‘When Love Comes’ wins best film at the Golden Horse award

November 22nd, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI  

London, Nov 22 (ANI): ‘When Love Comes’- a Taiwanese family drama bagged best film at the Golden Horse awards - seen as the Chinese-language Oscars - in Taoyuan, northern Taiwan.

The low-budget movie about the lives of four women beat Hong Kong martial arts epic ‘Bodyguards and Assassins’ and ‘China’s Judge’ to win the top award.

China’s Lu Liping won best actress for emotional drama ‘City Monkey’.

And Tawian pop idol Ethan Juan Ching-tien was named best actor for his role in gangster movie ‘Monga’.

Acclaimed Taiwanese director Chang Tso-chi collected his second best picture award for ‘When Love Comes’, which led the race with 14 nominations and took another two technical prizes.

“I want to thank my team and my parents. I didn’t let them down,” the BBC quoted him as saying at the ceremony.

Chang last won the coveted prize for the 2002 drama ‘The Best of Times’.

The best director award went to Taiwan’s Chung Mong-hong for ‘The Fourth Portrait’ about marriages of convenience and domestic violence.

Hong Kong martial art master Sammo Hung won his second consecutive award for best action choreography for Ip Man 2, the life story of the mentor of kung fu star Bruce Lee.

The awards, in their 47th year, judge Chinese-language films from Taiwan, China including Hong Kong and Macau, and Malaysia and Singapore. (ANI)

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