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GOLDEN HORSE: Top prizes go to different movies

Taipei, Nov. 18 (CNA) There was no sole biggest winner at the 55th Golden Horse Awards in Taipei on Saturday, with major awards going to different films at what are considered the Oscars of the Chinese-speaking world.

The best picture went to "An Elephant Sitting Still," while renowned Chinese director and producer Zhang Yimou (張藝謀) won the best director with his historical film "Shadow."

Taiwan's Hsieh Ying-xuan (謝盈萱) kept the best leading actress award at home for her role in the movie "Dear EX", while China's Xu Zheng (徐崢) was crowned the best leading actor for his role in "Dying to Survive."

Ben Yuen (袁富華) from China won the best supporting actor award for his role in "Tracey" and Taiwanese Ding Ning (丁寧) grabbed the best supporting actress award for her excellent performance in the movie "Cities of Last Things."

The best original and adapted screenplays went to "Dying to Survive" and "An Elephant Sitting Still," respectively.

Wen Muye (文牧野) from China captured the best new director award for his movie "Dying to Survive," and Taiwan's Si Pangoyod (鍾家駿) received the Award for best new performer for his role in the drama "Long Time No Sea."

The best documentary goes to "Our Youth in Taiwan," directed by Taiwanese director Fu Yue (傅榆).

(By Lee Hsin-Yin)


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