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AP: Taiwanese director Yang dies at 59

Indiewire By Indiewire | Indiewire July 2, 2007 at 1:13AM

Edward Yang, who won best director in 2000 at the Cannes Film Festival and was known for his realistic portrayals of modern Taiwan, has died of complications from colon cancer, a film industry consultant said Sunday. He was 59. Min Lee reports.
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Edward Yang, who won best director in 2000 at the Cannes Film Festival and was known for his realistic portrayals of modern Taiwan, has died of complications from colon cancer, a film industry consultant said Sunday. He was 59. Min Lee reports.