Stephen Chow The shiniest comedy star of china.
Who he is • ——Stephen Chow (born 22 June 1962) is a Hong Kong actor, comedian, screenwriter, film director, producer. • Stephen Chow was the only boy of his family, and has grown up as a Bruce Lee fan and a martial arts addict. His career started on TV, where he presented a children show and started becoming popular. He got some supporting roles, after that, and won the Taiwanese Golden Horse award for best supporting actor. • He had his first starring role in 1990 in a 'Chow Yun-Fat' spoof: All for the Winner (1990) - "All for the Winner" and started excelling in the comedy genre. In Hong-Kong, his particular nonsense style is called "Mo Lei Tau". It's also on the set of this movie that he encountered his fellow sidekick Man Tat Ng.
Characteristics • Most of his film characters are usually ordinary people. For example, in “King of Comedy”, he as the main character despite failure, or even being humiliated again and again, he never gave up. And there is always a happy ending. • Watch full movie with English subtitles: • “King of Comedy”-http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VuOYjDio12A • “The God of Cookery”- • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CvTkp92Zt9I
influence • Chow often cooperates with relatively new young actresses, and many of these actresses achieved success in their film or music careers. These actresses are collectively called the “Sing girls”.
influence • Stephen Chow has become a cultural phenomenon. And he also became a idol for generations. Not only entertaining people, but also his films give people inspiration and encouragement. In his films have many roles impressed audiences much.
Awards • Amsterdam Fantastic Film Festival 2005: Silver Scream Award for Kung Fu Hustle • Asia Pacific Film Festival 1999: Best Actor for Justice, My Foot • Blue Ribbon Awards 2003: Best Foreign Language Film for Shaolin Soccer • Golden Bauhinia Awards 2002: Best Director for Shaolin Soccer • Golden Horse Awards 2005: Best Picture, Best Director for Kung Fu Hustle • Hong Kong Film Awards 2002: Best Picture, Best Actor, Best New Director, Best Director for Shaolin Soccer 2003: Best Picture for Kung Fu Hustle • Hong Kong Film Critics Society Awards 1995: Best Actor for A Chinese Odyssey Part One: Pandora's Box • Golden Globes Award 2006: nomination: Best Foreign Language Film for Kung Fu Hustle
Thoughts on filmmaking • Interviews: • Part 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eB0ASnTVXMU • Part 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z4HWisnBvoE • Bonus: http://www.cinemasie.com/en/fiche/dossier/78
Stephen Chow &Bruce Lee • -Stephen Chow is a super fan of Bruce Lee. Because of that, there is lots of “Bruce Lee” elements in Stephen’s movies, Specially Kung Fu actions. • Stephen Chow Tribute to Bruce Lee at 13th Annual Hong Kong Movie Awards. • -http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5_Pw3jOw1HQ