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Sun Yu

Director

“I can accept the 'poet' designation, if by that is meant someone whose face is always lifted up to the sky… But if by that term is meant someone who just sings the praises of 'the moon' and 'sweethearts', deceiving himself while putting others to sleep, then I absolutely must reject it. But if the laurel is bestowed on one who is viewed as an 'idealistic poet', his eyes open, his so-called… Read more
“I can accept the 'poet' designation, if by that is meant someone whose face is always lifted up to the sky… But if by that term is meant someone who just sings the praises of 'the moon' and 'sweethearts', deceiving himself while putting others to sleep, then I absolutely must reject it. But if the laurel is bestowed on one who is viewed as an 'idealistic poet', his eyes open, his so-called poetry and his films filled with youthful spirits, not avoiding trouble or fearing abuse, totally committed to using his spirit to give heart to the dispirited and the suffering, then I not only accept the 'poet' laurel, I will willingly cherish it forever!” Read less