Ann Hui

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Birthday
23, 1947
Birthplace
China
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
23, 1947 (age 71)
Birthplace
China

About

Acclaimed filmmaker who won Best Director and Best Picture at the 2nd Hong Kong Film Awards for 1983's Boat People.

Before Fame

She worked as an assistant to the well-known Chinese film director King Hu before making her own directorial breakthrough with 1979's The Secret.

Trivia

She was a leading exponent of the Hong Kong New Wave movement in film, and her films primarily dealt with social issues.

Family Life

She was born to a Chinese father and a Japanese mother.

Associated With

She and Ang Lee both won the Hong Kong Film Award for Best Director.