Born in Taiwan in 1954, Lee came to the States in his early twenties to receive his film education. Lee dabbled in assistant-directing and screenwriting, eventually producing a cultural/generational trilogy, (Pushing Hands, The Wedding Banquet, and Eat Drink Man Woman (1992-94), which garnered him serious attention in the industry.
Sense and Sensibility was Lee’s first mainstream release, followed by the critically praised The Ice Storm, which forged his reputation as a sensitive and artistic visionary.
Perhaps not best applied to The Hulk, Ang redeemed himself with the iconic Brokeback Mountain, for which he won the 2006 Best Director Oscar.
The Ice Storm 1997 dir. Lee starring Kevin Kline Joan Allen Sigourney Weaver