Ann Hui (Sight & Sound) Top 10 Films (2012)

Ann Hui is a Hong Kong film director, producer, screenwriter and actress. She is one of the most critically acclaimed Hong Kong New Wave filmmakers especially in 1970s and 80s. She is known for her films about social issues in Hong Kong. Her film works cover different categories, including: literary adaptation, martial arts masterpieces, semi-autobiographical works, female issues, social phenomena, political changes, and also thrillers. She served as the president of the Hong Kong Film Director’s Guild from 2004 to 2006. Hui has won numerous awards for her films. She won Golden Horse Awards (GHA) for Best Director three times (1999, 2011, 2014); Best Film at the Asia Pacific Film Festival; Hong Kong Film Awards for Best Director six times (1983, 1996, 2009, 2012, 2015, 2018). She was honoured for her lifetime accomplishments at the 2012 Asian Film Awards. In 2017, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) invited Hui to become a member.

Flower of My Secret, The 1995 Pedro Almodóvar
Chinatown 1974 Roman Polanski
Floating Clouds 1955 Naruse Mikio
Godfather: Part II, The 1974 Francis Ford Coppola
Travelling Players, The 1975 Theodoros Angelopoulos
Mirror 1974 Andrei Tarkovsky
Nosferatu 1922 F. W. Murnau
Seven Samurai 1954 Akira Kurosawa
strada, La 1954 Federico Fellini
Time to Live and a Time To Die, A 1985 Hsiao-hsien Hou

Ann Hui’s Song of the Exile (The New Hong Kong Cinema) Paperback
Vintage photo of Portrait Ann Hui, actress, talks about”The River” at the Berlin Film Festival.
NIGHT AND FOG – ANN HUI 2009 HK movie DVD (Region All Free / R0) Simon Yam, Zhang Jing Chu (English subtitled)
The Golden Era (Award Winning Director: Ann Hui) DVD
A Simple Life [Blu-ray] (2012) by Well Go USA by Ann Hui

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