Lu Chuan

Hollywood, China, & Freedom to Blow Up Tiananmen

While China may have finally scaled the highest pinnacle of international literary acclaim, no such triumph is on the cards atop tonight’s glittering pile of Oscars. Didi Kirsten Tatlow at IHT Rendezvous wonders why, when...

Q&A: Lu Chuan

The Hollywood Reporter interviews director Lu Chuan about his new historical drama The Last Supper: THR: Please explain how The Last Supper will differ from all the ancient Chinese epic films that have come before it. Lu Chuan...

Showing the Glimmer of Humanity Amid the Atrocities of War

From the New York Times: THE death threat landed in Lu Chuan’s e-mail in-box the first week his film on the Nanjing massacre was released here in China. Mr. Lu tried to recall the exact words as he sat one morning in the...

Video: Nanking!Nanking!(南京!南京!)

Lu Chuan’s new movie “Nanking Nanking” has been showing in theaters in China now, after four years of hard making, via CCTV.com: With its bleached imagery in black and white, the movie Nanking Nanking takes on...

China Film Focuses on 1937 Massacre – Min Lee

From AP, via Guardian Unlimited: For decades, Chinese filmmakers haven’t made a major feature film about one of their country’s biggest wartime atrocities: the Nanjing massacre of 1937. Now at least two directors are preparing to make a movie set against the Japanese military’s brutal killings in the former Chinese capital. Historians say at least […]

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