The results of the 21st Hong Kong Film Critics Society Awards were announced earlier today, with Fruit Chan's surreal science fiction comedy thriller The Midnight After
named as Best Film of 2014. Chan was also named Best Director, while Lau Ching Wan took the Best Actor award for Overheard 3
, directed by Felix Chong and Alan Mak.
Vicky Zhao Wei won Best Actress for her role in Peter Chan's Dearest, which also earned the Best Screenplay award for Zhang Ji, in a tie with Wai Ka Fai, Ryker Chan and Yu Xi for Don't Go Breaking My Heart 2, directed with Johnnie To.
Every year the HKFCS presents a list of 10 "recommended films" from the year's crop of domestic offerings. Joining The Midnight After on the list this year are (in alphabetical order):
The Crossing Part 1 (dir. John Woo)
Dearest (dir. Peter Chan)
Don't Go Breaking My Heart 2 (dir. Johnnie To)
Dot 2 Dot (dir. Amos Why)
The Golden Era (dir. Ann Hui)
Kung Fu Jungle (dir. Teddy Chen)
Overheard 3 (dir. Felix Chong/Alan Mak)
Sara (dir. Herman Yau)
That Demon Within (Dir. Dante Lam)
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