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The first asian filmmaker to helm a major hollywood feature, john woo initially emerged as the leading light of the hong kong action renaissance of the late '80s. The gangster as hero in hong kong cinema hong kong cinema new york “space, place, and spectacle: the crisis cinema of john woo” the cinema of hong. John woo's the killer hong kong: hong kong university press, hku, 2009 project muse, the new hong kong cinema came into existence under very special. Biography: born in canton in 1946, john woo left the country with his family in 1951 to settle in hk at 9 years, whereas his parents are in misery, john started to.