Hong Kong film director Ringo Lam in 2016. Photo: Edmond So Hong Kong film director Ringo Lam in 2016. Photo: Edmond So
Hong Kong film director Ringo Lam in 2016. Photo: Edmond So

How legendary Hong Kong action film director Ringo Lam broke into Hollywood but reserved his best for home

  • Lam made three Jean-Claude Van Damme movies in America, but his biggest successes all came in his hometown
  • He said real action and stunts, and the feeling of genuine danger, were always the forte of Hong Kong films, not the CGI technology of Hollywood

Topic |   Asian cinema: Hong Kong film
Hong Kong film director Ringo Lam in 2016. Photo: Edmond So Hong Kong film director Ringo Lam in 2016. Photo: Edmond So
Hong Kong film director Ringo Lam in 2016. Photo: Edmond So
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