STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 225 this week

Hsiao-Hsien Hou


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 »

Comic-Con 2018 Cosplayers

We celebrate the creepy, cool, and creative Comic-Con cosplayers who put their unique spin on the characters they play. Plus, check out our coverage of San Diego Comic-Con through July 22.

See the incredible looks

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

Editorial Lists

Related lists from IMDb editors

a list of 16 images
updated 24 May 2015
 

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 22 people
created 10 Feb 2016
 
a list of 32 people
created 13 Jul 2017
 
a list of 37 people
created 19 Oct 2015
 
a list of 34 people
created 10 months ago
 
a list of 32 people
created 20 Jun 2017
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Hsiao-Hsien Hou's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 54 wins & 43 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Assassin
The Assassin Writer
(2015)
Zui hao de shi guang
(2005)
Tóngnián wangshì
(1985)
Dong dong de jiàqi
(1984)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Writer (22 credits)
 2015 The Assassin (screenplay - as Hsiao-hsien Hou)
 2003 Café Lumière (screenplay)
 1985 Taipei Story
 1984 Dong dong de jiàqi (screenplay)
 1984 Xiao ba ba de tian kong (as Shiaw Shyann Hour)
 1983 You ma cai zi
 1983 Xiao Bi de gu shi (writer)
 1982 Zai na he pan qing cao qing (writer)
 1980 Jiu shi liu liu de ta (screenplay)
 1980 Tian liang hao ge qiu (screenplay)
 1979 Zao an tai bei (writer)
 1979 Qiu lian (screenplay)
 1978 Wo ta lang er lai (as Lei Hou)
 1976 Cui hu han (uncredited)
Show Show Director (21 credits)
Show Show Producer (17 credits)
Show Show Second Unit Director or Assistant Director (7 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (6 credits)
Show Show Actor (4 credits)
Show Show Self (20 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

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
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on his future as a filmmaker, 2008] I've made my share of art films, so I think it's time to switch gears. I'd like to devote the next 10 years to making wuxia films. Rest assured, they won't be your ordinary kung-fu movies that other filmmakers have been making. The Tang dynasty produced countless novels that are quite fascinating. The first one I've chosen is about a female assassin called '... 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:

Minimalism in storytelling See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed