Hsiao-Hsien Hou


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Of the ten films that Hsiao-Hsien Hou directed between 1980 and 1989, seven received best film or best director awards from prestigious international films festivals in Venice, Berlin, Hawaii, and the Festival of the Three Continents in Nantes. In a 1988 worldwide critics' poll, Hou was championed as "one of the three directors most crucial to the... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 60 wins & 52 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Assassin Producer
(2015)
Three Times Director
(2005)
(1984)
(1989)

Filmography

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 2018 Only the mountain remains (Short) (executive producer)
 2018/XIV Father (Documentary) (producer)
 2018 Baby (executive producer)
 2018 Father to Son (executive producer)
 2017/XI Father (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2017 Missing Johnny (executive producer)
 2016 Small Talk (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2015 The Assassin (executive producer - as Hsiao-hsien Hou) / (producer - as Hsiao-hsien Hou)
 2013 Beyond Beauty: Taiwan from Above (Documentary) (executive producer) / (producer)
 2011 Hometown Boy (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2011 Return Ticket (executive producer)
 2010 Taipei Exchanges (executive producer)
 2010 One Day (executive producer)
 2001 Mirror Image (co-executive producer)
 1999 Borderline (producer)
 1995 Heartbreak Island (executive producer)
 1994 A Borrowed Life (executive producer)
 1992 Dust of Angels (executive producer)
 1991 Raise the Red Lantern (executive producer)
 1991 King of Chess (associate producer)
 1983 Growing Up (producer)
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Other Works:

TV commercial for Nippon Shokubai Co. - Director

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 5 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Hsiao-hsien Hou | Lei Hou | Xiao Xian Hou | Xiao-Xian Hou | Shiaw Shyann Hour | Hou Hao Yin
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[on how he became a filmmaker] (When he was in the army) On Sundays, when I was on leave, I'd go to the movies. Sometimes I'd see four films a day. Without knowing whether I'd study cinema, I'd decided it was what I wanted to do. I liked the cinema without knowing exactly what I'd do in it. I began working, as soon as I got out of university, as an assistant and as a screenwriter, not knowing I'd... See more »

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A major figure in the Taiwanese New Cinema movement. See more »

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