Known For: Directing · Birthday: 1939-07-25 (82 years old) · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: Taichung, Taiwan
Also Known As: Kun Hao Chen · Chen Kun-Hao · Chen Kwen-Hou · Chen Kuen-Hou · Chen Quen-Hou · Chan Kwan-Hau · Chen Kuen-How · Chen Kuen-ho · Chen Kunhou · 陳坤厚 · Chen Kuen Howe
Chen Kunhou (born 25 July 1939 in Taichū, Japanese Formosa) is a Taiwanese film director and cinematographer. He is known for his film Growing Up (1983), one of the films that initiated the Taiwan New Cinema movement. Chen was also the cinematographer for several of fellow director Hou Hsiao-hsien's earlier films.
Movies & TV shows
A beautiful woman hires a shady martial arts assassin to avenge the death of her parents, who were killed by her twin sister. The hit man is attracted to her when he tracks her down. He is trapped bet...
Our Time, Our Story
Our Time, Our Story tells the story of the Taiwanese "new wave," from its rise in the early 1980s, as the island was democratizing after decades under martial law, through growing international recogn...
The story is about a small town in Taiwan during the 50's and 60's. The most prominent family in town is the one that has Mei-Hsia. There is a local peasant assocation. They like each other, but Mei-H...
My Favorite Season
Bi Bao-Liang believes that if he touches a woman before his 30th birthday, he will have bad luck. A beautiful woman who had a love affair with her boss is pregnant. She wants to give her child a famil...
An absurd story about five able-minded women who, with a particular skill each, are sent on a mission to rescue an intelligence informant whose plane has crashed into a restricted area.
Taiwan's fraught provincial context is the subject of the story of an adolescent boy.
The Boys from Fengkuei
After finishing school, Ah-Ching and his friends spent most of their time drinking and fighting. Three of them go to Kaohsiung to look for work. Ah-Ching is attracted to the girlfriend of a neighbor. ...
The daughter of a rich man helps out with her father's business and takes French lessons so that she can go to France with her fiancée. Da-gang is a poor young man who is studying civil engineering. S...
The Story of a Small Town
The film revolves around a family living in a small town. Kenny Bee plays the male family member who is released from prison and falls in love with a mute woman (Lin Feng-jiao).
Good Morning, Taipei
A young woman works at a radio station and a loose youth passes the time until he sees her.
He Never Gives Up
Have no other info than it was part of Golden Horse's 100 Greatest Chinese-Language Films.
The Bone Crushing Kid
A tale of a lowly slave in feudal China who wants to become a kung fu expert.
People who grew up in Hong Kong in the 1970s remember the band Wynners. Let's Rock and Making It were the first films they made in the film industry. Making It is an updated Chinese version of The Pri...
Lover on the Wave
The two people met at the seashore. Even though she had given him a hard time she was still compassionate towards the less fortunate. Due to her heart problem, there is a chance that she won't be able...
The Glory of the Sunset
A young doctor decided to marry his sweetheart despite the objections of his family. When he found out that he had only a few months to live, he left his house and went to a rural village. The doctor ...
Come Fly with Me
Cheng Chieh is an engineer. The rich girl has to choose between Chieh and the rich man's son.
The Lucky Bumpkin
A young woman's heart and jewels were swindled by three con-artists. As if this wasn't enough, they murdered her. With the help of a kind passerby, her ghost is now able to seek revenge.
Fury In Storm
Antonio, a missionary priest, is innocent until he uses his cross as a weapon during a train robbery. He befriends a man named Dragon, who helps him fight the bandits who want the cross.
The Blue Lamp in Winter Night
A good, atmospheric, turn-of-the-century horror story with ghosts, vampires, and an impossible love triangle.
Story of Mother
A young boy witnesses his mother’s cheating ways and, after the death of his sick father, grows to despise her. When he’s adopted by another family, the road to reconciliation proves achingly difficul...
The Young Ones
A college student from Hong Kong stays at a family friend's house and falls in love with their daughter. Hai Ni was born with a serious heart defect. She dies of depression when she learns that Yun La...
A young girl is caught up in the struggle between two warring sects. She is on a quest to find the Fairy Fungus in order to cure her ailing grandfather. She needs to defeat a group of fighters known a...
A soul is told he has a chance at life again when he reaches the station. He was placed in the body of a suicide victim. A spirit is watching him. The soul is given the chance to discover the greatest...