By Tim Saunders on
Chinese actor Chow Yun Fat has released a book of photographs, with all proceeds going to charity.
Only 1000 copies of Moving Pictures have been produced, and the proceeds will be donated directly to the Hong Kong Red Cross to help the victims of the Sichuan earthquake. The book includes photos the actor took while working on several films, including Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End, Curse of the Golden Flower, and The Children of Huangshi.
“I use my perspective to record things that happen in the film studio, the work of every actor and every crew member,” said the star of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. “I think it’s quite fun.”
Chow also said it was his wife’s idea to donate the proceeds of the book to the earthquake victims, and hopes the book helps them get back on their feet. He explained that every little thing helps the victims, and “that everyone has their own way of offering aid and it is the thought and sincerity that counts.”
The book is only available from Louis Vuitton stores in Hong Kong and Paris, and retails for HK$1288 (around US$165).
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