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  1. Brokeback's success spurs run on book

    Posted Mar 08th 2006, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... turned notoriously uncultured Hongkongers into book lovers. Book stores said the hype surrounding the Taiwanese director's gay cowboy love story, Brokeback Mountain, had boosted sales of Close Range: Wyoming Stories, a collection of short stories, including Brokeback Mountain, written by E. Annie Proulx. Page One spokeswoman Ada Ling Siu-wing said sales had been strong since ...

  2. Oscars win for director Ang Lee is bitter-sweet

    Posted Mar 07th 2006, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... at not winning the prize for best picture. 'It was a loss and a gain,' Lee said after being named best director for Brokeback Mountain. 'I was happy about winning but not being able to win ... Golden Bear. But it was Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon that secured his top position in Hollywood. Brokeback Mountain has won awards worldwide since it premiered at last September's Venice ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Don't give up green 'theatre' for flats

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 05:37am by Vivienne Chow

    ... mountains" made the city special. The juxtaposition of the city centre against the playground was "wonderful, bizarre, hilarious and magical", he said. But he was also impressed by Hong ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - Chinese tradition

    Saddle up for a bumpy Year of the Horse, warn Hong Kong geomancers

    Posted Jan 30th 2014, 12:26pm by Vivienne Chow

    ... operators are also seeking to capitalise, particularly in Dan Xia Shan, a mountainous tourist attraction in the southern province of Guangdong which includes five hills known as “five horses return ...

  5. News - World - ENTERTAINMENT

    Taiwan cheers Ang Lee's Life of Pi Oscar success

    Posted Feb 26th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Lee won the best director award for Brokeback Mountain, the gay cowboy love tragedy. Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou cabled a congratulatory message to Lee, while Taiwan Culture Minister Lung ...

  6. Ang Lee riding high as cultural outsider

    Posted Sep 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Festival to present his latest effort, 'gay cowboy film' Brokeback Mountain, which is in the race for the festival's top award, the Golden Lion. 'Being a foreigner I can see ... As a foreign filmmaker, accuracy is where I start with.' Brokeback Mountain, starring Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal, was Lee's screen adaptation of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Annie ...

  7. Golden lion roars about Asian roots

    Posted Sep 12th 2005, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... said the Taiwan-born director after his feature, Brokeback Mountain, won the hearts of the jury - and the festival's prestigious Golden Lion award for best film, which was presented ... now,' said Lee, who rushed back to Venice from the Toronto International Film Festival, where he presented Brokeback Mountain. Lee was not the only Asian in the Venetian winners' circle. ...

  8. Wildlife warriors have director on a roll

    Posted Mar 27th 2005, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... film world. His debut, The Missing Gun, won worldwide critical acclaim. His follow-up feature, Kekexili: Mountain Patrol, a highlight of this year's Hong Kong International Film Festival, ... Their population had plummeted from 10 million to 10,000. In the film, a Beijing journalist travels to the mountain areas to interview a group of local volunteers sworn to safeguard the antelopes. They try ...

  9. How about a vineyard, says wine lover

    Posted Oct 27th 2008, 12:00am by Olga Wong, Vivienne Chow

    ... Kong Wine and Spirits Industry Coalition. '[A vineyard] usually doesn't work very well in tropical countries unless it's on a mountain. In Hong Kong it could probably ...

  10. 2046 stars shine but Wong Kar-wai misses out

    Posted Nov 04th 2004, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Rises and mainland feature Kekexili: Mountain Patrol by Lu Chuan. Andy Lau Tak-wah (Infernal Affairs III) is once again challenging Leung in the best actor category, after losing to him ...




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