Mabel Cheung’s controversial documentary To My Nineteen-year-old Self scooped Greatest Image on the Hong Kong Movie Awards on Sunday night time (April 16), the place the crowds additionally applauded an look by Greatest Actress Academy Award winner Michelle Yeoh.
Malaysia-born Yeoh, who not too long ago turned the primary Asian girl to win an Oscar for Greatest Actress, began her profession within the Hong Kong movie business and has been making a celebratory return journey to the town over the previous week. On the Hong Kong Movie Awards, she offered the award for Greatest New Performer, which went to 10-year-old Sahal Zaman for The Sunny Facet Of The Avenue.
Cheung’s documentary, which follows six schoolgirls over a perod of ten years, received Greatest Image regardless of being earlier pulled from the awards after among the women mentioned they hadn’t consented to any public screenings.
The movie was resubmitted by its co-director, William Kwok, who attended the awards. Cheung didn’t attend the ceremony though two of the six women featured within the movie made an look.
Kwok inspired Hong Kong filmmakers to proceed making documentaries: “Don’t be afraid, as a result of documentaries are wanted. Use the lens to file what is occurring, bear in mind to maintain rolling, hold going, don’t be afraid – shoot first, edit first, and launch first.”
Wai Ka-fai’s crime thriller Detective vs Sleuths was the largest winner on the awards – taking 5 prizes for Greatest Director, Greatest Actor (Sean Lau Ching-wan), Greatest Screenplay, Greatest Cinematography and Greatest Artwork Path (see listing under).
Sammi Cheng received Greatest Actress for enjoying a grieving mom who turns into a foster mother or father in Misplaced Love, for which she additionally picked up the award for Greatest Authentic Movie Tune. Ivana Wong received Greatest Supporting Actress for her position in ensemble comedy Desk For Six, whereas veteran comic and actor Michel Hui took Greatest Supporting Actor for The place The Wind Blows.
Greatest New Director went to crime drama The Sparring Accomplice, which additionally received Greatest Movie Modifying. Sci-fi epic Warriors Of Future scored within the technical classes taking prizes for Greatest Visible Results, Greatest Sound Design and Greatest Motion Choreography.
forty first Hong Kong Movie Awards Winners:
Greatest Movie: To My Nineteen-12 months-Outdated Self
Greatest Director: Wai Ka-fai, Detective vs Sleuths
Greatest Actress: Sammi Cheng, Misplaced Love
Greatest Actor: Sean Lau Ching-wan, Detective vs Sleuths
Greatest Supporting Actress: Ivana Wong, Desk For Six
Greatest Supporting Actor: Michael Hui, The place The Wind Blows
Greatest Screenplay: Wai Ka-fai, Ryker Chan, Mak Tin-shu, Detective vs Sleuths
Greatest New Director: Ho Cheuk-tin, The Sparring Accomplice
Greatest New Performer: Sahal Zaman, The Sunny Facet Of The Avenue
Greatest Cinematography: Cheng Siu-keung, Detective vs Sleuths
Greatest Visible Results: Leung Wai-kit, Kwok Tai, Chas Chau Chi-Shing & Might Legislation, Warriors Of Future
Greatest Sound Design: Nopawat Likitwong, Sarunyu Nurnsai, Dhanarat Dhitirojana & Stan Yau, Warriors Of Future
Greatest Motion Choreography: Jack Wong, Warriors Of Future
Greatest Artwork Path: Andrew Wong and Invoice Lui, Detective vs Sleuths
Greatest Movie Modifying: Jojo Shek, J Him Lee & Zhang Zhao, The Sparring Accomplice
Greatest Costume & Make-up: Dora Ng Lei-Lo & Petra Kwok Suk-man, The place The Wind Blows
Greatest Authentic Movie Tune: Sammi Cheng, Misplaced Love
Greatest Authentic Movie Rating: Wong Hin-yan, The Slim Highway
Greatest Asian Chinese language Language Movie: In Search Of Misplaced Time
Lifetime Achievement: Bowie Wu Fung