Mason Lee in a still from Stand by Me. He talks to the Post about his films, why he loves Al Pacino and how his dad came to support his career. Mason Lee in a still from Stand by Me. He talks to the Post about his films, why he loves Al Pacino and how his dad came to support his career.
Mason Lee in a still from Stand by Me. He talks to the Post about his films, why he loves Al Pacino and how his dad came to support his career.

Filmmaker Ang Lee’s actor son Mason Lee on playing ‘shy and reserved’ people like him, his first lead role in Stand by Me, and how an Al Pacino film inspired him

  • Mason Lee, 31, is the younger son of Academy Award-winning Taiwanese director Ang Lee and appeared in his 2016 film Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk
  • Lee, who says his most challenging role was as a police officer in Hong Kong film Limbo, likes to play the underdog, as ‘characters who always win are boring’

Topic |   Chinese language cinema
Mason Lee in a still from Stand by Me. He talks to the Post about his films, why he loves Al Pacino and how his dad came to support his career. Mason Lee in a still from Stand by Me. He talks to the Post about his films, why he loves Al Pacino and how his dad came to support his career.
Mason Lee in a still from Stand by Me. He talks to the Post about his films, why he loves Al Pacino and how his dad came to support his career.
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