The 15th Asian Film Awards will be held in 2021.
The 15th asian film awards 2021 is an annual award show that honors the best in Asian cinema. It was first held in 2002, and has been hosted by South Korea since 2005.
We present the winners of the 15th Asian Film Awards, which took place in Busan, Korea today, October 8th, 2021. The awards ceremony was held in connection with the Busan International Film Festival in Busan, South Korea.
Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s Wife of a Spy – Japan | 2020 – 115 minutes
A Japanese businessman abandons his wife in order to go to Manchuria, where he sees a brutal crime. His following activities cause his wife confusion, jealousy, and legal issues.
Director of the Year
China | 2020 – 104 minutes | Yimou Zhang for One Second
A homeless female wanderer starts up a connection with a movie buff in a distant field. (IMDb)
Actress of the Year
Wife of a Spy (dr. Kiyoshi Kurosawa) – Japan | 2020 – 115 minutes Aoi Yu for Wife of a Spy
A Japanese businessman abandons his wife in order to go to Manchuria, where he sees a brutal crime. His following activities cause his wife confusion, jealousy, and legal issues (IMDb).
Actor of the Year
Voice of Silence (dir. Hong Eui-jeong) – Yoo Ah-in – South Korea | 2020 – 99 minutes
Two guys work for a criminal organization and are in charge of cleaning up the wreckage. They get an unexpected order one day (IMDb).
Supporting Actor of the Year
The Silent Forest (dir. Chen-Nien Ko) – Taiwan | 2020 – 108 minutes – Kim Hyun-bin
A deafeningly deafeningly deafeningly deafeningly deafeningly deafeningly deafen When he sees the reality unfolding at the school, his joy about blending into a new setting quickly turns to dread (IMDb).
Supporting Actress of the Year
True Mothers (directed by Naomi Kawase) – Japan | 2020 – 140 minutes
The biological mother of an adopted kid contacts the mother of the child unexpectedly (IMDb).
New Director of the Year
Voice of Silence – South Korea | 2020 – 99 minutes – Hong Eui-jeong
Newcomer of the Year
China | 2020 – 104 minutes | Liu Haocun for One Second (dir. Yimou Zhang)
Screenplay of the Year
The Disciple – Chaitanya Tamhane – India | 2020 – 129 minutes
For a dedicated classical singer, self-doubt, sacrifice, and effort merge into an existential crisis as the mastery he seeks remains elusive (IMDb).
Cliff Walkers – LI Yongyi (dir. Yimou Zhang) – China | 2021 – 120 minutes
After returning to China from the puppet state of Manchukuo in the 1930s, four Communist party special operatives go on a covert mission. The squad is besieged on all sides by dangers after being sold out by a traitor (IMDb).
Most Outstanding Cinematography
The Wasteland (dir. Ahmad Bahrami) – Iran | 2020 – 102 minutes – Masoud Amini Tirani
Lotfollah works as a supervisor at a brick factory, serving as a liaison between the employees and the employer. The boss wants to speak with them about the factory’s closure. Lotfollah’s only concern now is to protect Sarvar, the lady he loves (IMDb).
Original Music of the Year
Day Tai for Adam Wong’s The Way We Keep Dancing – Hong Kong | 2020 – 129 minutes
Many Hong Kong artists call the Kowloon Industrial District home, including rapper Heyo, YouTuber Ah Leung, rising sensation Hana, and Dave the dancer. The government, on the other hand, is prepping the neighborhood for gentrification. The Way We Dance is asked to take part in a promotional operation that will turn the area into a “Dance Street.” Afuc, Heyo’s master, is plotting a revolt in the meanwhile. (IMDb)
Costume Design of the Year
Wife of a Spy (dr. Kiyoshi Kurosawa) – Japan | 2020 – 115 minutes Koketsu Haruki
The most effective production design
Limbo (dir. Soi Cheang) – Kenneth Mak – Hong Kong | 2021 – 118 minutes
Will Ren, a rookie officer, and his partner, experienced cop Cham Lau, are on the hunt for a serial killer who targets women (IMDb).
Visual Effects of the Year
The Eight Hundred (dir. Hu Guan) – China | 2020 – 149 minutes – Tim Crosbie, Joy Wu
A gripping military epic from the renowned director of Mr. Six. In 1937, a warehouse in the midst of the Shanghai battlefield is besieged by 800 Chinese troops, who are totally encircled by the Japanese army (IMDb).
The Best Audio
Hong Kong | 2021 – 118 minutes | Nopawat Likitwong for Limbo (dir. Soi Cheang)
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