Taiwanese director Chung Mong-hong was named best director at the 56th Golden Horse Awards in Taipei. Photo: AP

Taiwan family drama ‘A Sun’ wins top honours at Golden Horse film awards amid boycott by Beijing

  • The night’s biggest winner was Taiwanese director Chung Mong-hong’s ‘A Sun’ which took best picture, best director, best actor, best supporting actor and best editing awards
  • In another move likely to annoy Beijing, Taiwanese composer Lu Lu-ming on Saturday voiced support for Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests
Topic |   Taiwan

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Taiwanese director Chung Mong-hong was named best director at the 56th Golden Horse Awards in Taipei. Photo: AP
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Mainland director Zhang Yimou takes home the best director award at the 55th Golden Horse Awards in Taipei, Taiwan, last year. Photo: AP

Chinese-language film world split as Taiwan counts down to Golden Horse awards

  • Cross-strait divide forces movie industry to take sides as mainland schedules Golden Roosters for the same night
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Mainland director Zhang Yimou takes home the best director award at the 55th Golden Horse Awards in Taipei, Taiwan, last year. Photo: AP
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