Hou Hsiao-Hsien
Date of Birth
Sep 08, 1947
Birth Place:
Guangdong Province, China

Biography

Director Hou Hsiao Hsien, in a 1988 New York Film Festival World Critics Poll, was voted one of three directors who would most likely shape cinema in the coming decades. He has since become one of the most respected, influential directors working in cinema today. In spite of his international renown, his films have focused exclusively on his native Taiwan, offering finely textured human dramas...