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Donnie Yen Ji Dan | Yan Che Dan | Yen Ji Dan | Yin Sze Dan | Donnie Yen Chi Tan | Yen Chi Tan | Chi-Tan Yen | Ji-Dan Yen | Zidan Zhen | Zhen Zidan
5' 9" (1.75 m)
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(On the difference of working in Hong Kong and overseas) Two big differences: time and money! Actually, time, because you can give me all the money in the world and, if I don't have enough time, I can't give you a great action scene. The big difference in Asia is that the action director has complete control over that aspect of the film, from concept to shooting to editing. The Hollywood system ...
After learning the Hong Kong style of action film-making from his mentor Woo-ping Yuen
, Yen developed a big interest in action choreographing fight scenes and started working behind the camera on various film projects in Hong Kong in mid 1990s.
Uses slow-motion for certain takes during his fight scenes to showcase the power of techniques done by actors he works with.