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Clara Law

Actor, Co-Producer, Director, Editor, Screenwriter

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Clara Law studied film at the National Film School, England after graduating from the Hong Kong University in English Literature. Returning to Hong Kong she crafted a number of internationally acclaimed features including Autumn Moon (winner Golden Leopard Locarno, Best Picture European Art Theatres Association, Youth Special Jury Award Switzerland, 1992), Temptation of a Monk (competition Venice 1993, Grand Prix Creteil 1994). She moved to Australia in 1995 and continued to win many international awards including Floating Life (Silver Leopard Locarno, Best Film and Best Director Gijon, Grand Prix Creteil, Grand Prix Asturias, 1996), The Goddess of 1967 (Best Actress Award Venice, Best Director Chicago, Best Director Teplice Artfilm, FIPRESCI Critics' Award Best Film Tromso, 2000), Letters to Ali (credited as 100 greatest films of Australian cinema by the critics), Like A Dream (opening film Hong Kong Film Festival 2010), Red Earth, (commissioned by HKFF, competition Venice 2010). Drifting Petals, a bold feature exploring the possibility of alternate cinema shot in Australia, Hong Kong and Macau, won the Best Director Award in the Golden Horse International Film Festival 2021. Through the years her films have had innumerable nominations in the Golden Horse FF, HK Film Awards, AACTA Awards and been selected in many international film festivals including New York, Venice, Toronto, Sundance, Locarno, Rotterdam, Pusan, Jerusalem and London.

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