Feng Xiaogang



Filmmaking in a Climate of Caution

In the New York Times, Richard Bernstein looks at the new IMAX blockbuster by Feng Xiaogang, Aftershock, about the 1976 Tangshan earthquake: Called “Aftershock” in English, the movie depicts with impressive, extremely realistic...

Blockbuster From China

From the Wall Street Journal, a look at famed Chinese director Feng Xiaogang’s newest film, “Aftershock”: An ambitious, emotionally charged, occasionally melodramatic tale, “Aftershock” spans two of...

Video: Feng Xiaogang’s Aftershock

A new movie by Feng Xiaogang, Aftershock, tells the story of the devastating 1976 earthquake in Tangshan, and is the first IMAX movie to be produced outside of the U.S. Watch a trailer on YouTube: People’s Daily reports on...

Chinese War Film “Assembly”

A new Chinese commercial film, directed by popular director Feng Xiaogang, just came out in Beijing. From Xinhua: The film is based on a true story: a company of soldiers were ordered

The People’s Filmmaker – Liu Wei

Liu Wei writes a portfolio article for China Daily of Feng Xiaogang, a well-known Chinese comedy film director: Feng’s smash comedies on ordinary urbanites’ lives

Filmmaker flips to tragedy – Xu Wei

From Shanghai Daily: Famed comedy filmmaker Feng Xiaogang doesn’t want to be typecast as a director of light fare. So he has made “The Banquet,” a tragedy blockbuster

Bigger banquet – Xu Wei

From Shanghai Daily: Famed for his comedy films, Feng Xiaogang‘s latest movie “The Banquet” is a big budget affair, a Chinese Hamlet, and the popular director


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