Lu Chuan's 'City of Life and Death': Unveiling the untold history to global audiences

Chinese filmmaker Lu Chuan's 2009 work, "City of Life and Death," has been newly selected for Variety's 'The 30 Greatest War Films' list. The list also includes films by world-renowned directors, such as Stanley Kubrick's "Full Metal Jacket" and "Paths of Glory," Steven Spielberg's "Saving Private Ryan" and "Schindler's List," among others. Ranking at No. 8 on the list, "City of Life and Death" is the sole Chinese-language film. Lu Chuan expressed his genuine surprise at this recognition, both for himself and his team. In a recent interview with CGTN's Zhang Meng, Lu also recounted the challenges and difficulties they encountered during filming and how they ultimately succeeded in bringing the untold history to global audiences.

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