Bittersweet feelings over Ang Lee's Oscar win

Taiwan-born American director Ang Lee's win of his second directing Oscar has sparked bittersweet feelings among Chinese audiences, who expressed their pride due to the director's Chinese roots, but couldn't help but reflect on why the Chinese mainland has failed to deliver more outstanding films to the world arena.

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Quvenzhane Wallis

Quvenzhane Wallis

Amy Adams

Amy Adams

Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones

Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones

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Hugh Jackman – Les Misérables as Jean Valjean

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Joaquin Phoenix – The Master as Freddie Quell

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Emmanuelle Riva – Amour as Anne

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Quvenzhané Wallis – Beasts of the Southern Wild as Hushpuppy

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Naomi Watts – The Impossible as Maria Bennett