Gong Li (Chinese: 巩俐; born 31 December 1965) is a Chinese-born Singaporean actress, often regarded as the finest actress in China today. She starred in three of the four Academy Award for Best International Feature Film -nominated Chinese-language films. Gong was born in Shenyang, Liaoning, and grew up in Jinan, Shandong.
Gong Li, Actress: Man cheng jin dai huang jin jia. Born in Shenyang, grew up in Jinan, the daughter of an economics professor. Loved music from childhood, and dreamed of a singing career. After failing to gain entrance to China's top music school in 1985, applied for and was admitted to the Central Drama Academy in Beijing, from which she graduated in 1989. While still a student, was cast as ...
Gong Li, Wade-Giles Kung Li, (born December 31, 1965, Shenyang, Liaoning province, China), popular Chinese actress, widely associated with movies by Chinese director Zhang Yimou but perhaps best known to a broad Western audience for her role as a 1930s Japanese geisha in the film Memoirs of a Geisha (2005).
Named one of CNN's "25 greatest Asian actors of all time". In 2010 Gong Li was presented with the "Commandeur of the Legion of Honor" the highest decoration from the French government. She is the only Chinese woman ever to receive it. First Chinese actress/actor on the cover of TIME magazine.
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One of the greatest Chinese actresses of our time, Gong Li has paved a unique way and path for herself. She is a Chinese-born Singaporean actress and holds the unique record of starring in three of the four Academy Awards for Best International Feature Film-nominated Chinese-language films. She was raised in Jinan, Shandong.
Feb 05, 2021 · Gong Li became a star in Zhang Yimou’s 1988 “Red Sorghum,” her film debut. Since then, she has headlined dozens of films from China, Hollywood and elsewhere; she says the new “Leap” offered her...
Sep 09, 2020 · Despite Gong Li’s great performance, the Witch is more plot device than character The most frustrating thing about the new Mulan ’s exploration of female power and gender dynamics is that the movie...
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- Red Sorghum《红高粱》(1987) “Red Sorghum” is a 1987 Chinese film directed by Zhang Yimou. The movie is adapted from 2012 Nobel Literature Prize winner Mo Yan’s novel of the same name.
- To Live《活着》 (1994) “To Live” is a 1994 feature film directed by Zhang Yimou and starring Gong Li and Ge You. The film is adapted from Yu Hua’s novel of the same title.
- Ju Dou《菊豆》(1990) Zhang Yimou’s film “Ju Dou” is adapted from Liu Heng’s novel “Fuxi, Fuxi”. It stars Gong Li and Li Baotian. The movie tells the story of Ju Dou (played by Gong Li), a young girl who is sold to an old cloth dyer as his wife, but falls in love with his nephew.
- Farewell My Concubine《霸王别姬》(1993) “Farewell My Concubine” is directed by Chen Kaige and starring Leslie Cheung, Zhang Fengyi and Gong Li. The film gives a colorful account of Chen Dieyi’s (Leslie Cheung) perseverance to Peking Opera, and his tempestuous life in the great change time.
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