One of the best-known actresses in China, active on stage since the age of 18, Lü Zhong’s successful film career includes the 1993 films Da Sa Ba and The Blue Kite. Her many roles include APSA winners Feng Xiaogang’s Back to 1942 (2012) and Aftershock (2010), which won the APSA for Best Feature Film and was the highest-grossing Chinese film of all time at the time of release. Lü also appeared in Bodyguards and Assassins (2009), which swept the 29th Hong Kong Film Awards, Empire of Silver (2009) and Snow Flower and the Secret Fan (2011). At the distinguished age of 73, she undertook her first lead film role in Sixth Generation Chinese director Wang Xiaoshuai’s Red Amnesia, which was in official competition at the 2014 Venice Film Festival.

Accolades

Lü Zhong
Best Actress, 2014

Lü Zhong

Best Actress, 2014

Lü Zhong

Red Amnesia (Chuangru Zhe)

Winner, Best Performance By An Actress, 2014 One of the best-known actresses in China, active on stage since the age of 18, Lü Zhong’s successful…

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Films

Red Amnesia
2014

Red Amnesia (Chuangru Zhe)

People's Republic of China
2014

Red Amnesia (Chuangru Zhe)

Winner, Best Performance By An Actress, 2014 Deng is a retired widow who spends her days caring about her two grown up sons and her…

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