Wayne Wong( Director)
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Wayne Wong was born on January 12, 1949 in Hong Kong.
Wayne Named in honor of John Wayne's father, who adored the American cinema, Wong studied film and television at California College of Applied Arts and Crafts.
Returned home to work precisely in this area. Disappointed in the creative plan, he moved to San Francisco. After receiving grants from the NEA and AFI was made by a director, producer, co-writer and editor of his first feature film "Chan lost" (Chan Is Missing), 1982, spending on the production of 22 thousand dollars
. This film and "Dim Sum: a piece of the heart" (Dim Sum: A Little Bit of Heart), 1984, telling about the relationship between mother-Chinese woman and her daughter born in America, provide a unique, penetrating look at the Chinese Americans and their environment
. These tapes have approved the reputation Wong.
His next film "Slamdance" (1987) was a stylized melodrama. This was followed by pictures of "Drink a cup of tea" (Eat a Bowl of Tea), . 1989, . comedy about newlyweds in Chinatown in 1949, . and "Life is cheap ..., . but toilet paper is expensive "(Life Is Cheap ... But Toilet Paper Is Expensive"), . 1990, . Experimental, . graphically revolutionary statement, . which had limited success, . because it was considered to be too bloody for public display.,
. In 1993 Wong made the screen version of the novel by Amy Tan "Joy Luck Club" (The Joy Luck Club) about the conflict between the four generations of Chinese American women
. In 1994 came the brilliant film "Smoke", famed producer in our country.
This was followed by a kind of sequel to "On the Blue in the Face" (1995), and in 1997, Wong took off the top of his work to date - "Chinese box" (Chinese Box).
Wayne Wong is married to actress Koryo Naya (Cora Niao), who starred in his films.