Controversial director is lionized in the West, but his latest film is left on the shelf in China
Auteur portraits of fellow auteurs don't always make for illuminating films: The line between sincere mutual appreciation and smug mutual congratulation can be a fine one. Brazilian director Walter…
The Tokyo Filmex festival has set nine pictures for its international competition.
Brazilian director Walter Salles ("The Motorcycle Diaries," "Central Station") is directing documentary "Jia Zhang-ke by Walter Salles." The film is a documentary with a distinctly personal view, in…
Top Chinese auteur Jia Zhangke ("A Touch of Sin") will voyage into the future as he sets "Mountains May Depart" as his next film. The film, which starts production in October, will also be Jia's…
Variety's Cannes celebration of Huayi Brothers' 20th anniversary was a packed, power-player affair. Held May 18 at the Observatoire Francesco Smalto opposite the Palais des Festivals, Huayi…
Jane Campion ponders feminism and wardrobe; Gael Garcia Bernal gets playful; Jia Zhangke purrs sweetly.
Silence surrounds the release of Cannes prize-winning film "A Touch of Sin" in its domestic Chinese market. Chinese authorities have banned local media from reporting on the film or reviewing the…
The seventh edition of the Abu Dhabi Film Festival has announced winners of its Black Pearl Awards, with Chinese helmer Jia Zhangke’s “A Touch of Sin” scoring the top nod for best narrative feature.…
Wong Kar-wai's "The Grandmaster" topped the nominations list for the Golden Horse Awards, the Taiwanese prizes for best Chinese-language cinema.