Liu Haocun in a still from Cliff Walkers, nominated for best picture in China’s Golden Rooster Awards. Five of the six films nominated in the category are so-called patriotic productions. Photo: Emperor Motion Pictures
Liu Haocun in a still from Cliff Walkers, nominated for best picture in China’s Golden Rooster Awards. Five of the six films nominated in the category are so-called patriotic productions. Photo: Emperor Motion Pictures

Golden Rooster Awards 2021 nominations: patriotic movies dominate China’s top film awards

  • Some Chinese internet users have complained that the proliferation of patriotic films has damaged the credibility of the Golden Roosters
  • Island Keeper; My People, My Homeland; The Pioneer; Chinese Doctors; and Cliff Walkers were all nominated for best picture

Topic |   Chinese language cinema
Liu Haocun in a still from Cliff Walkers, nominated for best picture in China’s Golden Rooster Awards. Five of the six films nominated in the category are so-called patriotic productions. Photo: Emperor Motion Pictures
Liu Haocun in a still from Cliff Walkers, nominated for best picture in China’s Golden Rooster Awards. Five of the six films nominated in the category are so-called patriotic productions. Photo: Emperor Motion Pictures
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