Saturday, September 27, 2008

"Assembly" wins highest prize at Pyongyang int'l film festival

Chinese feature film "Assembly" received three awards at the 11th Pyongyang International Film Festival, which ended Friday.

"Assembly" won the award for "best film," the highest honor of the festival, as well as for "best director" and the "best technology."

Three other Chinese films also won accolades at the festival. The documentary film "The Imperial Garden" won the "special international jury prize," while "The Tender Feeling" was awarded the "special organizers' prize" and "Good Man" received the "special projection prize."

"The Assembly" star Zhang Hanyu and "The Knot" actress Li Bingbing pose with their awards for Best Leading Actor and Best Leading Actress at the 29th Full Blossom biennial awards in Dalian on Sept. 13, 2008.
The biennial Pyongyang International Film Festival, previously called "the Film Festival of Non-aligned and other Developing Countries," has been held since 1987.

The 11th Film Festival opened on Sept. 19.

Chinese director Feng Xiaogang holds the cup of best director during the closure of Beijing Student Film Festival in Beijing, China, April 22, 2008. The film "Assembly" directed by Feng Xiaogang got the best film prize.

Source: Xinhua

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