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On Zhang Yimou’s Films in the Perspective of "Seeking Roots of Culture"

Author ChenQing
Tutor WuXiuMing
School Zhejiang University
Course Contemporary Chinese Literature
Keywords Zhang Yimou Cultural roots Tradition and modernity The local community and the world
CLC J905
Type Master's thesis
Year 2010
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Zhang Yimou is a very special presence in the Chinese contemporary movies . Survive in most of the Chinese film had in the gap between Hollywood , struggling under the pressures of the market-oriented , business - effectiveness and political censorship , Zhang Yimou has begun to compete for the World Film Festival ( Venice , Berlin Cannes Film Festival ) and have been winning , and to say that this is a miracle . Zhang Yimou, the director field diligent manufacturing their own brand , manufactured Zhang Yimou film world influence of China and the world , and no doubt become an important contemporary Chinese film a scene . Explore the cultural roots Perspective Zhang Yimou movie , I found that his early works through customs and folklore show the performance of his thinking on the traditional culture , to focus on the original life of the people care , seeking the liberation of the individual from under the weight of traditional culture , access to seek a new kind of \showed a confused state of contemporary Chinese people to survive , the performance in the movie is the awareness of the diversity of film culture , showing the traditional culture of the \When the survival of the state at the same time trying to show his own cultural ideals . This paper attempts to examine the Zhang Yimou film based on the vision of the cultural roots along the roots to the development of the cultural roots native the cultural roots questioned then the Context of Globalization \Zhang Yimou film achievements of regret at Zhang Yimou nation and the world , the traditional and the modern , cultural and commercial diversity opposing thinking of people concerned about Chinese contemporary films moment thinking of the survival of the state , and thus provides a contemporary Chinese film studies kind of a new perspective .

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