Wear White, Youth and The Third Murder also score multiple nods.
Source: 21st Century Shengkai Film
‘Legend Of The Demon Cat’
Chen Kaige’s lavish period drama Legend Of The Demon Cat
racked up the most nominations for this year’s Asian Film Awards, with six nods in all, including best director.
The co-production between Hong Kong, China and Japan was also nominated for best supporting actress (Kitty Zhang Yuqi), cinematography, costume design, production design and visual effects. However, the film wasn’t nominated in the best film category.
Three films scored five nods apiece and were all nominated for best film – Vivian Qu
’s Angels Wear White
and Feng Xiaogang’s Youth, both from mainland China, and Japanese filmmaker Hirokazu Kore-eda’s The Third Murder
Rounding out the best film category are Newton from Indian filmmaker Amit V. Masurkar and The Day After
from South Korea’s Hong Sangsoo, which both racked