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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 Daai zek lou (2003), San taam (2007) and Joi sun ho (2009). See full bio »

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Daai zek lou Writer
San taam Writer
Joi sun ho Writer


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 2014 Dan sun nam nui 2 (screenplay)
 2013 Man tam (screenplay)
 2012 Du zhan (screenplay - as Wai Ka Fai)
 2012 Gao hai ba zhi lian II (screenplay)
 2009 Joi sun ho (written by)
 2009 Fuk sau (screenplay - as Wai Ka Fai)
 2007 San taam (written by - as Wai Ka Fai)
 2006 Jui oi nui yun kau muk kong (written by - as Wai Ka Fai)
 2005 Hei ma lai ah sing (written by - as Wai Ka Fai)
 2004 Lung fung dau (written by - as The Hermit)
 2004 Gwai ma kwong seung kuk (written by - as Wai Ka Fai)
 2003 Daai zek lou (written by - as Wai Ka Fai)
 2003 Heung joh chow heung yau chow (written by - as Wai Ka Fai)
 2003 Baak nin hiu gap (written by - as Wai Ka Fai)
 2002 Ngo joh ngan gin do gwai (written by - as Wai Ka Fai)
 2002 You qing you yi (TV Series)
 2002 Lik goo lik goo san nin choi (written by - as Wai Ka Fai)
 2001 Chuen jik sat sau (screenplay - as Wai Ka Fai)
 2001 Sau sun nam nui (written by - as Wai Ka Fai)
 2001 Chung Wu Yen (written by - as Wai Ka Fai)
 2000 Lat sau wui cheun (written by - as Wai Ka Fai)
 2000 Goo naam gwa neui (written by - as Wai Ka Fai)
 1999 Joi gin a long (story - as Wai Ka Fai)
 1997 Liang ge zhi neng huo yi ge (writer)
 1997 Jat go zi tau di daan sang (script writer - as Ka Fai Wai)
 1992 Dai si doi (TV Series)
 1989 Yee but yung ching (TV Series) (writer)
 1986 Lau man dai hung (TV Series)
 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 »


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


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

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