In winter 1941, a famous actress Jean Yu returns to her hometown to take up a role in a play. Her true purpose, however, is to carry out a mission for the allied forces and to gain leverage on Japanese intelligence surrounding a planned assault on the Americans. She exposes the upcoming assault on Pearl Harbour but, amidst setbacks and turnarounds, cannot send them out in time. Thus the Pacific War escalates.
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He studied Animation at the Shanghai School of Fine Arts and graduated in Film Directing from the Beijing Film Academy. In 1993, he directs the feature film Weekend Lover, banned for two years in China. He won the Tiger Award in Rotterdam with Suzhou River, a film now restored from the original 16 mm negative. His following works have been selected and awarded at the main international festivals, and with Blind Massage he won a Silver Bear in Berlin.
Filmography: Saturday Fiction (2019, D'A 2020), The Shadow Play (2018), Blind Massage (2014), Mystery (2012), Love and Bruises (2011), Spring Fever (2009), Summer Palace (2006), Purple Butterfly (2003), Suzhou River (2000, D'A 2023), Weekend Lover (1993)