From left: Yoo Ah-in, Jun Jong-seo and Steven Yeun in a still from Burning, which has been nominated for six awards in the 2019 Asian Film Awards.

Asian Film Awards 2019 nominations: Burning, Shoplifters vie for top prizes

  • South Korean film Burning and Japan’s Shoplifters lead the field with eight and six award nominations, respectively
  • Hong Kong films again absent from the best picture race, but Felix Chong’s Project Gutenberg is up for an impressive five awards
Topic |   Asian cinema

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From left: Yoo Ah-in, Jun Jong-seo and Steven Yeun in a still from Burning, which has been nominated for six awards in the 2019 Asian Film Awards.
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Edmund Lee

Edmund Lee

Edmund Lee is the film editor of the Post. Before joining the Culture desk in 2013, he was the arts and culture editor of Time Out Hong Kong. Since he graduated in English and Comparative Literature, Edmund has also studied law and written an MPhil thesis on Hirokazu Koreeda. He is on a masochistic mission to review every Hong Kong film being released.