Wai Ka-Fai

Wai Ka-Fai, 韦家辉, is a Hong Kong screenwriter, producer, film director, and former TV screenwriter and producer. Ka-Fai Wai was born on January 1, 1962 in Hong Kong. He is a producer and writer, known for Mad detective (2007), Dai zek lo (2003) and Joi sang ho (2009).

Wai Ka-Fai Filmography

 

Poster for the movie "Detective vs. Sleuths"

Detective vs. Sleuths

After executing the perpetrator of a murder case unsolved for thirty years, the assassin nicknamed “Super Sleuth” announces he’ll continue to bring his personal brand of justice to other elusive killers. The police, believing this a challenge to their crime-solving abilities, assign their own super sleuth, Wang Zhenfeng, along with retired “super sleuth” Uncle Xiangyun, to analyze long-dormant cold cases and find the killers before they’re killed. A succession of successfully executed Super Sleuth-style murders … Read more

Written By

A lawyer who is killed in a car accident finds himself resurrected as a character in his daughter’s novel.

Peace Hotel

After his wife’s murder, widow Wong A Ping (Chow Yun-Fat) sets up a Peace Hotel to act as a sanctuary for anyone who needs protecting. One day a mysterious women (Cecilia Yip) shows up who seeks shelter from a gang hunting her. Vowing to never turn anyone away, Wong A Ping must decide whether to help the women or risk confronting the gang.

Himalaya Singh

Ronald has lived in the Himalayas since he was young and has grown up to become a clean-living yoga master who will soon marry an Indian beauty. But things change when an absent-minded tourist guide accidentally leads him onto her bus.

Love for All Seasons

May is a martial artist and Chinese medicine practitioner who resides in a temple in Omei mountain. Under the threat of her lovelorn master, Misery, she decides to seek the help of infamous womanizer, Tiger Hung, who she had helped earlier, in order to experience heartbreak and master the “Heartbroken Sword” technique to defeat her.

My Left Eye Sees Ghosts

A car accident gives a spoiled, troubled young woman the ability to see ghosts, including one of a former classmate.

Needing You…

Wah and Kinki both working at the same department of a computer company. Both of them are not getting on very well initially, but friendship develops when they get to know each other after a while. When Wah starts to realize his emergent fondness for Kinki, his ex-girlfriend reappears and plans to gain back his affection. In addition, he notices that his ex-girlfriend arranges a guy to pair up with Kinki. At the same time, … Read more

Don’t Go Breaking My Heart

Mainlander & financial analyst Cheng Zixin (Gao Yuan-Yuan), who followed her then boyfriend Owen (Terence Yin) to Hong Kong, runs into her ex-boyfriend while riding the bus. Owen is now with his pregnant wife and when his wife spots Owen talking to his ex she she freaks out. Cheng hurriedly gets off the bus and, being in a daze, is almost run over by a car. A haggard drunk named Fang (Daniel Wu) then saves … Read more

Mad Detective

A rookie cop teams up with a former detective with a supernatural gift to hunt down a serial killer.

The Shopaholics

Compulsive disorders plague Hong Kong: Fong Fong Fong, a foundling who’s now a nurse, is a shopaholic who seeks psychiatric help from Kan Yan (Choosey) Lee, who’s frozen by an inability to choose. Into the mix come Kung Fu (Richie) Ho, a wealthy man who is stingy but also will buy anything someone else wants, and Ding Dong Ding, Lee’s binge-eating bargain-shopping ex-girlfriend who reappears in hopes Lee will now choose her. Both men propose … Read more

Turn Left, Turn Right

John Liu (Takeshi Kaneshiro) is an aspiring violinist and Eve Choi (Gigi Leung) is a professional translator whose true passion is translating love poems. They live parallel lives and appear to be perfect for each other, but somehow fate seems to keep them apart. Living in different units of the same apartment building and separated by one thin wall, they never meet, because when they leave, one turns left, and one turns right.

Love on a Diet

Sammi Cheng plays Mimi Mo, a young exchange student to Japan who met and fell in love with a budding pianist, Kurokawa, played by Rikiya Kurokawa. Kurokawa eventually leaves to study music in the USA and returns to Japan as a famous musician. Meanwhile, Mimi has dealt with her depression by eating and weights over 300lbs and Kurokawa doesn’t recognize her. Mimi eventually meets Fatty (Andy Lau) who helps her lose the weight so she … Read more

Fulltime Killer

Professional assassin O has resided in an isolated world of killing and loneliness. But his life begins to change once he meets the innocent Chin, hired to clean O’s apartment. However, soon the flamboyent and reckless Tok enters Chin’s life with a mission–to unveil O’s identity and usurp his place as the number one sharp-shooting assassin in the game.

Fat Choi Spirit

Andy is a legendary Mahjong player. Years ago Andy’s passion for Mahjong cost his family their entire fortune, his brother Louis then turned against him. Thus now Louis suffers from economy downturn. Andy offers to take care of him and their aging mother. Meanwhile, Louis is being trapped by a job interview supervisor and her cons, Sean. Andy revenged Sean by beating him at the game table. Gigi, Andy’s ex-flame, is increasing disappointment in Andy’s … Read more

Wu yen

Lost in the woods, the Emperor Qi (Anita Mui) stumbles across local chief Wu Yen (Sammi Cheng), his predestined bride, only to accidentally free a promiscuous fox fairy (Cecilia Cheung) who promptly falls in love with both of them, changing between man and woman to clumsily woo each, setting the scene for a constantly shifting triangle with the emperor torn between both the fox fairy and Wu Yen and the fox fairy after whichever one … Read more

Help!!!

A trio of idealistic young doctors take on a corrupt, ineffective hospital management more interested in saving dollars than lives. Sub-plots crop up in the form of a love triangle, an electrical blackout, and a major car accident.

Too Many Ways to Be No. 1

This arty triad flick from Wai Ka-Fai and Johnnie To is as good as genre pictures get in this era. Lau Ching-Wan is Kau, a small potato in the triad world who must make a fateful decision to discover who he is. With that decision, his life can diverge in two paths, each leading to an ultimate fate.

Running on Karma

A monk turned body-builder, with the gift to see into people’s lives, befriends a female cop, and uses his gift to change the force of Karma and her destiny.