“Coo-Coo 043,” a Taiwan household drama set towards the backdrop of pigeon racing, was named one of the best movie on Saturday on the Golden Horse Movie Awards. Hong Kong-made crime thriller “Limbo” received 4 awards, making it the numerical winner.
“Coo-Coo 043,” which was directed by Chang Chin-lin and picked up 13 nominations, additionally received one of the best new performer award for Hu Jhih-ciang. A day earlier, the movie additionally picked up the Golden Horse Movie Pageant’s FIPRESCI prize.
“Limbo,” directed by Soi Cheang, amassed 14 nominations. On the award ceremony in Taipei it received in one of the best tailored screenplay, cinematography, visible results and artwork route classes. A day earlier than the ceremony, “Limbo” additionally picked up the Golden Horse competition’s viewers alternative award.
Different titles that earned a number of GHFA prizes included: “The Sunny Facet of the Avenue” with three wins (Anthony Wong as finest actor and Malaysia’s Lau Kok-roi for each finest new director and finest unique screenplay) from six nominations; “Incantation” with two wins (movie modifying and sound results) from 13 nominations; and “Gaga,” with two wins (Lana Mebow as finest director and Kagaw Piling as finest supporting actress) from six nominations.
The Golden Horse Movie Awards had been established in 1962 and are thought-about essentially the most prestigious prizes for Chinese language-language movies. Nevertheless, there was once more controversy earlier than this yr’s ceremony as mainland Chinese language authorities preserve a boycott of the awards and have as a substitute promoted their very own Golden Rooster awards, held per week earlier in Xiamen, as a substitute.
In a transfer to fall in step with mainland coverage, the Hong Kong Movie Producers Affiliation despatched a letter to its members urging that they too boycott the Golden Horse occasions. Surprisingly maybe, that directive was ignored by “Limbo,” “The Slender Highway,” “A Gentle By no means Goes Out,” “Far Far Away,” “The Sunny Facet of the Avenue” and documentary “Blue Island.” Anthony Wong is reported to have been blacklisted by mainland authorities and has taken some steps that might permit him to maneuver to Taiwan for the long run.
Chinese language director Huang Shuli’s documentary brief movie Will you Have a look at Me was the one work from the mainland that received a prize on Saturday. Huang was readily available in particular person to gather his award. Earlier this yr the piece received the Queer Palm on the Cannes movie competition.
2022 Golden Horse Movie Awards
Finest narrative characteristic: “Coo-Coo 043” dir.
Finest documentary characteristic: “And Miles to go Earlier than I Sleep” dir Tsai Tsung-lung.
Finest stay motion brief: “Can You Hear Me?” dir. Li Nien-hsu.
Finest documentary brief: “Will You Have a look at Me” dir. Huang Shuli.
Finest animated brief: “Compound Eyes of Tropical” dir. Zhang Xu Zhan.
Finest director: Laha Mebow for “Gaga”.
Finest main actor: Anthony Wong for “The Sunny Facet of the Avenue”.
Finest main actress: Sylvia Chang for “A Gentle By no means Goes Out”.
Finest supporting actor: Berant Zhu for “Dangerous Training”.
Finest supporting actress: Kagaw Piling for “Gaga”.
Finest new director: Lau Kok-rui for “The Sunny Facet of the Avenue”.
Finest new performer: Hu Jhih-ciang for “Coo-Coo 043”.
Finest unique screenplay: Lau Kok-rui for “The Sunny Facet of the Avenue”.
Finest tailored screenplay: Au Kin-yee, Shum Kwan-sin for “Limbo”.
Finest cinematography: Cheng Siu-keung for “Limbo”.
Finest visible results: Garrett Lam, Ho Man-lok, Diu King-wai for “Limbo”.
Finest artwork route: Mak Kwok-keung, Renee Wong for “Limbo”.
Finest make-up and costume design: Ken Fan, Chen You-feng for “Demigod: The Legend Begins”.
Finest motion choreography: Sheu Fang-yi for “Salute”.
Finest unique rating: Wong Hin-yang for “The Slender Highway”.
Finest unique track: Lyrics, composer, performer Eric Chou for “My Finest Good friend’s Breakfast” in “What’s On Your Thoughts”
Finest movie modifying: Kevin Ko for “Incantation”
Finest sound results: R.T Kao, Rockid Lee, Richard Hocks, Nusorn Thongkhum for “Incantation”.
Excellent Taiwanese filmmaker of the yr: Chen Ming-ze.
Lifetime achievement award (s): Lai Cheng-ying, Chang Chao-tang.