Hong Kong Film Awards: The Detective, Jet Li, Protege

Sunday, February 03, 2008

The nominations for the 27th Hong Kong Film Awards are out and both the films Protege and The Warlords are heading out the nominations. At the same time Aaron Kwok (pictured above) got a nod for the best actor award for his work in the Pang film The Detective (which I happened to write about in my best of '07 movie reviews).

Here's a quick rundown of some of the categories and nominees:

Best Film

The Warlords
The Postmodern Life Of My Aunt
Mad Detective
Eye In The Sky

Best Director

Peter Chan Ho Sun (The Warlords)
Derek Yee Tung Sing (Protege)
Ann Hui On Wah (The Postmodern Life Of My Aunt)
Johnnie To Kei Fung & Wai Ka Fai (Mad Detective)
Yau Nai Hoi (Eye In The Sky)

Best Actor

Aaron Kwok (The Detective)
Jet Li (The Warlords)
Andy Lau Tak Wah (The Warlords)
Lau Ching Wan (Mad Detective)
Simon Yam (Eye In The Sky)

Best Actress

Teresa Mo Shun Kwan (Mr. Cinema)
Zhang Jing Chu (Protege)
Si Qin Gao Wa (The Postmodern Life Of My Aunt)
Rene Liu (Kidnap)
Charlene Choi (Simply Actors)

For more information check out the 27th HK Film Awards site.