Yu Aoi (right) and Masahiro Higashide in a still from Wife of a Spy, directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa.
Yu Aoi (right) and Masahiro Higashide in a still from Wife of a Spy, directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa.

Asian Film Awards 2021 nominations: Zhang Yimou leads race with One Second and Cliff Walkers; Japan represented by Wife of a Spy, Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy

  • Chinese director’s Cliff Walkers has the most nominations, but his film One Second is the one contending for the top prizes at the Asian Film Awards
  • Two Japanese films are vying for best picture, while Hong Kong films Limbo – as yet unreleased – Drifting, and The Way We Keep Dancing are up for awards

Yu Aoi (right) and Masahiro Higashide in a still from Wife of a Spy, directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa.
Yu Aoi (right) and Masahiro Higashide in a still from Wife of a Spy, directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa.
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