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A New Old Play was named best film in the Chinese section, while Mediterranean Fever took best film in the World section.
Golden Horse has set Coo-Coo 043 as this year’s opening film, while Cheng Wei-hao’s Marry My Dead Body will close the festival.
Wen Chen-Ling and Ding Ning head the cast of boxing drama co-financed by Hong Kong’s Celestial Tiger Entertainment.
Fiona Ruan Fengyi’s American Girl took best narrative feature at the awards, held during the Taipei International Film Festival.
Korean talent took two of the top awards, with Park Chan-wook winning best director and Song Kang-ho taking best actor.
Lee Jang-hoon’s Miracle: Letters To The President was presented with the Golden Mulberry, while China’s Return To Dust and Too Cool To Kill took multiple awards.