- Sijie, Dai
- (March 2, 1954, Putian, China-)The son of a physician, he grew up in China during the Cultural Revolution. From 1971 to 1974, he spent time in a reeducation camp. He finally resumed his studies and graduated with a diploma in history from the Chinese University of Sichuan. He moved to France to enroll in the French film school IDHEC. He appeared as himself in a documentary (1996 La Plante humaine (Pierre Hébert, Canada / France) and played a supporting role in a TV series (2000 - L'Instit, episode "Ting Ting", Pascale Dallet).Filmography1989 ◘ Chine ma Douleur / Nu-Peng / China, mein Schmerz / UK and USA: China, My Sorrow (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist; France / China / West Germany)1994 ◘ Le Mangeur de Lune (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist; Canada)1998 ◘ Tang le Onzième / Nguol Thùa (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist; France / Canada / Vietnam)2002 ◘ Balzac et la petite Tailleuse chinoise / Xiao cai feng / UK and USA: Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress (also original novel, co-screenwriter, co-adapter, co-dialogist; France / China)2006 ◘ Les Filles du Botaniste / The Chinese Botanist's Daughters (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist; France / Canada)
Encyclopedia of French film directors . Philippe Rège. 2011.