The Tailor wins Best Feature Film at Golden Kite Awards

Monday, 2018-04-16 10:05:34
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Director Kay Nguyen (C) receives the Best Feature Film at the Golden Kite Awards presented to The Tailor.
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NDO/VNA – “Co Ba Sai Gon” (The Tailor) won the Best Feature Film at the Golden Kite Awards, which was announced in Hanoi on April 15.

The Tailor, which beat other 13 nominees, is a romantic comedy featuring the culture and lifestyle of the Saigonese as well as history of ao dai (Vietnamese traditional long dress).

It stars Ngo Thanh Van, Ninh Duong Lan Ngoc and veteran actresses Diem My and People’s Artist Hong Van and is directed by young talents Loc Tran and Kay Nguyen. It includes 3D effects with a soundtrack by popular singers and pop bands.

The Best TV Series went to “Thuong Nho O Ai” (Who Stole My Heart) co-directed by Luu Trong Ninh and Bui Tho Thinh. Ninh and Thinh also received the award for Best TV Series directors with the film.

Nha Phuong beat young rival Kaity Nguyen to win the Actress in a Leading Role of Feature Film Award for her part in “Yeu Di Dung So” (Kiss and Spell).

Kieu Minh Tuan who stars as Hoang in “Em Chua 18” (Jailbait) was honoured as the Actor in a Leading Role of feature film. The Best Director of Feature Film was Le Thanh Son for Jailbait.

Apart from feature films and TV Series, organisers also gave awards in animation, short films, scientific films and documentaries. Other awards were given to actors and actress in supporting roles, musicians, and music and film editors.

The Golden Kite Awards are held annually by the Vietnamese Cinema Association.