戴立忍

Leon DAI

Director , Scriptwriter , Actors/Actress

Born in Taitung in 1966, Leon Dai (戴立忍) obtained a degree from the Department of Theatre Atrs of theNational College of Arts, the predecessor of the Taipei National University of the Arts. In 1990, he started to perform in theaters, and tried directing for stage play as well as writting scripts. Since 1993, Lai has started acting in films, theaters, television dramas, and commercial films in which his acting skill is highly affirmed. The short film "Summers (兩個夏天)" directed by him in 2000 won the Golden Horse Award for best short film and the top prize at the Taipei Film Festival. His 2009 feature film "No Puedo Vivir Sin Ti (不能沒有你)" earned him the Golden Horse Award for best director. He has also continued acting in films and dramas actively in recent years.

Awards
2009 The 46th Golden Horse Awards Best Director "No Puedo Vivir Sin Ti"
2002 The 39th Golden Horse Awards Best Short Film "Summers"
1999 The 36th Golden Horse Awards Best Supporting Actor "A Chance to Die"

Nominations
2017 The 54th Golden Horse Awards Best Supporting Actor "The Great Buddha +"
2014 The 51th Golden Horse Awards Best Supporting Actor "(Sex) Appeal"
2008 The 45th Golden Horse Awards Best Supporting Actor "Parking"
2000 The 37th Golden Horse Awards Best Supporting Actor "Feeling by Night"

Filmography:

Year Title
2017 The Great Buddha + 
Winning 2017 Golden Horse Awards : Best New Director,Best Adapted Screenplay,Best Cinematography,Best Original Film Score,Best Original Film Song Nomination 2017 Golden Horse Awards : Best Feature Film,Best Supporting Actor,Best Art Direction,Best Film Editing,Best Sound Effects 2017 Toronto International Film Festival - Discovery, NETPAC Award 2017 Vancouver International Film Festival - Dragons & Tigers 2017 Busan International Film Festival - A Window on Asian Cinema 2017 Tokyo International Film Festival - World Focus
2016 Love in Vain 
2015 Taipei Film Festival-Gala Premieres
2016 At Cafe 6 
2016 Busan International Film Festival-Open Cinema
2016 Shanghai International Film Festival-China
Movie Channel Media Awards
2016 Godspeed 
2016 Toronto International Film Festival Vanguard
2016 Vancouver International Film Festival Dragons&Tigers
2016 Tokyo International Film Festival-World Focus
2016 Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival, Opening Film
2016 Golden Horse Awards, 8 nominations, won Best Art Direction
2015 The Assassin 
2015 Busan International Film Festival -Gala Presentation
2015 Hong Kong Summer International Film Festival - Opening Film
2015 Cannes Film Festival - Best Director, Cannes Soundtrack Award
2014 Kara-Orchestra 
2014 Sex Appeal 
2014 Hanoi International Film Festival
2014 Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival
2014 Busan International Film Festival-New Currents Competition
2012 Black & White Episode 1 : The Dawn of Assault 
2011 10+10 
2011 Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival Opening Film
2012 Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin Panorama
2010 The Fourth Portrait 
Festival of the 3 Continents Nantes-Audience Prize
Valladolid International Film Festival-Best Cinematography
Locarno International Film Festival-Filmmakers of the Present Competition
Toronto International Film Festival-Offical Selection
Taiwan Golden Horse Awards-Best Director, Best Taiwanese Film, Best Supporting
Actress and FIPRESCI Prizes
Asia Pacific Film Festival-Best Cinematography
2010 Reign of Assassins 
2009 No Puedo Vivir Sin Ti 
2009 33th Hong Kong International Film Festival
2009 Rotterdam International Film Festival - Competition: Golden Tiger Award
2009 Taipei Film Festival Narrative Features, Grand Prize,Narrative Features, Best Actor(CHEN Wen-pin),Narrative Features, Best Supporting Actor(Lin Chih-ju),Media’s Choice Award

2008 Parking 
2008 Golden Horse Award, Best Art Direction
2008 Golden Horse Award, FIPRESCI Prize
2008 Festival de Cannes
2008 Pusan International Film Festival,window of asia
2009 Adelaida Film Festival, World Cinema
2008 Good Will Evil 
2008 Button Man! 
2008 Pusan International Film Festival,Best Actress
2005 Blue Cha-Cha 
2005 The Passage 
2002 TWENTY SOMETHING TAIPEI 
2002 SOMEWHERE OVER THE DREAMLAND 
2002 Venice Film Festival, Best First Feature Film of the Critics Week
2002 ROBINSON'S CRUSOE 
2003 The 56th Cannes International Film Festival, Un Certain Regard Section
2003 The 8th Pusan International Film Festival
2003 Mostra BR de cinema
2003 The 48th Asia Pacific Film Festival
2003 The 23rd Hawaii International Film Festival
2002 DOUBLE VISION 
2002 The 55th Cannes International Film Festival, Un Certain Regards Section
2002 The 7th Pusan International Film Festival, Opening Film
2001 SUMMER, DREAM 
2001 The 38TH Golden Horse Awards, Best Short Live Action Film
2002 Taipei Film Festival, Best Fictional Film/Video Award in the Professional Section of Citizen Video/Film Competition
2002 The 21st Vancouver International Film Festival, Dragons and Tigers Section
2002 The 15th Tokyo International Film Festival, Asian Cinema Competition Section
2002 The 7th Pusan International Film Festival, Wide Angle Section
2002 The 22nd Hawaii International Film Festival
2001 DINNER 
2001 The 38th Golden Horse Awards, Best Best Short Live Action Film Nominated
2002 Taipei Film Festival, Citizen Vision Program Section
2002 The South Taiwan Film & Video Festival
2002 The 25th Golden Harvest Awards for Short Film and Video, Best Short Film
2002 The 3rd Jeonju International Film Festival
2001 ANGEL 
2001 BETELNUT BEAUTY 
2001 The 2nd Jeonju International Film Festival
2001 The 20th Vancouver International Film Festival
2001 The 51st Berlin International Film Festival, Best Director Award, Best New Actress Award
2001 The 11th Fukuoka Asian Film Festival
2001 The 17th Singapore International Film Festival
2001 The 23rd Hawaii International Film Festival
2002 San Francisco International Asia American Film Festival
2001 BETTER THAN SEX 
2003 Far East Film Festival, Italay
2003 Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival
2001 SUMMERS 
2002 The 22nd Hawaii International Film Festival
2002 The 7th Pusan International Film Festival, Wide Angle Section
2000 A ONE AND A TWO 
2000 The 53rd Cannes International Film Festival, Best Director Award
2000 Sarajevo Film Festival, Best Film Award
2000 The 25th Toronto International Film Festival
2000 The 19th Vancouver International Film Festival, Chief Dan George Humanitarian Award
2000 The 38th New York Film Festival
2000 The 36th Chicago International Film Festival
2000 The 5th Pusan International Film Festival, A Window on Asian Cinema Section
2000 The 13th Tokyo International Film Festival
2000 The 44th London Film Festival
2001 The 25th Hong Kong International Film Festival, Closing Film
2001 The 15th Fribourg International Film Festival, Grand Prix Jury Award
2000 HIDDEN WHISPER 
2000 The 37th Golden Horse Awards Best Supporting Actor nominated
2000 The 53rd Cannes International Film Festival, International Film Critics Week Section
2000 The 2nd Cinemanila International Film Festival
2000 Edinburgh International Film Festival
2000 The 5th Pusan International Film Festival, New Currents Competition Section
2000 The 45th Asia Pacific Film Festival
2001 The 15th Fribourg International Film Festival, Best New Director Award, Best Script Award
2000 FLEEING BY NIGHT 
2000 The 36th Chicago International Film Festival
2000 The 5th Pusan International Film Festival, A Window on Asian Cinema Section
2000 The 20th Hawaii International Film Festival
2001 The 46th Asia Pacific Film Festival, Best Film Music Award
2001 The 11th Fukuoka Asian Film Festival
2001 The 15th Fribourg International Film Festival
2002 Mardi Gras Film Festival
2000 THE CABBIE 
2000 Golden Horse Awards, Best Supporting Actor Award, Jury Award
2001 The 6th Pusan International Film Festival, A Window on Asian Cinema Section
2001 The 21st Hawaii International Film Festival
2001 The 46th Asia Pacific Film Festival
2001 The 11th Fukuoka Asian Film Festival
2001 The 3rd Deauville Panasia Film Festival
2001 The 20th Vancouver International Film Festival
2002 New Port Beach Film Festival
2002 LA Film Festival
2002 Cinemanila International Film Festival
2002 San Diego Asian Film Festival
1999 March of Happiness 
1999 A CHANCE TO DIE 
1997 Blue Moon 
1997 STONE ON THE CORNER 
1997 FLAME 
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