LEE Ang (Lǐ’Ān 李安)

Jonathan NOBLE

Best known in the West for films like Sense and Sensibility (1995) and Brokeback Mountain (2005), Ang Lee has directed films in both Chinese and English whose popularity and themes have transcended international boundaries. Both Lee and his films have won Academy Awards and gained critical acclaim for their treatment of sensitive subjects.

Born 23 October 1954 in Pingtung, Taiwan, Ang Lee is the first Asian director to be awarded an Academy….

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