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Unusual Atmospherics At Beijing Festival Opening

Patrick Frater reports: The opening ceremony of the seventh edition of the Beijing International Film Festival took place Sunday night amid a tight security cordon at Huairou, and the wind blowing white lint from the poplar trees that surround the city. 143 more words

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Hero (Zhang Yimou, 2002)

There’s a little making-of featurette on the Miramax DVD of Hero[1] that has some decent interviews with the cast and crew along with some breathless Hollywood narration. 2,619 more words

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The Great Wall - The Official Movie Novelization

One of the “Wonders of the World” is the Great Wall in China.  Why was this gigantic wall built?  It was to keep out evil monsters that appear every 60 years.  242 more words

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'Great Wall' Director Zhang Yimou Starts 'Shadow'

Zhang Yimou, the Chinese director whose recent “The Great Wall” has grossed $328 million worldwide, has begun production of his next movie, “Shadow.”

The film is a co-venture between Village Roadshow Pictures Asia and Le Vision Pictures, for which Zhang is retained as an artistic consultant. 164 more words

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