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'Black Coal' Leads Golden Horse Awards Nominations

LOS ANGELES ( - China's "Black Coal, Thin Ice," received eight Golden Horse Awards nominations, topping the contenders list. It was nominated in categories including best film, best director, best actor and best actress. The Golden Horse Awards, which are open to films in the Chinese language or a regional Chinese dialect, will be presented in Taiwan on Nov. 22, at the end of the Golden Horse festival (Nov. 6-22). China's "Blind Massage," with 7 nominations, came second, while Taiwanese historical sports drama "KANO" amassed 6 nominations. Awards will be decided by a jury chaired by Joan Chen that also includes Stanley Kwan, Aaron Kwok,...