Director CHINA

Lik Wai YU

Lik Wai YU
Biography

Born in Hong Kong in 1966, Yu Lik-Wai graduated from the Belgian film school INSAS (Institut National Supérieur des Arts du Spectacle) in 1994, majoring in cinematography. His directorial debut was the medium-length documentary Neon Goddesses (1996). He attracted international attention with Love Will Tear Us Apart (1999), in Competition at the Festival de Cannes. He then directed All Tomorrow’s Parties, selected for Un Certain Regard in 2003, and Plastic City (2008), in Competition at the Venice Film Festival.
As a cinematographer Yu Lik-Wai has shot all of Jia Zhangke’s films to date, from Xiao Wu (1997) to I Wish I Knew (2010), and has also collaborated with Ann Hui on Ordinary Heroes (1999), A Simple Life (2011), and Lou Ye on Love and Bruises (2011), amongst others.

Films presented at Cannes

ALL TOMORROW'S PARTIES 2003 Un Certain Regard Director, Script / Dialogue
REN XIAO YAO UNKNOWN PLEASURES 2002 In Competition – Feature Films Cinematography
Jury members
Member - Cinéfondation & Short Films - 2012
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Luis BUÑUEL

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Michel FRANCO

Michel FRANCO

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Raymond DEPARDON

Raymond DEPARDON

Rory Alexander STEWART

Rory Alexander STEWART

Teinosuke KINUGASA

Teinosuke KINUGASA

Teppo AIRAKSINEN

Teppo AIRAKSINEN

Wim WENDERS

Wim WENDERS

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