Director Wong Kar-wai (right) paid tribute to his wife Esther (centre) after he won the Lumière Award in Lyon on Friday. The award was presented by French actor Isabelle Adjani. Photo: Reuters

Filmmaker Wong Kar-wai becomes first Hong Kong director to win Lumière Award

Director of films such as Chungking Express and In the Mood for Love becomes first Hong Kong filmmaker to win ‘Nobel Prize for cinema’

Topic |   Chinese language cinema

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Director Wong Kar-wai (right) paid tribute to his wife Esther (centre) after he won the Lumière Award in Lyon on Friday. The award was presented by French actor Isabelle Adjani. Photo: Reuters
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