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Alan Mak Siu Fai was born in Hong Kong in 1965. In 1986, he studied in the School of Drama at the Hong Kong Academy for Performance Arts. Upon graduation in 1990, he started his movie career. Mak made his directorial debut in 1997, with his first film being Nude Fear, which was written and produced by Joe Ma. After that, Mak had directed more films... See full bio »

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Infernal Affairs Director
(2002)
Overheard Director
(2009)
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Alternate Names:

Alan Mak Siu Fai | Mak Siu Fai | Siu Fai Mak | Siu-Fai Mak | Siu-fai Mak
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Around 1998, I saw Face/Off, and I really liked that movie. For John Woo, it is quite difficult to make a movie in Hollywood in his own style. Because Hollywood is based on a producer system, it is difficult for a director to express himself using his own style of filmmaking. In this case, John Woo had the right to the final cut, and it turned out very well. The surgery about changing the face ... See more »

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Frequently co-directs films with director/cinematographer Andrew Lau (Andrew Lau). See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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