|Alma mater||Beijing Film Academy|
|Occupation||Film director, producer, actor and professor at Beijing Film Academy|
|Parent(s)||Tian Fang (father)|
Yu Lan (mother)
|Awards||Tokyo Grand Prix|
1993 The Blue Kite
San Marco Prize
2002 Springtime in a Small Town
Jin Jue for Best Director
2007 The Go Master
Tian's early career were mainly avant-garde documentary movies such as On the Hunting Ground (1985) and The Horse Thief (1986). His movie The Blue Kite (1993), was so controversial he was forced to exile from the movie business. He later directed The Go Master (2006) and the historical action movie The Warrior and the Wolf (2009).
References[change | change source]
- "Banned In Beijing" 1994. Chicago Tribune.
- Yang, p. 91-92.