Chicago International Film Festival (1998)

Gold Hugo [Nominee]

New Directors Competition

Joan Chen

Chlotrudis Awards (2000)

Chlotrudis Award [Nominee]

Best Director

Joan Chen

Film Independent Spirit Awards (2000)

Independent Spirit Award [Nominee]

Best First Feature - Over $500,000

Joan Chen
Wai-Chung Chan

Golden Horse Film Festival (1998)

Golden Horse Award [Winner]

Best Feature Film

Wai-Chung Chan

Golden Horse Award [Winner]

Best Director

Joan Chen

Golden Horse Award [Winner]

Best Leading Actor

Lopsang

Golden Horse Award [Winner]

Best Leading Actress

Xiaolu Li

Golden Horse Award [Winner]

Best Original Film Score

Johnny Chen

Golden Horse Award [Winner]

Best Adapted Screenplay

Joan Chen
Geling Yan

Golden Horse Award [Winner]

Best Original Film Song

Johnny Chen

Golden Horse Award [Nominee]

Best Cinematography

Yue Lü

Golden Horse Award [Nominee]

Best Makeup & Costume Design

Lai Pan

Golden Horse Award [Nominee]

Best Film Editing

Ruby Yang

Golden Horse Award [Nominee]

Best Sound Effects

Jay Boekelheide

Golden Trailer Awards (1999)

Golden Trailer [Nominee]

Best Art and Commerce

Golden Trailer [Nominee]

Best Foreign

National Board of Review, USA (1999)

International Freedom Award [Winner]


Joan Chen

Online Film Critics Society Awards (2000)

OFCS Award [Nominee]

Best Foreign Language Film

Paris Film Festival (1999)

Best Actress [Winner]


Xiaolu Li

Special Jury Prize [Winner]


Joan Chen

Grand Prix [Nominee]


Joan Chen

Political Film Society, USA (2000)

PFS Award [Nominee]

Human Rights