According to Taiwan media, Zhang Yi, founder of the glass workshop and best director of the Golden Horse Award, died on November 1 at the age of 69, Netease Entertainment reported on November 19.
It is understood that Zhang Yi, who suffered from blood transfusion infection after heart surgery last month, kept going to hospital for two years and eventually died. His wife, Yang Huishan, had previously issued a statement through the glass workshop confirming the news of his death.
On the morning of November 19, relatives held a family memorial ceremony for Zhang Yi. His body was cremated in Taipeis second funeral home. Yang Huishan, who had been with him for nearly 40 years, also appeared for the first time after the incident. Even though she was wearing sunglasses and a mask, she still looked sad.
On November 20, the memorial ceremony of love never too late will be held at the Taipei Taoist temple in Foguang mountain.
Zhang Yis family members told the media in a low-key manner today that they hoped that the outside world would not disturb Yang Huishan because of her poor state in the past two days, and hoped that the memorial meeting of Zhang Yi would be held on the 20th. The staff of the etiquette club also said that they would not speak to the public, but confirmed that the family members adopted the Buddhist ceremony to send Zhang Yi the last leg of his life.
Zhang Yi directed the film I live my life like this in 1985, and won the best director award and best original script award of the 22nd Taiwan Film Golden Horse Award. In 1987, together with his wife Yang Huishan, he founded the glass workshop and devoted himself to the art of glass. In 2014, his film black buttocks was nominated for the best creative short film in the 51st Taiwan Golden Horse Film Awards. In 2017, voiced the animated film cat on the roof. In 2018, Yang Huishan joined CCTVs cultural and emotional program readers second season; in the same year, his film dog sad won the 55th Taiwan Film Golden Horse Award for best animated feature film.
Zhang Yi died of illness at the age of 69 and won the Golden Horse Award for best director
According to Taiwan media, director Zhang Yi died of illness on November 1 today, aged 69.
In 1985, Zhang Yi won the Golden Horse Award and the best director of the Asia Pacific Film Festival for I live my life like this. In 1987, he founded the glass workshop with Yang Huishan, wife of Golden Horse Film queen, and devoted himself to the art of glass. His works are well-known in the world.
A few days ago, Zhang Yi was rescued in the intensive care unit for many days due to blood transfusion infection after heart surgery. Now he leaves the world smartly, which makes people from all walks of life feel very sorry.
The glass workshop issued a statement today, confirming that Zhang Yi died this morning. His wife Yang Huishan and daughter Zhang Yuan were all there, and the follow-up related matters were being arranged.