Ann Hui

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Ann Hui On-Wah (born 23 May 1947 to a Chinese father and a Japanese mother) is a Hong Kong film director, film producer and occasional screenwriter, one of the most critically acclaimed amongst the Hong Kong New Wave.

Most Popular Ann Hui Trailers

Total trailers found: 38

Twin Dragons Trailer (1992)

15 January 1992

Twins, separated at birth, end up as a Hong Kong gangster and a New York concert pianist. When the pianist travels to Hong Kong for a concert, the two inevitably get mistaken for each other.

Our Time Will Come Trailer (2017)

01 July 2017

In the 1940s, school teacher Fang Lan becomes embroiled with the resistance efforts of local guerilla group Dongjiang during the Japanese occupation of Hong Kong.

A Simple Life Trailer (2011)

04 September 2011

The relationship between a middle-aged man (Andy Lau) and the elderly woman (Deanie Ip), who has been the family's helper for sixty years.

The Golden Era Trailer (2014)

01 October 2014

Hong Kong master Ann Hui recreates the life of the pioneering and prodigiously talented 20th-century female novelist Xiao Hong.

Swordsman Trailer (1990)

05 April 1990

When a scroll containing valuable martial arts secrets is stolen from the Emperor, an army detachment is sent to recover it.

The River Trailer (1997)

27 August 1997

In Taiwan a young man with a mysterious paralysis massages his neck with his mother's dildo, meanwhile the rain is flooding the island.

Peony Pavilion Trailer (2001)

07 December 2001

The story takes place in a beautiful pavilion in 1930's Suzhou. Jade is a famous songstress courtesan, marrying into the noble house.

Echoes of the Rainbow Trailer (2010)

11 March 2010

Told through the eyes of sticky-fingered eight-year-old boy Big Ears, Echoes of the Rainbow takes place in a close-knit grassroots community in 1960s Hong Kong.

Boat People Trailer (1982)

13 October 1982

A Japanese photojournalist revisits Vietnam after the Liberation and learns harsh truths about its regime and its "New Economic Zones".

The Postmodern Life of My Aunt Trailer (2006)

08 March 2006

Ye Rutang (Siqin Gaowa), a single-living woman in her late fifties, struggles to maintain a dignified life amid the dangers of Shanghai.

Beautiful 2012 Trailer (2012)

21 March 2012

A superb package of shorts by four leading East Asian directors: Ann Hui on a male-to-female sex change, Kim Tae-yong on an emotional imposture, Gu Changwei on pregnancy in China and Tsai Ming-Liang on time and the city of Hong Kong.

Jiang Hu: The Triad Zone Trailer (2000)

21 September 2000

Gang leader Jim Yam has ascended nearly to the pinnacle of power in the underworld, but it brings him few satisfactions.

July Rhapsody Trailer (2002)

14 March 2002

Lam Yiu Kwok, a Hong Kong secondary school teacher is facing a mid-life crisis. While he has only his pride and Chinese poetry to fall back on, his peers are successful businessmen and professionals who flaunt their extravagant lifestyles at reunion dinners.

Summer Snow Trailer (1995)

04 May 1995

The Suns are a typical Hong Kong family: May, forty something, works for a trading company; her husband, Bing, works as a low-grade civil servant, and Allen, their teenage son, is still at school.

All About Love Trailer (2010)

26 August 2010

After being separated for years, former lovers Macy (Sandra Ng) and Anita (Vivian Chow) are reunited at a pregnancy seminar.

Love Massacre Trailer (1981)

26 March 1981

Set in a surprisingly minimalist San Francisco, Patrick Tam’s stylish slasher movie manages to evoke both Antonioni and Mario Bava in this tale of a ravishing young co-ed (Brigitte Lin) whose studly boyfriend (Chang Kuo-chu) turns into a demented stalker after the suicide of his sister.

Visible Secret Trailer (2001)

04 November 2001

Urban tale of fantasies, genre greatly favoured by Hong-Kong cinematography, the latest movie of filmmaker Ann Hui combines elements of horror films with other comical aspects to offer an intriguing and terrifying work of great visual strength.

Simply Actors Trailer (2007)

19 June 2007

When undercover cops start losing their lives to drug lords who blame their demise on "poor acting", the Police Force counters by sending Hong Kong's Finest to acting school.

Ah Kam Trailer (1996)

10 October 1996

A few years in the life of Ah Kam, starting with her joining action director Master Tung's team of regulars.

Ordinary Heroes Trailer (1999)

10 April 1999

Ordinary Heroes is a narration about the life stories of an advocate, a prostitute, a social worker, and a priest during the social movements from 1970s to 1980s in Hong Kong.

The Secret Trailer (1979)

31 October 1979

A real murder case which was complicated by the minage ' trois relationship of the victim and the main suspects.

The Way We Are Trailer (2008)

17 July 2008

The Way We Are is a respectful, unglamorous, and serenely charming portrait of regular people and a Hong Kong town that normally gets a bad rap.

Night and Fog Trailer (2009)

14 May 2009

Ann Hui's darkly realistic Night and Fog starts at the end of the story: a man murders his wife and, based on statements by unreliable witnesses, the film goes on to investigate how things could have got this far and what kind of man was able to kill his family.

Goddess of Mercy Trailer (2003)

01 January 2003

Yang Rui falls in love for the cleaning woman who works in a taekwando gym, only to later discover she's an undercover cop named An Xin.

My American Grandson Trailer (1991)

07 November 1991

A 12-year-old boy from America experiences the clash of cultures and the generation gap when he visits his grandfather in Shanghai.

Eighteen Springs Trailer (1997)

12 September 1997

Based on an Eileen Chang novel, a story of romance and fate set in the Shanghai of the 1930s. Manjing (Wu Chien-lien), a young woman from a once-well-off family, works in a Shanghai factory, where she meets Shujun (Leon Lai), the son of wealthy Nanjing merchants.

The Story of Woo Viet Trailer (1981)

23 April 1981

The Story of Woo Viet, seven years before they traded wistful looks in An Autumn’s Tale. Chow, in one of his earliest and meatiest film roles, plays the title role of Woo Viet, a Vietnamese refugee who hopes to immigrate to the United States.

The Romance of Book and Sword Trailer (1987)

13 August 1987

The story is based on the popular novel developed from folk legend. It goes that the Manchurian emperor Qianlong of China (circa 18th Century) was actually the son of a Han Chinese, the subject ethnicity.

Zodiac Killers Trailer (1991)

20 July 1991

Hong Kong student Ben Lee becomes friends with his mainland Chinese classmate Chang Chih while studying abroad in Japan.

Song of the Exile Trailer (1990)

27 April 1990

Set in the early 1970s, it tells the story of a Chinese-Japanese student who returns to her native Hong Kong after graduating from a university in London.

Princess Fragrance Trailer (1987)

28 August 1987

Princess Fragrance is a 1987 Hong Kong film based on Louis Cha's novel The Book and the Sword. The film is a sequel to The Romance of Book and Sword, which was released earlier in the same month and was also directed by Ann Hui.

The Spooky Bunch Trailer (1980)

21 May 1980

A Cantonese opera company is attacked by an army of ghosts, thanks to a feud between the dead grandfathers of one of the company's actresses and a young man.

Love in a Fallen City Trailer (1984)

02 August 1984

Taking place in 1941, Love in a Fallen City centers on Pai (Cora Miao), a young woman who has been ostracized by her family for divorcing her rich husband.

The Boy From Vietnam Trailer (1978)

01 January 1978

The three young people who came to Hong Kong from Vietnam (Zeng Quansheng, Li Guosong and You Qingfeng) have different choices for life.

Starry is the Night Trailer (1988)

12 October 1988

As Cai Mei, a single 40 year old woman and a social worker starts a relationship with a teen-ager Tian-Ah, she remembers her relationship when she was young with her professor, a married man older than her.

Fighting to Survive Trailer (2002)

31 January 2002

Fighting to Survive is a Hong Kong comedy starring Anthony Wong

The Meaning of Life Trailer (1995)

27 April 1995

Obstetrician Joey Fong helps childless couple Shiu and Lan kidnap an unloved child and then decides she wants to have a baby with heartless news reporter husband Terrence.

Merry-Go-Round Trailer (2001)

27 September 2001

In a summer holiday, a father (Mr. Kuk) with his children (Ku Fung and Little Kuk-Ku) has decided to open a noodle bar on a 2-month lease.