GOLDEN HORSE: Malaysian Yeo Yann Yann wins best lead actress

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2019/11/23
By: William Yen

Yeo Yann Yann

Taipei, Nov. 23 (CNA) Malaysian Yeo Yann Yann won the Golden Horse Award for best lead actress Saturday for her performance in "Wet Season" (熱帶雨), playing the part of a Chinese language teacher whose marriage and career are falling apart.

It was Yeo's second Golden Horse Award, after she won best supporting actress in 2013 for her role in the Singaporean drama "Ilo Ilo."

The judges praised Yeo's acting as close to perfect in portraying a woman who reflects dignity and resilience.

"I want to thank the Golden Horse Awards for another chance for me to be here," she said.

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