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李安榮獲英國奧斯卡終身成就獎 Ang Lee Honored with BAFTA Fellowship

休.葛蘭 在線上典禮頒獎時,說李安「可以說是全世界電影業中最優 秀的電影製作人」
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李安榮獲英國奧斯卡終身成就獎 Ang Lee Honored with BAFTA Fellowship
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In April, Taiwanese director Ang Lee was awarded with a Fellowship at the 74th British Academy Film Awards. The annual Fellowship award is the highest honor bestowed by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) and is given to an individual in recognition of their outstanding contribution to film, games, or television throughout their life.

Born in Pingtung, Taiwan, in 1954, Lee has received dozens of accolades during his film career that has spanned four decades. He first found international fame with his Father Knows Best trilogy, which is comprised of the Chinese-language films Pushing Hands (1991), The Wedding Banquet (1993), and Eat Drink Man Woman (1994). The last was nominated for a Golden Globe, an Academy Award, and a BAFTA, in addition to receiving several other awards and many other nominations .

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Lee’s first English-language film Sense and Sensibility (1995) was a commercial and critical success. The Austen adaptation , which starred Emma Thompson, Kate Winslet, and Hugh Grant, earned Lee a BAFTA for Best Film and his second Golden Bear award at the Berlin International Film Festival. Lee’s success continued with his award-winning, history-making film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000). Over the years, he also directed and produced other hits, including Brokeback Mountain (2005) and Life of Pi (2012).

For the announcement of the award, the Chair of BAFTA’s Film Committee noted that Lee is a “master of his craft” and an “ incredibly versatile, daring, and exceptional  filmmaker who effortlessly moves between genres .” Presenting the award at the virtual ceremony , Hugh Grant said that Lee was “ arguably world cinema’s classiest filmmaker” and alluded to the numerous awards and accolades he has collected over the years.


1. Which of the following is true about the BAFTA Fellowship Award?

(A) It is not handed out every year.

(B) It is the ceremony’s most prestigious award.

(C) It is a grant given to someone to make a movie.

(D) It is awarded to an actor for their work in a film.


2. Which of the following statements about Ang Lee’s movies is true?

(A) Pushing Hands is part of a trilogy of films he directed.

(B) The Wedding Banquet was adapted from an English novel.

(C) Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon was the first film he made.

(D) Brokeback Mountain won him the second Golden Bear award.


3. What does the word “ versatile ” most likely mean in paragraph 4?

(A) Productive .

(B) Bilingual.

(C) Multi-talented.

(D) Hard-working.

 

Ans: 1.B 2.A 3.C

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李安榮獲英國奧斯卡終身成就獎 Ang Lee Honored with BAFTA Fellowship
圖片來源:Denis Makarenko / Shutterstock.com

In April, Taiwanese director Ang Lee was awarded with a Fellowship at the 74th British Academy Film Awards. The annual Fellowship award is the highest honor bestowed by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) and is given to an individual in recognition of their outstanding contribution to film, games, or television throughout their life.

Born in Pingtung, Taiwan, in 1954, Lee has received dozens of accolades during his film career that has spanned four decades. He first found international fame with his Father Knows Best trilogy, which is comprised of the Chinese-language films Pushing Hands (1991), The Wedding Banquet (1993), and Eat Drink Man Woman (1994). The last was nominated for a Golden Globe, an Academy Award, and a BAFTA, in addition to receiving several other awards and many other nominations .

把英文變OK,站得更高看臺灣。長期訂閱65折起,33週年慶專案只到8/15。

Lee’s first English-language film Sense and Sensibility (1995) was a commercial and critical success. The Austen adaptation , which starred Emma Thompson, Kate Winslet, and Hugh Grant, earned Lee a BAFTA for Best Film and his second Golden Bear award at the Berlin International Film Festival. Lee’s success continued with his award-winning, history-making film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000). Over the years, he also directed and produced other hits, including Brokeback Mountain (2005) and Life of Pi (2012).

For the announcement of the award, the Chair of BAFTA’s Film Committee noted that Lee is a “master of his craft” and an “ incredibly versatile, daring, and exceptional  filmmaker who effortlessly moves between genres .” Presenting the award at the virtual ceremony , Hugh Grant said that Lee was “ arguably world cinema’s classiest filmmaker” and alluded to the numerous awards and accolades he has collected over the years.


1. Which of the following is true about the BAFTA Fellowship Award?

(A) It is not handed out every year.

(B) It is the ceremony’s most prestigious award.

(C) It is a grant given to someone to make a movie.

(D) It is awarded to an actor for their work in a film.


2. Which of the following statements about Ang Lee’s movies is true?

(A) Pushing Hands is part of a trilogy of films he directed.

(B) The Wedding Banquet was adapted from an English novel.

(C) Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon was the first film he made.

(D) Brokeback Mountain won him the second Golden Bear award.


3. What does the word “ versatile ” most likely mean in paragraph 4?

(A) Productive .

(B) Bilingual.

(C) Multi-talented.

(D) Hard-working.

 

Ans: 1.B 2.A 3.C

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