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Director Ang Lee.

Film director Ang Lee. He grew up in Taiwan, but studied theater and film production in the United States. His second feature film, "The Wedding Banquet," was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, as was his next film, "Eat Drink Man Woman." Lee's films often portray family relationships with poignancy, respect, and a light comic touch. His latest film is "Sense and Sensibility," the film based on the novel by Jane Austen.

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Fresh Air with Terry Gross, December 20, 1995: Interview with Ang Lee; Interview with Lawrence Block; Review of the film "Nixon."

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