Saturday, October 29, 2005

The Night Banquet Press Conference

Sina - October 29, 2005 ."Night Banquet" 's cast and crew had a press conference in Bejing.

- Teaser trailer and download in here
- The press conference Clips(click the number below the screen to watch the rest.)
- The press conference Pictures

Film's title



The cast & crew


According to Monkeypeach: Shooting of the "banquet" has officially begun inside an aircraft hangar north of Beijing city and choreographer Yuen Wo-Ping has worked on a polo scene at another location. Cinematographer Lü Yue (Shanghai Triad, To Live) has join the crew to work cinematographer Zhang Li (Big Shot's Funeral, Red Cherry), who was on board since the principle shooting began. Several days ago, the set suddenly lost power when shooting of the banquet scene was under way. The lighting crew then turned off some lights and by the time the power was restored, lights from the remaining light sources beamed at several silk curtains, which created an unexpected effect. Director Feng Xiaogang immediately called every one back, several hundreds cast and crew members, to re-shoot the whole scene with the newly created effect.

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Perhaps Love in Magazine

"Fashion & Beauty" Magazine. Release: 24/10/2005



The rest : 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 . Credit to: http://zhouxun.tv

《芭莎男士》 Magazine. Release: don't know !



The rest:
- Takeshi 1 , Takeshi 2 .
- Zhou Xun 1 , Zhou Xun 2 , Zhou Xun 3 .
- Jacky 1, Jacky 2, Jacky 3.
- Ji Jin Hee 1, Ji Jin Hee 2 .

Credit to: http://takeshikaneshirocn.com ; http://zhouxun.info

Please. DO NOT HOT IMAGE LINK from my photobucket account . Save the picture into your computer and upload to free image hosting for your own using. Thanks

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Tuesday, October 25, 2005

Perhaps Love's Animations

I watched Perhaps Love music video clips hundred times and found some cute, lovely scenes. I decided to make some animations. Enjoy them and tell me what do you think about them.

From The cross street corner (Shi Zi Jie Tou) music video clips

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From The processing of Perhaps Love clips . You can watch online or download from here

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Thursday, October 20, 2005

The Banquet (Ye Yan) - 2006

Information
Director: Feng Xiaogang ("A World Without Thieves")
Cast: Zhang Ziyi, Zhou Xun, Daniel Wu, Ge You, Ma Jingwu, Huang Xiaoming
Music: Tan Dun ("Couching Tiger, Hidden Dragon", "Hero")
Cinematographer: Zhang Li ("A World Without Thieves")
Art Director: Tim Yip ("Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon")
Screenwriters: Chiu-Tai An-Ping , Sheng Heyu
Dance Choreographer: Wang Yuanyuan ("Raise the Red Lantern")
Executive Producer: Yuen Wo-Ping ("Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon")

Release: Expected in Summer 2006
Shooting Dates: September 2005 through February 2006
Shooting Locations: Beijing; Altay Mountains, Xinjiang; "Bamboo Sea", Zhejiang;
Production Company: Huayi Brothers & Taihe Film Investment Co. (HTF)
Budget: $20 million

Teaser Poster:

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Plot
Inspired by William Shakespeare's Hamlet, the story of Ye Yan (The Night Banquet) is set in a chaotic era of China called Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms Period, according to Shanghai Youth Daily. In a falling empire, the Emperor, the Empress, the Crown Prince, the Princess, the Minister and the General all have their own quests for the ultimate power. The Empress set up a secret coalition with the Princess and the Minister in attempt to take the throne for the Crown Prince, but her real goal is to take the power for herself, and the Crown Prince wants to use the Empress' plan for his own quest for the throne. The conflicts finally erupt at a night banquet, at which the Empress starts executing her plan of killing the Emperor and the Crown Prince takes the opportunity to finish off his own enemies...

News
- Bigger banquet !
- The BanQuet Official Website by Media Asia
- The Banquet !
- Zhou Xun in The Banquet
- The banquet's posters
- The Banquet hold a banquet ! (January 13, 2006)
- Shooting of "The Banquet" wrapped up (January 09, 2006)
- News Updated on The Banquet! (November 25, 2005)
- Gaga digs into 'Banquet' (November 4, 2005)
- The Night Banquet Press Conference (October 29, 2005)
- Night Banquet's Opening Ceremony ! (September 25, 2005)
- The Creation of the Night Banquet ! (September 15, 2005)
- Shooting of Night Banquet begins ! (September 6, 2005)
- The Night Banquet ready for production ! (August 31, 2005)
- Cast list for Feng Xiaogang's "Banquet" announced (July 20, 2005)
- Zhou Xun's new film "Night banquet" (July 15, 2005)

Preview & Review

Clips
- The Banquet- Official Trailer
- TV Specials: A Glance of Tan Dun's Music in The Banquet !
- The Banquet TV Special

Pictures
- Stills of The Banquet !

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Wednesday, October 19, 2005

Suzhou River (Suzhou he) - 2000!

Information
Directed by: Lou Ye
Writing credits: Lou Ye
Cast
Zhou Xun .... Meimei/Moudan
Jia Hongshen .... Mardar
Hua Zhongkai .... Lao B.
Yao Anlian .... Boss
Nai An .... Mada
Also Known As:
Suzhou River (International: English title)
Runtime: 83 min
Country: Germany / China
Language: Mandarin

Clips - from http://www.filmfestivals.com
Steaming Trailer 1 - 2 - 3


Poster

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Plot
The river Suzhou that flows through Shanghai is a reservoir of filth, chaos and poverty, but also a meeting place for memories and secrets. Lou Ye, who spent his youth on the banks of the Suzhou, shows the river as a Chinese Styx, in which forgotten stories and mysteries come together. Mardar, a motorcycle courier in his mid-twenties, rides all over the city with all kinds of packages for his clients. He knows every inch and is successful thanks to the fact that he never asks questions. One day he is asked by a shady alcohol smuggler to deliver his sixteen-year-old daughter, Moudan, to her aunt. Mardar and Moudan grow fond of each other. But their tender happiness is disrupted when Moudan thinks that Mardar has kidnapped her for a ransom. She is so disappointed in him that she jumps off the bridge into the Suzhou River. Mardar is now suspected of murder. When a couple of years later he comes out of jail, he meets the dancer Meimei, an alter-ego of Moudan, and becomes fascinated by her.

Award
2002 Fantasporto
• Critics' Award (Lou Ye)
2000 Paris Film Festival
Best Actress (Zhou Xun)
• Grand Prix
2000 Rotterdam International Film Festival
• Tiger Award (Lou Ye)
2000 Viennale
• FIPRESCI Award (Lou Ye)
• For its realistic and documentary approach to thriller conventions, and its expressive use of narrative and cinematic structure.

Review
- SuZhou River in Lovehkfilm by Sanjuro
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SuZhou River in filmfestivals.com
- Review in chinesecinema
And more review of SuZhou River ....

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Monday, October 17, 2005

Perhaps Love Pictures Collection I

Source from: Sina.com. Ent.tom.com, sohu.com, qq.com ....
Click the link to view the pictures:

Zhou Xun
Zhou Xun, Zhou Xun 1 , Zhou Xun 2 , Zhou Xun 3 , zhou xun 4, Zhou Xun 5, Zhou Xun 6, Zhou Xun 7, Zhou Xun 7, Zhou Xun 8, Zhou Xun 9, Zhou Xun 10, Zhou Xun 11

Takeshi Kaneshiro
Takeshi, Takeshi 1, Takeshi 2, Takeshi 3 , Takeshi 4 , Takeshi 5, Takeshi 6, Takeshi 7, Takeshi 8, Takeshi 9, Takeshi 10, Takeshi 11, Takeshi 12, Takeshi 13, Takeshi 14, Takeshi 15,

Jacky Cheung
JackyCheung , JackyCheung 1, JackyCheung 2, JackyCheung 4, JackyCheung 5

Ji Jin Hee
Ji Jin He, Ji Jin Hee 1 , Ji Jin Hee 2, Ji Jin Hee 3, Ji Jin Hee 4, Ji Jin Hee 4 , Ji Jin Hee 5, Ji Jin Hee 6, Ji Jin Hee 7, Ji Jin Hee 8,Ji Jin Hee 9,Ji Jin Hee 10, Ji Jin Hee 11, Ji Jin Hee 12

Takeshi Kaneshiro & Zhou Xun
Takeshi & Zhou Xun1, Takeshi & Zhou Xun2 , Takeshi & Zhou Xun 3, Takeshi & Zhou Xun 4, Takeshi & Zhou Xun5, Takeshi & Zhou Xun6, Takeshi & Zhou Xun7, Takeshi & Zhou Xun 8

Others:
Other,

Very big pics : Takeshi Kaneshiro, Zhou Xun, Jacky Cheung, Ji Jin Hee .

Some demo pictures:







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Jay Invited Zhou Xun to Shoot MV!

2005-10-16 14:46:17 AsianFanatics
Jay Chow will invited Chinese actress Zhou Xun to shoot his latest song's MVof the new album 'November's Chopin', which will be release in the 1st of November.


Jay Chow - Zhou Jie Lun

Zhou Xun was happy to collaborate with Jay. Therefore, both of them shoot the MV, ' Si Mian Chu Ge' in Venice with the director, Kuang Shen.

Kuang Shen mentioned that this is a fast song. Although both of them not acting as couple in the MV, but Zhou Xun can quickly catch what Kung Shen director wants.

Due to Jay's debut movie, 'Initial D' promotion activiti and 'Incomparable concert' world tour, Jay latest album can't be out during this year summer.

The date of released was delay from July till now. It has been comfirm to be release at 1st of November.

The album named,' November's Chopin' was inspired from the Golden Melody Award. Jay and Nan Quan Mama member, Yu Hao piano performance has given a deep impresion to the audience.

I forgot to post this news yesterday! Sorry for the late !

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Perhaps Love to Premiere on Dec 2nd

2005-10-17 14:50:46 - CRIENGLISH.com

Hong Kong director Peter Chan's latest film Perhaps Love, starring Chinese mainland actress Zhou Xun, Taiwan heartthrob Takeshi Kaneshiro, and Hong Kong veteran Jackie Cheung, will hit Chinese mainland cinemas December 2nd.

The premiere is scheduled two weeks ahead this year's heavy-weight film "The Promise" by Chen Kaige, starring award-winning Hong Kong actress Cecilia Cheung, South Korean star Jang Dong-Kun and Chinese mainland actress Chen Hong.

Six of Chinese major cinema chains, which make up 55 per cent of the country's total box office, formed an alliance in Beijing to screen the film, which also marks the first time in China.

The premiere of Perhaps Love is scheduled for December 8 in Hong Kong.

CRI Exclusive by Shen Min

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The cast members at the Venice Film Festival

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Sunday, October 16, 2005

Perhaps Love Wallpaper

Here is wallpaper collection! Enjoy ! They are taken from the official website .

Click the thumnail to view the full size !

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Saturday, October 15, 2005

Music !

I know it's illegal but this is for Zhou Xun fans, who want to buy her album but cann't (because maybe it isn't released in their country .... etc). But if you can, please buy her album to support our beloved Zhou Xun.


Summer Album

Upload by Xthaovn



01 Wings
02 Watching Sea
03 Happy Garden
04 From Tomorrow
05 Tonight
06 Green
07 Spring
08 Campfire
09 The Colors of Life
10 Sway

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Come Across

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01. 序
02. 幸福花园(Remix)
03. 小聪明
04. 无邪气
05. 什么都不需要
06. 身未动,心已远
07. 如果这就是生活
08. 秋
09. 偶遇
10. 对你好
11. 大齐
12. 不醒的四月
13. The Ocean

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Thursday, October 13, 2005

"Movie Past Event" MV Clip

I found this clip in Sina.com . Zhou Xun didn't star in that movie but she sang its theme song. You can download or watch online it in here. Credit to sina.com.

Some screen capture from the MV:
Zhou Xun



Scene in movie

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A lovely music video clip!

Here is a lovely music video clip of Zhou Xun. Song's name is: 身未動 心已遠 It mean "the body has not moved The heart has been far"

You can download from here _ 身未動 心已遠 . I upload it up to Megaupload. The file will be deleted if It isn't downloaded for 30 days.

Some Screen Captures from this music video clip.




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Music Video Clips

Here is the place where I put all of Jue's Music Video clip. They are collected from every where: internet, my VCD .... Hope you enjoy it!

Music Video Clip from Come Across Album
- A lovely music video clip! (身未動 心已遠)

Music Video Clip from Summer Album

Movie's music video clips
- "Movie Past Event" MV Clip

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Perhaps Love Official Site

Finally It's changed. I mean the Official Site was changed included its content and interface. Visit it here: http://www.perhapslovemovie.com/

Well, The official trailer was released, too. Have good time with this update.

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Tuesday, October 11, 2005

Hollywood HongKong

Information
Year: 2001
Director: Fruit Chan Gor
Cast: Zhou Xun, Glen Chin (Chan Ying-Ming), Wong Yau-Nam, Ho Sai-Man, Leung Sze-Ping, Tam Kit-Man, Wan Kam-Li, Hu Wei-Men, Koo Jun-La, Fong Wai-Hung, Ma Ma

Poster

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Plot
An initially romantic, later absurd, and eventually moving tale from the Hong Kong slums. Three men fall for the charms of a pretty girl from a neighbouring luxury apartment building. Then the misery starts. This film is the second part of a three part series by Chan about prostitutes, after the more realistic Durian, Durian (screened last year in Rotterdam).

The film is set in one of Hong Kong's last slum districts. The Chu family, father with two sons, sells pork from a stall in the street. All three Chus are as fat as sumo wrestlers. In the same district lives a punk who overestimates himself, Wong Chikeung (18), with a young whore. Bordering on the slum district is a luxury apartment building: the Hollywood complex. In this building lives a beautiful young woman who calls herself Hunghung, but operates under different aliases. She regularly ventures into the slums to eat pork at the stall of the Chu family. First she seduces the punk, then the eldest son of father Chu and finally father Chu himself. From that moment on, Wong Chikeung and the Chus get threatening letters from a lawyer: if they don't pay large sums of money they will be charged with having sex with an underage girl (namely Hunghung, who now calls herself Tungtung). From this moment on, the director changes his tune. The light romantic tone of the film turns to absurdism and there are soon lumps of human meat on the pork stall. The film only regains its original tone during the moving ending.

Awards
22nd Annual Hong Kong Film Awards
• Nomination - Best Picture
• Nomination - Best Director (Fruit Chan Gor)
• Nomination - Best Screenplay (Fruit Chan Gor)
• Nomination - Best New Artist (Wong Yau-Nam)
• Nomination - Best Costume Design (Jesse Dai)
• Nomination - Best Original Film Score (Lam Wah-Cheun, Chu Hing-Cheung)
39th Annual Golden Horse Film Awards
• Winner - Best Director (Fruit Chan Gor)
• Winner - Best Makeup and Costume Design (Jesse Dai)
• Winner - Best Sound Effects (Liu Ka-Man)
• Nomination - Best Picture
• Nomination - Best Actor (Glen Chin)
• Nomination - Best Actress (Zhou Xun)
• Nomination - Best Supporting Actress (Hu Wei-Men)
• Nomination - Best Screenplay (Fruit Chan Gor)
• Nomination - Best New Performer (Wong Yau-Nam)
• Nomination - Best Cinematography (O Sing-Pui)
• Nomination - Best Editing (Tin Sap-Bak)
• Nomination - Best Art Direction (Oliver Wong)
• Nomination - Best Original Film Score (Lam Wah-Cheun, Chu Hing-Cheung)
• Nomination - Best Original Song ("Yut Gor Lai Ji Sam Ba For", performed by Zhou Xun)
9th Annual Hong Kong Film Critics Society Awards
• Best Screenplay (Fruit Chan Gor)
• Recommended Film

Review
- Hollywood Hong Kong in lovehkfilm Reviewed by Kozo
- Hollywood Hong Kong in cinespot.com Reviewed by: Kantorates

Pictures
- Click the link: eiga.dk poster , the fat family, Hollywood plaza , tungtung , Clen Chin
source:
http://zhouxun.info/en/text/tf_hk.html
http://www.eiga.dk

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Thursday, October 06, 2005

April Rhapsody - 1999

Infomation
Released in:1999
Director:Ding Yamin, Zeng Nianping
Cast:
Zhou Xun as Huiyin
Huang Lei as Zhimo
Liu Ruoying as Youyi
Yi Nengjing as Xiaoman

Poster

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Plot
The love story of Poet Xu Zhimo.

Upon his return from Cambridge in fall 1892, Zhimo publicized his Divorce Announcement, the first divorce of Old China. Zhimo was in 3 relationships during his short 36 years of life. He was interlocked with 3 diverse types of women. Together, they created Poet Xu Zhimo. At the same time, their fates altered because of him.

At the age of twenty, arranged by his parents, Zhimo married Youyi. Right after, he left for England to study literature. There, Zhimo met Huiyin, an elegant young lady with literary talents. She didn't want to interfere in his marriage, so she quickly returned to China with her father. Zhimo divorced against the feudal marriage system, but as he returned to woo Huiyin, he heard that she had accepted a marriage arranged by her family. It was a fatal hit for him. Even though Huiyin accepted her marriage, she couldn't forget Zhimo. Their love became the inspiration of Zhimo's poems. While he was suffering, a sociable lady, Xiaoman appeared...

Pictures
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For more pictures: http://zhouxunnet.diy.myrice.com/movie/ren/page_01.htm

Info source: http://www.zhouxun.info/en/text/tf_april.html
Image Source: http://zhouxunnet.diy.myrice.com

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Sunday, October 02, 2005

Symphony of Rain !

Information
English title: Symphony of Rain
VietNam title: Như sương như vũ lại như phong
Director: Zhao Baogang
Cast
Chen Kun as Chen Zi Kun
Chen Kun as Chen ZiKun
Lu Yi as Li YingQi
Zhou Xun as Du Xin Yu (Đỗ Tâm Vũ)
Luo Haiqiong as Fang ZiYi
Xu Huanhuan as Fan LiJun
Li Xiaoran as AnQi
Kou Shixun as Du YunHe
Release: 2000
Sinapage: http://ent.sina.com.cn/wind/index.shtml

Poster

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Plot
This is a tragic love story that happened in 1930's Shanghai.

Chen ZiKun, a watch shop assistant, is in love with Fang ZiYi. Chen ZiKun got dragged into a lawsuit and Li YingQi bailed out Chen ZiKun. Li YingQi fell in love with Fang ZiYi despite that he was betrothed to Fan LiJun, Fang ZiYi's best friend.

Du XinYu, the daughter of Du YunHe, the most powerful businessman in Shanghai, fell in love with Chen ZiKun. Chen ZiKun cured Du XinYu's psychological troubles. Chen ZiKun gradually started to like Du XinYu and he found himself lost in a triangular love affair with Fang ZiYi and Du XinYu, so he ran away. When he came back, he refused to marry Fang ZiYi since he knew that he couldn't provide enough for her to be happy. Du YunHe kidnapped Chen ZiKun and sent him to a rural area with Du XinYu where they bred their love in peace.

At the same time, Fang ZiYi agreed to marry Li YingQi. Fan LiJun forced them to stay with her so she could avenge Fang ZiYi who left shortly.

Then, Chen ZiKun and Du XinYu returned. The most luxurious wedding in Shanghai was prepared for them, but Chen ZiKun was late for it because of Fang ZiYi. Du YunHe was furious. Du XinYu quietly left for she realized that Chen ZiKun still couldn't let go of Fang ZiYi.

Review

Pictures: There are alot of cards, picture .... of Symphony of Rain in its Sina. Especially in
- http://ent.sina.com.cn/rm/wind/card.html
- http://ent.sina.com.cn/rm/wind/rili.html

Source: http://zhouxun.info/en/text/tf_rain.html

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