Considered one of the most talented directors in China, Beijing Film Academy graduate Lu Chuan started his career as a scriptwriter for television drama. His feature film directorial debut, Missing Gun (2001), was presented at the Venice International Film Festival in 2002. His sophomore feature, Kekexili: Mountain Patrol (2004), won the Grand Jury Prize at the Tokyo International Film Festival and Best Picture at the Golden Horse Awards in Taiwan. Lu’s third film, City of Life and Death, depicts the worst battle of the Sino-Japanese War in his unique cinematic vision.

Accolades

Lu Chuan
Achievement in Directing, 2009

Lu Chuan

City of Life and Death (Nanjing! Nanjing!)
Achievement in Directing, 2009

Lu Chuan

City of Life and Death (Nanjing! Nanjing!)

Winner, Achievement in Directing, 2009 Considered one of the most talented directors in China, Beijing Film Academy graduate Lu Chuan started his career as a…

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Han Sanping and Hong Qin and Zhou Li and John Chong and Andy Zhang and Lu Chuan
Best Feature Film, 2009

City of Life and Death (Nanjing! Nanjing!)

Best Feature Film, 2009

City of Life and Death (Nanjing! Nanjing!)

China, December 1937. The country is at war with Japan. Beijing and Shanghai have already fallen. Japanese troops arrive at the doors of the capital,…

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Films

City of Life and Death
2009

City of Life and Death (Nanjing! Nanjing!)

People's Republic of China
2009

City of Life and Death (Nanjing! Nanjing!)

Winner, Achievement in Directing, 2009 Winner, Achievement in Cinematography, 2009 China, December 1937. The country is at war with Japan. Beijing and Shanghai have already…

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