Yim Ho

Poster for the movie "King of Chess"

King of Chess

Two independent stories involving chess wizards are interwoven to satirize the politics of the Chinese Cultural Revolution as well as Taiwan’s capitalist boom of the 1970’s.

Poster for the movie "The Drunkard"

The Drunkard

Lau may love to indulge in a bit of alcohol and womanizing, but he’s also a serious writer who’s respected by his colleagues in the cultural world. However, his work is getting less and less respect from his commercial-minded editor, who forces Lau to write action-filled wuxia serials and erotic stories. After an attempt at a tasteful, cultural magazine fails, Lau succumbs to the commercial reality and writes practically anything to survive. Haunted by his … Read more