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Jacky Heung wins his first Best Actor award

Writer: Heidi Hsia

7 Sep – Jacky Heung has been named Best Actor at Canada's 24th Fantasia Film Festival.

As reported on Singtao Daily, the 36-year-old actor and son of movie mogul Charles Heung won the said award for his performance as a fighter in the romance film, "Chasing Dream," directed by Hong Kong filmmaker Johnnie To.

According to the jury, Jacky was successful in showing "the absolutely beautiful embodiment of a flawed but timeless hero".

"This knock-out performance is recognised for its exceptionally demanding physicality, heart-pounding special skills, dynamic and compelling emotion and the absolutely beautiful embodiment of a flawed but timeless hero. The jury is cheering on our new favourite fighter, Jacky Heung as Tiger in CHASING DREAM!"

This is Jacky's first ever Best Actor award in his 14 years of showbiz, and the actor is thankful not only to his family, but to filmmaker Johnnie To and Wai Ka Fai for their guidance

(Photo Source: Sing Tao Daily)

Cinema Online, 07 September 2020

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