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Kar Wai Wong


Kar Wai Wong was born on July 17, 1956 in Shanghai, China. He is a writer and director, known for In the Mood for Love (2000), The Grandmaster (2013) and My Blueberry Nights (2007). He is married to Esther. They have one child. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 36 wins & 49 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 The Ferryman (writer) (pre-production)
 2013 The Grandmaster (screenplay) / (story)
 2012/III Deja 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 Six Days (Video short)
 2000 In the Mood for Love (written by)
 1995 Fallen Angels
 1994 Ashes of Time (screenplay)
 1990 Choi saan gong woo (as Wong Kar Wai)
 1988 Meng gui xue tang (writer)
 1988 Lie ying ji hua (writer)
 1988 As Tears Go By (writer)
 1987 Flaming Brothers (as Wong Kar Wai)
 1986 Wo yao jin gui xu (written by)
 1986 E nan
 1985 Xiao hu xian
 1983 Kong xin da shao ye (writer)
 1982 Choi wan kuk
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Show Show Producer (19 credits)
Show Show Actor (3 credits)
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Show Show Self (17 credits)
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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 | W.K.W. | WKW | Wong Kar Wai | Jiawei Wang

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Trivia:

Director with the most films (6, all directed between 1989 to 2000) among the Best 100 Chinese Motion Pictures, selected by Hong Kong Film Awards in celebration of 100 years of movies. See more »

Trademark:

Abstract, abrupt and ambiguous endings with the characters left with ambivalent feelings at the end, leaving the outcome "post-ending" to the viewer's choice and interpretation See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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