Zhang Yimou - Quotes

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Under the big political umbrella, a man is just like a leaf in the ocean, with no control of his destiny and does not have any choice. ---->>>

Now a movie with 30 million returns would be something very incredible and the producer can only get 10 to 15 million. This is only 100 thousands US dollars. This is not enough! ---->>>

To do art, one thing should always remember - subjects of people in misery have deep meanings. ---->>>

Piracy has destroyed the domestic market. ---->>>

HERO is a combination of my personal feeling and the commercialism. ---->>>

I hope before I am getting too old and when my mind is still functioning, I can tell some better stories. ---->>>

I'm not Ang Lee who knows so much about western market and the taste of western audiences. ---->>>

Only people have been through that miserable time will recall the pass from their deep memory. ---->>>

Wuxia is a fantasy world exists in everyone's mind. ---->>>

You must know what you are capable of. ---->>>

People have become shallower. They view spending, entertaining, seeking leisure and enjoying as the main objectives of their life. ---->>>

People in misery is what most important in art. ---->>>

I must stick with Chinese language films. ---->>>

The so-called commercialism includes elements like story, plots, rhythms and large big scenes. ---->>>

Ang Lee was educated in the West and his English is good. ---->>>

But I think we need the international market. ---->>>

For over ten years I always had, but I don't speak English. ---->>>

I am a fan of wuxia. ---->>>

This is my first wuxia movie and I must consider this before trying to make something with my own. ---->>>

Time has changed and now is the age of spending. ---->>>

To survive is to win. ---->>>


Nationality: Chinese
Born: 11-14, 1950
Birthplace: Xi'an, Shaanxi, China
Occupation: Director

Zhang Yimou ([ʈʂáŋ î.mǒu]; born 2 April 1950) is a Chinese film director, producer, writer and actor, and former cinematographer. He is counted amongst the Fifth Generation of Chinese filmmakers, having made his directorial debut in 1987 with Red Sorghum. Zhang has won numerous awards and recognitions, with Best Foreign Film nominations for Ju Dou in 1990, Raise the Red Lantern in 1991, and Hero in 2003, Silver Lion and Golden Lion prizes at the Venice Film Festival, Grand Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival, and the Golden Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival (wikipedia)