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King Hu

Hu Jinquan (29 April 1932 – 14 January 1997), better known as King Hu, was a Chinese film director based in Hong Kong and Taiwan. He is best known for directing various wuxia films in the 1960s and 1970s, which brought Chinese cinema (including Hong Kong and Taiwan) to new technical and artistic heights. His films Come Drink with Me (1966), Dragon Inn (1967), and A Touch of Zen (1969–1971) inaugurated a new generation of wuxia films in the late 1960s. Apart from being a film director, Hu was also a screenwriter and set designer.


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Born:
Apr 29, 1931 In Beijing, China
Movie/TV Credits:
16
First Appeared:
In the movie Blood in the Snow 1956-01-24
Latest Project:
Movie The Yin and the Yang of Mr. Go 1970-01-01
Known For
Poster of The Blue and the Black
Poster of Between Tears and Smiles
Poster of The Dream of the Red Chamber
Poster of The Deformed
Filmography
Movie The Yin and the Yang of Mr. Go Ito Suzuki 1970-01-01
Movie The Blue and the Black Rascal 1966-06-29
Movie Sons of the Good Earth Captain Ting 1965-03-19
Movie Between Tears and Smiles Captain teasing Chu in street 1964-01-17
Movie The Dancing Millionairess Xiao Li 1964-02-12
Movie Love Parade Dr Fu Li Fu 1963-01-21
Movie Empress Wu Chao Tao Sheng 1963-06-23
Movie The Dream of the Red Chamber Bei Ming 1962-08-02
Movie The Pistol Unknown 1961-11-01
Movie Les Belles Customer leaving Japanese restaurant 1961-02-25
Movie The Swallow Thief Unknown 1961-04-25
Movie The Deformed Long Yusheng 1960-02-19
Movie When the Peach Blossoms Bloom Shen's son 1960-10-13
Movie Back Door Exterminator 1960-05-27
Movie The Kingdom and the Beauty Ta Niu 1959-06-29
Movie Blood in the Snow Unknown 1956-01-24