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Nelson Lik-wai Yu

Nelson Yu Lik-wai was born in Hong Kong in 1966. He went to Belgium to study cinema at the Institut National Supérieur des Arts du Spectacle Film School. Back home after graduation, he soon became an important figure in the movie world of Hong Kong and Continental China, both as a cinematographer and a director. His first film as a director, "Neon ... See full bio »
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 2015 Smog Journeys (Short)
 2013 A Touch of Sin (as Yu Likwai)
 2013 Mo sheng (as Yu Likwai)
 2012 Beloved (Hong Kong)
 2011 A Simple Life (director of photography)
 2010 I Wish I Knew (Documentary)
 2010 Dream Home
 2009 Shi nian (Video short)
 2008 24 City
 2007 Wuyong (Documentary)
 2007 Getting Home
 2006 Dong (Documentary) (as Yu Lik Wai)
 2006 Still Life (as Lik Wai Yu)
 2004 The World
 2002 Unknown Pleasures (as Lik Wai Yu)
 2001 In Public (Short) (as Yu Lik Wai)
 2000 Platform (as Yu Lik Wai)
 1999 Ordinary Heroes (as Nelson Yu)
 1997 Pick Pocket
 1996 L'heure grise (Short) (as Lik Wai Yu)
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Yu Likwai | Yu Lik Wai | Lik Wai Yu | Nelson Yu

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