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Asian Film Awards 2012: Nominations: THE FLYING SWORDS OF DRAGON GATE

Jet Li, Flying Swords of Dragon Gate

The Flying Swords of Dragon Gate and the other nominations for the 2012 Asian Film Awards have been announced. The 6th Annual Asian Film Awards was 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 award ceremony will be held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on March 19, 2012.

The full listing of the 2012 Asian Film Awards nominations have been announced.

Best Film

A Separation (Iran)
Postcard (Japan)
The Flowers of War (Mainland China)
Flying Swords of Dragon Gate (Hong Kong/Mainland China)
Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale (Taiwan)
You Don’t Get Life a Second Time (India)

Best Director

Asghar Farhadi, A Separation
Teddy Soeriaatmadja, Lovely Man
Sono Sion, Guilty of Romance
Tsui Hark, Flying Swords of Dragon Gate
Wei Te-sheng, Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale
Zhang Yimou, The Flowers of War

Best Actor

Chen Kun, Flying Swords of Dragon Gate
Donny Damara, Lovely Man
Andy Lau, A Simple Life
Park Hae Il, War of the Arrows
Yakusho Koji, Chronicle of My Mother

Best Actress

Vidya Balan, The Dirty Picture
Michelle Chen, You Are the Apple of My Eye
Eugene Domingo, The Woman in the Septic Tank
Leila Hatami, A Separation
Deanie Ip, A Simple Life

Best Newcomer

Ko Chen-tung, You Are the Apple of My Eye
Eric Lin Hui-min, Starry Starry Night
Maeda Ohshiro, I Wish
Ni Ni, The Flowers of War
Gita Novalista, The Mirror Never Lies

Best Supporting Actor

Umin Boya, Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale
Lawrence Ko, Jump! Ashin
Lee Je-hoon, The Front Line
Mario Maurer, The Outrage

Best Supporting Actress

Shamaine Buencamino, Niño
Gwei Lun-mei, Flying Swords of Dragon Gate
Cris Horwang, Headshot
Mitsushima Hikari, Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai
Yan Ni, 11 Flowers

Best Screenwriter

Asghar Farhadi, A Separation
Shindô Kaneto, Postcard
Liu Heng, Yan Geling, The Flowers of War
Alan Mak, Felix Chong, Overheard 2
Chris Martinez, The Woman in the Septic Tank

Best Cinematographer

Chin Ting-chang, Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale
Vishvajith Karunarathna, Flying Fish
Kim Woo-hyung, The Front Line
Jake Pollock, Lai Yiu-fai, Wu Xia
Rahmat Syaiful, The Mirror Never Lies

Best Production Designer

Suzanne Caplan Merwanji, You Don’t Get Life a Second Time
Ryu Seong-hee, The Front Line
Taneda Yohei, Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale
Yee Chung-man, Ben Lau, Flying Swords of Dragon Gate
Yee Chung-man, Sun Li, Wu Xia

Best Composer

Chan Kwong-wing, Peter Kam, Chatchai Pongprapaphan, Wu Xia
Chen Qigang, The Flowers of War
Ricky Ho, Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale
Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, AR Rahman, Neeraj Shridhar, Rockstar
Sakamoto Ryuichi, Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai

Best Editor

Curran Pang, Overheard 2
Nelly Quettier, 11 Flowers
Hayedeh Safiyari, A Separation
Anand Subaya, You Don’t Get Life a Second Time
Tang Man-to, White Vengeance

Best Visual Effects

Ritesh Aggarwal, Ra. One
Kamiya Makoto, Gantz
Wook Kim, Josh Cole, Frankie Chung, Flying Swords of Dragon Gate
Xiao Yang, Chang Song, A Law, Li Ming-hsung, Li Jin-hui, Starry Starry Night
Yung Kwok-yin, Andy Kang, Wu Xia

Best Costume Designer

Amano Kyoko, Emura Kouichi, Milocrorze: A Love Story
William Chang Suk-ping, The Flowers of War
Mok Kwan-kit, Wong Ming-ha, White Vengeance
Noppadol Techo, The Outrage
Yee Chung-man, Flying Swords of Dragon Gate

Source: Mubi

 

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