Cora Miao

Cora Miao (缪骞人; Miào Qiānrén) is a Chinese actress who worked predominantly in Hong Kong films. During her career she was nominated for four Hong Kong Film Awards and four Golden Horse Film Festival awards, winning one. She won the Miss Photogenic award in the Miss Hong Kong Pageant in 1976 after graduating from the United States. She is married to film director Wayne Wang.

Cora Miao Filmography

 

Poster for the movie "The Story of Woo Viet"

The Story of Woo Viet

Wu Viet is a Vietnamese refugee who wants to leave his country behind and start over in the United States. First, he must make his way to Hong Kong, but as he passes through Thailand, he meets a beautiful woman who travels with him. Wu and his new love end up in a refugee camp in Thailand, where they discover many of their countrymen are disappearing under mysterious circumstances. As Wu tries to learn the … Read more

Poster for the movie "Love in a Fallen City"

Love in a Fallen City

Taking place in 1941, Love in a Fallen City centers on Pai (Cora Miao), a young woman who has been ostracized by her family for divorcing her rich husband. A local match-maker, Mrs. Hsu (Helen Ma), takes pity on Pai and decides to bring her to Hong Kong, under the guise of employing her as the Hsu’s nanny, but in reality to introduce her to Fan (Chow Yun-Fat). Pai and Fan seem to hit it … Read more

Poster for the movie "Boat People"

Boat People

A Japanese photojournalist revisits Vietnam after the Liberation and learns harsh truths about its regime and its “New Economic Zones”.

Poster for the movie "Dancing Bull"

Dancing Bull

In this story, a dancer with one of the more conservative Chinese troupes is increasingly frustrated with their stodgy repertoire, and she and her photographer boyfriend want to start a new, more innovative company. They go to the moneymen and eventually arrange this, but the photographer is so overwhelmed by the difficulties he has endured in the process that he has a nervous breakdown and separates from the dancer, who goes on to ever greater … Read more