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Lee Ping Bin

Post by dustin » Wed Dec 14, 2011 11:37 am

Largely known as Hou Hsiao Hsien's and WKW's In the Mood for Love cinematographer, Lee has shot some of the prettiest films in recent years.
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Post by Leopold » Wed Dec 14, 2011 2:11 pm

I thought Doyle shot In the Mood for Love?

I do like his work with Hou, especially the recent ones, & Norwegian Wood was really gorgeous. That's pretty much all i've seen.


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Post by dustin » Wed Dec 14, 2011 2:59 pm

There are three DPs credited, including Lee, for In the Mood for Love. Considering how long it takes to shoot a WKW movie, I doubt Doyle was available for the whole duration. It also struck me how different ItMfL looked compared to WKWs other films when I saw it.



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Post by Leopold » Wed Dec 14, 2011 3:16 pm

I remember seeing a Doyle docu where he was visiting ItMFL locations & talking about shooting. I didn't remember them mentioning any other DP's, but i guess the subject was Doyle & not WKW & it's been a long time since I've seen the film or the docu. I wonder how much work he did on it.


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Re: Lee Ping Bin

Post by Holymanm » Wed Dec 14, 2011 5:00 pm

if i were doyle i would stay away from itmfl credit as much as possible



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Post by dustin » Wed Dec 14, 2011 5:17 pm

American Cinematographer 2002 wrote:In addition to winning several cinematography awards, In the Mood for Love earned the Technical Grand Prize at Cannes, an award shared by Doyle, Li and William Chang Suk-ping (production/costume designer and editor).
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Post by Leopold » Wed Dec 14, 2011 5:23 pm

Chris Doyle on WKW wrote:The structure and implications of his films are like a fat man’s feet: he doesn’t really know what they look like until the end of the day."


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Post by Leopold » Wed Dec 14, 2011 5:26 pm

WKW wrote:Director of photography duties on the film were shared by Doyle and Taiwanese cinematographer Mark Li Ping-Bing; the latter stepped in after Doyle was forced to depart the project in order to honor prior commitments. "In the past, I was a bit lazy, because I could rely on Chris and he knows what I want," Wong acknowledges in an interview on this disc. "But this film didn’t look like my previous films, and working with Li, I was more involved in framing and lighting."


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Re: Lee Ping Bin

Post by cosmic_cowboy » Wed Dec 14, 2011 6:09 pm

i've always loved the pool scene at the beginning of three times. its so beautiful, as is almost all his other work with hou, especially the later ones (three times, millennium mambo)—where his work seems to take on it's own identity. then there are other great flicks where his style isn't exactly front and center like air doll or even most his early work with hou.

vertical ray of the sun is also very pretty


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Re: Lee Ping Bin

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