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DIRECTOR FILMOGRAPHY - The Films of YIMOU ZHANG


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#1 of 34 OFFLINE   Jim_K

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Posted May 26 2005 - 01:40 AM

DIRECTOR FILMOGRAPHY - The Films of YIMOU ZHANG

Rank ‘em, rate ‘em, review ‘em or whatever.

YIMOU ZHANG

The Love of the Hawthorn Tree (2010)


A Simple Noodle Story (2009)

To Each His Own Cinema (2007) (segment "En Regardant le Film")

Curse of the Golden Flower (2006)
Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles (2005)
House of Flying Daggers (2004)
Hero (2002)
Happy Times (2001)
Not One Less (1999)
The Road Home (1999)
Keep Cool (1997)
Lumière and Company (1996)
Shanghai Triad (1995)
To Live (1994)
The Story of Qiu Ju (1992)
Raise the Red Lantern (1991)
Ju Dou (1990)
Codename Cougar (1989)
Red Sorghum (1987)



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#2 of 34 OFFLINE   Jim_K

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Posted May 26 2005 - 01:41 AM

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YIMOU ZHANG (1951 -     )


The Love of the Hawthorn Tree (2010)

A Simple Noodle Story (2009)

To Each His Own Cinema (2007) (segment "En Regardant le Film") Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Curse of the Golden Flower (2006) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles (2005) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
House of Flying Daggers (2004) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Hero (2002)
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Happy Times (2001)
Not One Less (1999) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
The Road Home (1999) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Keep Cool (1997)
Lumière and Company (1995) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Shanghai Triad (1995) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
To Live (1994) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
The Story of Qiu Ju (1992) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Raise the Red Lantern (1991) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Ju Dou (1990) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image

Codename Cougar (1989)
Red Sorghum (1987) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image





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#3 of 34 OFFLINE   Arman

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Posted May 26 2005 - 02:04 AM

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#4 of 34 OFFLINE   Steve Christou

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Posted May 26 2005 - 02:11 AM

House of Flying Daggers (2004) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Hero (2002)
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1)Hero
2)House of Flying Daggers

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#5 of 34 OFFLINE   george kaplan

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Posted May 26 2005 - 02:31 AM

YIMOU ZHANG

Seen: 0
Like: 0
Own: 0

I do have a number of Zhang films on my to see list:

Hero (2002)
Raise the Red Lantern (1991)
Ju Dou (1990)
Red Sorghum (1987)

Unforunately, at the moment I have no opinion about him one way or another.
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#6 of 34 OFFLINE   SteveGon

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Posted May 26 2005 - 02:50 AM

Curse of the Golden Flower ***
Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles (2005) ***Posted Image
House of Flying Daggers (2004) ***Posted Image
Hero (2002) ***Posted Image
Happy Times (2001) ***
Not One Less (1999) ***
The Road Home (1999) ***

Keep Cool (1997)
Lumière and Company (1996) N/A (don't remember it that well)
Shanghai Triad (1995) ***
To Live (1994) ***
The Story of Qiu Ju (1992) ***
Raise the Red Lantern (1991) ****
Ju Dou (1990) ***Posted Image

Codename Cougar (1989)
Red Sorghum (1987) ***Posted Image


Bolded films I've seen.

#7 of 34 OFFLINE   Brook K

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Posted May 26 2005 - 03:31 AM

Yimou is not a director I think about often, but I love several of his films. Good choice Jim!

*1. To Live - A (Beautiful and powerfully moving)
2. Raise The Red Lantern - A (ditto)
3. Not One Less - A (It's getting a little dusty in here)
4. Ju-Dou - A
5. Riding Alone For Thousands of Miles - A-
6. The Story Of Qiu Ju - B+
7. Curse of the Golden Flower - B+
8. Hero - B+
9. House Of Flying Daggers - B
10. Happy Times - B
11. Shanghai Triad - B-
12. The Road Home - C+


13. A Woman, A Gun, and a Noodle Shop - C+

Own: 1

Would love to see Red Sorghum


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#8 of 34 OFFLINE   Kirk Tsai

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Posted May 26 2005 - 09:53 AM

Ranking:

1. Hero
2. Ju Do
3. Raise the Red Lantern
4. To Live
5. Red Sorghum (need to rewatch, memory is based on 6 years ago)
6. The Road Home
7. Shanghai Triad
8. House of Flying Daggers
9. Not One Less
10. Curse of the Golden Flower

#9 of 34 OFFLINE   Bill McA

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Posted May 26 2005 - 10:12 AM

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Titles in RED are theatrical screenings

Yimou Zhang
Nov 14, 1951 -


A Woman, a Gun and a Noodle Shop (2009) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
To Each His Cinema (2007) (segment "Movie Night") Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
Curse of the Golden Flower (2006) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image (Own the DVD)
Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles (2005) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image (Own the DVD)
House of Flying Daggers (2004) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image (Own the Blu)
Hero (2002) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image (Own the DVD)
Happy Times (2001) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image (Own the DVD)
Not One Less (1999) Posted ImagePosted Image
The Road Home (1999) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
Keep Cool (1997) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
Lumière and Company (1996) Posted ImagePosted Image (Own the DVD)
Shanghai Triad (1995) Posted ImagePosted Image (Used to own the LD)
To Live (1994) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image (Own the DVD)
The Story of Qiu Ju (1992) Posted ImagePosted Image (Own the DVD)
Raise the Red Lantern (1991) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image (Own the DVD)
Ju Dou (1990) ?? Seen it, but remember nothing about it
Codename Cougar (1989)
Red Sorghum (1987) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image (Own the VHS)

Seen 17
Own 10


       

#10 of 34 OFFLINE   Phil_La

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Posted May 30 2005 - 08:31 PM

House of Flying Daggers (2004) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
Hero (2002) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
Shanghai Triad (1995) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
Raise the Red Lantern (1991) Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
Ju Dou (1990)Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image

#11 of 34 OFFLINE   Adam_S

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Posted June 03 2005 - 05:08 AM

Hero (2002) - Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
To Live (1994) - Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
 

#12 of 34 OFFLINE   Kristian

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Posted July 03 2005 - 11:49 AM

1. Hero
2. House of Flying Daggers
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3. Happy Times
4. Not One Less
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#13 of 34 OFFLINE   ThomasC

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Posted July 26 2005 - 10:55 AM

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Red Sorghum Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
To Live Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Hero Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
House of Flying Daggers Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image

#14 of 34 OFFLINE   Elizabeth S

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Posted July 26 2005 - 11:33 AM

Raise the Red Lantern (1991)
Red Sorghum (1987)
Ju Dou (1990)
The Road Home (1999)
To Live (1994)
Shanghai Triad (1995)
The Story of Qiu Ju (1992)
Not One Less (1999)
Happy Times (2001)
House of Flying Daggers (2004)

Seen the above, in general order of preference. "Raise the Red Lantern" is far and above the best, though.

#15 of 34 OFFLINE   SteveGon

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Posted February 18 2006 - 07:05 AM

Riding Alone For Thousands of Miles ***1/2

#16 of 34 OFFLINE   Jim_K

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Posted April 15 2006 - 02:04 AM

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#17 of 34 OFFLINE   Jim_K

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Posted April 24 2006 - 12:57 AM

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#18 of 34 OFFLINE   Jim_K

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Posted May 20 2006 - 12:15 AM

Updated Master list...............................
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#19 of 34 OFFLINE   SteveGon

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Posted August 24 2006 - 05:49 AM

Not One Less *** out of ****

#20 of 34 OFFLINE   Martin Teller

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Posted November 30 2006 - 10:21 AM

Curse of the Golden Flower (2006) - 6/10
Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles (2005) - 8/10
House of Flying Daggers (2004) - 7/10
Hero (2002) - 6/10
Not One Less (1999) - 9/10
The Road Home (1999) - 6/10
To Live (1994) - 7/10
The Story of Qiu Ju (1992) - 10/10
Raise the Red Lantern (1991) - 8/10
Red Sorghum (1987) - 6/10


A few disappointments, but his work is usually beautiful and touching.