(The story is based in a remote village in the mountainous...)
The story is based in a remote village in the mountainous area of Guangxi. The story begins after the takeover of the Communists with Jia Kuan's father (Feng Enhe) accidentally triggering his gun, thus blinding himself permanently. The village boys see a stranger, Yu Chen (Dong Jie), and they believe she is the one who caused his injury, so they raise an alarm and pursue her. She runs through the fields of barley, and finds herself face to face with Jia Kuan (Liu Ye). Jia Kuan's demeanor is friendly and he smiles at her. The village boys catch up and start yelling to Jia Kuan that this girl harmed his father. Yu Chen cannot defend herself, as she is a mute. Luckily Jia Kuan doesn't believe them, so they all go to Jia Kuan's house to confirm it with Jia Kuan's father, who inevitably confirms that he had hurt himself by accident.
(Qingcheng, a starving girl, wanders around the land in se...)
Qingcheng, a starving girl, wanders around the land in search of food. She chances upon a boy, tricks him, steals a mantou from him, and runs away. She encounters the goddess Manshen and accepts an offer to enjoy a wealthy and luxurious life and become the most beautiful woman in the land. However, she has a price to pay: She will never find everlasting and true love.
(Blood Brothers is set in 1930s Shanghai, a flourishing mo...)
Blood Brothers is set in 1930s Shanghai, a flourishing modern-day Babylon, replete with warlords, politicians, industrialists, courtesans and gangsters. Mandarin Audio w/English Subtitles.
(Bob, a single father in a dead-end job as a debt collecto...)
Bob, a single father in a dead-end job as a debt collector, is trapped by his easy-going helpful nature. All these things are about to change when he receives a mysterious call.
(In 1945 after the end of the Second Sino-Japanese War, Ma...)
In 1945 after the end of the Second Sino-Japanese War, Mao Zedong and members of the Communist Party of China (CPC) travel to Chongqing for a meeting with Chiang Kai-shek and the Kuomintang (KMT). With help from the China Democratic League, the Double Tenth Agreement is signed between the KMT and CPC, with both sides agreeing to stop the civil war and to establish a multi-party government in China.
(Driverless is about three love stories that are intertwin...)
Driverless is about three love stories that are intertwined by a car accident. It deals with several relationship issues: the seven year itch, reuniting with a first love, one night stands, May–December romances, and extramarital affairs. The director hoped to present love stories set in our current "materialistic era", and force audiences to consider what the standard is to measure love. "Should we be loyal to money, material things or our own hearts?"
(World War II - a cholera epidemic ravages the streets of ...)
World War II - a cholera epidemic ravages the streets of Beijing. A crack team of Chinese intelligence agents kidnap a Japanese general and biochemist who may hold the antidote.
(In this offbeat crime comedy, a small-town murder finds a...)
In this offbeat crime comedy, a small-town murder finds a kindly mechanic targeted by cops. As policemen pressure him to take a fall, the mechanic unveils a web of nasty corruption underneath the kindly surface of the town.
(The story begins in 1927 at the beginning of the Nanchang...)
The story begins in 1927 at the beginning of the Nanchang uprising, known as the first major Kuomintang–Communist engagement.
(Starring Bruce Willis and Adrien Brody and featuring thri...)
Starring Bruce Willis and Adrien Brody and featuring thrilling dogfight action, this intense epic portrays China's brave battle to stop the Japanese bomber strikes of WWII.
Liu Ye began his acting career as a student majoring in performing arts at the Central Academy of Drama in Beijing.
Liu Ye made his debut in Postmen in the Mountains (1999) by Huo Jianqi, which won the Best Feature Film Award at China's Golden Rooster Awards and earned Liu Ye a nomination for Best Supporting Actor. He then played a young homosexual man in the film Lan Yu (2000) by Stanley Kwan, which earned him the Best Actor award at the Golden Horse Awards. Thereafter, he starred in many acclaimed films such as Sky Lovers (2002), Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress (2002), Purple Butterfly (2003).
Liu's first Hollywood film Dark Matter. Starring opposite Meryl Streep, Liu played the role of a Chinese physics postgraduate named Liu Xing. He also took on his first villainous role in Connected (2008), a remake of the American film Cellular.
In the 2011 patriotic tribute, The Founding of a Party, it was reported that Liu Ye was required to gain 10 kg in order to play a 30-year-old Mao Zedong, a feat he achieved by eating 20 eggs a day. After filming Andrew Lau's romantic film A Beautiful Life the same year, Liu reunited with Lu Chuan in The Last Supper (2012), a US$15-million historical epic where he plays Liu Bang.
In 2014, he starred in war drama All Quiet in Peking by novelist Liu Heping. The series, based off the events of the War for Liberation in the late 1940s, earned widespread acclaim for its interesting story and historical accuracy; and was a massive success in China. He won the Golden Goblet Award for Best Actor for his performance as a car mechanic who is unexpectedly involved in a murder case in the film Cock and Bull (2016), his first award in ten years.
(In 1945 after the end of the Second Sino-Japanese War, Ma...)2009
(Starring Bruce Willis and Adrien Brody and featuring thri...)2018
(Blood Brothers is set in 1930s Shanghai, a flourishing mo...)2007
(Based on actual events, a Chinese university student resp...)2007
(The story begins in 1927 at the beginning of the Nanchang...)2017
(The film is divided into three chapters: "grandmother, mo...)2004
(Cynthia is a young Chinese woman in love with Itami, a Ja...)2003
(Bob, a single father in a dead-end job as a debt collecto...)2008
(In this offbeat crime comedy, a small-town murder finds a...)2016
(In the macho world of triads, heroes are moulded from blo...)2005
(Driverless is about three love stories that are intertwin...)2010
(The story is based in a remote village in the mountainous...)2002
(Qingcheng, a starving girl, wanders around the land in se...)2005
(World War II - a cholera epidemic ravages the streets of ...)2013
Liu Ye was named ambassador of the French Riviera in 2016. He has been previously appointed tourism ambassador for Israel in 2014.
Liu Ye married French (of Jewish descent) photographer Anais Martane in Beijing on July 5, 2009. Their first child, a son named Noé (Nuoyi in Chinese), was born on October 10, 2010 in France. A few years afterward, they had a daughter named Nina.