'Mystery' wins Asian best movie
- Published: 18 Mar 2013 at 23.49
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HONG KONG - A Chinese drama that touches on sensitive topics including police corruption won the best picture at the Asian Film Awards Monday, while Japan's Takeshi Kitano scooped the best director gong.
Chinese actress Xi Qi (C-L) and Chinese writer-director Lou Ye (C-R) pose with the crew of the Chinese movie "Mystery" after winning the Best Film award at the 7th Asian Film Awards in Hong Kong on March 18, 2013.
"Mystery", directed by Lou Ye, which reportedly upset Chinese censors for dealing with controversial issues such as graft and the behaviour of the country's new rich, also took home the best newcomer award, won by actress Qi Xi.
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