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Chung King


The Brighton, England-based music group Chungking (named following a film they liked called Chungking Express) was formed by music artists Sean Hennessey and Adam Stephenson, with Hennessey’s then girlfriend Jessie Banking institutions recruited as vocalist. The trio spent another few months documenting monitors and pressing demonstration CDs. A 12-inches somehow found it is way in to the hands of Tim ‘Appreciate’ Lee, who owns Tummy Touch Information, who was thus impressed that he tracked the trio down and signed these to his label. Chungking released a four-track EP, It’s Today Safe TO CAREFULLY TURN Off YOUR PERSONAL COMPUTER, in 2001, which included a spellbinding cover edition of Minnie Riperton’s ‘Les Fleur’. Various other singles implemented, including ‘Bubble Like’ and ‘Dolphin Guy’, nonetheless it was during this time period that Banking institutions and Hennessey split. However by way of a love from the music along with a belief within the music group they elected to keep working jointly. In June 2003, Stomach Contact released Chungking’s full-length debut, We Travel Fast. A melting container of Portishead and Morcheeba blended in with some Planks Of Canada -design ‘off the wall structure’ creation, the record received strong testimonials in the united kingdom press, with particular interest paid to Banking institutions’ ultra-cool vocals. Hennessey and Stephenson made a decision to remix the record the following calendar year, replacing two monitors and casing the record within a different sleeve. The reworked record premiered in past due 2004 in the Gut label and under a fresh name, The Hungry Years. A three-year hiatus implemented where Stephenson parted firm with Hennessey and Banking institutions. The former fans returned in summer months 2007 making use of their second record correct, Stay Up Forever. The record marked a significant change however you like, with electro pop workout routines towards the fore as well as the chillout monitors quite definitely a distant storage.

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Full Name Chun King
Education Yale School of Drama, Chung Chi College
Awards Hong Kong Film Award for Best Director, Hong Kong Film Award for Best Actor, Hong Kong Film Award for Best Film, Hong Kong Film Award for Best Film Editing
Music Songs Love Is Here To Stay, Making Music, Bubble Love, The Odyssey, Pt. 1, Stay Up Forever, Beautiful Inside, World of a Thousand Suns, Slow It Down, Following, Let the Love In, Can I Get Your Love, We Love You, It Could Be Wonderful, Maybe It's Over, Come With Me, Please Don't Walk, Full On, Voodoo, Suite, Just a Game, Cold Outside, Your Love Isn't Real, Itch & Scratch, Angel Eyes, Beautiful World, Jonny, Stand By Me, Sunday Rules, Ticking, Jeans On, Sapphire, Colours Red
Albums We Travel Fast, Stay Up Forever, Defender, Voodoo, The Hungry Years
Nominations Hong Kong Film Award for Best Actress, Hong Kong Film Award for Best Supporting Actress, Hong Kong Film Award for Best Cinematography, Hong Kong Film Award for Best Screenplay, Hong Kong Film Award for Best Art Direction, Hong Kong Film Award for Best Original Film Score, Independent Spirit Award for Best International Film

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1 Dean of Drama at Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
2 Famous stage actor in Hong Kong
3 Master's degree in drama from Yale University



Lou biu, lei hou hea! 2014 TV Series Lam Chi Wing
Ma mi xia 2014
Line Walker 2014 TV Series Chin Shui-on (2014)
Wui ton tin ha 2006 TV Series Chai Hok-yan
For mo wong saa 2006 TV Series Ym Kwok-yip
AV 2005
Tim suen yea yea 2005 TV Series Man Tai-loi
Yun loi si ngoi 2003 Chen Hon-ming
Liu jai san ji 2001 TV Movie
Mu lu xiong guang 1999 Chairman Lee
Suen sei cho 1997 Sir Ho Sai
Do san 3: Chi siu nin do san 1996 Kent (as Chung King Fai)
Hak hap 1996 Police Commissioner (as Chung King Fai)
Hu Du Men 1996 Chan Yiu-Cho
Tri-Star 1996 Dinosaur
Ching guan nan shen 1994
Zuo ye chang feng 1994
Yellowthread Street 1990 TV Series Eddie Cheung
Zui ai 1986 Dr. King
Qing cheng zhi lian 1984 Mr. Hsu

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