The 54th Golden Horse Awards 2017 organized by Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival Executive Committee was held on November 25 at the Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall in Taipei, Taiwan. This ceremony honours the best in Chinese-language films of the year.
While "The Great Buddha" received most nominations, "The Bold, the Corrupt, and the Beautiful" dominated the award ceremony by achieving most important wins.
The audience voted for the mysterious movie, "The Bold, the Corrupt, and the Beautiful" as the best film of the year. The lead actress from the same movie, Kara Hui has received the best leading actress award for her character Madame Tang.
On the other hand, Vicky Chen grabbed the best-supporting-actress award for her role in "The Bold, the Corrupt, and the Beautiful".
Here is the list of the winners:
Best Documentary: Inmates
Best Animation Feature: Have a Nice Day
Best Live Action Short Film: Babes' Not Alone
Best Animated Short Film: Losing Sight of a Longed Place
Best Director: Vivian Qu — Angels Wear White
Best Leading Actor: Tu Men — Old Beast
Best Supporting Actor: Bamboo Chen — Alifu, the Prince/ss
Best New Director: Huang Hsin-yao — The Great Buddha +
Best New Performer: Rima Zeidan — Missing Johnny
Best Original Screenplay: Zhou Ziyang — Old Beast
Best Adapted Screenplay: Huang Hsin-yao — The Great Buddha +
Best Cinematography: Nagao Nakashima — The Great Buddha +
Best Visual Effects: Johnny Lin, Perry Kain and Thomas Reppen — See You Tomorrow
Best Art Direction: Alfred Yau — See You Tomorrow
Best Makeup & Costume Design: William Chang and Cheung Siu-hong — See You Tomorrow
Best Action Choreography: Sang Lin — Brotherhood of Blades II: The Infernal Battlefield
Best Original Film Score: Lin Sheng-xiang — The Great Buddha +
Best Original Film Song: "To Have, or Not To Have" — The Great Buddha +
Best Film Editing: Jean Tsien and Bob Lee — Plastic China
Best Sound Effects: Tu Duu-chih and Wu Shu-yao — Mon Mon Mon Monsters
Outstanding Taiwanese Filmmaker of the Year: Hu Ding-yi
FIPRESCI Prize: Old Beast
Piaget Award: Love Education
Lifetime Achievement Award: Hsu Feng