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‘Coo-Coo 043’ and ‘Limbo’ Big Winners at Taiwan’s Golden Horse Film Awards

‘Coo-Coo 043’ and ‘Limbo’ Big Winners at Taiwan’s Golden Horse Film Awards

“Coo-Coo 043,” a Taiwan family drama set against the backdrop of pigeon racing, was named the best film on Saturday at the Golden Horse Film Awards. Hong Kong-made crime thriller “Limbo” won four awards, making it the numerical winner.

“Coo-Coo 043,” which was directed by Chang Chin-lin and picked up 13 nominations, also won the best new performer award for Hu Jhih-ciang. A day earlier, the film also picked up the Golden Horse Film Festival’s Fipresci prize.

“Limbo,” directed by Soi Cheang, amassed 14 nominations. At the award ceremony in Taipei it won in the best adapted screenplay, cinematography, visual effects and art direction categories. A day before the ceremony, “Limbo” also picked up the Golden Horse festival’s audience choice award.

Other titles that earned multiple Ghfa prizes included: “The Sunny Side of the Street” with three wins (Anthony Wong as best actor and Malaysia’s Lau Kok-roi for both best new

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