Wong Kar Wai’s The Grandmaster nabbed 12 prizes at the Hong Kong Film Awards on Sunday night, including best picture, best director and best actress for Zhang Ziyi.
The Grandmaster also won best supporting actor for Zhang Jin, best action choreography for Yuen Woo-ping, best screenplay, best editing, best cinematography, best art director, best costume design, best music and best sound design.
However the film’s lead Tony Leung Chiu-wai lost out on the best actor award, which went to Nick Cheung for mixed martial arts-themed movie Unbeatable. Kara Hui picked up the best supporting actress award for Juno Mak’s horror film Rigor Mortis, which also won the award for best visual effects.
The other multiple award winner of the night was Adam Wong’s street dance movie, The Way We Dance, which scooped best new director, best new performer for Babyjohn Choi’s performance and best original film song.
Vicky Zhao Wei’s So Young won the award for best film from mainland China and Taiwan.
Last month, The Grandmaster won seven awards, including best picture, best director and best actress, at the Asian Film Awards in Macau.