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Philip Yung’s crime thriller, “Port of Call”, continues to prove itself worthy of awards, as it was recently revealed to have earned the most nominations at the upcoming 35th Hong Kong Film Awards, as reported on On CC.

According to the announcement made by the HKFA organiser on 29 January, the movie leads the race with 13 nominations, including major categories such as Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor and Actress, and Best Screenplay.

And although lead actor Aaron Kwok has yet to win any Best Actor award through his role in the movie, the actor is again nominated in the category.
Aside from “Port of Call”, Tsui Hark’s “The Taking of Tiger Mountain” also earned a lot of nominations – 11 to be exact, including Best Cinematography.
The nominations are as follows:
BEST FILM
“Ten Years”
“Little Big Master”
“The Taking of Tiger Mountain”
“Ip Man 3”
“Port of Call”
BEST DIRECTOR
Adrian Kwan (“Little Big Master”)
Derek Yee (“I Am Somebody”)
Tsui Hark (“The Taking of Tiger Mountain”)
Wilson Yip (“Ip Man 3”)
Philip Yung (“Port of Call”)
BEST ACTOR
Andy Lau (“Lost and Love”)
Nick Cheung (“Keeper of Darkness”)
Tony Leung Ka Fai (“The Taking of Tiger Mountain”)
Jacky Cheung (“Heaven in the Dark”)
Aaron Kwok (“Port of Call)”
BEST ACTRESS
Tang Wei (“A Tale of Three Cities”)
Miriam Yeung (“Little Big Master”)
Sylvia Chang (“Office”)
Karena Lam (“Heaven in the Dark”)
Jessi Li (“Port of Call”)
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Andrew Lam (“Full Strike”)
Louis Cheung (“Keeper of Darkness”)
Max Zhang (“SPL 2”)
Max Zhang (“Ip Man 3”)
Michael Ning (“Port of Call”)
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Qin Hailu (“A Tale of Three Cities”)
Anna Ng (“Little Big Master”)
Janice Man (“Helios”)
Angelica Lee (“Murmur of the Hearts”)
Elaine Jin (“Port of Call”)
BEST SCREENPLAY
Adrian Kwan, Hannah Cheung (“Little Big Master”)
Derek Yee (“I Am Somebody”)
Saville Chan, Adam Wong (“She Remembers, He Forgets”)
Lau Ho-leung (“Two Thumbs Up”)
Philip Yung (“Port of Call”)
BEST NEWCOMER
Rachel Lui (“Get Outta Here”)
Sisley Choi (“Keeper of Darkness”)
Cecilia So (“She Remembers, He Forgets”)
Michael Ning (“Port of Call”)
Jessi Li (“Port of Call”)
BEST ACTION CHOREOGRAPHY
Jackie Chan and the Jackie Chan Stunt Team (“Dragon Blade”)
Chin Kar-lok (“Helios”)
Nicky Li (“SPL 2”)
Yuen Bun (“The Taking of Tiger Mountain”)
Yuen Woo-ping (“Ip Man 3”)
BEST NEW DIRECTOR
Nick Cheung (“Keeper of Darkness”)
Raman Hui (“Monster Hunt”)
Lau Ho-leung (“Two Thumbs Up”)