Wong Kar-Wai Analysis

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Wong Kar-Wai, a world well known Hong Kong filmmaker, started his career as a screenwriter after graduated from a training course of TVB. Under the support of producer, Alan Tang, he had first being the director of a film, As Tears Go By, in 1988. This film brought him the first nomination of Best Director in the 8th Hong Kong Film Awards and also the 25th Golden Horse Awards. The film was selected to be screened during Director’s Fortnight of the 1989 Cannes Film Festival. This was the first time he went into the international arena. His outstanding film style won attentions from normal audience and also professionals in film industries, and then Days of Being Wild(1990) brought him his first Best Director Award in the 10th Hong Kong Film Awards. With Happy Together(1997) and In the Mood for Love(2000), Wong Kar-Wai reaches the zenith of his cinematic art. Happy Together brought him the award of Best Director at Cannes Film Festival. Wong became the first Hong Kong winner of this award. In the Mood for Love was famous among the world. It was not only participated in Cannes Film Festival and had won two awards; it also won several Best Foreign Film Awards at several film festivals and awards such as Cesar Awards, German Film Awards, BAFTA Awards etc. It pushed Wong Kar-Wai to one of the top and world well-known director of Hong Kong.

Wong had a totally different style from the mainstream of Hong Kong movies. For the mainstream of Hong Kong movies, their plots were easy

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