Nien-Jen Wu

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Wu Nien-Jen was born in a coal miner's family in 1952. He started writing short stories for newspapers in 1975, when he was still an accounting majored college student. After writing his first screenplay in 1978, Wu entered Central Motion Picture Corporation as a creative supervisor and worked with several pioneering directors such as 'Hou ... See full bio »

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 2015 Fly, Kite Fly (Documentary) (writer)
 1998 Chivalrous Legend (screenplay)
 1996 Bao gao ban zhang 5 (screenplay)
 1995 Super Citizen Ko (as Nien-chen Wu)
 1993 The Puppetmaster (writer)
 1992 Ah Dai
 1991 Zodiac Killers (screenplay)
 1991 Fatal Recall (screenplay)
 1990 Meiyou taiyang de rizi (Documentary)
 1989 Two Painters (screenplay)
 1989 A City of Sadness (writer)
 1989 Dull Ice Flower (writer)
 1989 Lessons of the Playground (screenplay)
 1988 Gangland Odyssey (screenplay)
 1987 Love Is Grown with Flower (screenplay)
 1987 Sir, Tell Me Why (screenplay)
 1987 Xiao yuan qing chun le (writer)
 1987 Gui hua xiang
 1987 Be My Lovely Child Again (screenplay)
 1987 The Two of Us
 1986 The Campus Incidents (writer)
 1986 Sha Fu
 1985 Ba Fan keng kou de xin niang (screenplay)
 1985 Ci bei de zi wei (screenplay)
 1984 North South West East (writer)
 1984 Impending War (screenplay)
 1983 Cabaret Tears (writer)
 1983 Traveller (screenplay)
 1983 All the King's Men (as Nien-chen Wu)
 1983 The Sandwich Man (writer)
 1983 Papa, Can You Hear Me Sing? (writer)
 1983 That Day, on the Beach (writer)
 1982 Super Warrior
 1982 Tai Bei tian xin (writer)
 1982 Da yuan jing
 1982 Portrait of a Fanatic (story)
 1982 Hui yan shi ying xiong (writer)
 1982 Shei shi wu ye you min (screenplay - as Nien-chen Wu)
 1981 Wu jia you nu chu zhang cheng (as Niann-Jen Wu)
 1981 Huan xi yuan jia (screenplay)
 1979 Gone with Honor (screenplay)
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Alternate Names:

Nian Zhen Wu | Niann-Jen Wu | Nianzhen Wu | Nien-chen Wu | Nienzheng Wu


5' 5¼" (1.66 m)

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Son: Ting-Chien Wu.

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