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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)
(1991)
Mahjong Writer
(1996)
(1986)

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 2000 Yi Yi (written by)
 1996 Mahjong
 1992 Likely Consequence (Video)
 1985 Taipei Story
 1983 That Day, on the Beach (writer)
 1982 In Our Time
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Alternate Names:

Yang Dechang
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Trivia:

Likes to cast Chen Chang, Elaine Jin, and Nien-Jen Wu in his films. He even cast fellow auteur and filmmaker Hsiao-Hsien Hou as one of the leads in his 1985 film Taipei Story. See more »

Trademark:

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

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Scorpio

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