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‘A Guilty Conscience’, ‘The Goldfinger’ Score At Hong Kong Film Awards

Legal drama A Guilty Conscience took the top award for best film at this year’s Hong Kong Film Awards, while crime thriller The Goldfinger was the biggest winner overall with six prizes, including best actor for Tony Leung Chiu-wai. 

A Guilty Conscience, produced by Edko Films, holds the record for the highest-grossing Hong Kong film ever with a gross of around $15M. It tells the story of a lawyer trying to free a client convicted due to his own negligence, who has to go up against one of Hong Kong’s most powerful business families. 

Emperor Motion Pictures’ The Goldfinger, about one of Hong Kong’s biggest financial scandals, also picked up awards for best cinematography, best art direction, best costume and make-up design, best sound design and best visual effects. 

In Broad Daylight, about a reporter exposing cases of abuse in a care home, scooped three acting awards for actress Jennifer Yu, best supporting actress Rachel Leung and best supporting actor David Chiang. 

Mystery thriller Mad Fate, which premiered at Berlin film festival in 2023, was also a multiple winner, taking best director for Soi Cheang and best screenplay for Yau Nai Hoi and Melvin Li. 

Yoyo Tse won best new performer for her role as a young immigrant in Fly Me To The Moon, while Nick Cheuk repeated his Golden Horse and Asian Film Awards wins by taking best new director for Time Still Turns The Pages (see full list of winners below). 

Taiwanese crime drama The Pig, The Snake, And The Pigeon, which was recently a huge sleeper hit in China, was awarded best Asian Chinese-language film. 

Hong Kong Film Awards 2024: Full List Of Winners

Best Film: A Guilty Conscience
Best Director: Soi Cheang – Mad Fate
Best Screenplay: Yau Nai Hoi, Melvin Li – Mad Fate
Best Actor: Tony Leung – The Goldfinger
Best Actress: Jennifer Yu – In Broad Daylight
Best Supporting Actor: David Chiang – In Broad Daylight
Best Supporting Actress: Rachel Leung – In Broad Daylight
Best New Performer: Yoyo Tse – Fly Me To The Moon
Best New Director: Nick Cheuk – Time Still Turns The Pages
Best Cinematography: Anthony Pun – The Goldfinger
Best Film Editing: Allen Leung, David Richardson – Mad Fate
Best Art Direction: Eric Lam – The Goldfinger
Best Costume and Makeup Design: Man Lim Chung – The Goldfinger
Best Action Choreography: Tung Wai – Bursting Point
Best Original Film Score: Teddy Robin, Day Tai – Band Four
Best Original Film Song: A Lyricist Wannabe – The Lyricist Wannabe
Composer and vocal artist: Tse Nga Yi
Lyricist: Wong Yee Lam
Best Sound Design: Nopawat Likitwong – The Goldfinger
Best Visual Effects: Lik Wong, Benson Poon – The Goldfinger
Best Asian Chinese Language Film: The Pig, The Snake, And The Pigeon
Lifetime Achievement Award: Sammo Hung
Professional Achievement Award: Tong Ping

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