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FDCP vows full support for Ang Lee film in PH

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In his speech after the screening of “Life of Pi” at the SM Aura on November 28, Oscar-winning filmmaker Ang Lee told the audience of his intention to shoot a film in the Philippines.

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Ang Lee, master and slave

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LEE SAYS HELLO“I feel like your next-door neighbor. On clear days while shooting ‘Life of Pi’ in Taiwan, we could see the northernmost tip of the Philippines.”

“I’m a one-movie kind of guy,” said Ang Lee. Though it sounded like a joke, it was really a way of sharing yet another piece of himself with a rapt audience at the open forum that highlighted a tribute in his honor on Thursday.   “I’m not one of those directors who always have a [...]

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Ang Lee plans to do movie in PH

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Chinese-American filmmaker Ang Lee is planning a movie in the Philippines. The multi-Oscar awardee announced this Thursday night when he faced an awed crowd of admirers, Filipino movie directors and journalists in an open forum at an upscale mall cineplex.

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‘Life of Pi’ back in town with Ang Lee

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An invitational screening today of Ang Lee’s triumphant “Life of Pi” will place Filipino admirers within gawking distance of the Oscar-winning director, whom the late eminent US film critic Roger Ebert described as “one of the wisest and kindest men I’ve met.”

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Salute to Ang Lee in Manila

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Renowned Taiwan-born filmmaker Ang Lee is Manila-bound as a guest of the Taipei Economic & Cultural Office, which is presenting “A Salute to Ang Lee” with the Film Development Council of the Philippines, 20th Century Fox and the Film Cultural Exchange Program.

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Chinese film market will surpass Hollywood in ten years—Ang Lee

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Oscar-winning director Ang Lee on Tuesday said that Chinese-language cinema could earn more revenue than Hollywood in ten years’ time and does not need to broaden its appeal.

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Ang Lee crosses cultural divide

Director Ang Lee accepts the Oscar for Best direting from actor Michael Douglas onstage at the 85th Annual Academy Awards on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. AFP FILE PHOTO/ROBYN BECK

Academy award-winning director Ang Lee says modesty and diligence have been the keys to his success in penetrating foreign cultures that were part of many of his most notable films.

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Ang Lee excited about TV directing debut with ‘Tyrant’

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Oscar-winning Taiwanese-American director Ang Lee said Thursday he is excited to be working on his first TV project “Tyrant,” but dismissed reports he would stay away from movies to focus on television.

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Kidman, Lee join Spielberg on Cannes festival jury

Nicole Kidman, a first-time Emmy nominee for her lead role in the TV movie, "Hemingway & Gellhorn," said she was raised on "The Brady Bunch" and "Bewitched." AP FILE PHOTO

Hollywood actress Nicole Kidman and director Ang Lee will join Steven Spielberg next month on the Cannes film festival jury, organizers said on Wednesday.

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Life of Pi star says blessing to work with Ang Lee

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“Life of Pi” actor Suraj Sharma credits director Ang Lee with setting him on a path to continue with a career in movies.

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Hits and misses at the Oscars

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The biggest and most unexpected winner at last week’s Academy Awards was Ang Lee, who trounced Steven Spielberg in the Best Director race with “Life of Pi,” vis-a-vis Spielberg’s “Lincoln,” which was generally expected to romp off with the directing and Best Picture trophies, but did no such thing because the topmost plum went to “Argo,” instead! —So, “Lincoln” was the evening’s top loser,—a most undeserved fate.

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Ang Lee wins best director Oscar for ‘Life of Pi’

Director Ang Lee accepts the Oscar for Best direting from actor Michael Douglas onstage at the 85th Annual Academy Awards on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. AFP FILE PHOTO/ROBYN BECK

Ang Lee has won the Academy Award for best director for his “Life of Pi.”

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