Benny Chan Wins Best Director After Honoring – The Hollywood Reporter
The late director Benny Chan, who passed away in 2020, was later awarded Best Director for his police and robbery action figure. The fire is raging at the 40th Hong Kong Film Awards. Actor Andy Lau accepted the award on behalf of Jackie Chan’s widow.
The fire is raging It also won Best Picture, Best Action Choreography and Best Film Editing. Donnie Yen himself is the producer and one of the action choreographers of the film.
The awards ceremony, held in front of an audience for the first time since the pandemic began, aims to honor films from 2020 and 2021 as the awards ceremony was canceled last year.
85-year-old veteran Patrick Tse was awarded the best actor award for his role as the hit noodle maker in the black comedy. Time. Nicholas Tse was greeted on stage by a standing ovation. Once a matinee idol, Asia’s highest-paid actor in the 1950s, Nicholas Tse has been in the film industry for 70 years and received a lifetime achievement award at the 2019 Hong Kong Film Awards. Won the Hong Kong Film Award for the first time making him the best leading actor ever. He is also the father of actor Nicholas Tse, who has won similar awards for Pigeon poop In 2011.
Chinese actress Cya Liu was honored as the best actress for Limbobeat fan favorite Sandra Ng (Do not let heroes), Gong Loi (Leap) and Louise Wong. Wong played the late beloved pop icon Anita Mui in the only local blockbuster of the pandemic era, Anita. Instead, she was awarded Best Newcomer for her performance, while Anita topped the awards list with five statues, including technical categories such as best sound design, Design the best makeup and dress up and the best visual effects. Fung Ho Yeung won the Best Supporting Actor award for Do not let heroes and Fish Liew won Best Supporting Actress for Anita.
Michael Hui, the highest-grossing comedian of the 1970s and 1980s, who shaped Hong Kong comedy cinema with such classics as Private eyes (1976) and Unlimited Security (1981), was the recipient of this year’s lifetime achievement award.