Wai Ka-Fai biography

Wai Ka-Fai

Film director

1955 –


Who is Wai Ka-Fai?

Wai Ka-Fai is a Hong Kong screenwriter, producer, film director, and former TV director and producer.

Wai is best known for his frequent collaborations with Johnnie To, another former TV turned film director and producer. In 1996, they formed Milkyway Image, which is now one of the most successful independent film studios in Hong Kong. The films that the two have made together as directors and producers include Needing You..., Fat Choi Spirit, Love on a Diet, Help!!!, Love for All Seasons, Fulltime Killer, Turn Left, Turn Right and Running on Karma.

Two of his films were released in the US theatrically: Fulltime Killer and Mad Detective.


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Jan 1, 1955
Hong Kong
Also known as
  • Wei Jiahui
  • 韦家辉
  • 韋家輝
  • Wai Kar Fai
  • Wai Ka Fai
  • Kar-fai Wai
  • Wai Kar-Fai
  • Jia-hui Wei
  • wai4 ga1 fai1
  • wei2 jiā1 huī4
  • China
  • Hong Kong
  • Milkyway Image
Lived in
  • Hong Kong

on July 23, 2013

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