Locarno to honour Hou Hsiao-hsien
Taiwanese film-maker Hou Hsiao-hsien is to receive the Leopard of Honour at the 60th edition of the Locarno International Film Festival (August 1-11, 2007) in recognition of his work as a director and producer.Previous illustrious recipients include Jean-Luc Godard, Bernardo Bertolucci, Ken Loach, Abbas Kiarostami, Wim Wenders and, last year, Alexander Sokurov.Commenting on the choice of Hou Hsiao-hsien, the festival's artistic director Frederic Maire said that ...
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