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The 53rd Golden Horse Awards (Mandarin:第53屆金馬獎) took place on November 26, 2016 at the Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall in Taipei, Taiwan. Organized by the Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival Executive Committee, the awards honored the best films of 2015–16. The ceremony was televised in Taiwan by TTV. Matilda Tao was the host of the ceremony.[1][2][3]

53rd Golden Horse Awards
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DateNovember 26, 2016
SiteSun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, Taipei, Taiwan
Hosted byMatilda Tao
Preshow hostsYang Chien-pei
Calvin Chen
Organized byTaipei Golden Horse Film Festival Executive Committee
Best Feature FilmThe Summer Is Gone
Best DirectorFeng Xiaogang
I Am Not Madame Bovary
Best ActorFan Wei
Mr. No Problem
Best ActressZhou Dongyu and Ma Sichun
Soul Mate
Most nominationsGodspeed (8)
TV in Taiwan

Winners and nomineesEdit

Winners are listed first, highlighted in boldface.

Best Documentary
  • Le Moulin
Best Animation Feature
Best Live Action Short Film
  • A Sunny Day
    • Fu and Li
    • Crash
    • Arnie
    • Island
Best Animated Short Film
  • Wander in the Dark
    • Baumu
    • White Tunnel
    • Löss
    • Bart
Best Supporting Actor
Best New Director
Best Visual Effects
Best Art Direction
Best Makeup & Costume Design
Best Action Choreography
Best Original Film Score
Best Original Film Song
Best Sound Effects
  • Fang Tao and Hao Zhiyu — Crosscurrent
    • Huang Ya-li and Yannick Dauby — Le Moulin
    • Joe Huang — Mountain Cry
    • Xu Chen, Li Xiaodan, Gao Qiuhui and Ren Dong — The Summer Is Gone
    • Yang Jiang and Zhao Nan — Soul on a String
Outstanding Taiwanese Filmmaker of the Year
Audience Choice Award
Piaget Award
Lifetime Achievement Award


  1. ^ "GOLDEN HORSE AWARDS: Chinese films sweep top prizes - Culture - FOCUS TAIWAN - CNA ENGLISH NEWS".
  2. ^ "Results of 53rd Golden Horse Film Festival revealed".
  3. ^ "Chinese Golden Horse winners draw criticism - Taipei Times".

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