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Ordinary Heroes

Original title
Qian yan wan yu (Ordinary Heroes)
Running time
125 min.
Hong Kong Hong Kong
Kin Chung Chan
Tsang-Hei Chiu, Clarence Hui
Nelson Yu Lik-wai
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Co-production Hong Kong-China; Class Limited
Synopsis / Plot
Ordinary Heroes moves from the plight of the boat people through the tragedy at Tiananmen Square with a sweeping view of political activism in Hong Kong.

19th Annual Hong Kong Film Awards
• Winner - Best Picture
• Nomination - Best Director (Ann Hui On-Wah)
• Nomination - Best Actor (Anthony Wong Chau-Sang)
• Nomination - Best Actress (Rachel Lee Lai-Chun)
• Nomination - Best Supporting Actor (Tse Kwan-Ho)
• Nomination - Best Screenplay (John Chan Kin-Chung)
• Nomination - Best Art Direction (Poon Yim-Sum, Fung Gai-Fai)

36th Annual Golden Horse Awards
• Winner - Best Picture
• Winner - Best Director (Ann Hui On-Wah)
• Winner - Best Actress (Rachel Lee Lai-Chun)
• Winner - Best Makeup and Costume Design
• Winner - Best Art Direction (Poon Yim-Sum, Fung Gai-Fai)

6th Annual Hong Kong Film Critics Society Awards
• Recommended Film
1999: Berlin Film Festival: Official Selection
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