Director Ang Lee (left) and Will Smith on the set of the Taiwanese filmmaker’s latest film, Gemini Man. The director has received nine Oscar nominations and won three Academy Awards. Photo: Ben Rosenstein

How Ang Lee, Taiwanese filmmaker, gambled on switching genres to prove himself in Hollywood

  • The success of Parasite and its director Bong Joon-ho at the Oscars was a reminder of how hard it’s been for Asian filmmakers to win over Hollywood
  • In the first in a new series, we look at the stellar career of Taiwanese director Ang Lee, who has garnered nine Oscar nominations and three wins
Topic |   Asian cinema
Director Ang Lee (left) and Will Smith on the set of the Taiwanese filmmaker’s latest film, Gemini Man. The director has received nine Oscar nominations and won three Academy Awards. Photo: Ben Rosenstein
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