“Taiwan’s 50th Golden Horse Awards has announced its nominees with Wong Kar-wai’s The Grandmaster leading the race with 11 nominations including for best feature film and best director,” reports Jean Noh for Screen Daily. “With Ang Lee as president of the jury this year, the winners will be announced at a ceremony on Nov 23.”
Here’s the complete list.
BEST FEATURE FILM
Anthony Chen’s Ilo Ilo.
Jia Zhangke’s A Touch of Sin.
Wong Kar-wai’s The Grandmaster.
Tsai Ming-liang’s Stray Dogs.
Johnnie To’s Drug War.
Chung Mong-Hong for Soul.
Jia Zhangke for A Touch of Sin.
Wong Kar-wai for The Grandmaster.
Tsai Ming-liang for Stray Dogs.
Johnnie To for Drug War.
BEST NEW DIRECTOR
Anthony for Ilo Ilo.
Zhao Wei for So Young.
Longman Leung and Sunny Luk for Cold War.
Juno Mak for Rigor Mortis.
Hsu Chao-jen for Together.
BEST LEADING ACTOR
Jimmy Wang Yu for Soul.
Tony Leung Chiu Wai for The Grandmaster.
Nick Cheung for Unbeatable.
Tony Leung Ka Fai for Cold War.
Lee Kang Sheng for Stray Dogs.
BEST LEADING ACTRESS
Cherry Ngan for The Way We Dance.
Zhang Ziyi for The Grandmaster.
Gwei Lun-Mei for Christmas Rose.
Shu Qi for Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons.
Sammi Cheng for Blind Detective.
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Chen Tianwen for Ilo Ilo.
Xuejian Li for Back to 1942.
Eddie Peng for Unbeatable.
Bo Huang for Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons.
Tong Dawei for American Dreams in China.
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Yeo Yann Yann for Ilo Ilo.
Crystal Lee for Unbeatable.
Susan Shaw for Tales From the Dark 1.
Lin Mei-Hsiu for To My Dear Granny.
Xue Hong for Longing for the Rain.
BEST NEW PERFORMER
Shu-yau Kuo for Step Back to Glory.
Koh Jia Ler for Ilo Ilo.
Yang Liang Yu for A Time in Quchi.
Huang Shao-Yang for Together.
Dong Zijian for Young Style.
BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
Anthony Chen for Ilo Ilo.
Jia Zhangke for A Touch of Sin.
Chu Yu-ning for To My Dear Granny.
Wai Ka Fai, Yau Nai Hoi, Ryker Chan and Yu Xi for Drug War.
Zhou Zhi Yong, Zhang Ji, and Aubrey Lam for American Dreams in China.
BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
Liu Zhenyun for Back to 1942.
Li Qiang for So Young.
Stephen Chow, Derek Kwok, Lee Sheung Ching, and Y.Y. Kong for Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons.
Nakashima Nagao for Soul.
Lu Yue for Back to 1942.
Yu Lik Wai for A Touch of Sin.
Philippe Le Sourd for The Grandmaster.
Liao Pen Jung, Shong Woon Chong, and Lu Qing Xin for Stray Dogs.
BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
Chang Hong Song for Back to 1942.
Pierre Buffin (Buf Company) for The Grandmaster.
In-Ho Lee, Jong Pill Kim, Ken Law, and Wing Tsang for Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons.
Enoch Chan for Rigor Mortis.
Chau Chi Shing, Chas, Chan Chi Ho, Lewis, Johnny Lin, and Shaun Su for When a Wolf Falls in Love with a Sheep.
BEST ART DIRECTION
Chao Shih Hao for Soul.
Shi Hai Ying for Back to 1942.
Li Yang for So Young.
William Chang Suk Ping and Alfred Yau Wai Ming for The Grandmaster.
Penny Tsai Pei-Ling for When a Wolf Falls in Love with a Sheep.
BEST MAKEUP AND COSTUME DESIGN
Tim Yip for Back to 1942.
William Chang Suk Ping for The Grandmaster.
Bruce Yu Ka-on and Lee Pik Kwan for Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons.
Miggy Cheng, Phoebe Wong, Heidi Chun, and Kittichon Kunratchol for Rigor Mortis.
Dora Ng for American Dreams in China.
BEST ACTION CHOREOGRAPHY
Jackie Chan, He Jun, and JC Stunt Team for CZ12.
Shing Mak for The Way We Dance.
Yuen Wo Ping for The Grandmaster.
Ling Chi Wah for Unbeatable.
Stephen Chow and Ku Huen-chiu for Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons.
BEST ORIGINAL FILM SCORE
Ricky Ho and Lin Ching-tai for Beyond Beauty, Taiwan from Above.
Patrick Jonsson for Bends.
Lim Giong for A Touch of Sin.
Wu Rui-Ran for A Time in Quchi.
Owen Wang for Zone Pro Site.
BEST SHORT FILM
The Busy Young Psychic.
A Breath from the Bottom.
Bridge Over Troubled Water.
Beyond Beauty, Taiwan from Above.
BEST ORIGINAL FILM SONG
“I Love You.” Lyric: Spark Chen. Composer: Spark Chen. Performer: Sleepy Dads. (Rock Me to the Moon).
“Make a Film.” Lyric: Ah Di-zai. Composer: Ah Di-zai and Liao Wei Chieh. Performer: One Two Three (Forever Love).
“To Youth.” Lyric: Li Qiang. Composer: Dou Peng. Performer: Wang Fei. (So Young).
“Jin Ma Mo Un.” Lyric: Ma Nien-Hsien. Composer: Ma Nien-Hsien. Performer: Ma Nien-Hsien. (Zone Pro Site).
“Old Love Song.” Lyric: Sonia Sui and Suming．Rupi. Composer: Suming Rupi.Performer: Kenny Bee. (Together).
BEST FILM EDITING
Matthieu Laclau and Lin Xudong for A Touch of Sin.
William Chang Suk Ping, Benjamin Courtines, and Poon Hung Yiu for The Grandmaster.
Azrael Chung for Unbeatable.
David Richardson and Allen Leung for Drug War.
Xiao Yang for American Dreams in China.
BEST SOUND EFFECTS
WU Shu-Yao and Lee Yu-Chih for Pusu Qhuni.
Tu Duu-Chih and Kuo Li Chi for Soul.
Robert Mackenzie and Trithep Wangpaiboon for The Grandmaster.
Phyllis Cheng for Unbeatable.
TU Duu-Chih and Kuo Li Chi for Stray Dogs.
OUTSTANDING TAIWANESE FILMMAKER OF THE YEAR
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD