Hello Reddit. I'm John Woo, director of Face/Off, Mission Impossible II, Hard Boiled, The Killer, Hard Target, A Better Tomorrow, and my newest upcoming film, Silent Night. AMA. AMA
I was born in Guangzhou, raised in Hong Kong, and educated at Matteo Ricci College. My career in film started when I was in my 20s, when I started working as an assistant director for Shaw Brothers Studio. My more popular Hong Kong films include The Killer, Hard Boiled, and A Better Tomorrow. My Hollywood studio films include Hard Target for Universal Pictures, Broken Arrow for Twentieth Century Fox, Face/Off, Mission Impossible II, and Paycheck with Paramount Pictures, and Windtalkers with MGM Studios. My latest film, Silent Night, starring Joel Kinnaman, is currently in post-production. I'm excited to answer your questions!
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