Taiwanese thriller shines at Golden Horse awards

TAIPEI – Taiwanese director Yang Ya-che’s thriller The Bold, The Corrupt, And The Beautiful dominated the Golden Horse awards, dubbed the Chinese “Oscars”, winning the coveted best film and two acting awards on Saturday (Nov 25).

The chilling drama about a wealthy family entangled in deadly political and business intrigues was also voted best film by audiences.

Hong Kong actor Kara Wai bagged the best actress gong for her role as the manipulative and calculating matriarch of the family.