Zhang Yimou is an internationally respected writer, producer, and director. In addition to his films, he is well known for being the lead director of the Beijing 2008 Olympics Games Opening Ceremony. His film credits include "Raise the Red Lantern", "Happy Times", "Hero" (which he also produced and wrote), "House of Flying Daggers" (which he also produced and wrote), "Riding Alone For Thousands of Miles" (which he wrote the story for and produced), "Curse of the Golden Flower" (which he produced and wrote), and "Under the Hawthorn Tree". He is also set to produce and direct the upcoming film, "The 13 Women of Nanjing" starring Christian Bale.
FILMMAKER OF THE WEEK
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