In 1989, she won the Best Actress Award at the 26th Taiwan Film Golden Horse Awards for her feature film “People in New York”. In 2000, he cooperated with Tony Leung and starred in the romantic film “In the Mood for Love”, which won the Best Actress Award at the 37th Taiwan Film Golden Horse Awards and the Best Actress Award at the 20th Hong Kong Film Awards. In 2004, she won the Best Actress Award at the 57th Cannes International Film Festival for her French film “Clean”, becoming the first Asian actor to win this award. After that, he gradually faded out of the film world.
In 2014, he signed with Modern Sky and officially entered the music scene. In 2017, he became a member of the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and has the voting rights of the jury of the American Academy Awards.