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Louis Koo on Sunday continued his awards-winning streak, picking up best actor honors for his performance in the action film Paradox at the 37th Hong Kong Film Awards.
Koo also won the best actor prize at the Asian Film Awards and the Hong Kong Film Directors’ Guild Awards. Accepting the latest accolade, Koo, who plays a father in search of his missing daughter in Thailand in Paradox, dedicated his win to Hong Kong’s film industry.
Filmmaker Ann Hui took home the best director award for a record-breaking sixth time for her film Our Time Will Come, the World War II-set film about the Japanese occupation of Hong Kong and the local underground resistance movement also was named best film.
Hui previously won the top directing prize for Boat People (1982), Summer Snow (1995), The Way We Are (2008), A Simple Life (2012) and The Golden Era (2014).
Hui’s collaborator in A Simple Life, Deanie Ip, won the best supporting actress award on Sunday for her performance in Our Time Will Come, while veteran star Teresa Mo was tapped as best actress for her role as the mother to an autistic teenager in Tomorrow Is Another Day and prolific character actor Philip Keung, nominated twice in the same category this year, was named best supporting actor for Shock Wave.
The full winners list is below.
Our Time Will Come
Ann Hui, Our Time Will Come
Louis Koo, Paradox
Teresa Mo, Tomorrow Is Another Day
Best Supporting Actor
Philip Keung, Shock Wave
Best Supporting Actress
Deanie Ip, Our Time Will Come
Best New Director
Kearen Pang, 29+1
Best Film From Mainland and Taiwan
The Great Buddha+