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Monday, April 19, 2010

"Bodyguards and Assassins" dominates the 29th Hong Kong Film Awards

By Siewaun
Reference: en.wikipedia

At the 29th Hong Kong Film Awards ceremony last night, "Bodyguards and Assassins," a big-budget action-suspense feature with an all-star cast of Donnie Yen, Tony Leung Ka-fai, Leon Lai, Wang Xueqi, Simon Yam, Hu Jun, Eric Tsang, Fan Bingbing and Nicholas Tse, was the biggest winner, winning 8 of 19 awards, including Best Film and Best Director (Teddy Chen).

The movie also won 6 other awards, including Best Supporting Actor (Nicholas Tse), Best Cinematography, Best Action Choreography, Best Original Film Song, Best Art Direction and Best Costume and Makeup Design.

List of winners at the 29th Hong Kong Film Awards:

Best film: "Bodyguards and Assassins"

Best director: Teddy Chen, "Bodyguards and Assassins"

Best screenplay: Alex Law, "Echoes of the Rainbow"

Best actor: Simon Yam, "Echoes of the Rainbow"

Best actress: Wai Ying-hung, "At the End of Daybreak"

Best supporting actor: Nicholas Tse, "Bodyguards and Assassins"

Best supporting actress: Michelle Ye, "Accident"

Best new performer: Aarif Lee, "Echoes of the Rainbow"

Best cinematographer: Arthur Wong, "Bodyguards and Assassins"

Best film editing: Kong Chi-leung, Chan Chi-wai, "Overheard"

Best art direction: Ken Mak, "Bodyguards and Assassins"

Best costume and makeup design: Dora Ng, "Bodyguards and Assassins"

Best action choreography: Stephen Tung, Lee Tat-chiu, "Bodyguards and Assassins"

Best original film score: Chan Kwong-wing, Peter Kam, "Bodyguards and Assassins"

Best original film song: "Echoes of the Rainbow" from "Echoes of the Rainbow," composer Lowell Lo, lyrics by Alex Law, performed by Aarif Lee

Best sound design: Steve Burgess, Wu Jiang, "Red Cliff II"

Best visual effects: Ng Yuen-fai, Chas Chau, Tam Kai-kwan, "The Storm Warriors"

Best new director: Cheung King-wai, "KJ: Music and Life"

Best Asian film: "Departures" (Japan)

Lifetime achievement award: Lau Kar-leung

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