Hong Kong critics pick ‘Election 2’

To nabs directing prize for 'Exiled'

HONG KONG — The Hong Kong Film Critics Society has awarded its top prize to Johnnie To’s “Election 2.”

Jet Li won the actor honor for his perf in “Fearless,” while Gong Li took the actress trophy for “Curse of the Golden Flower.”

Director prize went to To for triad pic “Exiled.” Writers of thriller “Wo hu,” Wong Jing and Gary Tang Tak-hei, won the screenplay prize.

The 13th annual awards ceremony will be held March 6 at the Hong Kong Film Archive.

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