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Taiwanese Family Drama ‘Coo-Coo 043’ Wins Best Film At Golden Horse Awards; Soi Cheang’s ‘Limbo’ Cleans Up In Technical Categories

Taiwanese Family Drama ‘Coo-Coo 043’ Wins Best Film At Golden Horse Awards; Soi Cheang’s ‘Limbo’ Cleans Up In Technical Categories

Taiwanese filmmaker Chan Ching-lin’s Coo-Coo 043 was awarded best narrative feature at the Golden Horse Awards in Taiwan on Saturday night, while Hong Kong crime drama Limbo, directed by Soi Cheang, won the biggest number of awards with four prizes.

Coo-Coo 043 also picked up the best new performer award for Hu Jhih-ciang. Also starring Yu An-shun and Yang Li-yin, the film revolves around a Taiwanese family that makes a living through racing pigeons, but is badly affected by economic pressures and the disappearance of a son. It premiered as the opening film of the Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival (Tghff), where it won the Fipresci prize on the same night as the Golden Horse ceremony.

While Coo-Coo 043 won the top honour at the awards, Limbo took home the biggest haul of prizes with best adapted screenplay, best cinematography, best visual effects and best art direction (see details below). It also

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