The 26th Hong Kong Film Awards will be held on 15 April 2007. This year, the awards are dominated by nominations from big films like Election 2,
Curse of the Golden Flower and After This Our Exile. The Best Actor Award shows a great challenge between great actors: Chow Yun Fatt, Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Lau Ching Wan, Aaron Kwok and Jet Li competing for the award. They have all been in the industry for many many years, perhaps more than 10 years now.

Gong Li & Chow Yun Fat in the Curse of Golden Flower

Here’s the nomination list for the award:

Best Picture:
After This Our Exile 父子
Exiled 放‧逐
Election 2 黑社會以和為貴
Curse of the Golden Flower 滿城盡帶黃金甲
Fearless 霍元甲

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Best Director
Patrick Tam Ka Ming (After This Our Exile)
Johnnie To Kei Fung (Exiled)
Johnnie To Kei Fung (Election 2)
Zhang Yimou (Curse of the Golden Flower)
Jacob Cheung Chi Leung (Battle of Wits)

Best Actor
Aaron Kwok Fu Sing (After This Our Exile)
Lau Ching Wan (My Name is Fame)
Tony Leung Chiu Wai (Confession of Pain)
Chow Yun Fat (Curse of the Golden Flower)
Jet Li (Fearless)

Best Actress
Teresa Mo Shun Kwan (Men Suddenly in Black 2)
Rene Liu (Happy Birthday)
Isabella Leong (Isabella)
Lee Sin Je (Re-cycle)
Gong Li (Curse of the Golden Flower)

Best Supporting Actor
Gouw Ian Iskandar (After This Our Exile)
Simon Yam Tat-Wah (Election 2)
Nick Cheung Ka-Fai (Election 2)
Jay Chou (Curse of the Golden Flower)
Liu Ye (Curse of the Golden Flower)

Best Supporting Actress
Kelly Lin (After This Our Exile)
Isabella Leong (Diary)
Candy Yu On On (My Name is Fame)
Zhou Xun (The Banquet)
Krystal Tin Yui Lei (My Mother is a Belly Dancer)

Best Screenplay
Patrick Tam Ka-Ming, Tian Kai-Leong (After This Our Exile)
Sylvia Chang, Mathias Woo, Theresa Tang (Happy Birthday)
James Yuen Sai-Sang, Jessica Fong, Lo Yiu-Fai (My Name is Fame)
Yau Nai-Hoi, Yip Tin-Shing (Election 2)
Alan Mak Siu-Fai, Felix Chong Man-Keung (Confession of Pain)

Best Newcomer
Gouw Ian Iskandar (After This Our Exile)
Huo Si Yan (My Name is Fame)
Pei Pei (Dog Bite Dog)
Betty Sun Li (Fearless)
Matthew Medvedev (baby in Rob-B-Hood)

Best Cinematography
Mark Lee Ping Ban (After This Our Exile)
Charlie Lam (Isabella)
Cheng Siu Keung (Exiled)
Andrew Lau Wai Keung, Lai Yiu Fai (Confession of Pain)
Zhao Xiaoding (Curse of the Golden Flower)

Best Film Editing
Patrick Tam Ka Ming (After This Our Exile)
David Richardson(放·逐) (Exiled)
Azrael Chung Wai Chiu (Confession Of Pain)
Eric Kong Chi Leung (A Battle of Wits)
Virginia Katz & Richard Learoyd(霍元甲) (Fearless)

Best Art Direction
Patrick Tam Ka Ming & Cyrus Ho Kim Hung (After This Our Exile)
Man Lim Chung (Isabella)
Tim Yip (The Banquet)
Man Lim Chung (Confession Of Pain)
Huo Tingxiao (Curse of the Golden Flower)

Best Costume Make Up Design
Stephanie Wong (Isabella)
Tim Yip (The Banquet)
Man Lim Chung (Confession Of Pain)
Yee Chung Man (Curse of the Golden Flower)
Tong Huamiao (A Battle of Wits)

Best Action Choreography
Tony Ching Siu Tung (Curse of the Golden Flower)
Stephen Tung Wai (A Battle of Wits)
Yuen Wo Ping (Fearless)
Donnie Yen (Dragon Tiger Gate)
Jackie Chan, Li Chung Chi & JC Stunt Team (Rob·B·Hood)

Best Original Film Score
Peter Kam Pui Tat (Isabella)
Tan Dun (The Banquet)
Chan Kwong Wing (Confession Of Pain)
Shigeru Umebayashi (Curse of the Golden Flower)
Kenji Kawai (A Battle of Wits)

Best Original Film Song
The Heavenly Kings
Happy Birthday
The Banquet
Curse of the Golden Flower

Best Sound Design
Wang Danrong (The Banquet)
Nakom Kositpaisal(鬼域) Nakom Kositpaisal (Re-Cycle)
Tao Jing & Roger Savage (Curse of the Golden Flower)
Steve Burgess & He Wei (A Battle of Wits)
Richard E. Yawn (Fearless)

Best Visual Effects
Jiang Yanming (The Banquet)
Ng Yuen Fai, Chas Chau Chi Shing, Emil Yee Kwok Leung, Alex Lim Hung Fung (Re-Cycle)
Angela Barson, Frankie Chung Chi Hang, John Leonti & Sze Cheuk Wah (Curse of the Golden Flower)
Clement Cheng, Victor Wong & Eddy Wong (A Battle of Wits)
Koan Hui (Dragon Tiger Gate) (Initial D)

Best New Director
Law Wing Cheong (2 Become 1)
Daniel Wu (The Heavenly Kings)
Patrick Kong (Marriage With A Fool)

Best Asian Film
I Not Stupid Too – Singapore
Riding Alone For Thousands Of Miles – China
Death Note – Japan
Crazy Stone – China
The Host – Korea

The list was from the Hong Kong Film Awards website.