero
Film
2003
Shi mian mai fu – House of Flying Daggers (eng)
Film
2004
Qian li zou dan qi – Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles
Film
2006
Autumn Remembrance
Film
2007
Man cheng jin dai huang jin jia – Curse of the Golden Flower
Film
2006
The Bright Red Lanterns Hung High
Film
2007
A Woman, a Gun and a Noodle Shop
Film
2009
Shan zha shu zhi lian
Film
2010
Jin ling shi san chai
Film
2011
Gui lai
Film
2014
The Great Wall
Film
2016

Attore – actor

Lao jing – Old Well (1986)
Hong Gaoliang – Red Sorghum – Sorgo Rosso (1987)
Qin yong – Gu jin da zhan qin yon qing – A Terracotta Warrior (1989)
You hua hao hao shuo – Keep Cool (1997)

Direttore della Fotografia – director of photography

Yi ge he ba ge – One and Eight (1983)
Huang tu di – Yellow Earth (1984)
Lao jing – Old Well (1986)
Da yue bing – The Big Parade (1986)

Sceneggiatore – writer

Huozhe – Woot jeuk – Living – Lifetimes – Vivere! – To Live! (1994)
Hua hun – Pan Yu Liang, a Woman Painter – Pan Yuliang artiste peintre – La Peintre – A Soul Haunted by Painting – Soul of a Painter (1995)
Ying xiong – Hero (2003)
Shi mian mai fu – House of Flying Daggers (2004)
Qian li zou dan qi – Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles
Autumn Remembrance

Produttore -producer

Long cheng zheng yue – Lung sing jing yuet – Dragon Town Story (1997)
Ying xiong – Hero (2003)
2046 (2004)
Qian li zou dan qi – Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles
Autumn Remembrance

Varie – other

Hong Gaoliang – Red Sorghum – Sorgo Rosso (1987) (montaggio)
Turandot – At the Forbidden City of Beijing (1999) ( regia per il progetto TV)
The Turandot Project (2000) (apparizione nel documentario)
Lumière et compagnie – Lumière and Company – Lumiere y compañía (1996) (apparizione nel documentario)

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