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Asian Film Awards 2012: Winners: NADER AND SMITH, A SEPARATION

Leila Hatami, Peyman Moaadi, Nader and Simin, A Separation

Nader and Simin, A Separation and the other winners 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 winners is below.

Best Film
Nader and Simin, A Separation, (Iran)

Best Director
Asghar Farhadi, Nader and Simin, A Separation

Best Actor
Donny Damara, Lovely Man

Best Actress
Deanie Ip, A Simple Life

Best Newcomer
Ni Ni, The Flowers of War

Best Supporting Actor
Lawrence Ko, Jump! Ashin

Best Supporting Actress
Shamaine Buencamino, Niño

Best Screenwriter
Asghar Farhadi, Nader and Simin, A Separation

Best Cinematographer
Jake Pollock, Lai Yiu-fai (HKSC), Wu Xia

Best Production Designer
Yee Chung-man, Sun Li, Wu Xia

Best Composer
Chan Kwong-wing, Peter Kam, Chatchai Pongprapaphan, Wu Xia

Best Editor
Hayedeh Safiyari, Nader and Simin, A Separation

Best Visual Effects
Wook Kim, Josh Cole, Frankie Chung, The Flying Swords of Dragon Gate

Best Costume Designer
Yee Chung-man, The Flying Swords of Dragon Gate

Lifetime Achievement Award
Ann Hui On-Wah

Edward Yang New Talent Award
Edwin, Kebun Binatang (Postcards From The Zoo)

People’s Choice Award – Best Actor
Andy Lau, A Simple Life

People’s Choice Award – Best Actress
Eugene Domingo, The Woman in the Septic Tank

Top-Grossing Asian Film
Let the Bullets Fly

Source: Chinokino

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