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GOLDEN HORSE: Favorites to win in major categories

2017/11/25 17:07:55

Photo courtesy Taiwan Television Enterprise

Taipei, Nov. 25 (CNA) With some of the biggest celebrities in Taiwan and Asia soon to hit the red carpet ahead of the 54th Golden Horse Awards in Taipei, here's a list of the favorites in a few of the major categories based on media speculation and critics' predictions.

Best feature film:

- "The Great Buddha +" (this year's favorite to win)
- "Love Education"
- "Angels Wear White" (dubbed the "dark horse"of the category)


"The Great Buddha +" official trailer/clip taken from 娛樂甲上 YouTube頻道

Best director:

- Sylvia Chang for "Love Education"
- Yang Ya-che for "The Bold, The Corrupt, and The Beautiful"
- Vivian Qu for "Angels Wear White"


Sylvia Chang (張艾嘉) poses at the Golden Horse Awards Saturday in Taipei .

Best leading actor:

-Tu Men for "Old Beast" (the overwhelming favorite according to critics)


Tu Men (涂們) waves to the cameras at the Golden Horse Awards Saturday in Taipei .

Best leading actress:

- Kara Wai for "The Bold, The Corrupt, and The Beautiful" (critics' choice)
- Sylvia Chang for "Love Education"
- Yin Shin for "The Island that All Flow By" (Most people think Wai or Chang will win, but a few have tipped Yin as a dark-horse winner)

Follow the proceedings with CNA's live blog that will start around 7 p.m. Saturday.

(By Kuan-lin Liu)
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