The China Post
Date: November 27, 2016
(CNA) TAIPEI, Taiwan — Taiwan-born actress Elaine Jin (金燕玲) and Taiwanese actor Austin Lin (林柏
宏) won the best supporting acting awards at the Golden Horse Awards in Taipei on Saturday.
Jin grabbed the best supporti(ng actress award for her role in the movie “Mad World” (一念無明) of a mother with a mental illness whose behavior put her son under great pressure to the point where he also becomes a bipolar patient.
The film begins with the father picking up his bipolar son from a mental hospital and both of them are in deep remorse for the accident that killed the mother. The tension and anxiety simmer as they stick with each other in a tiny flat.
The overwhelmed Jin said she was happy to win the award in the place where she was born about 60 years ago, while expressing her gratitude to the movie’s director and crew.
“I won the same award 22 years ago, and a lot has happened over the past 22 years,” said Jin, who went to Hong Kong in 1970s to pursue a career in the film industry. [FULL STORY]