Ann Hui’s The Golden Era continued its awards sweep at the Hong Kong Film Awards on Sunday night, winning five prizes including best film and best director.

The Golden Era

The biopic of writer Xiao Hong also won best cinematography, best art direction and best costume and make-up. It recently won best director and best supporting actor at the Asian Film Awards in Macau.

Overheard 3 was also a multiple winner at the Hong Kong Film Awards, clinching best actor for Lau Ching-wan, best supporting actor for Kenneth Tsang and best screenplay for Alan Mak and Felix Chong’s script.

Best actress went to Vicky Zhao Wei for Peter Ho-sun Chan’s child abduction drama Dearest, while Ivana Wong picked up both best supporting actress and best new performer for her role in comedy Golden Chickensss.

David Lee won the best new director award for Derek Yee-produced thriller Insanity. Zhang Yimou’s Coming Home won the award for best film from mainland China and Taiwan.


Best Film – The Golden Era

Best Director – Ann Hui, The Golden Era

Best Actor – Sean Lau Ching-wan, Overheard 3

Best Actress – Zhao Wei, Dearest

Best Supporting Actor – Kenneth Tsang, Overheard 3

Best Supporting Actress – Ivana Wong, Golden Chickensss

Best New Performer – Ivana Wong, Golden Chickensss

Best Screenplay – Alan Mak, Felix Chong, Overheard 3

Best Cinematography – Wang Yu, The Golden Era

Best Film Editing – David Wu, The Crossing, Part 1

Best Art Direction – Zhao Hai, The Golden Era

Best Costume and Make Up Design – Man Lim-chung, The Golden Era

Best Action Choreography – Donnie Yen, Stephen Tung-wai, Yuen Bun, Yan Hua, Kung Fu Jungle

Best Original Film Score – Ellen Loo, Veronica Lee, The Midnight After

Best Original Film Song – “Destination”, Aberdeen

Best Sound Design – Tu Duu Chih, The Crossing, Part 1

Best Visual Effects – Victor Wong, Bryan Cheung, Rise Of The Legend

Best New Director – David Lee Kwong-yiu, Insanity

Best Film From Mainland China and Taiwan – Coming Home