Mabel Cheung directed two romantic masterpieces with An Autumns Tale with ChowYun Fat and Cherie Chung (1987) and Eight Taels of Gold (1989) with Sammo and Sylvia Chang. In the 90’s she directed the Soong Sisters (1997) and City of Glass (1998).
Clara Law is best known for Autumn Moon, Farewell China, The Reincarnation of Golden Lotus and Temptation of a Monk. She seems to alternate between small personal films and epic costume films.
One of the most respected directors from this group is Stanley Kwan. He is sort of the George Cukor of HK films. Openly homosexual, Kwan has an ability to get wonderful performances from his female actresses. He has not made many films, but almost all are of high quality. His best known are Rouge, Actress, Red Rose White Rose and Hold You Tight.