FORA.tv Speaker - Zhao Tao

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Biography

Zhao Tao graduated from the Department of Chinese Folk Dance of the Beijing Dance Academy. She obtained several awards in domestic dancing competitions and began to work with director Jia Zhangke in 2000. The film Still Life, which she starred in, won the Golden Lion Award of the 63rd Venice International Film Festival. She is also one of the producers of Jia Zhangke's documentary Useless (2007), which won the Venice Horizons Documentary Award of the 64th Venice International Film Festival. In 2012, as the leading actress of an Italian film Io Sono Li, she won the David di Donatello Award for Best Actress, the first time an Asian actress has been awarded the prize.

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A Conversation with Jia Zhangke

10.15.13 | 01:44:52 min | 0 comments