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華山
Hua Shan  ♂
Aliases:  Hwa San,  Wa Saan,  Hua San,  Wa Yat-Wang,  Hwa I-Hung
Born: 1942

 
Filmography (1970-1991)
 
  Cinematographer (13 films)
    The Wandering Swordsman (1970)    
    The Chinese Boxer (1970)    
    The Winged Tiger (1970)    
    Deaf and Mute Heroine (1971)    
    The Casino (1972)    
    The 14 Amazons (1972)    
    Love and Blood (1972)    
    The Brutal Boxer (1972)    
    Tough Guy (1972)    
    The Awaken Punch (1973)    
    Adventure in Denmark (1973)    
    The Thunder Kick (1974)    
    Wits to Wits (1974)    
  Director (30 films)
    From the Underworld (1974)    
    The Super Inframan (1975)    
    The Criminals (1976)    
    Homicides - The Criminals, Part II (1976)    
    Brotherhood (1976)    
    Last Strike (1977)    
    To Kill a Jaguar (1977)    
    Arson - The Criminals, Part III (1977)    
    Dreams of Eroticism (1977)    
    Dynamo (1978)    
    Soul of the Sword (1978)    
    The Gory Murder (1978)    
    Island of Virgins (1978)    
    Flying Guillotine, Part II (1978)    
    Gang of Four (1978)    
    Hello Sexy Late Homecomers (1978)    
    Sun Dragon (1979)    
    Crystal Fist (1979)    
    He Who Never Dies (1979)    
    Killing Does Not Pay (1979)    
    The Brothers (1979)    
    Struggle to Survive (1980)    
    Bloody Parrot (1981)    
    Kung Fu Zombie (1981)    
    Little Dragon Maiden (1983)    
    Usurpers of Emperor's Power (1983)    
    Tales of a Eunuch (1983)    
    Portrait in Crystal (1983)    
    Disciples of Shaolin Temple (1985)    
    Angel Force (1991)    
  Actor (2 films)
    The Fatal Flying Guillotines (1977)    
    The Call-Girls (1977) ... (only in Interview)
  Writer (2 films)
    He Who Never Dies (1979)    
    Kung Fu Zombie (1981)    
 
 
Biography
 
  Born in Shanghai, 1942, Hua graduated from the Shanghai Film Institute spezialicing in cinematography. He joined Shaw Brothers in 1963 as an assistant cinematographer to Nishimoto Tadashi (Ho Lan-Shan); and was promoted to cinematographer five years later, shooting for various films including Hsin Chiang's "Winged Tiger" and Jimmy Wang Yu's directorial debut "The Chinese Boxer". Hua got his own directorial debut in 1974 with "From the Underworld", financed by a Japanese-owned production company. He returned to Shaw the following year helming "The Super-Inframan", "The Brotherhood", and three episodes of the popular series "The Criminal". Using his pseudonym of Hua Yi-Hung, Hua was able to try his hand at a completely different style of directing with "Struggle to Survive", a controversial drama on illegal immigrants from China. (From the Celestial DVD edition of "The Super-Inframan").