2021-10-13

Director Tsui Hark talks about Hitchcock’s influence and sends a message to young filmmakers to “stick to it”

By yqqlm yqqlm

Beijing, October 13, Pingyao, Shanxi (reporter Hu Jian) – Chinese director Xu Ke talked freely about Hitchcock’s influence on his creation at the fifth Pingyao International Film Exhibition (hereinafter referred to as “Pingyao film exhibition”) on the afternoon of October 13, and sent a message to young filmmakers, “we should absorb more nutrition and stick to it, and opportunities will always come.”

as the first dialogue activity of this Pingyao film exhibition, Tsui Hark specially chose the director Alfred Hitchcock, the master of suspense thriller, as the theme to explain his work “telephone murder”, share Hitchcock’s influence on himself with the audience, and explain the integration of art and business in the film with Hitchcock’s director form and style, so as to bring new thinking to the current youth film creation

Director Tsui Hark talks about Hitchcock’s influence and sends a message to young filmmakers to “stick to it”

during the dialogue, Tsui Hark prepared Hitchcock’s classic film “telephone murder” for film explanation. Photo by Zhang Yun

many years ago, Tsui Hark and John Woo lay in the car looking at the sunset, hoping to become a big director one day. Now looking back at the green years, Tsui Hark frankly said, “it’s a relaxed and open age. There are many things I want to do. I don’t know if there is a chance. For me, I must stick to it, and there will always be opportunities.”

Tsui Hark sent a message to young filmmakers, “When you are young, you should absorb more nutrition and life experience. You will gradually understand what life is, what growth is and what life is. You must cherish this era.”

Director Tsui Hark talks about Hitchcock’s influence and sends a message to young filmmakers to “stick to it”(1)

on the 13th, Tsui Hark talked about Hitchcock at the Pingyao International Film Exhibition. Zhang Yun shot

butterfly change, the first ancient costume feature film since 1979 Since then, Tsui Hark has used his rich imagination to add a new path to the innovation of Chinese film types. As the founder of popular film series, in addition to supervising the series of heroes and ghosts, Tsui Hark has directed films such as Xiaoao Jianghu and Huang Feihong Many classic films including the series.

due to the contribution of Tsui Hark to Chinese films, the Organizing Committee of Pingyao International Film Exhibition specially awarded Tsui Hark the honor of “Crouching Tiger, hidden dragon and contribution to East-West exchange”. When receiving the award, Tsui Hark said, “This honor reminds me that I am still the young man of that year. My original intention has not changed. I hope all film colleagues will work together to open up a wonderful and brilliant future for China’s film industry.” (end)