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韋家輝

Overview
Works: 32 works in 174 publications in 6 languages and 1,128 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Police films  Action and adventure films  Gangster films  Detective and mystery films  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Martial arts films 
Roles: Director, Scenarist, Author, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about 韋家輝
Publications by 韋家輝
Most widely held works by 韋家輝
Du zhan = Drug war by Johnny To( visu )
8 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in Chinese and held by 294 libraries worldwide
Manufacturing just 50 grams of meth in China will earn you a death sentence. Timmy Choi just got caught making tons. Now he's in the custody of Captain Zhang, and has one chance to avoid execution - turn informant and help the cops bring down the powerful cartel he's been cooking for. Over the next 72 sleepless hours, the sting spins out of control, the line between duty and recklessness is blurred, and it becomes unclear who actually has the upper hand
Fu chou = Vengeance by Johnny To( visu )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 119 libraries worldwide
Costello is a world-weary but dapper gourmet chef who clearly has violence in his past when he enlists the help of hired assassins to enact his bloody revenge on the Chinese gangsters who killed his daughter's family
Shen tan = Mad detective by Johnny To( visu )
21 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 103 libraries worldwide
Bun is an outcast detective who always seems to crack the case despite having some rather serious personality flaws. When Bun slices off his ear and offers it up as a gift at a party staged to honor one of his superiors, he is promptly forced into early retirement. Subsequently withdrawn into his own world and tormented by the specters of his former vocation, Bun finds his unique ability to see the hidden personalities and inner demons of everyone he meets nearly driving him to insanity. As a policeman Bun's gift of second sight helped him to solve some of the department's most difficult cases, but now that the visions serve no purpose, they simply serve to erode his already fragile sense of reality. Yet despite Bun's bad reputation, ambitious inspector Ho still believes in him
Da zhi lao = Running on Karma by Johnny To( visu )
15 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in Chinese and held by 89 libraries worldwide
Biggie has the special gift of seeing into people's past lives. He used to be a Buddhist monk until he left the monastery following his childhood friend's brutal murder. He meets rookie cop Yee and uses his gift to help her track down his friend's murderer
Zai sheng hao = Written by ( visu )
5 editions published in 2009 in Chinese and held by 58 libraries worldwide
Melody lost her eyesight at a young age in a terrible car accident that also claimed the life of her father. Ten years later, Melody, her brother Oscar, and her grieving mother Mandy still haven't let go of the past. To help her mother find closure, Melody begins to write a book in which the reality is reversed
He ping fan dian = Peace hotel ( visu )
18 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in Chinese and Spanish and held by 50 libraries worldwide
"Killer Ping is guilt ridden when his wife died in his arms during a fierce massacre. He runs the Peace Hotel and promises peace to all guests but turns his back for request of escape from fugitives. The rule upholds unbroken for ten years - until one day a lady steps into the hotel and captures the eyes of Ping, Golden rule vapors as Ping surrenders his heart to the lady, not knowing that it is all a trap. A conspirator is stepping in for a war"--Container
Xiang zuo zou, xiang you zou = Turn left turn right by Johnny To( visu )
7 editions published in 2003 in Chinese and held by 50 libraries worldwide
This is a movie about two people (Gigi Leung and Takeshi Kaneshiro), who are destined to be together but by some twist of circumstances they never find each other
Dan shen nan nü = Don't go breaking my heart by Johnny To( visu )
7 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in Chinese and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Yen is a single girl working in Hong Kong. One day, she notices a handsome hunk in the office building across the street trying to catch her attention with paper signs. A quirky romance ensues as she starts communicating with the stranger through paper signs every day. On the day when she finally has the chance to meet him in person, she discovers that the so-called romance is onl y an embarrassing mix-up on her part. Her fate changes when she is approached by a beggar named Kevin. They start talking and soon become best friends. She learns of his origins and starts helping him rebuild his confidence and get back on tracks. However, when the previous stranger tries to win her heart back, Yin is caught in an unwanted love triangle. --
Blind detective = Man tam ( visu )
8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in Chinese and held by 41 libraries worldwide
A blind detective works together with a female police investigator to investigate mysterious cases
Wo zuo yan jian dao gui = My left eye sees ghosts by Johnny To( visu )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in Chinese and held by 38 libraries worldwide
May Ho marries a successful businessman named Daniel only seven days after meeting him on holiday. Unfortunately, soon thereafter Daniel dies in a scuba diving accident. All the money from Daniel's will may give May a luxurious life, but in reality she lives in solitude without any sense of direction. One night she suffers a near fatal car accident while driving drunk. A naughty ghost comes to save May's life and a strange thing happens: May's left eye has the ability to see ghosts!
Gao hai ba zhi lian II = Romancing in thin air by Johnny To( visu )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Chinese and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Like a scene straight out of a movie, on the day superstar Michael is to marry his actress sweetheart Yuan Yuan, a coal miner shows up and runs off with the bride. While dodging the paparazzi, Michael inadvertently boards a truck driven by Sue and ends up in Shangri-la. Sue is the innkeeper of a local inn and allows Michael to stay and get his life back together. During his stay, Michael finds out Sue is a die-hard fan and Michael's movies are the links of Sue's marriage. Unfortunately, her husband disappeared 7 years ago near the inn and has not been found ever since
Gui ma kuang xiang qu = Fantasia ( visu )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in Chinese and No Linguistic Content and held by 31 libraries worldwide
In 1969, three private detectives are investigating a burglary in an antique shop when they find a broken Aladdin lamp. Their fantastic adventure begins when the encounter a wizard
Fulltime killer by Johnny To( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in Chinese and held by 28 libraries worldwide
A flamboyant assassin sets out to become the #1 killer by taking down his biggest rival
Gu nan gua nü = Needing you by Jiahui Wei( visu )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in Chinese and English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
A comedy of office romance with a happy ending
Bai nian hao he = Love for all seasons by Johnny To( visu )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in Chinese and Vietnamese and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Millionaire Tiger Hung is a playboy who has broken many women's hearts. When his womanizing habit finally wears his body down, Tiger is told to find a cure at the mysterious all-women martial arts sect called Omei. There, Tiger meets Omei's young master May, and begins a strange and long-winding relationship with her that may or may not reach a happy ending--Container
Shou shen nan nü = Love on a diet ( visu )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in Chinese and English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
"Mini Mo, a Chinese ex-pat residing in Japan, becomes an over weight fatty when her boyfriend Kurakawa went abroad ten years ago. She meets a kitchen utensil salesman Fatso in the time of adversity. When Fatso learns the true story behind Mini's depression, he puts Mini on a grueling diet program and gives her encouragement every step of the way. Mini miraculously loses weight and reunited with Kurakawa. When she is in dilemma to choose between two guys, Fatso disappears suddenly ..."--Container
Drug war ( visu )
4 editions published in 2013 in Chinese and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Captain Zhang and his team will stop at nothing to track down drug criminals. When drug lord Timmy Choi is captured, a deal to help Zhang bust a major cocaine ring could save him from the death penalty. But Captain Zhang doesn't trust Timmy Choi is truly betraying his partners. He becomes more and more suspicious as steps are taken to raid the ironclad drug factory... The new action thriller from the director of ELECTION, LIFE WITHOUT PRINCIPLE and EXILED
Shou shen nan nü = Love on a diet ( visu )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in Chinese and held by 17 libraries worldwide
"Mini Mo, a Chinese ex-pat residing in Japan, becomes an over weight fatty when her boyfriend Kurakawa went abroad ten years ago. She meets a kitchen utensil salesman Fatso in the time of adversity. When Fatso learns the true story behind Mini's depression, he puts Mini on a grueling diet program and gives her encouragement every step of the way. Mini miraculously loses weight and reunited with Kurakawa. When she is in dilemma to choose between two guys, Fatso disappears suddenly ..."--(OCoLC)49500295
Zhong Wuyan ( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in Chinese and held by 2 libraries worldwide
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Zhong Wuyan ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in Chinese and held by 2 libraries worldwide
"Zhong Wuyan can battle with the best of warriors, men or women, but she's saddled with a birthmark on her face that makes her feel self-conscious. Never mind that the prophets say she ... read more is, in fact, a goddess who brings luck and protection to her husband, the emperor -- who's smitten with another woman, Xia. Can Wuyan cope with her spouse's wandering ways even as he implores her for help with his kingdom."--IMDB
 
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Alternative Names
Wai, Ka Fai
韋家輝
Languages
Chinese (147)
English (7)
French (4)
Vietnamese (2)
German (1)
Spanish (1)
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