陳國富

CHEN Kuo-Fu

Director , Scriptwriter , Producer , Executive Producer

Chen Kuo-Fu is one of the leading figures in Taiwan cinema. An award-winning filmmaker, he has also worked as a documentarian, producer, author, university lecturer and film festival director.

Chen made his feature film debut in 1989 with "Highschool Girl"(國中女生). His second work, "Treasure Island"(只要為你活一天), was produced by the renowned director, Hou Hsiao-Hsien(侯孝賢), and premiered in competition at the 1993 Locarno Festival. In 1995, he made "The Peony Pavilion"(我的美麗與哀愁). The film starred his "discovery" actress Rene Liu(劉若英), in her acting debut.This, too, was invited to major international festivals, including Berlin and Toronto.

His next film, "The Personals"(徵婚啟事), again starring Rene Liu(劉若英), was invited to the 1999 Cannes Film Festival, as well as the festivals in Toronto, Calcutta, Rotterdam and others. It was honored with Taiwan's Golden Horse Grand Jury prize, along with nominations in five categories including Best Picture and Best Director.

Chen's most recent film is "Double Vision"(雙瞳) starring Tony Leung Ka-Fai and David Morse. "Double Vision" premiered in Un Certain Regard at the Cannes Film Festival.

Chen is the founder of Nan Fang Film Productions, and also serves as the Executive Producer/Director of the Taipei office of Columbia Pictures Film Production Asia (a division of Sony Pictures Entertainment).

Nominations
2009 The 46th Golden Horse Awards Best Adapted Screenplay "The Message"
1998 The 35th Golden Horse Awards Best Adapted Screenplay "The Personals"
1998 The 35th Golden Horse Awards Best Feature Film "The Personals"
1998 The 35th Golden Horse Awards Best Director "The Personals"

Filmography:

Year Title
2011 Starry Starry Night 
2011 10+10 
2011 Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival Opening Film
2012 Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin Panorama
2008 What On Earth Have I Done Wrong?! 
2007 44th Golden Horse Awards
2007 Golden Horse Awards, FIPRESCI Prize
2008 International Film Festival Rotterdam
2008 Moscow International Film Festival
2008 Durban International Film Festival
2004 20: 30: 40 
2004 The 54th Berlin International Film Festival, Competition Section
2004 The 9th Pusan International Film Festival, A Window on Asian Cinema Section

2002 DOUBLE VISION 
2002 The 55th Cannes International Film Festival, Un Certain Regards Section
2002 The 7th Pusan International Film Festival, Opening Film
2001 BETTER THAN SEX 
2003 Far East Film Festival, Italay
2003 Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival
1998 THE PERSONALS 
1994 The Peony Pavilion 
1995 Taipei Golden Horse Awards - Best Original Film Song
1993 Treasure Island 
1989 School Girl 

As Director:
2009 The Massage
2002 Double Vision
1998 The Personals
1995 The Peony Pavilion
1993 Treasure Island
1989 Highschool Girls
As Scriptwriter:
2010 Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame
2008 Forever Enthralled
2002 Double Vision
1998 The Personals
1995 The Peony Pavilion
1993 Treasure Island
As Producer:
2003 Warriors of Heaven and Earth
2002 Double Vision

Update:2018/12/28
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