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Edward Yang (I) (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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Yi Yi Writer
(2000)
(1986)
Ma jiang Writer
(1996)

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Yang Dechang
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Trivia:

Uses a variety of interesting nicknames for his characters: "Sly", "Honey", "Threads" as the name of various gang members in Gu ling jie shao nian sha ren shi jian (1991), "Birdy" and "Akeem" in Du li shi dai (1994), "Hong Kong" and "Red Fish" in Ma jiang (1996), and "NJ", "Yang-Yang" and "Fatty" in Yi Yi (2000). See more »

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He constantly reflects on the relationship between business and art in his films, and how business effects, corrupts, or alters art. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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