Anita Yuen

Anita_YuenAnita Yuen Wing-yi (袁咏仪) is a Hong Kong film and television actress.

She was the winner of the 1990 Miss Hong Kong Pageant.

Film career

Yuen is best known for her role as the female lead in Derek Yee’s 1993 tear-jerker C’est la vie, mon chéri (1993). She is also well-remembered in her cross-gender comic role opposite Leslie Cheung in He’s a Woman, She’s a Man (1994). The two roles won for her the Hong Kong Academy Best Actress awards. She also gave a powerful performance in, for instance, The Chinese Feast, co-starring together with Leslie Cheung. Apart from her role in a great many films, she has also acted in a number of Mainland-Taiwan television serials, such as Hua Mu Lan, opposite Vincent Zhao. [Wikipedia.org]

Anita Yuen Filmography

 

He’s a Woman, She’s a Man

Wing is a devoted fan of popular singer Rose who is involved in a topsy-turvy relationship with her charismatic producer Sam. Willing to go to any length to meet Rose, the willowy Wing disguises herself as a man, and with a twist of fate is chosen to be the next budding star for the record company.

He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Father

Yuen scorns his father, who he thinks is too generous and forgiving. Through a flashback/time travel gimmick, Yuen meets his parents during their joyous courtship. Yuen comes to understand and admire his dad, and reflect on his own moral defects. *** Yuen despises his father, believing him to be overly generous and forgiving. Yuen meets his parents during their happy courtship thanks to a flashback/time travel gimmick. Yuen begins to appreciate and admire his father, … Read more

Tom, Dick and Hairy

Tom Chan, Dick Ching and his older cousin Hairy Mo live in the same tenement building but each of their love life is different.

The Age of Miracles

A psychic widow (Anita Yuen) makes a bargain with Death (Roy Chiao) in order to save her son’s (Alan Tam) life.

Dragon Heat

Interpol agents and gangsters battle in Hong Kong. An “experimental” film by Eric Kot, featuring an all-star cameo cast.

Protégé

Undercover officer Nick had spent the last seven years penetrating into the core of a drug ring working his way up from a street dealer post to the managerial position handling cargo deliveries for Kwan – the biggest player in the local heroin market. When the ailing Kwan makes Nick his protégé, Nick could not but sway before money and power and starts to perform his role like a real drug trafficker.

Don’t Look Back, or You’ll Be Sorry

A feisty, wealthy woman with a sixth sense (Deannie Yip), at odds with her son-in-law (Chi Wah Wong), must go through many lengths to save her daughter Lisa (Anita Yuen) from the restless ghost of Chan May Ping (Yolinda Lam). Ping committed suicide due to an unfaithful husband, and her ghost wants to take over Lisa’s pregnant body for her reincarnation.

Last Hero in China

Jet Li stars in this comic spectacle as a Chinese “Robin Hood” who stumbles upon a kidnapping scheme after unwittingly opening a martial arts school next to a brothel!

Legend Of The Liquid Sword

The young Chor Lau-heung learns martial arts from Tuk-ku Kau-pai and has attained a high level of skill. His teacher sends him to Shaolin Monastery to attend a contest that is held once every ten years. On the journey, Chor meets Wu Tit-fa and Chung-yuen Yat-dim-hung. When Chor arrives at Shaolin, he fights with a Shaolin student called Mo-fa but neither of them is able to defeat each other. They decide to have a match … Read more

Integrity

The chief investigator of Hong Kong’s Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) is banking on a key witness, the corporate accountant Jack (Nick Cheung Ka-fai), to testify in court against a high-level customs officer and a tobacco trading company CEO accused of bribery and smuggling. When neither Jack nor the CEO show up on the day of the hearing, King is given seven days to save the prosecution’s case.

Tri-Star

A new Year’s comedy about a romance between priest Leslie Cheung and prostitute Anita Yeun.

The Chinese Feast

Former member of a triad, Sun seeks to emigrate to Canada. He decides to become a great chef of chinese cooking and follows the teaching master Au.

Handsome Siblings

One hundred seventy years ago, a wise monk made a section of land known as the Villians Valley, a sanctuary. Anyone who came to the valley was considered protected and safe from the law. The proclamation also stated that they should have a chance at repentance. The Master of Eva Palace, who is now master of the martial arts world, holds no regard for the ancient laws and enters the valley in search of the … Read more

Ip Man: The Final Fight

In postwar Hong Kong, legendary Wing Chun grandmaster Ip Man is reluctantly called into action once more, when what begin as simple challenges from rival kung fu styles soon draw him into the dark and dangerous underworld of the Triads. Now, to defend life and honor, he has no choice but to fight one last time…

A Home With A View

In order to preserve the value of his assets, the Lo’s family a patriarch (Francis Ng) spends all his saving’s and his father’s retirements pensions to purchase an old-age flat in the middle of a noisy neighborhood, cohabiting with his neurotic wife (Anita Yuen), unemployed son (Ng Siu-hin), daughter (Jocelyn Choi) who is going through puberty and his elderly, disabled father (Cheung Tat-ming).

From Beijing with Love

After a giant dinosaur skull is stolen, the head of the Chinese secret police decides to assign the case to the force’s most incompetent reject: a rural butcher who stands around all day drinking martinis (shaken, not stirred). With a trunkload of insanely useless gadgets and a contact who constantly tries to kill him, the young agent must locate the skull and find out just what is going on here.

Till Death Do Us Part

Although directed by Daniel Lee, …Till Death Do Us Partbears many of the hallmarks of its executive producer, Derek Yee.

Thunderbolt

In order to release his kidnapped sister, sports car mechanic Jackie Chan has to beat a super-criminal street racer.

I Am Somebody

I Am Somebody (Chinese: 我是路人甲) is a 2015 drama film written and directed by Derek Yee about extras working at the Hengdian World Studios. A Chinese-Hong Kong co-production, the film was released in China on July 3, 2015. The film opened the 2015 Shanghai International Film Festival on June 12, 2015 and was released in China on July 3, 2015.

The Deathday Party

The debut feature of New Zealand-born Eddie Tse, the film centers on a happily married, child-expectant couple, played by Archie Kao and Anita Yuen, who experience an accident that leaves Kao a full-bodied cripple. After expressing his wish to be euthanized, Yuen must deal with the criminality of her actions and the legal consequences on her and her daughter’s lives. Soon after, Yuen is caught up in an investigation by law enforcement that utilizes mind-simulation … Read more