李康生

LEE Kang-Sheng

Director , Scriptwriter , Actors/Actress

Discovered in the streets of Taipei by TSAI Ming-Liang in 1991, LEE Kang-Sheng became the right-hand man that TSAI's films can't do without. Some say that the film of TSAI Ming-Liang is the face of LEE Kang-Sheng. He won the Best Actor Award at the Nante Three Continents Film Festival for his performance in "Vive L'amour," and the Best Actor Award at the Manila International Film Festival for his performance in "What Time is it There?"

"The Missing" is his debut feature film as a writer/director after 12 years of acting. Currently, he is preparing for his second film, "Help Me."

Awards
2013 The 50th Golden Horse Awards Best Leading Actor "Stray Dogs"

Nominations
1994 The 31th Golden Horse Awards Best Leading Actor "Vive L'amour"

Filmography:

Year Title
2022 Fantasy·World 
2021 Grit 
2020 DAYS 
2020 Teddy Jury Award, Berlinale 2020 The 14th Asian Film Awards nominations - Best Director 2020 New York Film Festival - Main Slate 2020 Busan International Film Festival - Icons 2020 Golden Horse Awards nominations - Best Narrative Feature, Best Director, Best Sound Effects
2020 Abyssal Spiders 
2020 The Rope Curse 2 
Nominations 2020 The 57th Golden Horse Awards - Best Supporting Actress (for Vera CHEN), Best Visual Effects (for Yuan XU, Min-Pin HUANG) and Best Makeup & Costume Design (for Lore SHIH, Kiara WANG)
2017 The Deserted  
2017 Competition of the Venice International Film Festival
2016 The Tenants Downstairs 
2016 Audience Choice Award of the 9th Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival
2015 Sashimi 
2015 Osaka Asian Film Festival-Competition
2013 Stray Dogs 
Awards 2014 Best Film Still Awaiting American Distribution of National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 2014 Best Leading Actor of Taipei Film Awards 2013 Grand Special Jury Prize of Venice International Film Festival 2013 Special Jury Prize of Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2013 Best Director of Seville European Film Festival 2013 Best Director of Dubai International Film Festival 2013 Best Actor (Kang-Sheng Lee) and Best Sound (Duu-Chih Tu, Li Chi Kuo) of Asia-Pacific Film Festival 2013 Best Leading Actor and Best Director of the 50th Golden Horse Awards
2009 Face 
2009 Competition of the Cannes Film Festival 2010 Best Costume Designer and Best Production Designer of Asian Film Awards (winners)
2008 Help Me Eros 
2007 International Venice Film Festival
2007 Toronto International Film Festival,Canada
2007 Bangkok International Film Festival
2007 Pusan International Film Festival,window of asia
2008 Hong Kong International Film Festival,Best Cinematography
2008 Buenos Aires International Independent Film Festival,Argentina
2008 Asia Film Festival of Rome
2008 Moscow International Film Festival
2006 I Don’t Want to Sleep Alone 
2006 International Competition of the Venice International Film Festival 2006 Toronto International Film Festival 2006 Sao Paulo International Film Festival 2007 Fribourg International Film Festival 2007 Febiofest International Film Festiva (Prague)l 2007 Asia Film Festival Barcelona 2007 New Zealand International Film Festival 2007 Osian's Cinefan Film Festival (India)
2004 The Wayward Cloud 
Awards 2005 Silver Berlin Bear for Outstanding Artistic Achievement, Alfred Bauer Award, and FIPRESCI Prize of the 55th Berlin International Film Festival 2005 Award of the City of Nantes (for the director Tsai Ming-Liang) and Special Mention (for the leading actor Lee Kang-Sheng) of Festival des trois continents, Nantes 2005 Best Actor and José Luis Guarner Critic's Award of Sitges - Catalonian International Film Festival
2003 THE MISSING 
2003 The 40th Golden Horse Awards Best Picture Nominated 2003 Belgrade International Film Festival 2003 The 8th Pusan International Film Festival, Best Film Award, New Currents Competition Section 2003 Mostra BR de cinema 2003 The 16th Tokyo International Film Festival 2003 Nantes Three Continents Festival, Surprise Screening Section 2004 The 33rd International Film Festival Rotterdam Tiger Award, KNF Award, NETPAC Award 2004 The 17th Singapore International Film Festival 2004 The 28th Hong Kong International Film Festival, Firebird Awards For Young Cinema Section 2004 The 27th Goteborg Film Festival, Asian Hots Section 2004 The 23nd Vancouver International Film Festival, Dragons and Tigers Section
2003 GOODBYE DRAGON INN 
2003 Best Taiwanese Film of the Year (winner) and Best Feature Film (nomination) of the 40th Golden Horse Awards 2003 Selected into the Competition and winning the FIPRESCI Prize of the 60th Venice International Film Festival 2003 The 28th Toronto International Film Festival 2003 Dragons and Tigers of the 22nd Vancouver International Film Festival 2003 A Window on Asian Cinema of the 8th Busan International Film Festival 2003 Gold Plaque (winner) of the 39th Chicago International Film Festival 2003 The 41st New York Film Festival 2003 The 27th Sao Paulo International Film Festival 2003 Jury Award (winner) and Best Supporting Actress Award (for Kuei-Mei Yang) of the 48th Asia Pacific Film Festival 2003 World Cinema of the 47th London Film Festival 2003 Golden Maile Award (nominee) of the 23rd Hawaii International Film Festival 2003 Winds of Asia of the 16th Tokyo International Film Festival 2003 Belgrade International Film Festival 2003 Best Director (won by Tsai Ming-Liang) and Young Audience Award of the Festival des trois continents, Nantes 2004 Cinema Regained of the 33rd International Film Festival Rotterdam 2004 Closing Film of the 28th Hong Kong International Film Festival 2019 Special Event of the Venice International Film Festival
2002 THE SKYWALK IS GONE 
2002 The 21st Vancouver International Film Festival 2002 Wide Angle of the 7th Busan International Film Festival 2002 Best Short Film (nominee) of the 39th Golden Horse Awards 2003 Masters' Short Films of the Taipei Film Festival 2003 The 32nd International Film Festival Rotterdam 2003 San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival 2003 The 5th Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Cinema 2003 Competition of the 46th San Francisco International Film Festival 2003 The 16th Singapore International Film Festival 2003 The 39th Chicago International Film Festival 2003 The 27th Sao Paulo International Film Festival 2003 London Film Festival 2003 The 17th Fribourg International Film Festival 2003 Vienna International Film Festival
2001 A WAY WE GO 
2002 The 3rd Jeonju International Film Festival
2001 WHAT TIME IS IT THERE? 
2001 Best Technical Award (winner: Duu-Chih Tu) and in Competition of the 54th Cannes International Film Festival 2001 A Window on Asian Cinema of the 6th Busan International Film Festival 2001 The 39th New York Film Festival 2001 Best Film Award (winner), Best Director Award (winner), and Best Supporting Actress Award (winner: Yi-Ching Lu) of the 46th Asia Pacific Film Festival 2001 Best Director Award (winner) of the 4th Bangkok Film Festival 2001 The 20th Vancouver International Film Festival 2001 Special Jury Award, Best Director Award, and Special Jury Cinematography Award (winners) of the 37th Chicago International Film Festival 2001 Special Jury Award and Special Jury Award for Filmmaker (winners) of the 38th Golden Horse Awards 2001 Critics’ Choice Award (winner) of the Kaohsiung Film Festival 2001 NETPAC Award(winner) of the Brisbane International Film Festival 2001 Contemporary World Cinema of the 26th Toronto International Film Festival 2001 The 14th Tokyo International Film Festival 2001 Jakarta International Film Festival 2001 International Film Festival Karlovy Vary 2008 Moscow International Film Festival
2000 SUNNY DOLL 
2000 Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival 2000 Taipei Film Festival
1998 THE HOLE 
1997 Sweet Degeneration 
1998 Competition of the 48th Berlin Film Festival 1998 The 22nd Hong Kong International Film Festival 1998 The 34th Pesaro International Film Festival 1998 Nomination for Taipei Film Awards 1998 The 17th Vancouver International Film Festival 1999 The 12th Singapore International Film Festival
1997 The River 
1997 Silver Berlin Bear and FIPRESCI Prize of Berlin International Film Festival 1997 Critics’ Award - Honorable Mention of São Paulo International Film Festival 1997 Silver Screen Award for Best Actor (Tien Miao) and Special Jury Prize of Singapore International Film Festival 1997 Silver Hugo of Chicago International Film Festival 2008 Moscow International Film Festival
1995 FOOTSTEPSIN THE RAIN 
1994 Vive L'Amour 
1994 The 16th Festival of the 3 Continents,Best Director,Best Actor
1994 Venice International Film Festival, Golden Lion
1995 Singapore International Film Festival,Best Film
2008 Moscow International Film Festival
1992 Rebels of the Neon God 
1993 Tokyo International Film Festival-New Director Bronze Award
1993 Festival des 3 Continents-Best Debut Feature Film
1993 Torino Film Festival-Best Picture

Actor:
1992 Rebels of the Neon God
1994 Vive L'Amour
1996 A Drifting Life
1997 The River, Sweet Degeneration
1998 The Hole, Ordinary Heroes
2001 What Time Is It There
2002 The Skywalk Is Gone, A Way We Go
2003 Goodbye, Dragon-Inn
2005 The Wayward Cloud
2006 I Don't Want to Sleep Alone
2007 Help Me Eros
2009 Visages
2012 Beautiful 2012
2013 Stray Dogs
2014 Journey to the West
2015 Sashimi
2015 No No Sleep
2016 The Tenants Downstairs
director:
2003 The Missing
2008 Help Me Eros

Update:2022/07/26
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