Khosro Masoumi made his debut feature The Assignation (1987) after directing several short films including the acclaimed Childhood (1983). Active as a director and screenwriter…
High Commendation, Achievement in Directing, 2012
Cheng Er, known for his ability to keep audiences guessing, graduated from the film department of Beijing Film Academy in 1999. After graduation he made the film Criminals (1999), playing the multiple roles of screenwriter, director and editor. He wrote and directed the well-received psychodrama Unfinished Girl (2005), which was nominated for several awards, prior to filming crime drama Lethal Hostage (2011), where he again served as screenwriter, director and editor.
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