Director Ang Lee
” from 2003, “The Hire: Chosen
,” “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
“) will head Venice Film Festival
jury this year.
Ang Lee twice won the Venice Film Festival’s prestigious Golden Lion
The Taiwanese-born director won the award in 2007 for “Lust, Caution
,” and in 2005 for “Brokeback Mountain
,” for which he also won a best directing Oscar.
His next movies are “Taking Woodstock
” and “A Little Game
The festival made the announcement Friday. Last year’s jury was headed by German film director Wim Wenders
Venice Film Festival will be held September 2-12, 2009.