As reported on HK Channel, the movie bagged seven awards, including Best Actor for Aaron Kwok, Best Actress for newcomer Jessie Li, Best Screenplay for Philip Yung, and Best Supporting Actress for Elaine Jin.
It won various Hong Kong and international recognition previously, so it was no surprise that Philip Yung’s “Port of Call” became the biggest winner at the 2016 Hong Kong Film Awards.
One of its stars, Michael Ning, also brought home two awards – Best Supporting Actor and Best New Performer.
Meanwhile, the Best Director accolade was awarded to Tsui Hark for his 3D action, “The Taking of Tiger Mountain”, while Hou Hsiao-hsien’s “The Assassin” won the award for Best Film from Mainland/Taiwan.
The winners are as follows:
Best Film: “Ten Years”
Best Actor: Aaron Kwok (“Port Of Call”)
Best Actress: Jessie Li (“Port Of Call”)
Best Director: Tsui Hark (“The Taking Of Tiger Mountain”)
Best Screenplay: Philip Yung Tsz Kwong (“Port Of Call”)
Best Supporting Actor: Michael Ning (“Port Of Call”)
Best Supporting Actress: Elaine Jin (“Port Of Call”)
Best New Performer: Michael Ning (“Port Of Call”)
Best New Director: Raman Hui (“Monster Hunt”)
Best Cinematography: Christopher Doyle (“Port Of Call”)
Best Film Editing: Cheung Ka Fai (“Ip Man 3)”
Best Art Direction: William Chang Suk Ping, Yau Wai Ming (“Office”)
Best Costume and Make Up Design: Yee Chung Man (“Monster Hunt”)
Best Action Choreography: Li Chung Chi (“SPL 2: A Time For Consequences”)
Best Sound Design: Kinson Tsang, George Lee Yiu Keung, Yiu Chun Hin (“The Taking Of Tiger Mountain”)
Best Visual Effects: Jason Snell, Ellen Poon, Tang Bingbing (“Monster Hunt”)
Best Original Film Score: Dayu Lo, Chan Fai Young (“Office”)
Best Original Film Song: “We Almost Fly” (“She Remembers, He Forgets”)
Best Film From the Mainland and Taiwan: “The Assassin”
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