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Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Live

Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives and the other winners of the 2011 Asian Film Awards have been announced. The 5th Annual Asian Film Awards were presented by the Hong Kong International Film Festival Society (HKIFFS) “to recognize excellence of film professionals in the film industries of Asian cinema.” This year’s awards show was held at “the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Lisa S, Archie Kao, and Angela Chow hosted the event which had the theme ‘Let’s Meet Here.’ The evening began with prayers being sent to the people of Japan.” The full listing of the 2011 Asian Film Award winners is below.

Best Film
Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives

Best Director

Lee Chang-dong; Poetry [South Korea]

Best Actor

Ha Jung-woo; The Yellow Sea [South Korea]

Best Actress

Xu Fan; Aftershock [China/HK]

Best Newcomer

Mark Chao; Monga [Taiwan]

Best Supporting Actor

Sammo Hung; Ip Man 2 [HK]

Best Supporting Actress

Yoon Yeo-jeong; The Housemaid [South Korea]

Best Screenwriter

Lee Chang-dong; Poetry [South Korea]

Best Cinematographer

Mark Lee; Norwegian Wood [Japan]

Best Production Designer

Hayashida Yuji; Thirteen Assassins [Japan/UK]

Best Composer

Indian Ocean; Peepli Live [India]

Best Editor

Nam Na-young; I Saw the Devil [South Korea]

Best Visual Effects

Phil Jones; Aftershock [China/HK]

Best Costume Designer
William Chang; Let the Bullets Fly [China/HK]

Special Awards

Lifetime Achievement
Raymond Chow

Promotion of Asian Cinema

Fortissimo Films

Contribution to Asian Cinema

Kim Dong Ho

Highest-Grossing Asian Film


People’s Choice Awards

Best Actor
Chow Yun-fat; Let the Bullets Fly [China/HK]

Best Actress

Jeon Do-yeon; The Housemaid [South Korea]

Source: Chinokino


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