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  1. News - China - CINEMA

    Director Jia Zhangke scoops Cannes screenplay prize for A Touch of Sin

    Posted May 28th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Cannes Mainlander Jia scoops Cannes prize Mainland director Jia Zhangke won the best screenplay award at the Cannes Film Festival for A Touch of Sin, a shocking ... or at least not in the form seen in Cannes. A Touch of Sin, based on four true stories of poor people driven to acts of desperation, contains his most outspoken criticism yet of the country. But Jia ...

  2. News - World

    Iran’s Farhadi and China’s Jia make Cannes splash

    Posted May 18th 2013, 10:51am by Associated Press in Cannes

    ... problems, the other delving into the mysteries of the human heart. Jia Zhangke’s “A Touch of Sin” depicts facets of fast-changing China that the government prefers to avoid: corruption, greed, ... attached to my creative freedom, and I always do my utmost to ensure I don’t indulge in any form of self-censorship,” said Jia, who has explored China’s rapid transformation throughout his career ...

  3. Comment - Blogs

    Mo Yan the censorship fighter

    Posted Oct 15th 2012, 08:13am by John Kennedy

    ... about Mo's hand a several years ago in helping film director Jia Zhangke overcome a ban on his films: Given all this fierce criticism, I just want to say something about Mo Yan's sense of morality. In two words: kindness and sincerity. And not just for himself. Before the ban on Jia Zhangke's films had been lifted, Mo spoke out personally with harsh words for Zhang Hongsen, ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - A GOOD WEEK FOR ...

    A Good Week for..., June 2, 2013

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... Jia Zhangke The Chinese director claimed the best screenplay award at the Cannes Film Festival, part of a wave of Asian success at the world's most prestigious movie event. Jia's A Touch of Sin focuses on rampant corruption by telling the true stores of four people driven to acts of desperation by official exploitation. Jia's film wasn't the only controversial ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    A flowering of Asian cinema

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... of age. Chinese director Jia Zhangke headed the list with the best screenwriting prize for A Touch of Sin, followed by awards for entries from Japan, Singapore and Cambodia. There is no more ... at Berlin the previous year for Hong Kong entry Echoes of the Rainbow, and the Venice director's prize in 2002 for South Korean Lee Chang-dong for Oasis. Nor is Jia new to the winners' ...

  6. News - China

    Director calls for new China film rating system

    Posted Dec 17th 2012, 03:40pm by Peony Lui

    ... Peony Lui Famous Chinese film director Xie Fei published an open letter on the internet on Saturday, making a case for the replacement of China’s current censoring mechanism with a motion picture rating system. “To move from the current administrative rev ...

  7. Live from Cannes

    Posted May 20th 2010, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Clarence Tsui Director has no regrets about missing out on an actor's life Director, screenwriter, author- Jia Zhangke could have added actor to the list if an offer from fellow mainland director Jiang Wen hadn't fallen through. 'He asked me to act in his latest film,' Jia (below) said, referring to Jiang's Let the Bullets Fly. 'Then I waited ...

  8. Cannes falls silent to mark tragedy

    Posted May 18th 2008, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... in the main competition this year, and was initiated by the film's director, Jia Zhangke. His film is set in Chengdu, Sichuan's provincial capital. He spent 15 months in Chengdu shooting ... of a catastrophe has been a very painful experience for all of us,' Jia said. Actress Joan Chen said her husband had relatives in Sichuan, which made the tragedy personal. The theatre was full half ...

  9. Free spirits

    Posted Dec 19th 2003, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... in Belgium, he worked on many indie film projects in Hong Kong and on the mainland, including frequent collaborations with Jia Zhangke (Platform, Unknown Pleasures), China's indie film pioneer. ...

  10. Chinese characters

    Posted May 30th 2010, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... films and some newly-shot sequences, Jia Zhangke's I Wish I Knew attempts to reconstruct the contemporary history of Shanghai. It is a canny production, cashing in on the city's prominence as the host of this year's World Expo. Measured and cerebral, both Wang's and Jia's films offer international audiences a glimpse of the complex problems obscured ...




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