Ang Lee – Over the years Woodstock got…

Over the years Woodstock got glorified and romanticised and became the event that symbolised Utopia…


“Over the years Woodstock got glorified and romanticised and became the event that symbolised Utopia. It’s the last page of our collective memory of the age of innocence. Then things turned ugly and would never be the same again.”
-Ang Lee

Ang Lee – I hope people don’t compare…

I hope people don’t compare 2D and 3D because 3D’s new, it’s unfair to compare…


“I hope people don’t compare 2D and 3D because 3D’s new, it’s unfair to compare to 2D which is really sophisticated, even when we’re jaded about it. 3D just began, give it a chance, let the equipment and projection system catch up and be better, let the price go down, let more filmmakers get a hold of it more easily.”
-Ang Lee

Ang Lee – When I grew up, in…

When I grew up, in Taiwan, the Korean War was seen as a good war…


“When I grew up, in Taiwan, the Korean War was seen as a good war, where America protected Asia. It was sort of an extension of World War II. And it was, of course, the peak of the Cold War. People in Taiwan were generally proAmerican. The Korean War made Japan. And then the Vietnam War made Taiwan. There is some truth to that.”
-Ang Lee

Ang Lee – The source of all the…

The source of all the material comes from nothingness, illusion is working more on things…


“The source of all the material comes from nothingness, illusion is working more on things you can prove. That’s the principle, the essence of life, it is actually an illusion, not immaterial. That’s worth pursuing. So illusion is not nothing. In a way, that is the truth.”
-Ang Lee