Guest Author - Taisha Turner
Here are the 2005 Hong Kong Film Awards winners. ‘2046’ and ‘Kung Fu Hustle' both won six awards apiece. ‘Kung Fu Hustle’ is the highest grossing Chinese film ever.
The Hong Kong cinema had the world’s attention this past week because it is a major influence on the film culture in every country. Their effect on the action genre is renowned.
Best Picture: Kung Fu Hustle
Best Director: Derek Yee, One Nite in Mongkok
Best Actor: Tony Leung, 2046
Best Actress: Zhang Ziyi, 2046
Best Supporting Actor: Yuen Wah, Kung Fu Hustle
Best Supporting Actress: Bai Ling, Dumplings
Best Screenplay: Derek Yee, One Nite in Mongkok
Best New Performer: Tin Yun, Butterfly
Best Asian Film: Oldboy (South Korea)
Star of the Century: Bruce Lee
Professional Spirit Award: Jackie Chan (Actor, Director, Producer)
Professional Spirit Award: Yu Mo-Wan (Hong Kong film historian)
I hope your favorite won. Kung Fu Hustle’s American release is April 22, 2005. Go see the highly acclaimed film.
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