Jia Zhangke

About Jia Zhangke

Birth Day: May 24, 1970
Birth Place: Fenyang, China

Jia Zhangke

Jia Zhangke was born on May 24, 1970 in Fenyang, China. Director of the film Still Life, which won the Venice Film Festival's Golden Lion Award in 2006.
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Occupation Director
Age 50 years old
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Born May 24, 1970 (Fenyang, China)
Birthday May 24
Town/City Fenyang, China
Nationality China

🌙 Zodiac

Jia Zhangke’s zodiac sign is Gemini. According to astrologers, Gemini is expressive and quick-witted, it represents two different personalities in one and you will never be sure which one you will face. They are sociable, communicative and ready for fun, with a tendency to suddenly get serious, thoughtful and restless. They are fascinated with the world itself, extremely curious, with a constant feeling that there is not enough time to experience everything they want to see.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Jia Zhangke was born in the Year of the Dog. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Dog are loyal, faithful, honest, distrustful, often guilty of telling white lies, temperamental, prone to mood swings, dogmatic, and sensitive. Dogs excel in business but have trouble finding mates. Compatible with Tiger or Horse.

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Director of the film Still Life, which won the Venice Film Festival's Golden Lion Award in 2006.

Before Fame

He majored in Film Theory at the Beijing Film Academy and created a trilogy of films based in his home province of Shanxi.


His success operating outside of China's state-run film bureaucracy led NPR film critic John Powers to name him as one of the most important filmmakers of his generation. He was a leading figure of China's Sixth Generation of cinema.

Family Life

He married Actress Tao Zhao in January 2012.

Associated With

His 2008 film 24 City featured Actress Joan Chen of The Last Emperor fame.

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