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Chinese film director

Xie Jin is ...

Born 21 Nov 1923 in Shangyu District
Died 18 Oct 2008 in Shangyu District
Age84 years, 10 months
Xie Jin
Xie Jin
Réalisateur et scénariste reconnu de Shanghai, Xie Jin fait partie de la troisième génération de réalisateurs chinois.

About Xie Jin

Xie Jin (Chinese: 謝晉; pinyin: Xiè Jìn; 21 November 1923 – 18 October 2008) was a Chinese film director. He rose to prominence in 1957, directing the film Woman Basketball Player No. 5, and is considered one of the Third Generation directors of China. Most recently he was known for the direction of The Opium War. Xie was a popular director amongst the older generations of Chinese, with six of his films being voted Best Picture in the Hundred Flowers Awards. He was the only Chinese director to date to be a member of both the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences as well as the Directors Guild of America.