Taiwan’s 48th Golden Horse Film Awards will be held on 26 November 2011, the nomination list was announced yesterday, Emperor Motion Pictures’ Let The Bullets Fly won 9 nominations which includes Jiang Wen nominated for Best Director, Ge You nominated for Best Actor, Carina Lau nominated for Best Supporting Actress. Wei Te-Sheng’s historic film Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale won 13 nominations. A Simple Life which made Hong Kong films proud earlier in Venice Film Festival won 6 nominations as Ann Hui, Andy Lau and Deanie Ip are nominated Best Director, Best Actor and Best Actress respectively.
Directed by Jiang Wen, Let The Bullets Fly was nominated for Best Feature Film, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Visual Effects, Best Makeup & Costume Design and Best Sound Effects, a total of 9 nominations.
Despite a disappointing return from Venice Film Festival, historic film Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale directed by Wei Te-Sheng showed its stuff in it’s Taiwan local Golden Horse Film Awards with 13 nominations which includes Best Feature Film, Best Director, Best Supporting Actor, Best Cinematography, Best Makeup & Costume Design, Best Sound Effects, 3 Best New Performer, Best Art Direction, Best Action Choreography, Best Original Film Score, Best Original Film Song.
Ann Hui’s heart-warming film A Simple Life which competed with Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale in Venice Film Festival was nominated for Best Feature Film, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Original Screenplay and Best Film Editing, a total of 6 nominations.
When told that she was nominated for Best Actress, Deanie Ip expressed yesterday: “I’m delighted and honored to be in this film, I will try to attend the prize presentation ceremony. Without Andy, there will not be A Simple Life! Many thanks to the judges, many thanks to director Ann Hui, thanks to Andy, thanks all the crew members, I work hard in the film, it also satisfied my craving of acting! The love relationship of A Simple Life is universal worldwide, especially in Taiwan’s Chinese audience, surely it would touched them! Hope the Taiwanese audience will support and like the film. God-son Andy always told me that he would bring me to Taiwan, I anticipated this trip.” Deanie will be competing the Best Actress with Michelle Chen (You Are the Apple of My Eye), Shu Qi (A Beautiful Life) and Qin Hailu (The Piano in a Factory).
Andy whom will be competing with Ge You for the Best Actor award replied yesterday: “Many thanks to everybody’s support, many thanks to all crew members and all actors, many thanks to all elderly, more to thanks Golden Horse Film Awards. I put a lot of feelings to act in this film, I believe the audience will like it.” Andy will be competing the Best Actor award with Eddie Peng (Jump!Ashin), Ge You (Let The Bullets Fly) and Wang Qian-yuan (The Piano in a Factory).
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