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Fruit Chan

Film Director / Screenwriter | * 04/15/1959 (60) | Guangdong, China
Fruit Chan Gor (Chinese: 陳果; born 15 April 1959) is a Hong Kong Second Wave screenwriter, filmmaker and producer, who is best known for his style of film reflecting the everyday life of Hong Kong people. He is well known for using amateur actors (such as Sam Lee in Made in Hong Kong, Wong Yau-Nam in Hollywood Hong Kong) in his films. He became a household name after the success of the 1997 film Made in Hong Kong, which earned many local and international awards. Chan was deeply influenced by the era of sixties film in Japan, for the reason that they were not afraid to produce realistic movies that addressed society's problems. In particular, the Japanese director Nagisa Oshima was someone who Chan looked up to and thought of when directing Made in Hong Kong. Chan's credits include Durian Durian. Also, Stanley Kwan stated that he was talking with Lee's family to m... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Horror

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Awards & Nominations for Fruit Chan

Hong Kong Film Award for Best Director 2x Golden Horse Award for Best Director

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Movies with Fruit Chan as Actor(22)

as TheCraven Cat (voice)2019 No. 7 Cherry Lane
as Neighborhood tyrant2014 Temporary Family
as Priest2008 Run Papa Run
as Police Officer2007 Simply Actors
as himself2007 In the Mood for Doyle
as himself2006 My Name Is Fame
as Uncle Ping1993 Women on the Run
as Burglar1993 3 Days of a Blind Girl
as Goldfish Bing1993 Yesteryou, Yesterme, Yesterday
as Popsicle seller1991 Inspector Pink Dragon
as Burglar1991 Her Fatal Ways 2
as asst. cameraman1991 His Fatal Ways
as Mental Patient Acting Like Zombie1987 The Haunted Cop Shop
as Travel agency's staff1986 Naughty Boys
as Goh/Frankie1985 Yes, Madam
as Assistant director1985 Those Merry Souls

Movies with Fruit Chan as Crew(42)

Directing/Director2019 Invincible Dragon
Production/Producer2018 Still Human
Directing/Director2018 Three Husbands
Directing/Director2016 Kill Time
Editing/Editor2016 Kill Time
Directing/Director2015 My City
Directing/Director2014 The Midnight After
Writing/Screenplay2014 The Midnight After
Editing/Editor2014 The Midnight After
Directing/Director2013 Tales From The Dark 1
Writing/Writer2013 Tales From The Dark 1
Editing/Editor2013 Tales From The Dark 1
Production/Producer2011 Love in Space
Directing/Director2009 Chengdu, I Love You
Directing/Director2009 Don't Look Up
Production/Producer2009 Prince of Tears
Directing/Director2004 Three… Extremes
Editing/Editor2004 Three… Extremes
Production/Producer2004 Colour Blossoms
Directing/Director2004 Dumplings
Writing/Screenplay2004 Dumplings
Editing/Editor2004 Dumplings
Directing/Director2003 1:99 Shorts
Writing/Writer2002 Public Toilet
Directing/Director2002 Public Toilet
Directing/Director2001 Little Cheung
Writing/Writer2001 Little Cheung
Directing/Director2001 Hollywood Hong Kong
Directing/Director2000 Durian Durian
Writing/Screenplay2000 Durian Durian
Directing/Director1998 The Longest Summer
Writing/Writer1998 The Longest Summer
Directing/Director1997 Made in Hong Kong
Writing/Writer1997 Made in Hong Kong
Editing/Editor1997 Made in Hong Kong
Writing/Writer1995 Bugis Street
Directing/Assistant Director1993 Days of Tomorrow
Directing/Director1993 Finale in Blood
Directing/Assistant Director1989 Lost Souls
Directing/Assistant Director1988 Runaway Blues
Crew/Second Unit1985 Heart of the Dragon
Directing/Script Supervisor1981 The Security

Born: Wednesday, 04/15 1959 (April) in China (current age: 60 years + 133 days)
Zodiac sign: Aries (Chinese zodiac sign: Pig)
Other names for Fruit Chan (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Fruit Chan Goh"
"陈果"
"陳果"
Fruit Chan frequently works together with these people:
Yonfan (10x, Crew)
Lam Wah-Chuen (10x, Crew)
Corey Yuen (8x, Actor)
Wong Hung (8x, Cast)
Andy Lau (7x, Actor)
Sammo Hung (7x, Actor)
Sam Lee (7x, Actor)
Eric Tsang (5x, Actor)
Jo Kuk (5x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:28339, Added: 05/08/2018, Last updated: 08/26/2019