Edward Yang (I) (1947–2007)

Writer | Director | Actor

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Uses a variety of interesting nicknames for his characters: "Sly", "Honey", "Threads" as the name of various gang members in A Brighter Summer Day (1991), "Birdy" and "Akeem" in A Confucian Confusion (1994), "Hong Kong" and "Red Fish" in Mahjong (...


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

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Te-Chang Yang

Shanghai, China


(age 59)
Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA

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