Miaoyan Zhang

Miaoyan Zhang

China

Biography

Born in Manchuria in 1964 and growing up during the Culture Revolution, Miaoyan Zhang barely had a chance to see movies. In the 90's he got an opportunity to study art at UC Berkeley which enabled him to watch foreign movies nonstop. Miaoyan started writing stories about contemporary China. None of them were published due to state censorship. 
 In the summer of 2006 he borrowed money and spent four weeks making his first movie

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