Tsui Hark

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Tsui Hark (Chinese: 徐克, Vietnamese: Từ Khắc, born 15 February 1950), born Tsui Man-kong, is a Hong Kong film director, producer and screenwriter. Tsui has directed several influential Hong Kong films such as Zu Warriors from the Magic Mountain (1983), the Once Upon a Time in China film series (1991–1997) and The Blade (1995). Tsui also has been a prolific writer and (a very hands-on) producer; his productions include A Better Tomorrow (1986), A Chinese Ghost Story (1987), The Killer (1989), The Legend of the Swordsman (1992), The Wicked City (1992), Iron Monkey (1993) and Black Mask (1996). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tsui Hark has received more than 464,217 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Tsui Hark is the 291st most popular film director (up from 319th in 2019), the 25th most popular biography from Vietnam (up from 35th in 2019) and the most popular Vietnamese Film Director.

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Among film directors, Tsui Hark ranks 291 out of 1,580Before him are Anatole Litvak, Yuen Woo-ping, Sofia Coppola, Menahem Golan, Elem Klimov, and Ruggero Deodato. After him are Ousmane Sembène, Ken Russell, Barbet Schroeder, Jean Rouch, Jiří Trnka, and Oskar Fischinger.

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Among people born in 1950, Tsui Hark ranks 72Before him are Russell Alan Hulse, Laura Gemser, Yuki Fushimi, Bobby McFerrin, Håkan Nesser, and David Graf. After him are Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Abdurrahim El-Keib, Chung Sye-kyun, Nora Roberts, Eric Carr, and Joe Perry.

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Among people born in Vietnam, Tsui Hark ranks 25 out of 106Before him are Madame Nhu (1924), Lê Lợi (1384), Minh Mạng (1791), Son Sen (1930), Nguyễn Cao Kỳ (1930), and Nguyễn Huệ (1752). After him are Trần Hưng Đạo (1228), Khải Định (1885), Tự Đức (1829), Phạm Văn Đồng (1906), Tôn Đức Thắng (1888), and Lady Triệu (225).


Among film directors born in Vietnam, Tsui Hark ranks 1After him are Tran Anh Hung (1962).