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 59 wins & 52 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

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

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Other Works:

TV commercial for Nippon Shokubai Co. - Director

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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 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:

He is the 25th generation of his family. He still sends money to maintain a family temple in China. See more »

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