Liu Feifang is a renowned Chinese film director and screenwriter. He is best known for his critically acclaimed films, The Warlords, Red Sorghum and Raise the Red Lantern.
Born on May 7, 1956 in Jinan, Shandong province, Liu Feifang began his film career in 1984, when he wrote the screenplay for the popular film, The Warlords. The film received critical acclaim and was nominated for several awards. Following this success, he wrote and directed Red Sorghum in 1987, which won the Golden Bear award at the Berlin International Film Festival.
Liu Feifang then went on to write and direct Raise the Red Lantern in 1991. The film was an international success and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. He followed this success with To Live in 1994, which also received an Academy Award nomination.
In 2000, Liu Feifang directed the critically acclaimed film, The Road Home, which won the Silver Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival. The film was also nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film.
In 2002, Liu Feifang wrote and directed the romantic comedy, Not One Less. The film was a huge success in China and was also well-received internationally. In 2004, he wrote and directed The Blue Kite, which won the Silver Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival.
Liu Feifang’s latest film, Curse of the Golden Flower, was released in 2006. The film was a box office success and received critical acclaim. Since then, he has written and directed two more films, A Simple Noodle Story in 2009 and The Last Supper in 2013.
Throughout his career, Liu Feifang has consistently pushed boundaries with his films. His films often explore complex themes and examine the lives of ordinary people. His films have won numerous awards and he has become one of the most acclaimed directors in China.