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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