|Chinese name||周曉文 (traditional)|
|Chinese name||周晓文 (simplified)|
|Pinyin||Zhōu Xiǎowén (Mandarin)|
|Origin||People's Republic of China|
|Born||1954 (age 60–61)
Zhou Xiaowen (simplified Chinese: 周晓文; traditional Chinese: 周曉文; pinyin: Zhōu Xiǎowén; born 1954 in Beijing) is a Chinese filmmaker. He graduated from the Cinematography Department of the Beijing Film Academy in 1975 and is part of the so-called Fifth Generation of Chinese filmmakers.
Zhou's thrillers received commercial success. Due to government censorship several of his films were prevented from being released. Very few people not in China knew about Zhou before the 1994 release of Ermo.
|Year||English Title||Chinese Title||Notes|
|1987||Desperation||最后的疯狂||Co-directed with Shi Chengfeng; also known as The Last Frenzy|
|1987||In Their Prime||他们正年轻||Co-directed with Guo Fangfang|
|1987||Obsession||疯狂的代价||Also known as The Price of Frenzy|
|1991||No Regrets||青春无悔||Also known as No Regrets About Youth|
|1992||The Impulse of Youth||青春冲动|
|1993||The Lie Detector||测谎器|
|1994||The Black Mountain||黑山路|
|1996||The Emperor's Shadow||秦颂|
|1998||The Common People|
- Xiao, Zhiwei and Yingjin Zhang. Encyclopedia of Chinese Film. Taylor & Francis, June 1, 2002. ISBN 0203195558, 9780203195550.
- Zhou Xiaowen at the Internet Movie Database
- Zhou Xiaowen at AllMovie
- Zhou Xiaowen at the Chinese Movie Database
- "Zhou Xiaowen on 'The Emperor's Shadow', by Augusta Palmer, from IndieWire People
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