‘Project Gutenberg’ Sweeps Hong Kong Film Awards With 7 Wins

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Hollywood Reporter by Karen Chu, Photo from Hong Kong Film Awards Facebook page
The action drama about counterfeiting U.S. banknotes by writer-director Felix Chong and starring Chow Yun-fat and Aaron Kwok received 17 nominations.

Banknote forgery drama Project Gutenberg swept the 38th Hong Kong Film Awards, taking home seven statuettes including for best film, cinematography, art direction, costume and makeup design, film editing and director and screenplay for writer-helmer Felix Chong.
Chong, who won the best new director award for Once a Gangster in 2011, is famed for his scriptwriting work with long-time collaborator Alan Mak on Infernal Affairs and he has been nominated nine times in the best screenplay category. Project Gutenberg, which took 13 years to make it to the big screen, marked his third win as screenwriter and the first time he was awarded as the sole writer.
Starring Chow Yun-fat and Aaron Kwok, Project Gutenberg received 17 nominations at the Hong Kong Film Awards and grossed $187 million in China last year.
List of 38th Hong Kong Film Awards Winners Project Gutenberg:
Best Film— Project Gutenberg
Best Director—Felix Chong, Project Gutenberg
Best Screenplay— Project Gutenberg
Best Cinematography— Project Gutenberg
Best Art Direction— Project Gutenberg
Best Costume & Makeup Design— Project Gutenberg
Best Film Editing— Project Gutenberg