Tonight's Movie: CONFETTI, Directed by: Ann Hu
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Writer and director Ann Hu's debut Shadow Magic (2000) won both the Chinese Academy Award and Presidential Award in China for Best Film. It was also at Tokyo International Film Festival Nominated for Grand Prix and Best Actor awards; it was at the Golden Horse Film Festival in Taiwan, and won the Best Adapted Screenplay and Audience Award and was nominated for Best Director. The film premiered at the 2000 Sundance Film Festival and was released by Sony Classics in 2001. The film performed as one of the top box office hits in China that year.
Following Shadow Magic, Ann Hu produced and directed "Beauty Remains". The film was at numerous film festivals and released internationally by Emerging Pictures in 2005. Again, the film became the top box office performer of that period in China.
Confetti was the third feature film Ann Hu wrote and directed, based on real events and her personal story. Hu serves as trustee at IndieCollect, and was a board member at Film at Lincoln Center.
Read more about Hu and the making of CONFETTI
in THIS DEADLINE ARTICLE written by Anita Busch.