The Miami Herald: China’s “Mystery” honored at Asian Film Awards
Chinese melodrama "Mystery" and veteran Filipino performers Nora Aunor and Eddie Garcia were honored with the top prizes at the Asian Film Awards.
The film directed by the often-censored Lou Ye tells the story of a middle-age woman who plans to take revenge on her husband after discovering his infidelity.
Lou said backstage Monday night that the award was an encouragement to the whole team who worked on the film, including photographers and art directors. "Mystery" also took home the award for best newcomer, Qi Xi, and best screenwriters.
Mainland China in 2006 banned Lou from filming for five years after he screened a film without approval, but in the interim he filmed a feature using small, digital cameras in defiance of the ban…