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I’m not really interested in politics, because I think it’s just too removed from my own life. If there’s a war, though, or a disaster,…
Zhang Yimou is always going to need young, pretty girls for his films. But I don’t really concern myself with what Zhang Yimou’s next starlet…
When I watch a movie for the first few times I’m usually thinking about where I was in a given scene, who was next to…
Yes. Otherwise I could have done a lot of Hollywood movies. After Crouching Tiger I got a lot of offers, but I turned them down…
We’re still working out the details, but I’d be delighted to do the film. The problem at the moment is my busy schedule. Shooting on…
Wanting to be in a Western film won’t get me very far. Unless the opportunity arose, it doesn’t matter how much I want to be…
There was one very special scene at the end of the film. My character, Zhao Di, has been sick. She wakes up and her mother…
Today’s China is not in the least shut out from the rest of the world. Trends come to us from all over the world. And…
There are films you see that only reach your eyes. Then there are films that you can watch… that reach down to your throat, or…
From beginning to end I worried that Ang Lee wouldn’t be satisfied with my work. So I worked as hard as I could to earn…
The atmosphere at my school was very competitive. Young girls were competing with each other every day for status, for leadership, for the affection of…
Ordinarily if an actor gets chosen for the lead in a film, he or she has already built up a repertoire, and everyone knows what…
Actually I ran away from school when I was 13. No one could find me, and the police were called. I was just hiding in…
They’re not willing to admit that I’ve also shed blood and tears and often paid dearly for my success. This makes me feel extremely sad.
Most people spend their whole lives looking for the right job. There are others who never get an opportunity to do work that fulfils them.
There are actors who spend 20 years working and still don’t achieve what I’ve achieved so quickly. So I think my only course of action…
Absolutely not, because in acting I’ve found a domain that suits me perfectly. And that is so utterly rare.
Obviously I’d love to work with any of these great directors because every time I’ve worked with them I’ve gained a tremendous amount as an…
After I learn more English, I’ll work hard and make more films.
I wanted to escape so badly. But of course I knew I couldn’t just give up and leave school. It was only when I heard…
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