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Kar Wai Wong

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 34 wins & 61 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 The Ferryman (writer) (post-production)
  Blossoms (screenplay) (announced)
 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)
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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 | Won Kar Wai | Wong Kar Wai | Jiawei Wang


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