Tsai Ming-liang

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Tsai Ming-liang (Chinese: 蔡明亮; pinyin: Cài Míngliàng; born 27 October 1957) is a Malaysian filmmaker based in Taiwan. Tsai has written and directed 11 feature films, many short films, and television films. He is one of the most celebrated "Second New Wave" film directors of Taiwanese cinema. His films have been acclaimed worldwide and have won numerous awards at festivals. In 1994, Tsai won the Golden Lion at the 51st Venice International Film Festival for the film Vive L'Amour.

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Tsai Ming-Liang
Tsai at the 2013 Tokyo Filmex
Born (1957-10-27) 27 October 1957 (age 65)
Kuching, Crown Colony of Sarawak (present-day Kuching, Malaysia)
Alma materChinese Culture University, Taipei
Occupation(s)Film director, screenwriter
Years active1989–present
AwardsVenice Film FestivalGolden Lion
1994 – Vive L'Amour
Grand Jury Prize
2013 – Stray Dogs

Berlin Film Festival
Silver Bear
1997 – The River

Golden Horse AwardsBest Feature Film
1994 – Vive L'Amour
Best Director
1994 – Vive L'Amour
2013 – Stray Dogs