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Tony Leung Chiu-wai

Tony Leung Chiu-wai

Hong Kong actor and singer
Tony Leung Chiu-wai is a Hong Kong actor and singer. He is one of Asia's most successful and internationally recognized actors.Wikipedia
BornJune 27, 1962
HometownBritish Hong Kong
Net worth$20 million
Height5'7" (1.71m)
SpouseCarina Lau
PartnerMargie Tsang
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Infernal Affairs (2002) Streaming: Watch & Stream Online via HBO Max

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"The Grandmaster" kickstarts the 63rd Berlinale

Film legends Jane Fonda and Isabella Rossellini graced the red carpet for the opening gala of the 63rd Berlin International Film Festival. The opening film of the Berlinale was “The Grandmaster” by Hong Kong director Wong Kar Wai, who is also the President of the Jury at the cinema showcase this year. Starring regular collaborator Tony Leung Chiu Wai as kung fu master Ip Man and Zhang Ziyi as his rival and friend Gong Er, the heavily-stylised picture is a story of honour, principle, betrayal and forbidden love all set in a time of turmoil. Speaking during a press conference Wong said he was determined to get beneath the surface of martial arts in a way most films in the genre had not. “‘Grandmaster‘ is actually a film about Kung Fu. It tells you more than the skill, it tells you more about these people, martial artists.  The world of martial arts. What is their code of honour? What are their values? What are their philosophies? ” he said. . The period drama is set in China at the time of the Japanese invasion in the 1930s. The idea for “The Grandmaster“ was first announced more than a  decade ago and it took the notoriously slow filmmaker four years to make, involving rigorous training for both Leung and Zhang which both actors said changed them profoundly. Leung’s character, which dominates the first part of the film, is based on a reallife master of the same name who developed the Wing Chunschool of martial arts and counted Bruce Lee among his students. Gong Er’s character gradually takes a central role, and her repressedlonging for Ip Man brings to the fore Wong’s mastery of melancholy,  which he showed so memorably in his best known film to date “In the Mood for Love“ also starring Leung. The Grandmaster” marks the official start of 11 days of screenings, photocalls, interviews and parties across Berlin where movies will be screened, reviewed and traded at a film market that accompanies the Berlinale. Shanghai-born Wong and his fellow jurors — among them American actor-director Tim Robbins — will have to choose from 19 movies in the festival’s competition section. These include the Steven Soderbergh thriller “Side Effects” with Jude Law and Catherine Zeta-Jones, and Gus Van Sant’s film “Promised Land” about the shale gas industry starring Matt Damon. Juliette Binoche portrays a troubled French sculptor in “Camille Claudel 1915,” while “Gold” tells a tale of German immigrants seeking their luck in late 19th-century North America. Competing also are romantic thriller “The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman” with Shia LaBeouf and Evan Rachel Wood, and “Closed Curtain” by Iranian film maker Jafar Panahi, who was barred from leaving Iran to attend the festival. The winner of one award has already been announced. French filmmaker Claude Lanzmann will be honored for his life’s work. Lanzmann’s nine-and-a-half hour documentary “Shoah” about the horrors of the genocide of European Jews was screened at the festival in 1986. In total more than 400 films will be shown at the Feb. 7-17 event known for its focus on social and political works.

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2016
Red Cliff II
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2009
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2002
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Three Summer
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1992
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Come Fly the Dragon
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1992
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1988
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2023
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Hidden Blade
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風再起時
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2023
Europe Raiders
Europe Raiders
1h 40min
2018
Hema Hema: Sing Me a Song While I Wait
Hema Hema: Sing Me a Song While I Wait
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2017
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Zhuo yao ji 2
1h 50min
2018
The Grandmaster
The Grandmaster
PG-13
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2013
The Silent War
The Silent War
2h
2012
The Great Magician
The Great Magician
2h 8min
2011
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Red Cliff
R
2h 28min
2009
Lust, Caution
Lust, Caution
NC-17
2h 35min
2007
Confession of Pain
Confession of Pain
1h 50min
2007
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Seoul Raiders
1h 35min
2005
2046
2046
R
2h 7min
2005
Hero
Hero
PG-13
1h 33min
2003
Sound of Colors
Sound of Colors
1h 37min
2003
Infernal Affairs III
Infernal Affairs III
1h 58min
2003

AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
2000Cannes Film FestivalBest ActorIn the Mood for LoveWinner