Brigitte Lin in one of her most iconic roles, as a wig-wearing drug trafficker in Wong Kar-wai’s gritty city portrait Chungking Express, from 1994. She would retire from the screen soon afterwards.

How Brigitte Lin became one of Hong Kong’s best known movie stars: 7 of her most memorable film roles

As beloved Hong Kong movie legend Brigitte Lin celebrates her 65th birthday, we look back on her most memorable roles – from Peking Opera Blues to Dragon Inn, and Swordsman II and Chungking Express

Topic |   Chinese language cinema

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Brigitte Lin in one of her most iconic roles, as a wig-wearing drug trafficker in Wong Kar-wai’s gritty city portrait Chungking Express, from 1994. She would retire from the screen soon afterwards.
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