Skip to main content
Advertising

Originally published Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 7:24 AM

  • Share:
           
  • Comments (0)
  • Print

China's 'Beijing Blues' wins at Taiwan film fest

China's "Beijing Blues" has won the best film award at Taiwan's Golden Horse Film Festival, an event considered the Chinese-language Oscars. Hong Kong's Johnnie To is taking home the best director's award

The Associated Press

Most Popular Comments
Hide / Show comments
No comments have been posted to this article.
Start the conversation >

advertising

TAIPEI, Taiwan —

China's "Beijing Blues" has won the best film award at Taiwan's Golden Horse Film Festival, an event considered the Chinese-language Oscars. Hong Kong's Johnnie To is taking home the best director's award

"Beijing Blues" portrays the lives of the ordinary urban dwellers through the work of a squad of plainclothes crime-hunters.

At Saturday's ceremony, To won the award for directing "Life Without Principle," a movie about ordinary citizens' struggles in hard economic times.

The film has also won veteran Hong Kong actor Lau Ching Wan the best actor's award. Lau portrays a triad thug seeking to recover money lost in a loan shark scheme.

Taiwan's Gwei Lun-mei won the best actress award for portraying a woman involved in a romantic triangle in "GF-BF" or "Girlfriend-Boyfriend."

News where, when and how you want it

Email Icon

Love the column? Pre-order the book!

Love the column? Pre-order the book!

Reserve your copy of "The Seattle Sketcher," the long-awaited book by staff artist Gabriel Campanario, for the special price of just $29.95.

Advertising

Advertising


Advertising