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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 & 66 nominations. See more awards »

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In the Mood for Love
The Grandmaster
My Blueberry Nights
2046 Writer


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 2016 The Ferryman (writer - as Kar Wai Wong) (post-production)
  Blossoms (screenplay - as Kar Wai Wong) (announced)
 2013 The Grandmaster (screenplay - as Kar Wai Wong) / (story - as Kar Wai Wong)
 2007 To Each His Own Cinema (story - segment "I Travelled 9000 km To Give It To You", as Kar Wai Wong)
 2007 My Blueberry Nights (screenplay - as W.K.W.) / (story - as W.K.W.)
 2004 Eros (written by - segment "The Hand", as Kar Wai Wong)
 2004 2046 (screenplay - as Kar Wai Wong)
 2000 In the Mood for Love (written by - as Kar Wai Wong)
 1997 Happy Together (as Kar Wai Wong)
 1995 Fallen Angels (as Kar Wai Wong)
 1994 Ashes of Time (screenplay - as Kar Wai Wong)
 1994 Chungking Express (as Kar Wai Wong)
 1991 Saviour of the Soul (as Kar Wai Wong)
 1990 Days of Being Wild (as Kar Wai Wong)
 1990 Choi saan gong woo (as Wong Kar Wai)
 1988 Meng gui xue tang (writer - as Kar Wai Wong)
 1988 Lie ying ji hua (writer - as Kar Wai Wong)
 1988 As Tears Go By (writer - as Kar Wai Wong)
 1987 Zui hou yi zhan (as Kar Wai Wong)
 1987 Meng gui chai guan (as Kar Wai Wong)
 1987 Flaming Brothers (as Wong Kar Wai)
 1987 Zui hou sheng li (as Kar Wai Wong)
 1986 Wo yao jin gui xu (written by - as Kar Wai Wong)
 1986 Goodbye My Love (as Kar Wai Wong)
 1986 Rosa (as Kar Wai Wong)
 1985 Ji ren tian xiang (as Kar Wai Wong)
 1985 Xiao hu xian (as Kar Wai Wong)
 1984 Yi ren zai jian (as Kar Wai Wong)
 1984 Long feng zhi duo xing (as Kar Wai Wong)
 1983 Kong xin da shao ye (writer - as Kar Wai Wong)
 1982 Once Upon a Rainbow (as Kar Wai Wong)
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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 | Kar Wai Wong


5' 11¾" (1.82 m)

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Left Shanghai with his mother at the age of 5, when they emigrated to Hongkong, leaving his father, a hotel director, his brother and his sister behind. See more »


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