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Chloé Zhao or Zhao Ting (born March 31, 1982) is a Chinese film director, screenwriter, and producer. Her debut feature film, Songs My Brothers Taught Me (2015), premiered at Sundance Film Festival. Her second feature film, The Rider (2017), was critically acclaimed and received several accolades including nominations for Independent Spirit Award ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 150 wins & 93 nominations. See more awards »


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Nomadland Writer
The Rider Writer
Eternals Writer


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 2021 Eternals (screenplay) / (screenplay by)
 2020 Nomadland (written for the screen by)
 2017 The Rider (written by)
 2015 Songs My Brothers Taught Me (written by)
 2010 Daughters (Short)
 2009 The Atlas Mountains (Short) (writer)
 2008 Post (Short) (story) / (writer)
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[why she makes films about the American heartland] It goes back to when I was a teenager in China, being in a place where there are lies everywhere. [Filmmaker Magazine, 2013]


Father is the manager of a Beijing steel company. Her mother is a hospital worker who once was in a performance troupe for the People's Liberation Army. See more »

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