Mag Hsu and Hsu Chih-yen recognized at the Hong Kong Film Festival 2018
By: Scott Morgan, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese directors Mag Hsu (徐譽庭) and Hsu Chih-yen (許智彥) were presented with the best new director award at the Hong Kong Film Festival 2018 today, for their acclaimed film “Dear Ex” (誰先愛上他的), reported CNA.
“Dear Ex” was met with unexpected interest throughout the film festival, with organizers putting on two additional showings to meet public interest.
The film was nominated for eight awards at the 55th Golden Horse Awards, also known as the “Chinese Oscars,” and won three. Hsieh Ying-hsuan (謝盈萱) was named Best Leading Actress, and “Dear Ex” also won Best Original Film Song, and best Film Editing awards.
“Dear Ex” was recognized in Hong Kong for the film’s moving script, outstanding directing technique, and superb acting, reported CNA. [FULL STORY]