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The Golden Horse Awards yesterday held an executive committee meeting and voted unanimously for this year's Lifetime Achievement Award winner. The 73 year famous Taiwan director of CITY OF SADNESS, Hou Hsiao-Hsien, will be honored for his contribution to and achievement in Taiwan cinema.
Director Hou Hsiao-Hsien upon learning that he would receive this year's Golden Horse Lifetime Achievement Award immediately said that he wanted to donate the cash prize to the Golden Horse Award. However the Golden Horse Award workers reminded him that the Lifetime Achievement Award had no cash prize. However the workers were still moved by Director Hou Hsiao-Hsien's good intention. As for the Lifetime Achievement Award, Director Hou Hsiao-Hsien said, "I like film, I make film, this is what I believe in." The Golden Horse Award will take place on November 21st in Taipei.