Maggie Cheung and Tony Leung Chiu-wai in In the Mood for Love, which was denied Best Picture in 2001. Photo: Universal Maggie Cheung and Tony Leung Chiu-wai in In the Mood for Love, which was denied Best Picture in 2001. Photo: Universal
Maggie Cheung and Tony Leung Chiu-wai in In the Mood for Love, which was denied Best Picture in 2001. Photo: Universal

Jacky Cheung, In the Mood for Love, every film which wasn’t Project Gutenberg released in 2019… the Hong Kong Film Award’s biggest snubs

Wong Kar-wai’s period classic In the Mood for Love lost out to Ang Lee’s Oscar-winning wuxia epic Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Johnnie To was passed over for Ann Hui – twice – and no nominated film was less deserving than Felix Chong’s star-driven counterfeiting caper Project Gutenberg

Topic |   Hong Kong Film Awards
Maggie Cheung and Tony Leung Chiu-wai in In the Mood for Love, which was denied Best Picture in 2001. Photo: Universal Maggie Cheung and Tony Leung Chiu-wai in In the Mood for Love, which was denied Best Picture in 2001. Photo: Universal
Maggie Cheung and Tony Leung Chiu-wai in In the Mood for Love, which was denied Best Picture in 2001. Photo: Universal
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