Chen Kun-Hou

Chen Kun-Hou

Known For: Directing · Birthday: 1939-07-25 (82 years old) · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: Taichung, Taiwan

37 Movies

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

Biography

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

2008.

1 Movie
Twin Daggers

Twin Daggers

2008
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...

2002.

1 Movie
Our Time, Our Story

Our Time, Our Story

2002
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...

1990.

1 Movie
Promising Miss Bowie

Promising Miss Bowie

1990
Miss Bowie is raking in the cash until her life is complicated by the reappearance of her first love after 20 years. There is a strange disease and an annoying teenage niece.

1988.

1 Movie
My Mother's Teahouse

My Mother's Teahouse

1988
There are old ladies in the brothel. The owner takes in a young girl.

1987.

1 Movie
Osmanthus Alley

Osmanthus Alley

1987
Ti Hung's parents die when she is young. She vows to rise from her poverty when she is sixteen. She becomes famous for her work and ends up marrying into a rich family.

1986.

1 Movie
The Scalper

The Scalper

1986
The 'scalper' is a cinema ticket-tout skirting the law and police harassment to make a living for herself and her three children in downtown Taipei.

1985.

2 Movies
His Matrimony

His Matrimony

1985
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

My Favorite Season

1985
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...

1984.

3 Movies
A Summer at Grandpa's

A Summer at Grandpa's

9
1984
A coming-of-age story about a young brother and sister who spend a pivotal summer in the country with their grandparents.
Out of the Blue

Out of the Blue

1984
A boy and a girl fell in love. The boy found out that he is a father.

1983.

3 Movies
Golden Doll

Golden Doll

1983
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.
Growing Up

Growing Up

1983
Taiwan's fraught provincial context is the subject of the story of an adolescent boy.
The Boys from Fengkuei

The Boys from Fengkuei

1983
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. ...

1982.

1 Movie
The Green, Green Grass of Home

The Green, Green Grass of Home

1982
A substitute teacher arrives in a country village to teach a class of students. He fell in love with nature, country life and a fellow teacher at the school.

1981.

2 Movies
Play While You Play

Play While You Play

1981
A romantic drama about a blind man and a television producer.
The Merry Couple

The Merry Couple

1981
There is a Taiwanese romance film.

1980.

2 Movies
Lovable You

Lovable You

1980
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 Story of a Small Town

1980
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).

1979.

3 Movies
Good Morning, Taipei

Good Morning, Taipei

1979
A young woman works at a radio station and a loose youth passes the time until he sees her.
He Never Gives Up

He Never Gives Up

1979
Have no other info than it was part of Golden Horse's 100 Greatest Chinese-Language Films.
The Bone Crushing Kid

The Bone Crushing Kid

1979
A tale of a lowly slave in feudal China who wants to become a kung fu expert.

1978.

2 Movies
Making It

Making It

1978
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

Lover on the Wave

1978
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...

1977.

1 Movie
The Glory of the Sunset

The Glory of the Sunset

1977
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 ...

1976.

2 Movies
Come Fly with Me

Come Fly with Me

1976
Cheng Chieh is an engineer. The rich girl has to choose between Chieh and the rich man's son.
The Lucky Bumpkin

The Lucky Bumpkin

1976
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.

1975.

1 Movie
The Life God

The Life God

1975
Tells the story of "Bao sheng da di"--A marvelous man who wanted to become a doctor so that he could save his mother's life.

1974.

2 Movies
Fury In Storm

Fury In Storm

1974
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

The Blue Lamp in Winter Night

1974
A good, atmospheric, turn-of-the-century horror story with ghosts, vampires, and an impossible love triangle.

1973.

2 Movies
Story of Mother

Story of Mother

1973
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

The Young Ones

1973
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...

1972.

2 Movies
Four Winds

Four Winds

1972
This film depicts the conflict between the West and Eastern culture, the Northern and Southern ways of life and the traditional and modern concepts. It consists of six stories.
Love Is an Elusive Wind

Love Is an Elusive Wind

1972
Taiwanese romance film.

1970.

1 Movie
Vengeance of Snow-Maid

Vengeance of Snow-Maid

1970
A Snow Maid is enraged after learning that her mother was raped by a gang of thugs.

1969.

1 Movie
Silver Maid

Silver Maid

1969
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...

Unknown Year.

1 Movie
Colorful Mind

Colorful Mind

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...
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