Director of the Hong Kong Second Wave whose films such as Everlasting Regret frequently dealt with feminist issues.
He earned a degree in communications at Hong Kong Baptist College.
His 1998 film Hold You Tight won the Alfred Bauer Prize and Teddy Award at the 48th Berlin International Film Festival.
He came out in 1996 as one of the few openly gay directors in Asia.
His debut film Women starred Chow Yun Fat and was a box office smash.