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Asian Film Award for Best Film

Asian Film Award for Best Film has been awarded annually since 2007 by the Hong Kong International Film Festival Society.

Asian Film Awards
for Best Film
Awarded forBest Asian Film of the Year
Presented byHong Kong International Film Festival Society
First awarded2007
Websitewww.asianfilmawards.asia

Winners and nomineesEdit

2000sEdit

Year English title Original title Director(s) Country
2007
(1st)
The Host 괴물 Bong Joon-ho   South Korea
Curse of the Golden Flower 满城尽带黄金甲 Zhang Yimou   China
  Hong Kong
Exiled 放·逐 Johnnie To   Hong Kong
Love and Honor 武士の一分 Yoji Yamada   Japan
Requiem from Java Opera Jawa Garin Nugroho   Indonesia
Still Life 三峡好人 Jia Zhangke   China
2008
(2nd)
Secret Sunshine 밀양 Lee Chang-dong   South Korea
Buddha Collapsed Out of Shame بودا از شرم فرو ریخت Hana Makhmalbaf   Iran
I Just Didn't Do It それでもボクはやってない Masayuki Suo   Japan
Lust, Caution 色,戒 Ang Lee   Taiwan
  China
The Sun Also Rises 太阳照常升起 Jiang Wen   China
  Hong Kong
The Warlords 投名状 Peter Chan   China
  Hong Kong
2009
(3rd)
Tokyo Sonata トウキョウソナタ Kiyoshi Kurosawa   Japan
Forever Enthralled 梅兰芳 Chen Kaige   China
The Good, the Bad, the Weird 좋은 놈, 나쁜 놈, 이상한 놈 Kim Jee-woon   South Korea
Ponyo 崖の上のポニョ Hayao Miyazaki   Japan
The Rainbow Troops Laskar Pelangi Riri Riza   Indonesia
Red Cliff 赤壁 John Woo   China
2010
(4th)
Mother 마더 Bong Joon-ho   South Korea
Bodyguards and Assassins 十月圍城 Teddy Chan   Hong Kong
Cannot Live Without You 不能没有你 Leon Dai   Taiwan
City of Life and Death 南京! 南京! Lu Chuan   China
Grandmother Lola Brillante Mendoza   Philippines
Parade パレード Isao Yukisada   Japan

2010sEdit

Year English title Original title Director(s) Country
2011
(5th)
Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives ลุงบุญมีระลึกชาติ Apichatpong Weerasethakul   Thailand
Aftershock 唐山大地震 Feng Xiaogang   China
Confessions 告白 Tetsuya Nakashima   Japan
Let the Bullets Fly 让子弹飞 Jiang Wen   China
  Hong Kong
Peepli Live पीपली लाइव Anusha Rizvi   India
Poetry Lee Chang-dong   South Korea
2012
(6th)
A Separation جدایی نادر از سیمین Asghar Farhadi   Iran
The Flowers of War 金陵十三钗 Zhang Yimou   China
Flying Swords of Dragon Gate 龍門飛甲 Tsui Hark   China
  Hong Kong
Postcard 一枚のハガキ Kaneto Shindo   Japan
Seediq Bale 賽德克·巴萊 Wei Te-sheng   Taiwan
You Don't Live Twice Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara Zoya Akhtar   India
2013
(7th)
Mystery 浮城谜事 Lou Ye   China
Drug War 毒戰 Johnnie To   China
  Hong Kong
Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 1 & 2 गैंग्स ऑफ़ वासेपुर-भाग Anurag Kashyap   India
Outrage Beyond アウトレイジ ビヨンド Takeshi Kitano   Japan
Pietà 피에타 Kim Ki-duk   South Korea
2014
(8th)
The Grandmaster 一代宗師 Wong Kar-wai   Hong Kong
  China
The Great Passage 舟を編む Yuya Ishii   Japan
The Lunchbox द लंच बॉक्स Ritesh Batra   India
No Man's Land 无人区 Ning Hao   China
Snowpiercer 설국열차 Bong Joon-ho   South Korea
Stray Dogs 郊遊 Tsai Ming-liang   Taiwan
  France
2015
(9th)
Blind Massage 推拿 Lou Ye   China
Black Coal, Thin Ice 白日焰火 Diao Yinan   China
Haider हैदर Vishal Bhardwaj   India
Hill of Freedom 자유의 언덕 Hong Sang-soo   South Korea
Ode to My Father 국제시장 Yoon Je-kyoon   South Korea
The Light Shines Only There そこのみにて光輝く Mipo O   Japan
2016
(10th)
The Assassin 刺客聶隱娘 Hou Hsiao-hsien   Taiwan
  China
  Hong Kong
Bajirao Mastani बाजीराव मस्तानी Sanjay Leela Bhansali   India
Mountains May Depart 山河故人 Jia Zhangke   China
  France
  Japan
Mr. Six 老炮儿 Guan Hu   China
Three Stories of Love 恋人たち Ryōsuke Hashiguchi   Japan
Veteran 베테랑 Ryoo Seung-wan   South Korea
2017
(11th)
I Am Not Madame Bovary 我不是潘金莲 Feng Xiaogang   China
The Age of Shadows 밀정 Kim Jee-woon   South Korea
Godspeed 一路順風 Chung Mong-hong   Taiwan
Harmonium 淵に立つ Kōji Fukada   Japan
The Wailing 곡성 Na Hong-jin   South Korea
2018
(12th)
Youth 芳华 Feng Xiaogang   China
Angels Wear White 嘉年华 Vivian Qu   China
  France
The Day After 그 후 Hong Sang-soo   South Korea
Newton न्यूटन Amit V Masurkar   India
The Third Murder 三度目の殺人 Hirokazu Kore-eda   Japan
2019
(13th)
Shoplifters 万引き家族 Hirokazu Kore-eda   Japan
Burning 버닝 Lee Chang-dong   South Korea
Dying to Survive 我不是藥神 Wen Muye   China
Jinpa 撞死了一只羊 Pema Tseden   China
Sanju Rajkumar Hirani   India

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