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Asian Film Awards 2010 Winners

The Asian Film Award 2010 have come and gone with Mother, directed by Bong Joon-ho, coming out the big winner. John Woo won a special award for highest grossing film director in 2009 for his excellent epic Red Cliff, Part 1 and Part 2. The other winners are as follows:

Best Film
“Mother” (South Korea)

Best Director
Lu Chuan, “City of Life and Death” (China)

Best Actor
Wang Xueqi, “Bodyguards and Assassins” (Hong Kong/China)

Best Actress
Kim Hye-ja, “Mother” (South Korea)

Best Newcomer
Ng Meng Hui, “At the End of Daybreak” (Malaysia/Hong Kong/South Korea)

Best Supporting Actor
Nicholas Tse, “Bodyguards and Assassins” (Hong Kong/China)

Best Supporting Actor
Wai Ying-hung, “At the End of Daybreak” (Malaysia/Hong Kong/South Korea)

Best Screenwriter
Parl Eun-kyo, Bong Joon-ho, “Mother” (South Korea)

Best Cinematographer
Cao Yu, “City of Life and Death” (China)

Best Production Designer
Alain-Pascal Housiaux, Patrick Dechesne/Lee Tian-Jue, “Face” (Taiwan)

Best Composer
Lo Ta-Yu, “Vengeance” (Hong Kong)

Best Editor
Lee Chatametikool, “Karaoke” (Malaysia)

Best Visual Effects
Yi Zeon-hyoung, “Thirst” (South Korea)

Best Costume Designer
Christian Lacroix, Anne Dunsford, Wang Chia-Hui, “Face” (Taiwan)

Special Awards:

Outstanding Contribution to Asian Cinema — Zhang Yimou
The Asian Film Award for Lifetime Achievement — Amitabh Bachchan
The Asian Film Award for 2009’s Top-Grossing Film Director — John Woo

Source: THR


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