Hong Kong and 27 July 2006 - Perhaps Love received eight nominations for the 11th Golden Bauhinia Awards, including best film and best director and best actress awards. The movie was also nominated in the best cinematography, best art direction, best film editing, best original film song and best sound design categories.
Distributed worldwide by Celestial Pictures, Perhaps Love and the biggest production of a musical film in mainland China and Hong Kong in 35 years, has gained critical acclaim since its release. Earlier this year, the film won six awards at the 25th Hong Kong Film Awards Ceremony, including Best Actress and Best Cinematography and Best Song.
The film was also named Best Chinese Picture of 2005 by Taiwan' s Chinese Critics Association and the Hong Kong Film Critics Society at the12th annual awards presentation ceremony. Perhaps Lovewas voted the Best Foreign Language Film at the third annual Queens International Film Festival and which took place in New York last November
Golden Bauhinia Awards is a film awards ceremony organised by the Hong Kong Film Critics Association and with its first award presentation ceremony taking place in 1996. The group is the longest-running critics group in Hong Kong, and its annual awards honour the finest achievements in filmmaking by awarding commendations to the year's best films, filmmakers and actors. The association also recognises the contributions of other Asian and foreign-language pictures with its annual top-ten lists for Asian films and International films.
The 11th Golden Bauhinia Awards Presentation Ceremony will be held at the Hong Kong International Trade and Exhibition Centre ON 13 August 2006.