Ang Lee Wins Best Director Oscars 2013

Ang Lee won Best Director for his work on Life of Pi. He thanked "Movie God" for the award to start out his award speech before thanking everyone involved in the film, including Yann Martel for writing the book.

It has been a big night for Life of Pi, is it going to ride the momentum all the way to Best Picture??

Here's who Lee beat out:

Best Director
David O. Russell, Silver Linings Playbook
Ang Lee, Life of Pi
Steven Spielberg, Lincoln
Michael Haneke, Amour
Benh Zeitlin, Beasts of the Southern Wild

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