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Who is Hou Hsiao-hsien?
Hou Hsiao-Hsien is a Taiwanese actor, singer, producer and director. He is a leading figure of Taiwan's New Wave cinema movement.
- also known as Hsiao-Hsien Hou, Hou Hao Yin, Xiao-Xian Hou, Xiao Xian Hou, Hóu Xiàoxián, Hou, Lei Hou, Hau Hau-Yin, Hou Syao-Syan, Hou Li, Hook Li, Shiaw Shyann Hour
- born on (68 years ago) in Meixian District
- ethnicity: Taiwanese people
- nationality: Taiwan
- profession: Film director, screenwriter, film producer, actor, singer
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by Peter H. Rist
The festival had already shown Hou Hsiao-hsien, but it was in the late Eighties that Chinese cinema became a big deal. A couple of years later there was Iran, and then Argentina, South Korea” (Smith and Jones 2012, 64). J. Hoberman ...
by Immanuel Ness, Zak Cope
Hou Hsiao-Hsien, 1989. Feature film. Taiwan. AIdade da Terra. Dir. Glauber Rocha, 1980. Feature film. Brazil. Afrique 50. Dir.
by Ronald H. Bayor
such as Ang Lee, Hou Hsiao-hsien, Tsai Ming-liang, and Edward Yang. Except for those produced by Ang Lee, however, films from Taiwan have not performed successfully at box offices in Taiwan or abroad. They are seldom shown in American theaters for extended periods, if at all. This is a contrast to films from Hong Kong and a few films from China. An interesting trend that is occurring in the Chinese cultural sphere now is the production of films that feature actors and actresses ...
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