Roy Chiao and Josephine Siao Fong-fong in Ann Hui's award-winning Summer Snow. The director is to be honoured with a Golden Lion for lifetime achievement at this year’s Venice Film Festival. Photo: Golden HarvestRoy Chiao and Josephine Siao Fong-fong in Ann Hui's award-winning Summer Snow. The director is to be honoured with a Golden Lion for lifetime achievement at this year’s Venice Film Festival. Photo: Golden Harvest
Roy Chiao and Josephine Siao Fong-fong in Ann Hui's award-winning Summer Snow. The director is to be honoured with a Golden Lion for lifetime achievement at this year’s Venice Film Festival. Photo: Golden Harvest

Venice Film Festival to give Ann Hui and Tilda Swinton lifetime achievement awards

  • Ann Hui, best known for films including Summer Snow and A Simple Life, will be presented with a Golden Lion for lifetime achievement at Venice festival
  • Organisers hail Hui, 73, as one of Asia’s best female directors. Also being honoured is actress Tilda Swinton, favourite of directors including Bong Joon-ho

Topic |   Asian cinema: Hong Kong film
Roy Chiao and Josephine Siao Fong-fong in Ann Hui's award-winning Summer Snow. The director is to be honoured with a Golden Lion for lifetime achievement at this year’s Venice Film Festival. Photo: Golden HarvestRoy Chiao and Josephine Siao Fong-fong in Ann Hui's award-winning Summer Snow. The director is to be honoured with a Golden Lion for lifetime achievement at this year’s Venice Film Festival. Photo: Golden Harvest
Roy Chiao and Josephine Siao Fong-fong in Ann Hui's award-winning Summer Snow. The director is to be honoured with a Golden Lion for lifetime achievement at this year’s Venice Film Festival. Photo: Golden Harvest
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