PUTRAJAYA: Neo-noir movie Kala Malam Bulan Mengambang was the star of the 21st Malaysian Film Festival last night.
It bagged five awards, including that of best film, which carried a RM50,000 prize, and best director. Other awards picked up by the movie, directed by Mamat Khalid, included that of best actor (Rosyam Nor), best art direction (Nazrul Ashraff) and best costume (Nasirah Ramlan).
Another movie which picked up multiple awards at the glittering event held at the Putrajaya International Convention Centre was 1957: Hati Malaya for best theme song, best editing and most promising actor (Kamaruzaman Taib).
Actress Maya Karin, who is in Italy for her wedding, won the best actress award for her role in Anak Halal.
Actor-turned-director Hans Isaaac won two awards most promising director and best screen play for his movie Cuci.
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