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 65 wins & 54 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

The Assassin Producer
(2015)
Millennium Mambo Producer
(2001)
Three Times Writer
(2005)
(1984)

Filmography

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 2019 O (5×1 Project) (Short) (executive producer)
 2018 Only the mountain remains (Short) (executive producer)
 2018 Baby (executive producer)
 2018 Father to Son (executive producer)
 2017/XI Father (Documentary) (executive producer) / (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 Millennium Mambo (producer)
 2001 Mirror Image (co-executive producer)
 1999 Borderline (producer)
 1998 Flowers of Shanghai (executive 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 | Lai Hou | Lei Hou | Xiao Xian Hou | Xiao-Xian Hou | Shiaw Shyann Hour | Hou Hsiao-hsien | Hou Hao Yin
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Personal Quote:

Movies are only 100 years old. They haven't been around for that long, yet Milan Kundera has already declared, "Cinema is dead." He doesn't think movies should be a mere imitation of drama and theater. For me, cinema is still young; it still can't function like written words, which have been around for far longer. When we see an image, we could only see the surface. It's like in real life - it's ... See more »

Trivia:

Recalls how, as a child, he climbed a tree to steal mangos, and while looking down experienced "an acute sense of space and time" that later helped inspire him to become a filmmaker. See more »

Trademark:

Concentrating the action on the edge of the frame See more »

Nickname:

Hou Xiaoxian

Star Sign:

Aries

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