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 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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Movies should reflect facets of life. If you don't fully comprehend a way of life, you can't tell whether something will ring true. Whenever I am planning a script, I like to survey a location and its surroundings to determine where key scenes will take place, within which neighborhood, and what the area's infrastructure is like. I'll explore places such as the school and the public market within... See more »

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Education: National Taiwan Arts Academy (film) See more »

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