Past midnight on 19 October 2013, Andy Lau was awarded 46th Sitges Film Festival (Festival Internacional de Cinema) Best Actor for his acting performance in Blind Detective.
As he was currently busy with his concert tour, when told that he won the Best Actor award in Spain, he was too tired to give an energetic reply but it still failed to cover his surprise: “Many thanks to the 4 Heavenly Kings – Johnnie To, Wai Ka-Fai, Yau Nai Hoi and Sammi Cheng. With the perfect combination of these 4 Heavenly Kings allowed me to win this award, thanks everybody.” He also feel honor that the jury as far as in Spain to give recognition to his acting.
The collaboration of Andy and Sammi in Blind Detective won appraise, Sammi got nominated for Best Actress in the 50th Golden Horse Film Awards, now Andy got rewards in Europe, it does seems that this will be a competitive film in major film festivals around the world.
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