Wang Xiaoshuai

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Birthday
22, 1966
Birthplace
Shanghai, China
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
22, 1966 (age 53)
Birthplace
Shanghai, China

About

Member of the Sixth Generation of Chinese cinema who directed the films Beijing Bicycle, Drifters, and Shanghai Dreams.

Before Fame

He was born in Shanghai but spent his first 13 years in Guiyang as a result of upheaval during the Cultural Revolution.

Trivia

He released his 1996 film Frozen under the pseudonym Wu Ming, meaning "No Name" in Chinese, because of restrictions against making independent films in China.

Family Life

His family moved to Wuhan in 1979.

Associated With

He and Still Life director Jia Zhangke were both graduates of the Beijing Film Academy.