Herman Yau

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Herman Yau Lai-To (Chinese: 邱禮濤), born 1961 in Hong Kong is a film director, actor, cinematographer, scriptwriter and film producer. A Chiuchow by origin, Yau studied film at The Department of Communications, Hong Kong Baptist College from 1981 to 1984 where he spent much of his early days hanging out with music lovers and making independent films. Upon leaving school, Yau devoted most of his time working in the film industry, and writing for a number of magazine and newspapers as a columnist and freelance writer. Yau has also participated in a number of productions including music videos for Chang Kuan, Jie Cheng-jiang, Anthony Wong, Jacky Cheung, Andy Hui and the American jazz player Eric Marienthal. He has also produced TV commercials and promos for the Hong Kong Film Awards. From 1997 to 1998, Yau participated in the filming of a TV series produced by Radio Television Hong Kong. In 2003, to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Independent Committee Against Corruption, the ICAC produced a television drama series and invited Yau to direct one of the episodes. Yau is also one of the founders of the cultural newspaper, Chinese Youth Weekly, and two movie magazines (these three periodicals have stopped releasing). Yau has also published two books of his own. Yau has produced and directed over 70 movies, which include The Untold Story, The Untold Story III, War of the Underworld, Walk In, Ebola Syndrome, Master Q 2001, From the Queen to the Chief Executive and the Troublesome Night series. Yau’s films have also been shown in the Hong Kong International Film Festival and film festivals in Europe and the United States. The Untold Story and Ebola Syndrome were praised as “cult classics” (Yau himself considers Ebola Syndrome as his most achieved work). From the Queen to the Chief Executive was awarded the Golden Torch Award by the International Catholic Organization for Cinema and Audiovisual. In 1997, together with a group of people coming from different fields who share the same belief in writing and the power of words, Herman founded Step Forward which specializes in publication. In 1999, Hong Kong Polytechnic University invited Herman as their first “Artist-in-Residence”. For seven years, from 1996 to 2002, the Hong Kong Art Centre invited Herman to be a member of the jury for the “Hong Kong Independent Short Film and Video Awards”. In 2002 and 2003, Herman was invited as a consultant for the “Master Degree Programme in Multimedia and Entertainment Technology” and Art Consultant for the Hong Kong Art Development Board. —Wikipédia

Most Popular Herman Yau Trailers

Total trailers found: 73

King of Triads Trailer (2010)

21 January 2010

When the boss of a ruling Hong Kong triad is arrested and executed in China for counterfeiting money, mayhem ensues as the mob's leading contenders circle the throne.

All of a Sudden Trailer (1996)

14 June 1996

An erotic mystery about widower seeks revenge to the man whose wife had an affair before her apparent suicide, however things soon turns complicated when the widower having a relationship with the man's wife and the whole truth would reveals.

Permanent Residence Trailer (2009)

23 April 2009

The life story of a young man who has been pursuing an impossible love with his straight boyfriend and contemplating on the mortality of his loved ones.

Sara Trailer (2014)

21 November 2014

Journalist Sara has just spent four months completing an in-depth investigation piece. Her editor-in-chief, afraid of offending powerful politicians and business moguls, refuses to run it.

Ebola Syndrome Trailer (1996)

15 June 1996

Kai San is a sleazy and despicable bastard of the most epic proportions. After being caught screwing the wife of his boss, he goes on a killing spree and flees Hong Kong.

Gong Tau Trailer (2007)

10 May 2007

CID detective Rockman was sent to Thailand to investigate a case involving the Hong Kong and Thai underground syndicate.

The Legend Is Born: Ip Man Trailer (2010)

24 June 2010

Featuring some of the most spectacular, innovative and explosive martial arts ever staged, The Legend Is Born is the remarkable true story of the early life of Ip Man, the formidable kung fu genius who would become Bruce Lee's mentor.

Time and Tide Trailer (2000)

19 October 2000

Tyler is a restless, streetwise 21-year-old Hong Kong native who's had trouble gaining the trust of others all his life.

The Mobfathers Trailer (2016)

31 March 2016

Every three years, the five leading gangs elect a representative to stand for election to be the mobfather of the underworld.

Nessun Dorma Trailer (2016)

21 October 2016

The beautiful yet naive Jasmine has second thoughts about her arranged marriage with the most eligible bachelor in town because she is secretly in love with the dog-loving math prodigy Fong.

The Untold Story Trailer (1993)

13 May 1993

In 1978 in Hong Kong, a grisly murder takes place. Eight years later, on a Macao beach, kids discover the severed hands of a fresh victim.

Ip Man: The Final Fight Trailer (2013)

22 March 2013

In postwar Hong Kong, legendary Wing Chun grandmaster Ip Man is reluctantly called into action once more, when what begin as simple challenges from rival kung fu styles soon draw him into the dark and dangerous underworld of the Triads.

All's Well Ends Well 2010 Trailer (2010)

11 February 2010

Princess Pearl of Flowerland is sent to Midland at a young age to learn her ceremonials duties. Her mother, the Queen Mother misses her daughter very much that the King orders his sister, the princess, to return home.

Nightmare Trailer (2012)

05 July 2012

Hao Dong suffers from insomnia. One night he sees his neighbour across the street getting murdered. But when he arrives at the scene to investigate, the body has disappeared and the apartment turns out to be vacant.

Zu Warriors Trailer (2001)

09 August 2001

King Sky (Ekin Cheng), the sole disciple of the Kun Lun Sect, falls in love with his master Dawn (Cecilia Cheung).

Triad Wars Trailer (2008)

28 February 2008

In the midst of a violent gang war, a series of misfortunes threaten the fate of a gang boss and his mob.

On the Edge Trailer (2006)

31 August 2006

After working as an undercover in a triad for 8 years, Sheng (Nick Cheung) finally arrests the triad leader (Francis Ng) and resumes his duties as a police officer.

Whispers and Moans Trailer (2007)

17 May 2007

Inspired by interviews with real-life prostitutes, Herman Yau's sexy but socially conscious film revolves around a social worker seeking to unionize sex workers, and depicts a variety of tawdry experiences from the seedy underbelly of Hong Kong.

An Inspector Calls Trailer (2015)

19 February 2015

An unexpected inspector drops by a lavish party of a notable family in order to investigate the suicide of a pregnant girl.

Kung Fu Angels Trailer (2014)

04 December 2014

An unruly and spoiled girl Nancy is sent to the Physical Education College, which cultivates students into sports elites with strict regulations.

Rebellion Trailer (2009)

08 October 2009

In a district within Hong Kong five gangs have an uneasy truce as they all work within the area. Chaos then ensues when triad leader Jimmy is shot.

The First 7th Night Trailer (2009)

21 May 2009

A helpless Taxi driver, a mysterious delivery boy, a 30 years abandoned motel, a touching past, all come together to form a strange tale.

Zhong Huan ying xiong Trailer (1991)

09 December 1991

A gangster and a broker change jobs.

Stars & Roses Trailer (1989)

21 December 1989

Hong Kong photo-journalist Lau and Vietnamese translator Yuen Hung become friends when Lau is arrested for a traffic accident.

Best of the Best Trailer (1992)

28 May 1992

The son of a crooked cop follows in his father's footsteps. He joins an elite group of cops known as the "Flying Tigers" and there learns the true meaning of justice.

Turning Point 2 Trailer (2011)

29 December 2011

Laughing is judged guilty of murdering gang lord Michael So and is sentenced to life imprisonment. Locked up behind bars, he meets the seemingly benign inmate Fok Tin Yam, a university professor in criminal psychology who is jailed for drug possession.

Split Second Murders Trailer (2009)

10 August 2009

Unemployed comic book artist Luk (6 Wing) is not having a good day. His girlfriend (Charmaine Fong) just left him, and he's off to pitch his latest work to a publisher that turns out be very sketchy.

The Second Coming Trailer (2014)

26 October 2014

All the CHEN family want is a quiet life but as daughter Lucy's behavior changes from strange to violent, they are forced to confront dark secrets they have hidden for years.

Old Master Q 2001 Trailer (2001)

05 April 2001

"Master Q" is a popular comic book series character in Hong Kong. Each comic book is usually made up of many different situational stories, with 8 frmaes making up a story in 1 page.

With or Without You Trailer (1992)

21 May 1992

A cop falls in love with a karaoke singer, while her violent, and psychotic gangster-boyfriend, known as Prince, is away on business.

Lethal Ninja Trailer (2006)

05 November 2006

A scientist discovers a chemical that can be used to make a great cure or a great virus, and a criminal sends ninjas to steal it and kill him.

dating death Trailer (2004)

08 August 2004

Seven friends plan a reunion on a remote island and end up killed in bizarre incidents.

The Woman Knight of Mirror Lake Trailer (2011)

13 October 2011

When the women of her time had their feet bound to please men, Qiu Jin was already questioning the sexual inequality of feudal traditions.

Troublesome Night 2 Trailer (1997)

13 September 1997

The second chapter of the "Troublesome Night" series, this movie consists of three stories. The first story is about a girl that called a radio show for advice and comfort after her boyfriend died tragically.

Best of the Best Trailer (1996)

27 September 1996

Tung Tung just graduated from the police academy, encountering a Vietnamnese assassin on his first day on work.

No More Love No More Death Trailer (1993)

16 April 1993

The prequel to Taylor Wong's With or Without You finds Prince being raised as a trained assassin by his "father.

Love Lifting Trailer (2012)

22 March 2012

The story of a love affair between a female weight lifter and a former bar owner.

Turning Point Trailer (2009)

13 August 2009

Laughing (MICHAEL TSE) is formally a police undercover. However due to a drug trafficking case, Inspector Pan (FELIX WONG) is hot on his trails.

Troublesome Night 6 Trailer (1999)

02 September 1999

Four reporters from a tabloid magazine stalks a model for their gossip column. The model, having breaking up with her rich boyfriend, later commits suicide to escape all the pressure.

A Mob Story Trailer (2007)

01 January 2007

From singer to TV actor, and then film actor (Heavenly Mission, Wo Hu) Julian Cheung Chi Lam now stars as a merciless assassin nicknamed Seven.

Love @ First Note Trailer (2006)

17 August 2006

Singer-songwriter Kei is in love with his best friend Kristy, but she beings to date rich kid Tony.

True Women For Sale Trailer (2008)

04 December 2008

The story revolves around two women in the grassroots of Hong Kong society, struggling to survive and haunted by demons in their respective pasts.

The Untold Story III Trailer (1999)

18 November 1999

Unreleated to the celebrated pork-bun movies, this titled sequel returns to the roots of the original film: a true crime drama with satirical overtones.

Troublesome Night 4 Trailer (1998)

22 August 1998

The fourth installment in the "Troublesome Night" series. As in the previous films, the film winds together an anthology of comedic horror tales all loosely linked together.

Chaos Trailer (2008)

27 May 2008

In one of the darkest and diverse cultural part in the city, there is a minority group who lives in the place where it is full of despair and frustration.

Taxi Hunter Trailer (1993)

14 October 1993

Kin (Anthony Wong) is a hard-working insurance salesman with a very pregnant wife. When his wife starts haemorrhaging, he calls a taxi, but it leaves when someone else offers more money.

Happy Family Trailer (2002)

07 March 2002

A deep pool of family secrets overruns its banks as two young lovers decide to tie the knot. But, sorting truth from deception leaves everyone gasping for breath.

Nightmares in Precinct 7 Trailer (2001)

30 August 2001

After a failed operation that leaves several cops dead or wounded Officer Fong Jing wakes up at the hospital and discovers that he can see ghosts.

Give Them a Chance Trailer (2003)

08 May 2003

Back in 2001, action director Sam Wong Ming-Sing shepherded a young group of lower-class dancers into the semi-big leagues.

Fascination Amour Trailer (1999)

12 February 1999

Lau is a spoiled playboy who’s on fiancée number 8 - and makes sport of getting rid of them. With his entourage (including an amusing Anthony Wong) in tow, he boards the cruise ship Fascination with the intent of ridding himself of his latest set-up.

Cocktail Trailer (2006)

19 January 2006

The melancholy Candy runs the Half Mortal, a trendy bar in Hong Kong. She hires Paul; Stella, a part-time employee who's a college student in psychology, trains him.

New Tenant Trailer (1995)

11 May 1995

The film centers around a writer, Alan Tam (Anthony Wong), who has spent the last decade in a mental hospital.

Astonishing Trailer (2004)

13 May 2004

Mandy's life turns upside down after getting into a car accident.

Troublesome Night Trailer (1997)

28 February 1997

This Chinese ghost film centers on the theme of the haunted streets in Hong Kong, where four loosely connected stories are depicted.

Twenty Something Trailer (1994)

08 April 1994

Young friends (Jordan Chan, Moses Chan, Farini Cheung) look for happiness but find only fleeting pleasure in barhopping and one-night stands.

Don't Shoot Me, I'm Just a Violinist! Trailer (1994)

23 March 1994

Mozart (Sean Lau), a violinist from Mainland China, whilst visiting Hong Kong to perform in concert, gets himself mixed up in a jewel heist and becomes a prime target of gang violence.

From the Queen to the Chief Executive Trailer (2001)

10 May 2001

In 1985, Cheung Yau-ming (David Lee Sheung-man) was one of five miscreants involved in the brutal murder of a white couple.

War of the Underworld Trailer (1996)

01 January 1996

When the son of a gang leader manages to insult the son of a rival gang leader, total war erupts between the rival gangs, and the young hero (Tony Leung) is forced to do terrible things in order to maintain order and honor.

Shark Busters Trailer (2002)

28 November 2002

TC Lee, a senior policeman whose mounting debts are making headlines in the local press. Lee's not the only person in trouble at his police station, where a handful of colleagues are paying off the bank or worse, are becoming locked into repayments to gangland debt collectors.

Killing End Trailer (2001)

08 November 2001

A police officer (Andy Hui) and his partner (Simon Loui) get persecuted by the local triad due to the unpaid loans of the latter.