42nd Hong Kong Film Awards Nominees List

This year’s nominees for the 42nd Hong Kong Film Awards are largely dominated by indie sensations led by Lawrence Kan’s In Broad Daylight <白日之下> and Nick Cheuk’s Time Still Turns the Pages <年少日記>. The former scored a whopping 16 nominations while the latter nailed 12 nominations.

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Detective vs Sleuths 神探大戰 Dominated the 41st Hong Kong Film Awards

The 41st Hong Kong Film Awards have revealed its winners as Wai Ka-Fai’s Detective vs Sleuths <神探大戰> brought home four awards including Best Director, Best Actor (Lau Ching-Wan), Best Screenplay and Best Cinematography.

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41st Hong Kong Film Awards Nominees List

2022 was an unexpected year of resurgence for the Hong Kong film industry. Who could have thought that Warriors of Future <明日戰記> and Table for Six <飯戲攻心> ended up becoming the respectively highest-grossing Hong Kong films of all time with HK$81.9 million and HK$77.6 million and beat the previous record holder, Cold War 2 <寒戰II> (HK$66.2 million)?

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The 20 HKFA Best Films of the 1990s

Hong Kong cinema was at its peak during the 1990s era. It was also the decade where Peter Chan’s Comrades, Almost a Love Story <甜蜜蜜> took home then-record nine wins including Best Film, Best Director and Best Actress for Maggie Cheung at the 16th Hong Kong Film Awards (HKFA).

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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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