Poon Chan-leung (left) and Francis Ng in a still from Men on the Dragon, nominated for 11 prizes at this year’s Hong Kong Film Awards.

Hong Kong Film Awards 2019 nominations: Project Gutenberg leads a race dominated by first-time filmmakers

  • Aaron Kwok and Chow Yun-fat star in Felix Chong’s convoluted crime thriller about a counterfeiting gang, which is nominated for 17 awards
  • Fruit Chan Gor, Dante Lam films are also up for awards, but majority of nominations have gone to films by first-time directors
Topic |   Chinese language cinema

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Poon Chan-leung (left) and Francis Ng in a still from Men on the Dragon, nominated for 11 prizes at this year’s Hong Kong 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.