zhang yimou
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The film about a bookseller in love in 1990s Beijing. Keep Cool also marked only the second time Zhang placed his film in the modern era and the first time Zhang did not work with actress Gong Li.
The Flowers of War |
The story is set in Nanking, China, during the 1937 Nanking Massacre in the Second Sino-Japanese War. A group of escapees, finding sanctuary in a church compound, try to survive the plight and persecution brought on by the violent invasion of the city.
A Woman, a Gun and a Noodle Shop |
The film is a mixture of a thriller and screwball comedy. The film has been described as a considerable departure from the director's previous works.
Curse of the Golden Flower |
The Mandarin Chinese title of the movie is taken from the last line of Qi Dynasty poem written by the rebel leader Emperor Huang Chao who was also the Emperor of the Qi Dynasty that was at war against the Later Tang Dynasty.
House of Flying Daggers |
Unlike other wuxia films, it is more of a love story than purely a martial arts film.