Chinese filmmaker Zhao Dayong (1970) specialized in oil painting while studying at the Academy of Fine Arts. After several years of shooting commercials, he began directing feature and documentary films that offer an uncompromising look at life in contemporary China. He received the FIPRESCI award at the Mannheim-Heidelberg film festival for his first feature film, The High Life (2010).
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