The 20 HKFA Best Films of the 1980s

The Hong Kong Film Awards (HKFA) has an illustrious history spanning 40 years since its inception in 1982. Basically Hong Kong’s answer to the Academy Awards, the HKFA has nominated a total of 41 movies in the Best Film category throughout the 1980s era. Allen Fong’s Italian neorealist-inspired family melodrama Father and Son <父子情> became the first-ever recipient awarded the Best Film and Best Director awards.

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35 Years Later: A Better Tomorrow 英雄本色 (1986)

There were many memorable movies during the golden age of Hong Kong cinema in the 80s and 90s and among them include John Woo’s A Better Tomorrow <英雄本色>, which was released back on August 2, 1986.

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