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Ka-Fai Wai


Ka-Fai Wai was born on January 1, 1962 in Hong Kong. He is a writer and producer, known for Mad Detective (2007), Running on Karma (2003) and Fulltime Killer (2001). See full bio »

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13 wins & 20 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Mad Detective
Mad Detective Writer
(2007)
Running on Karma
(2003)
Fulltime Killer
(2001)
Drug War
Drug War Writer
(2012)

Filmography

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 2014 Don't Go Breaking My Heart 2 (screenplay)
 2013 Blind Detective (screenplay)
 2012 Drug War (screenplay - as Wai Ka Fai)
 2012 Romancing in Thin Air (screenplay)
 2009 Written By (written by)
 2009 Vengeance (screenplay - as Wai Ka Fai)
 2007 Mad Detective (written by - as Wai Ka Fai)
 2006 The Shopaholics (written by - as Wai Ka Fai)
 2005 Himalaya Singh (written by - as Wai Ka Fai)
 2004 Gwai ma kwong seung kuk (written by - as Wai Ka Fai)
 2003 Running on Karma (written by - as Wai Ka Fai)
 2003 Turn Left, Turn Right (written by - as Wai Ka Fai)
 2003 Love for All Seasons (written by - as Wai Ka Fai)
 2002 My Left Eye Sees Ghosts (written by - as Wai Ka Fai)
 2002 You qing you yi (TV Series)
 2002 Fat Choi Spirit (written by - as Wai Ka Fai)
 2001 Fulltime Killer (screenplay - as Wai Ka Fai)
 2001 Love on a Diet (written by - as Wai Ka Fai)
 2001 Wu Yen (written by - as Wai Ka Fai)
 2000 Help!!! (written by - as Wai Ka Fai)
 2000 Needing You... (written by - as Wai Ka Fai)
 1999 Where a Good Man Goes (story - as Wai Ka Fai)
 1997 The Odd One Dies (writer)
 1997 Too Many Ways to Be No. 1 (script writer - as Ka Fai Wai)
 1995 Peace Hotel
 1992 Dai si doi (TV Series)
 1989 Yee but yung ching (TV Series) (writer)
 1986 Lau man dai hung (TV Series)
 1984 San jaat si hing (TV Series) (1984)
 1982 Heung sing long ji (TV Series)
Show Show Producer (32 credits)
Show Show Director (18 credits)
Show Show Casting director (1 credit)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Wai Kar Fai | Wai Ka Fai | Wai Ka-Fai | Wai Kar-Fai | Ka Fai Wai | Kar-fai Wai | Jia-hui Wei
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Personal Quote:

What I liked in the original novel [Fulltime Killer] was that it was told from various points of view: it had multiple narrators. So when I was adapting it, I had the idea: what if the whole thing was just a fiction? And I took off on that idea. So, the switch of the narrator - suddenly having Simon Yam taking over - suggests that, in a way, what we've been seeing the whole time had just been a ... See more »

Trivia:

A film consultant for Charles Heung's China Star Entertainment Group, since 2000.

Trademark:

Frequently colaborates with Johnnie To, another TV crew-member turned film director. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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