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Zhang Yimou's "The Flowers of War" gets Golden Globe nod

Time: 2012.02.05      Source: Xinhua Net      Reads:656
BEIJING,Dec. 16 (Xinhuanet) – The nominations of 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards was announced Thursday in Los Angeles, the United States.

Chinese drama "The Flowers of War," a production helmed by Zhang Yimou, was nominated in the foreign language film category against "In the Land of Blood and Honey" (U.S.), "The Kid with the Bike" (Belgium), "A Separation" (Iran) and "The Skin I Live In" (Spain).

The film stars the Academy Award best supporting actor winner Christian Bale in the role of a westerner who attempts to lead a group of Chinese women seeking refuge in a church to safety during Japan's rape of Nanjing in 1937.