Screen adaptation brings 1930s Beijing to life (China Daily) | Lao Tribune

Screen adaptation brings 1930s Beijing to life (China Daily)

Clad in a T-shirt, a sweater, and Converse shoes, 79-year-old Zhang Beihai seems much younger. He is energetic and alert when speaking about his novel, Xia Yin, which is now being adapted into a movie by director Jiang Wen. “The novel fulfills the dream of a lifetime,” says Zhang. The novel was first published on theā€¦