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Liu Fendou

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Chinese name  劉奮斗 (traditional)
Name  Liu Fendou
Years active  1990s-2000s

Pinyin  Liu Fen Dou (Mandarin)
Chinese name  刘奋斗 (simplified)
Role  Film director
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Occupation  Film director, screenwriter, film producer
Movies  Ocean Flame, Green Hat, Shower, A Beautiful New World, Plastic City
Similar People  Cai Shangjun, Diao Yinan, Zhang Yang, Monica Mok, Liao Fan

Ocean Flame


Liu Fendou (simplified Chinese: 刘奋斗; traditional Chinese: 劉奮斗; pinyin: Líu Fèn Dǒu) (born 1969, Beijing) is a Chinese film director, screenwriter and film producer.

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Biography

Born in Beijing, Liu Fendou spent some time in the United States in his youth doing "generally doing a whole lot of nothing" until returning to Beijing in 1995.

Upon his return to China, Liu entered into the film world, and soon became a major figure in China's independent film scene. Beginning his career as a screenwriter collaborating with Zhang Yang in his films Spicy Love Soup, and Shower, and Shi Runjiu in Beautiful New World, Liu eventually moved on to founding his own independent production company, Electric Orange Entertainment, which helped finance and produce Zhang Yibai's debut film Spring Subway.

In 2004, Liu released his directorial debut, the comedy-drama Green Hat. It was followed by the release of Ocean Flame, produced by Simon Yam Tat-wah, in 2008.

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Liu Fendou Wikipedia