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Edward Yang (1947–2007)

Born on November 6, 1947 in Shanghai, China, Edward Yang has become one of the most talented international filmmakers of his generation. Along with Hou Hsiao-Hsien and Tsai Ming-Liang, Yang ranks among the leading artists of the Taiwanese New Wave, and one of the world's most brilliant auteurs. Growing up in Taipei, Taiwan, he was very interested ... See full bio »

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 2000 Yi Yi (written by)
 1996 Mahjong
 1985 Taipei Story
 1983 That Day, on the Beach (writer)
 1982 In Our Time
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Alternate Names:

Yang Dechang
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Uses a variety of interesting nicknames for his characters: "Sly", "Honey", "Threads" as the name of various gang members in A Brighter Summer Day (1991), "Birdy" and "Akeem" in A Confucian Confusion (1994), "Hong Kong" and "Red Fish" in Mahjong (1996), and "NJ", "Yang-Yang" and "Fatty" in Yi Yi (2000). See more »

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Most all of his films deal with urban Taiwan See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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Yi Yi is excellent, what should I watch next? moiestatz
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