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63 Countries Vie for 2011 Foreign Language Film Oscar

oscars.org – Sixty-three countries, including first-time entrant New Zealand, have submitted films for consideration in the Foreign Language Film category for the 84th Academy Awards®. 9 years 7 weeks ago via jetli
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Christian Bale Looks Pensive In Poster For Oscar Contending 'The Flowers Of War'

fb.indiewire.com – While Christian Bale has taken a break from the big screen in 2011, that's only because he's been busy getting some more movies in the can. Of course, there is next summer's blockbuster "The Dark Knight Rises" which is currently filming but before he headed back to Gotham this summer, Bale took an interesting detour that found him starring in the latest from Zhang Yimou, "The Flowers Of War." Now selected as China's official entry for this year's Oscars, the story focuses on the Nanjing Massacre in 1937, when thousands of inhabitants of the then-capital Nanjing were murdered by invading… 9 years 9 weeks ago via jetli
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China to likely bring 'Flowers' to Oscar

variety.com – Final decision will be made Friday -- Zhang Yimou's WW2 epic "Flowers of War," which stars Christian Bale, looks set to be China's entry for the foreign-language Oscar, as Ann Hui's "A Simple Life" will be Hong Kong's entry for the award. 9 years 10 weeks ago via jetli
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'Heroes Of Nanking' With Christian Bale Now Titled 'The Flowers Of War'

fb.indiewire.com – Today, the Toronto International Film Festival was host to twenty minutes of "The Flowers Of War," the new film from Zhang Yimou seeking a distributor. If you're confused, thinking that the world was finally going to get a look at "Heroes Of Nanking," don't worry, it's the same movie, with Christian Bale as an American priest who helps a number of local women take shelter during the Nanking Massacre of 1937. 9 years 12 weeks ago via jetli
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Can 'Nanjing' open West to China?

variety.com – Zhang Yimou hopes latest pic will play in U.S. -- With a war chest of $93 million, Zhang Yimou's latest project, "Heroes of Nanjing," is the most expensive movie ever made in China, and marks a bold attempt by the leading Chinese helmer to transform the biz here, bringing in Christian Bale and aiming to appeal to both overseas and domestic auds. 9 years 12 weeks ago via brucelee
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'Nanjing' China's most expensive pic

variety.com – Film stars Christian Bale -- With a war chest of $94 million, Zhang Yimou's latest project "Heroes of Nanjing" is the most expensive movie ever made in China and marks a bold attempt by the leading Chinese helmer to transform the biz here, bringing in Hollywood star Christian Bale and aiming to appeal to both overseas and domestic auds. 9 years 13 weeks ago via jetli
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Zhang wraps up World War II-era epic '13 Women'

kansascity.com – He's tackled rural drama, kung fu choreography and period epic over a 23-year career that has made him Chinese cinema's top names. But Zhang Yimou says his recent production starring Christian Bale has been one of his toughest. 9 years 23 weeks ago via jetli
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The Flowers of War

The Flowers of War
From internationally celebrated director Zhang Yimou (Ju Dou, Raise the Red Lantern, Hero, House Of Flying Daggers) comes a story of love and war - and a band of outcasts who emerge as unlikely heroes from the shadows of a city's occupation. At once lyrical and visceral, the film enters the...
Zhang Yimou
R
140mins
December 16, 2011
Distribution
Action, Drama, War