Feng Xiaogang leads the pack at Golden Rooster

Updated: 2011-09-20 11:30

(China Daily)

Twitter Facebook Myspace Yahoo! Linkedin Mixx

Mainland director Feng Xiaogang's Aftershock, dealing with the 1976 Tangshan earthquake in China, won nine nominations at the upcoming Golden Rooster Awards, known as the mainland's Academy Awards.

The film has been nominated for best film, director and leading actress, among others.

Some small-budget films won the judges' favor, too, such as Zhang Meng's Piano in a Factory, acclaimed for its portrayal of a loving father who makes a piano to win over his daughter during his divorce. It was nominated for best leading actor, actress, film, director and scriptwriter.

Star-studded Founding of a Republic won just one nomination for best recording.

The event will kick off in Hefei, capital of Anhui province on Oct 19 and last four days.


The snuff of dreams

Chinese collectors have discovered the value of beautiful bottles

Perils in relying on building boom
Fast forward to digital age
Bonds that tie China. UK

European Edition


Let them eat cake

Cambridge University graduate develops thriving business selling cupcakes

A case is laid to rest

In 1937, a young woman'S body was found in beijing. paul french went searching for her killer

Banking on change

Leading economist says china must transform its growth model soon

Sowing the seeds of doubt
Lifting the veil
Exclusive attraction