Name: Ang Lee
Film: Life Of Pi
Synopsis: Director Ang Lee creates a groundbreaking movie event about a young man who survives a disaster at sea and is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery.
While cast away, he forms an amazing and unexpected connection with another survivor...a fearsome Bengal tiger.
Previous Golden Globe Wins: Ang Lee has two Golden Globe Best Director wins under his belt as he picked up the award for Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and Brokeback Mountain
Previous Golden Globe Nominations: He was also nominated for his adaptation of Sense and Sensibility.
Award/Nominations for role: Ang Lee has been named Best Director at the Kansas Film City Critics Circle Awards and Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards
He was nominated at the St Louis Film Critics Awards and the Critics Choice Awards.
Critics: Bringing Martel's novel to life was a huge challenge and Ang Lee has delivered a bold and beautiful movie that is as heart-warming as it is heartbreaking. - FemaleFirst
- Lee is a wizard, Life of Pi is an incredible spectacle and the technical effects are brilliant. - This is London
- To produce a coherent film from Martel's tricky novel would be achievement enough, but Ang Lee has extracted something beautiful, wise and, at times, miraculous. - Empire Magazine
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