BEIJING, Feb. 26 (Xinhuanet) -- Ang Lee has won his second Oscar Award for Best Director at the 85th Academy Awards Ceremony. Lee won the award for his film "Life of Pi", which features an Indian boy who survives a shipwreck but is stranded in a lifeboat with a Bengal tiger.
Ang Lee, Oscar winner for Best Director, said:"Thank you, movie God. I really need to share this with all 3,000, everybody who worked with me in "Life of Pi", I want to thank you for, I really want to thank you for believing this story, and sharing this incredible journey with me. Thank you, Academy, xie xie, namaste."
Starring newcomer Suraj Sharma, "Life of Pi" was lauded by critics for Lee’s ability to bring the complex novel of Yann Martel to life. The 3D multidimensional film was nominated for 11 Oscars, including Best Picture. It also won the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects. The Taiwanese-born director began his career directing Chinese-language films, and won his first Academy Award in 2006 for directing "Brokeback Mountain," the story of a complex love affair between two men.