Yu Baimei: Seeing the glorious human nature in the epidemic

YuBaimei:Seeingtheglorioushumanityintheepidemicsituation
DirectorYuBaimei’smasterpiece:thefilm”BreakupMaster”In2014,themovie”VillainAngel”2015,themovie”GalacticCramSchool”In2019,thefilmwillbeonthetheaterlineafterthefilminginthefuture,YuBaimeiisalittleuncomfortable,”Idon’tknowifthiseffectHowbig.”Whatheisworriedaboutisthattheaudience’shabitsofwatchingmovieswillchange.Watchingmoviesistheleastimportantthingintheepidemic.Itisnotdirectlyrelatedtosurvival.Itisnotlikearestaurant.Ifyoucan’tgotoarestaurant,youcanchangeittotake-out.Moviesarenotanecessity.”SonowIcanonlywaitandsee.”Wait”isthewordthatYuBaimeimentionedmostfrequentlyintheinterview,”acceptandwatch.”Acceptanceisveryhelpless,YuBaimeisaid,everyoneisforcedtoaccept,”Theepidemichasspreadtosuchalargerange,andwewillnotknowwhatwillhappentohumansintheend.””YuBaimeiandDengChaofilmed”GalacticCramSchool”.Asanoldscreenwriter,YuBaimeilookedindifferentwhenhediscoveredtherealityandmagicalaspectsoftheepidemicthatbroughtchangestothefilmandtelevisionindustry.Theepidemicwillbringindustryreshuffle,butitwillnotbringaboutfundamentalchanges.Heimitatedthehighpayforactorfilms,andonlywatchedtheactorsontheplatform.Thissituationwillnotchangebecauseoftheepidemic.”Onthecontrary,theepidemicmayexposetheindustry’sirregularities.Whentheeconomyisgood,therearefewproblemsandtheeconomyispoor.Whentherearemanyproblems.”Atpresent,YuBaimeidoesnothavetheepidemicstoryhewantstoshoot,”Ihavenotbeenabletoexpressthisfact.”Duringtheepidemic,YuBaimeialsofrequentlyusednewstocommunicatewithfriendsintheWeChatgroup.Hesaidthattoomanypeopleandeventsmovedhim.Asaprofessionalscreenwriterwithmorethan20yearsofexperience,heevenfoundhimselfHowinsignificantisyourimagination.Fromthewomanknockingthegongonthebalconytosavehermother,the”volunteer”brokethroughthedoorandsmashedthemahjongtable,andthedriverwanderedonthehighspeedforsevendays.Thejointreactionoftheseepidemiccornerswassomagicalthatitwashardtotellthetruth.ThecourageandcouragebehindthecreationofYuBaimeibelievesthatfromacreativeperspective,somepeople’sperceptionoftheworldhaschangedintheepidemic.”Maybeitisdifficultforustooverlookothers,butthisdeviationmusthavehappened.”Theliteraryandartisticworksinthedepressionperiodaredifferentfromthenormalperiod.Peoplenaturallyhaveasenseofcrisis.Everyonehasfearsandconflictsaboutthefuture.Thisemotionwillbenaturallyreflectedinfuturefilmandtelevisionworks.Aftereachmajorevent,literaryandartisticworkswillchange.Certaineconomicrecessionsandunemploymentwillbetransformedintoliteraryandartisticworks,justastherehavebeensomanyworksreflectinghousingproblemsinthepreviousperiod.”YuBaimeisaidthathisfutureworkswillalsochangebecauseofthisepidemic.”Iwanttoexpress’courage’.Forthefuture,peoplemustbetorturedmad,andIdon’tknowthatnextyearwillbesomesortofthing.Ididn’tthinkabouttheseissuesseriouslyinthepast,butnowIfeelthatlifeisreallyheavy.Mywife’sgrandmotherhasjustpassedaway.Thegrandmotherisadiseaseofthelungs.Althoughitisnotpneumonia,youmustfirstcheckthenewcrownwhenyouarriveatthehospital.Wecan’tgobacktoBeijinginotherplaces,wecan’tseethelastside,andwecan’tattendthefuneral.Afewdaysago,ourfamilydiscusseditverycalmly.Whattodoifgrandmadiedornot,howtodofuneral,acceptallthings.Lifecrisisistooclosetous,wemusthavecourage,wecannotchangeanything,onlycouragetofacelife.Severalofmylaterworksshouldalltransitiontothistheme,courageandconfrontation.[Inspiration]YuBaimeisaidthatifhewasnotaparticularlybravepersonduringthewar.Hesawsomanymedicalstaffgototheepidemicareathistimeandsaidtoleave,theyjustwenttothebattlefield.Aswellastheirhardworkinthehospital,YuBaimeiwasparticularlymoved.HerememberedthatwhentheWenchuanearthquakehappened,thereweresomefriendswhomadenews.Atthattime,becausetheywantedtogotoWenchuan,theleadersrefusedtoletthemgo,andtheywereallanxious.Atthattime,hecouldnotimaginethatifitwerehim,hemighthide,”Butintheeyesofthesedoctorsandreporters,thisistheirjob,andtheyshouldgo.”Thiscourageisfargreaterthanmyjudgment.Youcanstillseealotofglorioushumanityintheepidemic.”TheepidemicbroughtYuBaimeialotoffreetime.Before,hehadonlyreadsevenoreightbooksofDongyeKeigosporadically.Inrecentyears,YuBaimei’sreadinghasbeensloppy,likesqueezingtimetostopthemouth.Recently,IsawthatHigashinoKeigofoundthebigfishandthemeat.Mostofthetime,Ireadthreebooksaday,whichisveryenjoyable.”It’sanamazinggeniusbrainholeking.”YuBaimeisaid,”LuWeiisstrange.Variousposes.Andinsightintothefaintnessofhumannature.Thehandsriseandfallwhentheyarecruel,andtheyshinebrightlywhentheyarewarm.Evenmoreterrifyingisthevastandunexhaustedcreativity.Whoisthisguy’spreviouslife?”-YuBaimeitalksabouttherecentreadingsauna,nightnetLiuWeieditorTongNaproofreadingWangXinmoreinterviewsseethetopic:Chinesedirectorsofwarepidemicseries