Nomination Details

Ceremony Year 2009

Nomination Detail

With more than thirty feature films to his credit, Ge You’s breakthrough role as a lovelorn villain in Chen Kaige’s Farewell My Concubine (1993) confirmed his status as one of China’s most significant actors. This was followed by a leading role in Zhang Yimou’s To Live which earned him the prestigious Best Actor accolade at the 1994 Cannes Film Festival, the first Chinese actor to receive an award at Cannes. He has worked extensively with director, Feng Xiaogang, on films including Sorry Baby (1999), The Banquet (2006), A World Without Thieves (2004) and If You Are the One (2008).


The Asia Pacific Screen Academy expresses its respect for and acknowledgement of the South East Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. We pay our respects to the Traditional Owners of country, including the custodial communities on whose land works are created and celebrated by the Asia Pacific Screen Awards. We acknowledge the continuing connection to land, waters and communities. We also pay our respects to Elders, past and emerging. We recognise the integral role Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and First Nations peoples continue to play in storytelling and celebration spaces.

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