Gong Li [Photo: Mtime.com]Chinese actress Gong Li began her Cannes journey in 1990 when she arrived at Cannes for her film "Ju Dou", which was directed by Zhang Yimou.
In 1993, Gong Li was welcomed on the red carpet of this prestigious world film gala as a star in "Farewell My Concubine" along side Zhang Fengyi and Leslie Cheung. This film was directed by Chen Kaige and, won the top honor: the Palme d'Or award.
In the following years, Gong Li appeared on various activities at the Cannes Film Festival.
As one of the first Chinese stars to go global, Gong has no doubt left an indelible mark on Chinese films.
By Liu Shuai