Tian Zhuangzhuang
Birth Place:
Beijing

Biography

Tian Zhuangzhuang is one of the most prominent filmmakers of China's Fifth Generation, along with Zhang Yimou and Chen Kaige. He was born in Beijing in 1952, to a family that was a part of the Communist elite. His father was Tian Fang, a noted actor from the 1930s and a director for the Beijing Film Studios after the Communists gained power. His mother was popular 1950s film star Yu Lan, who later...