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Edward Yang

Posted in 50 Directors Summary, Edward Yang on December 11, 2009 by Kanpoj K.

Edward Yang

He was born on 6 November 1947, Shanghai, China. He moved to Taipei with his family sheen he was two. As a teenager, he became a cartoonist and manga artist. He graduated with a B.S. degree in electrical engineering. He went to America to computer design and computer and information sciences. He was interested in film so he went to study USC film school. However, he dropped out an work in a research institution in Seattle as a microcomputer and system designer for seven years.

In 1981, he went back to Taiwan and found his new career as a scriptwriter, then a director. He founded the independent film company. He made a successful film Gu ling jie shao nian sha ren shi jian (1991). He later expand his business to include theater works. His company involves with hi-tech multimedia experiments and application.

His interesting films

Gu ling jie shao nian sha ren shi jian (1991)

Ma jiang (1996)

Kong bu fen zi (1986)

Yi yi (2000)