Tieli Xie

Tieli Xie was born on December 27, 1925 in Huaiyin, Jiangsu, China. He was a director and writer, known for Hong lou meng (1988), Zao Chun Er Yue (1983) and Jin ye xing guang can lan (1980). He died on June 19, 2015 in Beijing, China.

Tieli Xie Filmography



With the fishermen’s life on the southeastern coast in the early 1960s as its background, the film depicts a group of militia women who work both as fisher women and fighters defending their homes and the motherland.

Threshold of Spring

An idealistic youth moves to the countryside in search of a purer, more honest society, but finds injustice even in his remote village.

Taking Tiger Mountain by Strategy

Taking Tiger Mountain was the very first model film produced during the Chinese Cultural Revolution (1966-1976). Set during the civil war in 1946, it follows a detachment of the People’s Liberation Army in Mandchuria as they are fighting a group of bandits hiding in the mountains. Based on a novel from the 50s, Taking Tiger Mountain was first a revolutionary opera before being made into film by director Xie Tieli.