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Lawrence Ah Mon is a Actor, Director, Writer and Editor Chinois born on 1 january 1949

Lawrence Ah Mon

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Birth name Lau Kwok-Cheong
Nationality Chine
Birth 1 january 1949 (75 years)

Lawrence Ah Mon, de son vrai nom Lau Kwok-Cheong (劉國昌, né en 1949) est un réalisateur hongkongais connu pour ses films sur la pauvreté à Hong Kong comme Gangs (1986), Spacked Out (2000), Gimme Gimme (2001) et City Without Baseball (2008). Il a également réalisé plusieurs films sur l’histoire criminelle coloniale et post-coloniale de Hong Kong comme Lee Rock et Lee Rock 2 (avec Andy Lau) et Queen of Temple Street (1990).

Usually with

Ann Hui
Ann Hui
(6 films)
Teddy Robin
Teddy Robin
(2 films)
Andy Lau
Andy Lau
(4 films)
Paul Chun
Paul Chun
(5 films)
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Filmography of Lawrence Ah Mon (19 films)

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Actor

A Simple Life, 1h58
Directed by Ann Hui
Origin Hong kong
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Andy Lau, Deannie Yip, Anthony Wong, Wang Fuli, Lawrence Ah Mon, Elena Kong
Roles Ah Chun
Rating74% 3.747863.747863.747863.747863.74786
Roger Leung (Andy Lau), an unmarried middle aged Hong Kong film producer lives with Chung Chun-to (Deanie Ip), a maidservant who has worked for his family for decades. Returning home after a business trip, Roger discovers To on the floor and calls for an ambulance. At the hospital, Roger discovers that To has had a stroke but rather than ask for rehabilitation, To decides she wants to retire and asks to be put in a nursing home. While looking for a nursing home Roger discovers one nearby that is owned by his friend. He installs To there and visits her in between his production jobs. While visiting To, he tells her friends and neighbours that he is her god son in order to explain their connection.
Amphetamine, 1h37
Directed by Scud (Danny Cheng Wan-Cheung)
Origin Hong kong
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Paul Fonoroff, Lawrence Ah Mon, Scud (Danny Cheng Wan-Cheung)
Roles Beggar
Rating57% 2.8511852.8511852.8511852.8511852.851185
Set after the 2008 financial collapse, the story follows Kafka, a swimming instructor, when he meets Daniel, a wealthy investment banker who changes his life. Daniel is openly gay, and helps Kafka to come out of the closet, despite Kafka's being Catholic, and they quickly fall in love.
Echoes of the Rainbow
Origin Hong kong
Genres Drama, Comedy, Documentary, Romance
Actors Simon Yam, Sandra Ng, Paul Chun, Ann Hui, Lawrence Ah Mon, Joe Cheung
Roles Goldfish seller
Rating73% 3.6949053.6949053.6949053.6949053.694905
Eight-year-old Law Chun-yi (who goes by the nickname Big Ears) lives with his parents and his sixteen-year-old brother Desmond in a shoe shop on Wing Lee Street in late 1960s Hong Kong. Chun-yi looks up to his brother, who is a champion runner at the local high school, earns top grades, is a talented musician, and is very popular; Chun-yi's parents and teachers often scold him for not being as good as his big brother. Desmond has a girlfriend, Flora, who comes from a wealthy family, and whose family moves away to the United States to escape the "lawless" situation in Hong Kong. Desmond gradually becomes aware of the inequalities in Hong Kong society of that time, both through interactions with a cocky British policeman who extorts money from his father in exchange for letting them keep their shop (and who insists that Desmond will never "make it big" because his English isn't good enough) and through his first time seeing the inside of Flora's family's mansion. Most of this is told through Chun-yi, the film's narrator.
The Sniper
The Sniper (2009)
, 1h30
Directed by Dante Lam
Origin Chine
Genres Thriller, Action
Actors Richie Ren, Huang Xiaoming, Edison Chen, Liu Kai-chi, Michelle Ye, Jack Kao
Roles Superintendent
Rating55% 2.756422.756422.756422.756422.75642
Hartman Fong (Richie Jen) succeeds Shane (Bowie Lam) as the leader of Hong Kong's Special Duties Unit Sniper Team. Hartman who is by-the-book and hierarchical, got the job despite being the second best shooter in team history. The best was Hartman's former teammate Lincoln (Huang Xiaoming), whose unorthodox methods and confidence makes him arrogant and disdainful of authority. Hartman and Lincoln are two alpha males with a long-running rivalry, with only room at the top for one sharpshooter.
Double Tap
Double Tap (2000)
, 1h36
Origin Hong kong
Genres Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Serial killer films
Actors Leslie Cheung, Alex Fong, Vincent Kok, Monica Chan, Joe Cheung, Lawrence Ah Mon
Roles Teacher
Rating65% 3.2898853.2898853.2898853.2898853.289885
Leslie Cheung plays Rick Pang, an IPSC champion who is also a gun expert who tinkers with his pistols and modified its magazine to perfect his technique known as 'double tap' which is the terminology for a shooter placing two shots in the same exact spot, to maximize marksmanship in any competition.
Ordinary Heroes, 2h8
Directed by Ann Hui
Origin Hong kong
Genres Drama
Actors Lee Kang-sheng, Anthony Wong, Rachel Lee, Tse Kwan-ho, Loletta Lee, Paw Hee-ching
Roles Police officer
Rating70% 3.5273953.5273953.5273953.5273953.527395
Black Mask
Black Mask (1996)
, 1h29
Directed by Daniel Lee
Origin Hong kong
Genres Science fiction, Martial arts, Action, Martial arts
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films, Superhero films
Actors Jet Li, Sean Lau, Karen Mok, Anthony Wong, Françoise Yip, Mike Ian Lambert
Roles Operating Room Doctor
Rating60% 3.0020353.0020353.0020353.0020353.002035
Tsui Chik (or Simon in the US version) tries to lead a quiet life as a librarian. However, he is really a former test subject for a highly secretive supersoldier project and the instructor of a special commando unit dubbed "701". The 701 squad is used for many government missions, but after one of the agents kills a team of policemen in an uncontrollable rage, the government decides to abort the project and eliminate all the subjects. Tsui Chik helped the surviving 701 agents flee the extermination attempt. Having escaped, Tsui Chik went separate ways from his team and lived in Hong Kong. Later at night he discovers that the rest of the team were responsible for a violent crime spree that was beyond the capability of the local police. He sets out to get rid of them, donning a mask and hat using the superhero alias of The Black Mask. Having lost the ability to feel pain due to the surgery performed on the super-soldiers by the military, Black Mask is almost invulnerable.
Somebody Up There Likes Me, 1h54
Origin Hong kong
Genres Drama, Action, Romance, Martial arts
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films, Boxing films
Actors Aaron Kwok, Sammo Hung, Michael Tong, Lawrence Ah Mon, Jun Kunimura, Vincent Kok
Roles Fight Official
Rating61% 3.0961753.0961753.0961753.0961753.096175
With encouragement from his girlfriend, Gloria (Carmen Lee), Ken Wong (Aaron Kwok), a rebellious and stubborn youth, decides to focus on the sport of boxing. During a match, Ken accidentally kills Gloria's older brother, Rocky (Michael Tong), and the two break up. Ken is unwilling to give up his boxing career and seeks tuition from boxing master, Black Jack Hung (Sammo Hung). He also manages to reconcile with Gloria, who supports Ken returning to the ring to complete her brother's wish to challenge Yamada Motokazu (Sawada Kenya), the boxing champion of Asia. Due to constantly suffering blows to his head, Ken's is physically traumatized and once able to defeat Yamada, he also collapses.
Mary from Beijing, 1h37
Directed by Sylvia Chang
Origin Hong kong
Genres Drama
Actors Gong Li, Lawrence Ah Mon, David Chiang, Regina Kent, Kingdom Yuen
Roles officier d'immigration
Rating64% 3.219093.219093.219093.219093.21909
Eight Taels of Gold, 1h40
Directed by Mabel Cheung
Origin Hong kong
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Actors Sammo Hung, Sylvia Chang, Lawrence Ah Mon
Rating70% 3.525433.525433.525433.525433.52543
Après 16 ans d’exil aux Etats Unis où il exerça le métier de Taxi, Slim (Sammo Hung) décide de retourner en Chine auprès de sa famille, et constate les changements survenus lors de son absence. Ce retour est aussi l’occasion de retrouver sa cousine Jenny, qui retourne, elle aussi, dans la maison de ses ancêtres, pleine d'incertitude face à l'accueil de ses parents avec qui, elle n'a communiqué qu'une seule fois en 16 ans.

Director

Besieged City
Directed by Lawrence Ah Mon
Origin Hong kong
Genres Drama, Action
Actors Soi Cheang, Joman Chiang
Rating64% 3.232673.232673.232673.232673.23267
Ti Shui Wai aussi connu sous le nom de “Besieged City” (littéralement “Cité de la tristesse”) est la principale banlieue réputée à problèmes de Hong-Kong. Ling-Kit Ho y habite au beau milieu de plus de 270 000 habitants. Ling n’ayant plus de nouvelles de son petit frère, Chun-kit, depuis 2 ans, apprend qu’il est dans le coma après une tentative de suicide. Chun-kit est aussi accusé de meurtre. Sans avoir le temps de digérer la nouvelle Ling est enlevée par Occha qui lui demande de retrouver une importante quantité de drogue, soit disant dérobée par son frère.
City Without Baseball, 1h40
Directed by Scud (Danny Cheng Wan-Cheung), Lawrence Ah Mon
Origin Hong kong
Genres Drama
Themes Films about sexuality, Sports films, LGBT-related films, Baseball films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Scud (Danny Cheng Wan-Cheung)
Rating54% 2.7140952.7140952.7140952.7140952.714095
The actual members of the Hong Kong National Baseball Team appear in the film as themselves, in a story set in 2004. Their isolated existence leads them to take unconventional choices in both love and friendship, and to summon great courage in the face of their lonely and disconnected existence.
Spacked Out, 1h30
Directed by Lawrence Ah Mon
Origin Hong kong
Genres Drama, Crime
Rating67% 3.37253.37253.37253.37253.3725
The film follows four teenaged girls around Tuen Mun in the New Territories of Hong Kong as the youngest of the group, 13-year-old Cookie, finds out that she may be pregnant, but her boyfriend has left for Mong Kok to sell pirated VCDs.