江柏樑 | KONG Patrick
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 Biography

Patrick Kong was born in Hong Kong in 1975. He is a graduate of the history program at Hong Kong Baptist University. Since age 19, he had been writing film reviews and upon graduation, worked as a reporter.

He later become a screenwriter, making his debut with Love Amoeba Style (1997), followed by Portland Street Blues (1998), Loving Him (2002), My Lucky Star (2002), Dragon Loaded 2003 (2003), Men Suddenly in Black (2003) and Super Model (2004). His script for Men Suddenly in Black was nominated for Best Screenplay at the 40th Golden Horse Film Festival.

Kong made his directorial debut with the 2004 romantic comedy My Sweetie. Many of his films feature the love triangle, and he is best known for his romance trilogy - Marriage with a Fool (2006), Love is Not All Around (2007) and L For Love, L For Lies (2008) - which he wrote and directed. The three hits made a total of over HK$35 million at the box office. Commercial success was coupled with critical acclaim when Kong won Best New Director at the 26th Hong Kong Film Awards for Marriage with a Fool.

Entering film at a time of industry decline, Kong had been able to maintain a successful, steady career. His other notable films include Nobody’s Perfect (2008), Marriage with a Liar (2010) and Mr. & Mrs. Single (2011). In addition to romantic comedies, he had also forayed into other genres, such as the 2008 horrorthemed Forgive and Forget. His recent films, A Secret Between Us (2013) and The Best Plan is No Plan (2013), are headlined by young new actors. Besides filmmaking, Kong is also the author of several collections of short stories and a book on his filmmaking thoughts.

 Filmography
Year Chinese name English name Directors
2013 《第一次不是你》
A Secret Between Us
2013 《溝女不離3 兄弟》
The Best Plan is No Plan
2012 《天生愛情狂》
Natural Born Lovers
2011 《隱婚男女》
Mr. & Mrs. Single
2011 《人約離婚後》
Love is the Only Answer
2011 《猛鬼愛情故事》
(Segment: Travel )
Hong Kong Ghost Stories WONG Jing
2010 《七十二家租客》
72 Tenants of Prosperity TSANG Chi Wai Eric CHUNG Shu Kai
2010 《72 家租客》
72 Tenants of Prosperity TSANG Chi Wai Eric CHUNG Shu Kai
2010 《婚前試愛》
Marriage with a Liar
2009 《保持愛你》
Love Connected
2008 《我的最愛》
L For Love, L For Lies
2008 《親愛的》
Forgive and Forget
2008 《絕代雙嬌》
Nobody's Perfect
2007 《十分‧ 愛》
Love is Not All Around
2006 《獨家試愛》
Marriage with a Fool
2004 《甜絲絲》
My Sweetie