Director, Actor TAIWAN

Ang LEE

Ang LEE

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Biography

Ang Lee was born in Pingtung County, Taiwan. The son of a high school principal with traditional ideas about education, Lee chose to study theater in America instead. He went on to get an M.F.A. in film at NYU. In 1990, Lee made his first feature, Pushing Hands. His films include The Wedding Banquet (Golden Bear, Berlin Film Festival), Eat Drink Man Woman, Sense and Sensibility (Golden Bear), The Ice Storm, Ride with the Devil, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (Oscar, Best Foreign Film), Hulk, Brokeback Mountain (Golden Lion, Venice Film Festival and Oscar, Best Director), Lust, Caution (Golden Lion), Taking Woodstock and Life of Pi (Oscar, Best Director). He is currently preparing Tyrant, a pilot for the FX Network. He lives in New York.

Films presented at Cannes

Jury members
Member - Feature films - 2013
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Directors

Camillo MASTROCINQUE

Camillo MASTROCINQUE

Danielle LESSOVITZ

Danielle LESSOVITZ

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Jean-Luc GODARD

Jean-Luc GODARD

Director
Mathieu AMALRIC

Mathieu AMALRIC

Director, Actor
Naomi KAWASE

Naomi KAWASE

Director, writer
Nadine LABAKI

Nadine LABAKI

Director, Actress
Pedro ALMODÓVAR

Pedro ALMODÓVAR

Director, Writer, Producer
René CLÉMENT

René CLÉMENT

Director
HONG Won-Chan

HONG Won-Chan

Director
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