Shu Qi (Hsu Chi) 

                                                                                               Shu Qi  Shu Qi  (Hsu Chi)

                                                                                       (Hsu Chi, Shu Kei, Lin Li Hui, Fanny Hsu, Qi Shu)          

                     Actress, Model

                                                                              Born: April 16, 1976- Taiwan

 

                                     Shu Qi is a lucky woman. One of Hong Kong's busiest actresses, the straight-talking

                                   Taiwanese sex bomb entered the film business through the back door and gained rapid

                                          success, making over 50 movies since her 1996 debut. Starting out not as an

                                      actress, but as a nude model; Shu Qi has achieved what few trained, veteran actors

                                    have- winning three Hong Kong Film Awards, Taiwan's prestigious Golden Horse Award,

                                   and making her international debut in 2002's The Transporter. From showing her cans, 

                                                          to appearing at Cannes, Shu Qi has come a long way. 

                                    

                                    Hong Kong filmmaker Manfred Wong was the first to discover Shu Qi (real name Lin

                                   Li Hui), and cast her in Sex and Zen 2, a graphic Category III picture with Loletta Lee

                                    A borderline autobiographical role as a soft porn star in Derek Yee's Viva Erotica won

                                        her two Hong Kong Film Awards in 1996. With Manfred Wong as her manager, she

                                   has since worked with distinguished "art-house" directors Ann Hui, Stanley Kwan and 

                                 Hou Hsiao-Hsien, appeared in music videos with the likes of Aaron Kwok and Leon Lai,

                                       sung onstage with Leslie Cheung, and been seen in advertisements all over Asia.   

 

                                      All this from an actress whose early film roles seemed to mandatorily require nudity. 

                                   Yet Shu Qi's transition to mainstream fare was as unlikely as it was inevitable. Though 

                                     her magnetic full lipped sexuality was undeniable, she also has a bubbly, precocious,

                                      innocent side to her personality that found its way into her roles. Her part as Jackie

                                     Chan's love interest in Gorgeous was a powerful indication of her crossover success. 

                                        It hadn't been long since her days of simulated screen sex with Tsui Kam Kong

                                                     and Simon Yam; now she was talking about love to dolphins.

                      

                                   Shu Qi narrowly missed international recognition when she was unable to commit to the

                                   schedule of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (her role ended up going to Zhang Ziyi). 

                                           Her second chance for such exposure has come in the form of Luc-Besson's

                                                 The Transporter (with Jason Statham), and Corey Yuen's So Close

                                            (with fellow Asian femmes Vicki Zhao Wei and Karen Mok), distributed by 

                                                                                     Columbia Tristar. 

                                                                     

                                                                            Shu Qi Filmography

                                                                                              Shu Qi  (Hsu Chi)

2001

Beijing Rocks  

1998 Bishonen   
1998 The Blacksheep Affair   
2000 Born To Be King   
1998 City of Glass  
2006 Confession of Pain  
1998 Extreme Crisis   
2004 The Eye 2
2001 Flyin Dance  
2004 Foliage
2000 For Bad Boys Only   
2007 Forest of Death  
1997 The Fruit is Swelling   
1999 Gorgeous  
1996 Growing Up   
2002 Haunted Office   
2005 Home Sweet Home
2000 The Island Tales   
2002 Just One Look   (cameo)
2003 Looking For Mister Perfect    
1997 Love, Amoeba Style   
1998 Love Generation Hong Kong  
1997 Love is Not a Game, But a Joke   
1997 L-O-V-E... Love   
2001 Love Me, Love My Money  
1998 The Lucky Guy   
1999 A Man Called Hero   
2001 Martial Angels   
1999 Metade Fumaca   
2001 Millenium Mambo   (TAIWAN) 
1997 My Dad is a Jerk   
1999 My Loving Trouble  
2000 My Name is Nobody   
2006 My Wife is a Gangster 3  (KOREA)
1998 Portland Street Blues   
1997 A Queer Story  
2005 Seoul Raiders
1996 Sex and Zen II   
2000 Skyline Cruisers   
2002 So Close   
1998 The Stormriders   
1996 Street Angels   
1997 Those Were the Days   
2005 Three Times   (TAIWAN)
1996 Till Death Do Us Laugh   
2001 Visible Secret   
1996 Viva Erotica   
2002 The Wesley's Mysterious File   
1999 When I Look Upon the Stars   
2002 Women From Mars   
1998 Young and Dangerous 5   
1998 Young and Dangerous: the Prequel

 

 

                                                             Shu Qi- Taiwan Films 

                                                                                            Shu Qi  (Hsu Chi)

 

Hidden Whisper

  Home in My Heart
1999 Iron Sister   
2001 Millennium Mambo  

 

 

                                                          Shu Qi- American Films

                                                                                            Shu Qi  (Hsu Chi)

2002

The Transporter

 

       

                                                              Shu Qi -TV Credits

                                                                                           Shu Qi  (Hsu Chi)

The Duke of Mount Deer 2000
Feel 100%

Up Where We Belong     

  

 

                                                         Shu Qi -Video Pictorials

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True Woman  *

 

                                                                    * features nude modeling by Shu Qi

 

                                                                Hong Kong Film Awards

                                                                                           Shu Qi  (Hsu Chi)                                            

                                                                Best New Performer Award- Shu Qi

                                                                             1996    Viva Erotica

                    

                                                          Best Supporting Actress Nominations- Shu Qi

                                                                             1998    The Stormriders

 

                                                             Best Supporting Actress Awards- Shu Qi

                                                                             1996    Viva Erotica

                                                                             1998    Portland Street Blues

 

                                                                    Best Actress Nominations- Shu Qi

                                                                             1997    Love is Not a Game, But  a Joke

                                                                             1998    City of Glass

 

 

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