Wayne Wang


Wayne Wang

Infobox Chinese-language singer and actor
name = Wayne Wang
tradchinesename = 王穎
simpchinesename = 王颖
birthdate = birth date and age|1949|1|12
birthplace = Hong Kong
occupation = director, producer, screenwriter, editor
yearsactive = 1975 - present

Wayne Wang (zh-cp|c=王穎|p=Wáng Yǐng; born January 12, 1949) is a Chinese American film director.

Wang was born and raised in Hong Kong, and named after his father's favorite movie star, John WayneLim, Dennis. " [http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/14/movies/14lim.html?ex=1379476800&en=ffb70de38d3d956f&ei=5124&partner=permalink&exprod=permalink Wayne Wang, Bridging Generations and Hemispheres] ." "New York Times". 12 September 2008.] . When he was 17, he moved to the United States with the intention of studying towards eventually entering medical school, but Wang changed his mind and ended up in the arts, studying film and television at California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland. [cite journal
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title = Fade to Black With Auteur Wayne Wang
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quote = Born and raised in Hong Kong, Wayne Wang came to the United States at the age of 17 to study painting, filmmaking and TV production at California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland, Calif.

] "Chan Is Missing" (1982) and "" (1985) established his reputation. He is best known for "The Joy Luck Club" (1993) and the independent features "Smoke" (1995) and "Anywhere but Here" (1999). At the 2007 Toronto International Film Festival, Wang premiered two feature films, "A Thousand Years of Good Prayers" and "The Princess of Nebraska", as well as appearing in the Arthur Dong documentary film "Hollywood Chinese". cite web | author= Tong, Allan | title= “Wayne Wang Interview "| url= http://www.exclaim.ca/articles/multiarticlesub.aspx?csid1=115&csid2=946&fid1=28074| work = Exclaim! Magazine | year=2007| accessdate=2007-10-23]

He won the Golden Shell at the San Sebastian Film Festival in September 2007 for "A Thousand Years of Good Prayers".

He is married to a former Miss Hong Kong, Cora Miao, and lives in San Francisco and New York City.

Director filmography

* "A Man, a Woman, and a Killer" (1975)

* "Chan Is Missing" (1982)

* "" (1985)

* "Slam Dance" (1987)

* "Dim Sum Take Out" (1988)

* "Eat a Bowl of Tea" (1989)

* "Life Is Cheap... But Toilet Paper Is Expensive" (1989)

* "Strangers" (1991), Erotic film consisted of three shorts, co-directed by Joan Tewkesbury and Daniel Vigne

* "The Joy Luck Club" (1993)

* "Smoke" (1995)

* "Blue in the Face" (1995)

* "Chinese Box" (1997)

* "Anywhere but Here" (1999)

* "The Center of the World" (2001)

* "Maid in Manhattan" (2002)

* "Because of Winn-Dixie" (2005)

* "Last Holiday" (2006)

* "A Thousand Years of Good Prayers" (2007)

* "The Princess of Nebraska" (2008)

References

External links

*imdb name|id=0911061|name=Wayne Wang


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