Lawrence Ah Mon

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Lawrence Lau
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese 劉國昌
Simplified Chinese 刘国昌

Lawrence Ah Mon or Lawrence Lau Kwok Cheong (劉國昌) (born 1949) is a Hong Kong film director. His films are notable for their lurid exploration of the problems of the poor in modern Hong Kong, such as Gangs (1986), Spacked Out (2000), Gimme Gimme (2001) and City Without Baseball (2008). He has also made several films about colonial and postcolonial subaltern history in Hong Kong, such as the Lee Rock series (starring Andy Lau) and Queen of Temple Street (1990).

He was born in Pretoria, South Africa [ citation needed ].

He has been nominated for Best Director in the Hong Kong Film Awards twice.

Filmography as director

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