Yu Lik-wai

Director and cinematographer. Yu was born in Hong Kong in 1966. He directed Love Will Tear Us Apart (1999) which was nominated for the Palme d’Or at the 52nd Cannes Film Festival, All Tomorrow’s Parties (2003) which was selected for Un Certain Regard at the 56th Cannes Film Festival and Plastic City (2008), in-competition at the 65th Venice Film Festival. During his career in cinematography which spanned over two decades, he was the director of photography for many of Jia Zhangke’s films, including Still Life (2006), which received the Best Cinematography at the 34th Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards.