Peter Chan

Peter Ho-sun Chan (陈可辛, born 28 November 1962) is a film director and producer. Peter Ho-Sun Chan is a Chinese film director, producer and screenwriter. Regarded as one of the most accomplished and successful Hong Kong filmmakers, Chan has directed 18 films, including the critically acclaimed Comrades, Almost a Love Story, Perhaps Love, The Warlords, and American Dreams in China.

Peter Chan Filmography

 

Poster for the movie "He's a Woman, She's a Man"

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.

Poster for the movie "He Ain't Heavy, He's My Father"

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

Poster for the movie "Tom, Dick and Hairy"

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.

Poster for the movie "Alan and Eric: Between Hello and Goodbye"

Alan and Eric: Between Hello and Goodbye

Alan and Eric are childhood friends who are separated when Eric moves to America. They are reunited in Hong Kong when Eric finds Alan at the cafe where the latter is working as a waiter and singer. Together they forge a business which is destroyed in a storm. Meanwhile, both have met a lady named Olive, and both strive for her affection. In the end, Alan’s rising singing career and Olive’s tendency to favour Alan … Read more

Poster for the movie "The Age of Miracles"

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.

Poster for the movie "The Warlords"

The Warlords

A heroic tale of three blood brothers and their struggle in the midst of war and political upheaval. It is based on “The Assassination of Ma,” a Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) story about the killing of general Ma Xinyi.

Poster for the movie "Three"

Three

Memories: A woman wakes up on a street without memory. A husband cannot remember why his wife left him. The woman wanders the streets trying to contact the only phone number she has on her. The husband see’s her ghost in his apartment and discovers her mutilated body in a large bag in his home (Korea). The Wheel: Extravagant cursed puppets cause fires, deaths, physical pain and a little girl to be possessed (Thailand). Going … Read more

Poster for the movie "Dearest"

Dearest

Drawing on remarkable true stories, Peter Chan delivers a moving drama about child abduction in China. Huang Bo stars as a father whose young son disappears in the streets of a big city. He sets out on a search across China, stopping at nothing to find him. In this star-studded cast, Zhao Wei plays the role of a mother from a poor rural area.

Poster for the movie "Perhaps Love"

Perhaps Love

A love triangle develops during the making of a musical in mainland China.

Poster for the movie "American Dreams in China"

American Dreams in China

During the economic reform period of the 80’s, three undergraduates bind together by a common ambition – to live the American dream. They are Cheng Dongqing, a hillbilly who refuses to accept his destiny of being a farmer; Meng Xiaojun, a self-confident, cynical intellectual; and Wang Yang, an idealistic romantic poet. Xiaojun is the first to obtain an US Visa for studying abroad. Yang follows but decides to remain in China for his beloved. Poor … Read more

Poster for the movie "The Warlords"

The Warlords

A heroic tale of three blood brothers and their struggle in the midst of war and political upheaval. It is based on “The Assassination of Ma,” a Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) story about the killing of general Ma Xinyi.