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Ka-Fai Wai


Ka-Fai Wai was born on January 1, 1962 in Hong Kong. He is a writer and producer, known for Mad Detective (2007), Running on Karma (2003) and Written By (2009). See full bio »

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16 wins & 33 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Mad Detective Writer
(2007)
(2003)
Written By Writer
(2009)
Drug War Writer
(2012)

Filmography

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 2019 Chasing Dream
 2014 Don't Go Breaking My Heart 2 (screenplay)
 2013 Blind Detective (screenplay)
 2012 Drug War (screenplay - as Wai Ka Fai)
 2012 Romancing in Thin Air (screenplay)
 2009 Written By (written by)
 2009 Vengeance (screenplay - as Wai Ka Fai)
 2007 Mad Detective (written by - as Wai Ka Fai)
 2006 The Shopaholics (written by - as Wai Ka Fai)
 2005 Himalaya Singh (written by - as Wai Ka Fai)
 2004 Yesterday Once More (written by - as The Hermit)
 2004 Fantasia (written by - as Wai Ka Fai)
 2003 Running on Karma (written by - as Wai Ka Fai)
 2003 Turn Left, Turn Right (written by - as Wai Ka Fai)
 2003 Love for All Seasons (written by - as Wai Ka Fai)
 2002 My Left Eye Sees Ghosts (written by - as Wai Ka Fai)
 2002 You qing you yi (TV Series)
 2002 Fat Choi Spirit (written by - as Wai Ka Fai)
 2001 Fulltime Killer (screenplay - as Wai Ka Fai)
 2001 Love on a Diet (written by - as Wai Ka Fai)
 2001 Wu Yen (written by - as Wai Ka Fai)
 2000 Help!!! (written by - as Wai Ka Fai)
 2000 Needing You... (written by - as Wai Ka Fai)
 1999 Where a Good Man Goes (story - as Wai Ka Fai)
 1997 The Odd One Dies (writer)
 1997 Zombi 57: The Zombie that couldn't stop being no. 1 (script writer - as Ka Fai Wai)
 1995 Peace Hotel
 1992 The Greed of Man (TV Series)
 1989 Yee but yung ching (TV Series) (writer)
 1987 Easy Money
 1986 Lau man dai hung (TV Series)
 1985 Young Cops
 1984 San jaat si hing (TV Series) (1984)
 1982 Heung sing long ji (TV Series)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Wai Kar Fai | Wai Ka Fai | The Hermit | Wai Ka-Fai | Wai Kar-Fai | Ka Fai Wai | Kar-fai Wai | Jia-hui Wei
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Personal Quote:

What you call genre movies we call "audience movies". There are elements in these movies that you know the audience and the market will appreciate. So, we are very clear on the distinction between our commercial genre movies and our personal movies. Every time we plan a movie, we define it very clearly. We know that there are certain genre rules that you definitely can't violate. But of course ... See more »

Trivia:

A film consultant for Charles Heung's China Star Entertainment Group, since 2000.

Trademark:

Frequently colaborates with Johnnie To, another TV crew-member turned film director. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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