Chen Kaige, born in Beijing on August 12, 1952, director of Mainland China, graduated from Beijing Film Academy. In 1984 directed the film debut "Yellow Earth", the film won the 38th Locarno International Film Festival Silver Leopard Award. In 1987 by virtue of the drama "King of Children" won the eighth China Golden Rooster Awards Film Director special award. The fictional film Farewell My Concubine, directed in 1993, became the first Chinese film to win the Palme d'Or at the Cannes International Film Festival. In 1998 directed the historical film "Jing Ke thorn Qin Wang." 2002 with the feature film "with you" won the 22nd China Golden Rooster Award for best director movie. The epic film "Promise", directed in 2005, nominated the Best Foreign Language Film Award at the Golden Globe Awards. In 2008 won the 21st Tokyo International Film Festival Akira Kurosawa prize. In 2010, he led the costume ornamency "Orphan of Zhao" and won the Outstanding Contribution Award of Chinese Film at the 13th Shanghai International Film Festival in the same year. In 2013, he served as the chairman of the 26th Tokyo International Film Festival Jury. In 2015 he directed the feature film "Taoist Down Hill". In 2016 August directed the drama "demon cat biography."