Yimou Zhang

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Job:Director, Writer, Actor
Date of birth:November 14, 1950

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About Yimou Zhang
Born in Xian in 1950. After graduating from the Beijing Film Academy he started his career in Guanxi studio. His films have twice been nominated for Academy Awards (for [Ju Dou] and [Raise the Red Lantern]) ; his first [Red Sorgum] was a prize-winner at the Berlin Film Festival in 1988 ; [Raise the Red Lantern] won the Silver Lion at the Venice Film Festival in 1991 and [The Story of Qiu Ju] won the Golden Lion in 1992 ; In 1994[To Live] shared the Grand Prix du Jury at Cannes and Ge You was named Best Actor in the same film.