Project Gutenberg 無雙 Won Big at the 38th Hong Kong Film Awards

The 38th Hong Kong Film Awards, which was held on Sunday night, has revealed its winners. As expected, Felix Chong’s twisty action thriller Project Gutenberg <無雙>, which led an astonishing 17 nominations, has bagged seven wins in total including Best Film, Best Director, Best Art Direction, Best Costume & Makeup Design, Best Film Editing, Best Screenplay and Best Cinematography.

In the acting categories, Anthony Wong took home the Best Actor award for his sympathetic portrayal as the middle-aged paralysed man in Still Human <淪落人>, which also marks his third win in the same category since The Untold Story <八仙飯店之人肉叉燒包> (1993) and Beast Cops <野獸刑警> (1998). Newcomer Chloe Maayan won Best Actress for Three Husbands <三夫>, while Kara Hui and Ben Yuen Foo-Wa scored Best Supporting Actress and Best Supporting Actor respectively for Tracey <翠絲>.

Here is the full list of winners below:

Best Film

Project Gutenberg <無雙>
Three Husbands <三夫>
Operation Red Sea <紅海行動>
Still Human <淪落人>
Men On The Dragon <逆流大叔>

Best Director

Felix Chong (Project Gutenberg <無雙>)
Fruit Chan (Three Husbands <三夫>)
Dante Lam (Operation Red Sea <紅海行動>)
Sunny Chan (Men On The Dragon <逆流大叔>)
Oliver Chan Siu-Kuen (Still Human <淪落人>)

Best Actor

Anthony Wong (Still Human <淪落人>)
Francis Ng (Men On The Dragon <逆流大叔>)
Chow Yun-Fat (Project Gutenberg <無雙>)
Aaron Kwok (Project Gutenberg <無雙>)
Phillip Keung (Tracey <翠絲>)

Best Actress

Chloe Maayan (Three Husbands <三夫>)
Charlene Choi (The Lady Improper <非分熟女>)
Jennifer Yu (Distinction <非同凡響>)
Crisel Consunji (Still Human <淪落人>)
Zhang Jingchu (Project Gutenberg <無雙>)

Best Supporting Actor

Ben Yuen Foo-Wa (Tracey <翠絲>)
Kenny Wong (Men On The Dragon <逆流大叔>)
Poon Chan-Leung (Men On The Dragon <逆流大叔>)
Sam Lee (Still Human <淪落人>)
Liu Kai Chi (Project Gutenberg <無雙>)

Best Supporting Actress

Kara Wai (Tracey <翠絲>)
Huang Lu (G Affairs <G殺>)
Jiang Luxia (Operation Red Sea <<紅海行動>)
Jennifer Yu (Men On The Dragon <逆流大叔>)
Catherine Chau (Project Gutenberg <無雙>)

Best Screenplay

Felix Chong (Project Gutenberg <無雙>)
Chan Wai, 33, Ying Liang (A Family Tour <自由行>)
Sunny Chan (Men On The Dragon <逆流大叔>)
Oliver Chan Siu-Kuen (Still Human <淪落人>)
Shu Kei, Erica Li, Jun Li (Tracey <翠絲>)

Best Cinematography

Jason Kwan (Project Gutenberg <無雙>)
Karl Tam (G Affairs <G殺>)
Choi Sung-Fai (Detective Dee: The Four Heavenly Kings <狄仁傑之四大天王>)
Fung Yuen-Man, Horace Wong (Operation Red Sea <紅海行動>)
Anthony Pun (Monster Hunt 2 <捉妖記2)

Best Film Editing

Curran Pang (Project Gutenberg <無雙>)
Barfuss Hui (G Affairs <G殺>)
Tsui Hark, Li Lin (Detective Dee: The Four Heavenly Kings <狄仁傑之四大天王>)
Choi Chi-Hung, Lam Chi-Hang (Operation Red Sea <紅海行動>)
Stanley Tam, Mary Stephen (Napping Kid <逆向誘拐>)

Best Art Direction

Eric Lam (Project Gutenberg <無雙>)
Cho Hwa-Sung (The Monkey King 3 <西遊記女兒國>)
Yoshihito Akatsuka, Raymond Li (Detective Dee: The Four Heavenly Kings <狄仁傑之四大天王>)
Guillaume Aretos, Lee Kin-Wai, Yohei Taneda (Monster Hunt 2 <捉妖記2>)
Irving Cheung (Tracey <翠絲>)

Best Costume & Makeup Design

Man Lim-Chung (Project Gutenberg <無雙>)
Bruce Yu, Lee Pik-Kwan (The Monkey King 3 <西遊記女兒國>)
Bruce Yu, Lee Pik-Kwan (Detective Dee: The Four Heavenly Kings <狄仁傑之四大天王>)
Yee Chung-Man (Monster Hunt 2 <捉妖記2>)
Irving Cheung (Tracey <翠絲>)

Best Action Choreography

Dante Lam (Operation Red Sea <紅海行動>)
Yuen Shun-Yi (Master Z: The Ip Man Legacy <葉問外傳:張天志>)
Lin Feng (Detective Dee: The Four Heavenly Kings <狄仁傑之四大天王>)
Li Chung-Chi (Project Gutenberg <無雙>)
Chin Ka-Lok, Alan Ng, Tang Sui-Wah (Golden Job <黃金兄弟>)

Best Original Film Score

RubberBand (Men On The Dragon <逆流大叔>)
Teddy Robin Kwan, Eddie Tang (Lucid Dreams <八部半喜怒哀樂>)
Day Tai (Project Gutenberg <無雙>)
Chan Kwong-Wing (Golden Job <黃金兄弟>)
Otomo Yoshihide (Tracey <翠絲>)

Best Original Film Song

“逆流之歌” (Men On The Dragon <逆流大叔>)
Composer, Lyric & Performer: RubberBand

“Sun Shines Bright” (Distinction <非同凡響>)
Composer: Charles Lau
Lyric: Saville Chan
Performer: Jennifer Yu

“Let Us Be The One” (Project Gutenberg <無雙>)
Composer: Day Tai
Lyric: Saville Chan
Performer: Jan Curious

“Together We Charge, Together We March On” (Golden Job <黃金兄弟>)
Composer: Chan Kwong-Wing
Lyric: Fiona Fung, Chan Kwong-Wing, Jeffrey Chu
Performer: Ekin Cheng, Jordan Chan, Michael Tse, Chin Ka-Lok, Jerry Lamb

“Tracey” (Tracey <翠絲>)
Composer, Lyric & Performer: Panther Chan

Best Sound Design

Nopawat Likitwong, Sarunyu Nurnsai (Operation Red Sea <紅海行動>)
Tu Duu-Chih, Wu Shu-Yao (G Affairs <G殺>)
Steve Burgess (Detective Dee: The Four Heavenly Kings <狄仁傑之四大天王>)
George Lee Yiu-Keung, Yiu Chun-Hin (Monster Hunt 2 <捉妖記2>)
Dhanarat Dhitirojana, Kaikangwol Rungsakorn, Sarunyu Nurnsai (Project Gutenberg <無雙>)

Best Visual Effects

Inho Lee, Taegyun Kang (Operation Red Sea <紅海行動>)
Jay Seung Jaegal, SungJin Jung, Juwon Lee (The Monkey King 3 <西遊記女兒國>)
Chuck Chae, Park Young-Soo, Maegawa Hideaki, Ji Myung-Goo (Detective Dee: The Four Heavenly Kings <狄仁傑之四大天王>)
Ellen Poon (Monster Hunt 2 <捉妖記2>)
Alex Lim Hung-Fung (Project Gutenberg <無雙>)

Best New Director

Chan Siu-Kuen (Still Human <淪落人>)
Lee Cheuk-Pan (G Affairs <G殺>)
Sunny Chan (Men On The Dragon <逆流大叔>)
Jeff Cheung Ka-Kit (Agent Mr Chan <棟篤特工>)
Jun Li (Tracey <翠絲>)

Best New Performer

Crisel Consunji (Still Human <淪落人>)
Lam Sen (G Affairs <G殺>)
Adam Pak (L Storm <L風暴>)
Chan Charm-Man (Three Husbands <三夫>)
Nancy Wu (Men On The Dragon <逆流大叔>)

Best Film from Mainland and Taiwan

Dying To Survive <我不是藥神>
Ash Is Purest White <江湖兒女>
Last Letter <你好,之華>
Hidden Man <邪不壓正>
Angels Wear White <嘉年華>

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