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John Woo
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Filmmaker
    (May 1, 1946- )
    Birth name is Yusen Wu
    Sometimes credited as Ng Yu Chen, Wu Hsiang-fei, Yu-Sam Ng, John Wu, Yu-Sheng Wu and Yusen Wu
    Directed 'Windtalkers,' 'Mission Impossible 2,' 'Face Off,' 'Once A Thief,' 'Broken Arrow' and 'Hard Target'
    His best known Chinese films include 'Hard Boiled,' 'The Killer' and 'A Better Tomorrow'
    He goes by several different names.
    His films are often hyperkinetic and loud.
    He makes only action films, rarely attempting different genres.
    All his films are similar in style.
    Many people feel his US films are inferior to his early Chinese work.
    The first Asian director ever to make a mainstream Hollywood film.
    His films made Chow Yun Fat into a mega-star.
    Jean-Claude Van Damme championed Woo as 'the Martin Scorcese of Asia.'
    He uses doves as a symbol for peace in his films. They are often pictured flying away as the shooting begins.
    He is hailed as one of the greatest action directors working today.
    He has filmed some of the greatest action scenes ever put to film.
    His work is often imitated by rarely ever duplicated.

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