Latest Zhang Yimou Stories

2009-02-04 14:10:00

BEIJING, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2009 Spring Festival Gala was another masterpiece, following the opening ceremony of the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. The show received overwhelming attention from a large Chinese audience. The Gala started at 8 p.m.

2008-12-18 13:51:00

"Barrage of splash, spectacle, sound, light and the kind of thrill you only get from a cast of thousands... rewrote the record books." -- USA Today on the Opening Ceremony NEW YORK, Dec.

2008-09-15 09:00:33

Feng Xiaogang's "The Assembly" wins biennial Chinese audience film awards DALIAN, Sept.

2008-09-11 09:00:25

Zhang Yimou, Gong Li, Jackie Chan fail to make shortlist for Chinese audience film awards DALIAN, Sept.

2008-08-23 00:00:24

Trying to keep the Michael Phelps glow, NBC has agreed to televise next year's World Swimming Championships from Rome, along with the 2009, 2010 and 2011 national championships. The deal, announced Thursday, is NBC's latest attempt to ride the wake of the Olympic golden boy's race to history.

2008-08-08 06:00:40

By David Barboza For much of the past quarter-century, the Chinese director Zhang Yimou made films that showcased his country's struggle against poverty, war and political misrule to the outside world - films that Chinese, for the most part, never saw.

2006-06-18 19:39:35

By Jonathan Landreth SHANGHAI (Hollywood Reporter) - Oscar-winning director Ang Lee offered China fatherly moviemaking advice Sunday, hinting that he was unsure how to work in the nation's restricted marketplace.

2006-04-16 01:23:49

By Nick Mulvenney BEIJING (Reuters) - Internationally acclaimed Chinese film maker Zhang Yimou will direct the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, organizers announced on Sunday.

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