Nomination Details

Ceremony Year 2017

Nomination Detail

Internationally acclaimed Chinese actress and singer, Zhou Xun, made her screen debut in Strange Tales Amongst Old and Desolute Tombs (1991), and had her breakout role in Lou Ye’s Suzhou River (2000), winner of the Tiger Award at Rotterdam International Film Festival. She has appeared in many films from both Mainland China and Hong Kong and gained international recognition for her roles in Suzhou River (2000) and Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress (2002). She was highly acclaimed for her role in Peter Chan’s 2005 musical film, Perhaps Love, for which she won the Best Actress Award at the Hong Kong Film Awards, the Hong Kong Film Critic’s Society Awards, the Golden Bauhinia Awards and the Golden Horse Awards. In 2005, she starred in Feng Xiaogang’s The Banquet, followed by her portrayal of a maverick martial arts princess in Susie Au’s Ming Ming (2006). She also plays the lead in Painted Skin (2008), a remake of a classic supernatural thriller of the same name. Zhou Xun was nominated for an APSA in 2009 for The Equation of Life and Death.

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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