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Chinese name  王穎 (traditional)
Role  Film director
Name  Wayne Wang

Years active  1975 – present
Chinese name  王颖 (simplified)
Spouse  Cora Miao

Born  January 12, 1949 (age 66)British Hong Kong (1949-01-12)
Occupation  Director, producer, screenwriter, editor
Education  California College of the Arts
Awards  German Film Award for Best Foreign Film, Bodil Award for Best American Film, Robert Award for Best Foreign Film
Nominations  Cesar Award for Best Foreign Film
Movies  Snow Flower and the Secre, Smoke, Maid in Manhattan, The Joy Luck Club, Last Holiday
Similar People  Paul Auster, Lisa See, Harvey Keitel, Cora Miao, Vivian Wu

Interview with director wayne wang of snow flower and the secret fan

Wayne Wang (traditional Chinese: 王穎; simplified Chinese: 王颖; pinyin: Wáng Yǐng; Jyutping: Wong4 Wing6; born January 12, 1949) is a Hong Kong-born American film director.


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Wayne Wang CU Spotlight Director Wayne Wang

Wang was born and raised in Hong Kong, and named after his father's favorite movie star, John Wayne. When he was 17, his parents arranged for him to move to the United States to study, to prepare for medical school. Wang, however, soon put this plan aside when his 'eyes were completely opened' by new experience, and as he turned to the arts, studying film and television at California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland.


Chan Is Missing (1982), Dim Sum: A Little Bit of Heart (1985), and Eat a Bowl of Tea (1989) established his reputation. He is best known for The Joy Luck Club (1993), Maid in Manhattan (2002), and the independent features Smoke (1995) and Anywhere but Here (1999). At the 2007 Toronto International Film Festival, Wang premiered two feature films, A Thousand Years of Good Prayers and The Princess of Nebraska, as well as appearing in the Arthur Dong documentary film Hollywood Chinese.

He won the Golden Shell at the San Sebastian Film Festival in September 2007 for A Thousand Years of Good Prayers.

Personal life

He is married to a former Miss Hong Kong, Cora Miao, and lives in San Francisco and New York City.

Director filmography

  • A Man, a Woman, and a Killer (1975)
  • Chan Is Missing (1982)
  • Dim Sum: A Little Bit of Heart (1985)
  • Slam Dance (1987)
  • Dim Sum Take Out (1988)
  • Eat a Bowl of Tea (1989)
  • Life Is Cheap... But Toilet Paper Is Expensive (1989)
  • Strangers (1992), Erotic film consisted of three shorts, co-directed by Joan Tewkesbury and Daniel Vigne
  • The Joy Luck Club (1993)
  • Smoke (1995)
  • Blue in the Face (1995)
  • Chinese Box (1997)
  • Anywhere but Here (1999)
  • The Center of the World (2001)
  • Maid in Manhattan (2002)
  • Because of Winn-Dixie (2005)
  • Last Holiday (2006)
  • A Thousand Years of Good Prayers (2007)
  • The Princess of Nebraska (2008)
  • Chinatown Film Project (2009)
  • Snow Flower and the Secret Fan (2011)
  • Soul of a Banquet (2014) documentary on Cecilia Chiang
  • While the Women Are Sleeping (2016)
  • References

    Wayne Wang Wikipedia