Edward Yang

 

 

 

Age: 59

 

Summary: Taiwanese film director who won the best director award in 2000 at the Cannes Film Festival for Yi Yi (A One and a Two), which was about a Taiwanese family that copes with the serious illness of their elderly mother, and who was known for his realistic portrayals of modern Taiwan.

 

 

Cause of Death: Colon cancer

 

Born: November 6, 1947

 

Died: June 29, 2007

 

Location: Beverly Hills, California