Shawn Dou

Shawn Dou (simplified Chinese: 窦骁; traditional Chinese: 竇驍; pinyin: Dòu Xiāo; born December 15, 1988) is a Chinese-Canadian actor. He won recognition soon after Zhang Yimou’s movie The Love of the Hawthorn Tree in 2010[1] and received numerous awards with co-star Zhou Dongyu. Dou was born in Xi’an, the capital city of Shaanxi province, China. His parents migrated to Canada when Dou was ten years old. According to his interview with “Xianren” he worked at different places to earn money. He desired to become a hair stylist. In 2007 he participated in the Sunshine Boy competition and finished first place. His friends suggested that he try acting. He returned to China and was accepted by the Beijing Film Academy in 2008.

Dou became a student and practitioner of Shito-Ryu Karate under Sato-Sensei in Vancouver, BC, during his high school years.

Poster for the movie "On Wings of Eagles"

On Wings of Eagles

Eric Liddell – China’s first gold medalist and one of Scotland’s greatest athletes – returns to war-torn China.

Poster for the movie "To the Fore"

To the Fore

Poster for the movie "To the Fore"

To the Fore (2015)

125 min - Romance, Action, Drama - 6 August 2015
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A young man chases his dream of becoming a pro cyclist and is met with challenges.

Director:  Dante Lam

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A young man chases his dream of becoming a pro cyclist and is met with challenges.


Collections: Dante Lam

Tagline: Attitude is everything.

Genres: Romance, Action, Drama

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Country:   Taiwan,   Hong Kong
Language:  Korean, 普通话, Cantonese, English
Release Date:  6 August 2015

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Production Companies:  Emperor Motion Pictures

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Runtime:  2 h 05 min

A young man chases his dream of becoming a pro cyclist and is met with challenges.

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Poster for the movie "Time to Love"

Time to Love

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Wolf Totem

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Poster for the movie "Urban Games"

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Poster for the movie "Racer Legend"

Racer Legend

Director Norman Luo and choreographer Bruce Law, along with the four protagonists Eric Tsang, Shawn Dou, Shin and Wang Bojie attended the event. As the first Chinese action film to focus on racing, “Racer Legend” tells the tale of three racers played by Shawn Dou, Shin and Wang Bojie, who all belongs to the same team of racers. Eric Tsang portrays the coach of the team. The famous singer Shin, who makes his film debut … Read more

Poster for the movie "The Allure of Tears"

The Allure of Tears

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Poster for the movie "The Flowers of War"

The Flowers of War

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Poster for the movie "Dangerous Liaisons"

Dangerous Liaisons

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Poster for the movie "Under the Hawthorn Tree"

Under the Hawthorn Tree

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