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Wong Kar-wai

Crew | * 07/17/1956 (62) | Shanghai, China
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Wong Kar-wai, BBS (born 17 July 1958) is a Hong Kong filmmaker. Internationally renowned as an auteur of the Hong Kong Second Wave, his visually unique and highly stylized work includes As Tears Go By (1988), Days of Being Wild (1990), Ashes of Time (1994), Chungking Express (1994), Fallen Angels (1995), Happy Together (1997), 2046 (2004), and The Grandmaster (2013). His film In the Mood for Love (2000), starring Maggie Cheung and Tony Leung, notably garnered widespread critical acclaim. Wong's films frequently feature protagonists who yearn for romance in the... ()
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Wong Kar-wai is a Hong Kong Second Wave filmmaker, internationally renowned as an auteur for his visually unique, highly stylized films. Wong's films frequently feature protagonists who yearn for romance in the midst of a knowingly brief life and scenes that can often be described as sketchy, digressive, exhilarating, and containing vivid imagery.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Romance / Love | Action

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Awards & Nominations for Wong Kar-wai

Bronze Bauhinia Star Hong Kong Film Award for Best Director Cannes Best Director Award César Award for Best Foreign Film Commandeur Des Arts Et Des Lettres‎ Knight of The Legion of Honour Golden Horse Award for Best Director Asian Film Award for Best Director Lumière Award, Lyon Festival of Cinema Honorary Doctor of The Harvard University

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Movies with Wong Kar-wai as Actor(8)

Movies with Wong Kar-wai as Crew(63)

Directing/Director2020 Blossoms
Writing/Screenplay2020 Blossoms
Production/Producer2019 Jinpa
Production/Producer2018 Europe Raiders
Production/Producer2016 See You Tomorrow
Writing/Writer2016 See You Tomorrow
Directing/Director2013 The Grandmaster
Production/Producer2013 The Grandmaster
Writing/Screenplay2013 The Grandmaster
Production/Executive Producer2008 Miao Miao
Directing/Director2007 To Each His Own Cinema
Production/Producer2007 To Each His Own Cinema
Directing/Director2007 My Blueberry Nights
Writing/Screenplay2007 My Blueberry Nights
Production/Producer2007 My Blueberry Nights
Directing/Director2007 There's Only One Sun
Writing/Writer2007 There's Only One Sun
Production/Producer2004 2046
Writing/Screenplay2004 2046
Directing/Director2004 2046
Directing/Director2004 Eros
Writing/Writer2004 Eros
Directing/Director2003 Six Days
Production/Producer2002 Chinese Odyssey 2002
Directing/Director2001 The Follow
Directing/Director2001 Hua yang de nian hua
Production/Producer2001 Hua yang de nian hua
Directing/Director2000 In the Mood for Love
Writing/Screenplay2000 In the Mood for Love
Production/Producer2000 In the Mood for Love
Directing/Director1997 Happy Together
Production/Producer1997 Happy Together
Writing/Writer1997 Happy Together
Production/Producer1997 First Love: The Litter on the Breeze
Directing/Director1996 wkw/tk/1996@7'55''hk.net
Directing/Director1995 Fallen Angels
Writing/Screenplay1995 Fallen Angels
Directing/Director1994 Chungking Express
Writing/Screenplay1994 Chungking Express
Directing/Director1994 Ashes of Time
Writing/Screenplay1994 Ashes of Time
Production/Executive Producer1993 The Eagle Shooting Heroes
Directing/Director1993 The King of Ads, Part 2
Writing/Writer1991 Saviour of the Soul
Writing/Writer1990 Return Engagement
Directing/Director1990 Days of Being Wild
Writing/Writer1990 Days of Being Wild
Writing/Writer1988 Walk on Fire
Directing/Director1988 As Tears Go By
Writing/Writer1988 As Tears Go By
Writing/Writer1987 Flaming Brothers
Writing/Writer1987 The Haunted Cop Shop
Production/Associate Producer1987 The Haunted Cop Shop
Writing/Screenplay1987 Final Victory
Writing/Writer1986 Goodbye My Hero
Writing/Writer1986 Rosa
Writing/Writer1986 Sweet Surrender
Writing/Writer1985 Unforgettable Fantasy
Writing/Writer1985 Chase a Fortune
Writing/Writer1985 The Intellectual Trio
Writing/Writer1984 Silent Romance
Writing/Writer1983 Just For Fun
Writing/Writer1982 Once Upon a Rainbow

Additional Information

Citizenship: Hong Kong
Born: Tuesday, 07/17 1956 (July) in Shanghai (current age: 62 years + 312 days)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Monkey)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Member of: American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Other names for Wong Kar-wai (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Kar-Wai Wong"
"Wong Kar Wai"
"王家卫"
"왕가위"
"Kar Wai Wong"
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1953, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 05/22/2019