Edward Yang

Edward YANG (Yang Dechang) (1947, China - 2007, USA) moved from China to Taiwan with his family in 1949 and later lived in the USA for several years. After returning to Taiwan, he worked as an assistant director and scriptwriter. Yang was one of the protagonists of the Taiwanese New Wave; he made eight features since 1982, including The Terrorizers (1986), A Brighter Summer Day (1991) and Yi yi (2000), which are widely regarded as masterpieces. He died in 2007 at the age of 59.


Guangyinde gushi/In Our Time (1983, episode Zhiwang/Desires), Haitan de yitian/That Day, on the Beach (1983), Qingmei zhuma/Taipei Story (1985), Kong bu fen zi/The Terrorizers (1986), Guling jie shaonian sha ren shijian/A Brighter Summer Day (1991), Duli shidai/A Confucian Confusion (1994), Majang/Mahjong (1996), Jiuge yu laoqi/A 1997 Rhapsody (1997), Yi yi/A One and a Two (2000)