Kar-Wai Wong


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Wong Kar-wai (born 17 July 1956) is a Hong Kong Second Wave filmmaker, internationally renowned as an auteur for his visually unique, highly stylised, emotionally resonant work, including Ah fei zing zyun (1990), Dung che sai duk (1994), Chung Hing sam lam (1994), Do lok tin si (1995), Chun gwong cha sit (1997), 2046 (2004) and My Blueberry Nights ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 45 wins & 88 nominations. See more awards »

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(2013)
(2000)
2046 Writer
(2004)
(1994)

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  Blossoms (TV Series) (2020) / (screenplay) (pre-production)
 2016 Bai du ren (writer)
 2013 The Grandmaster (screenplay) / (story)
 2012 Déjà Vu (Short)
 2007 There's Only One Sun (Short) (written by)
 2007 To Each His Own Cinema (story - segment "I Travelled 9000 km To Give It To You")
 2007 My Blueberry Nights (screenplay - as W.K.W.) / (story - as W.K.W.)
 2004 Eros (written by - segment "The Hand")
 2004 2046 (screenplay)
 2002 La rencontre (TV Short)
 2002 Six Days (Video short)
 2000 In the Mood for Love (written by)
 1995 Fallen Angels
 1994 Ashes of Time (screenplay)
 1991 Saviour of the Soul (story)
 1990 Hong Kong Corruptor (as Wong Kar Wai)
 1988 Walk on Fire (writer)
 1988 As Tears Go By (writer)
 1988 The Haunted Cop Shop II (writer)
 1987 Flaming Brothers (writer)
 1987 Final Victory
 1986 Wo yao jin gui xu (written by)
 1986 Rosa
 1985 Xiao hu xian
 1982 Once Upon a Rainbow (as Kar Wai Wong)
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Other Works:

TV commercial: Directed a commercial starring Eva Green for Dior's Midnight Poison perfume (2007).

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Alternate Names:

Wong Kar-Wai | Wong Kar-wai | W.K.W. | WKW | Wong Kar Wai | Jiawei Wang | Kar Wai Wong

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Did not speak Cantonese--the local dialect of Hong Kong--until the age of 13. See more »

Trademark:

In his films, characters are shown having a conversation mostly off-screen or with their faces reflected in mirrors (often out of focus) or other reflective surfaces, with only their voices being heard by the viewer See more »

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Cancer

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