Magazine article Screen International

'Blind Massage' Wins Best Film at Asian Film Awards

Magazine article Screen International

'Blind Massage' Wins Best Film at Asian Film Awards

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Hui's biopic of writer Xiao Hong also picked up best supporting actor for Wang Zhiwen's performance, while Blind Massage also won best cinematography for the work of Zeng Jian.

Liao Fan (pictured at left) was awarded best actor for Diao Yinan's Black Coal, Thin Ice, which also won best screenwriter for Diao's script.

Best actress went to Korea's Bae Doo-na (pictured at right) for A Girl At My Door, while Japan's Ikewaki Chizuru won best supporting actress for The Light Shines Only There. The best newcomer went to Zhang Huiwen for her role in Zhang Yimou's Coming Home.

Jiang Wen's Gone With The Bullets was a multiple winner in the technical categories, picking up best VFX (Rick Sander and Christoph Zollinger), best production design (Liu Qing) and best costume design (William Chang Suk-ping).

Best music went to Mikey McCleary for Indian drama Magarita, With A Straw. The award was accepted by the film's lead actress, Kalki Koechlin, herself a nominee for her performance as a woman with cerebral palsy. …

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