Under the big political umbrella, a man is just like a leaf in the ocean, with no control of his destiny and does not have any choice.
Piracy has destroyed the domestic market.
Only people have been through that miserable time will recall the pass from their deep memory.
To do art, one thing should always remember - subjects of people in misery have deep meanings.
Now a movie with 30 million returns would be something very incredible and the producer can only get 10 to 15 million. This is only 100 thousands US dollars. This is not enough!
People have become shallower. They view spending, entertaining, seeking leisure and enjoying as the main objectives of their life.
HERO is a combination of my personal feeling and the commercialism.
I hope before I am getting too old and when my mind is still functioning, I can tell some better stories.
I'm not Ang Lee who knows so much about western market and the taste of western audiences.
Wuxia is a fantasy world exists in everyone's mind.
You must know what you are capable of.
Ang Lee was educated in the West and his English is good.
I must stick with Chinese language films.
People in misery is what most important in art.
The so-called commercialism includes elements like story, plots, rhythms and large big scenes.
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