American film director Oliver Stone won the Lifetime Achievement Award tonight at the opening ceremony of the 16th Shanghai International Film Festival.
Tsui Hark, 52, a Hong Kong film director and producer, was given the Chinese Film Award for Outstanding Contribution.
A total of 14 films will compete for this year’s Golden Goblet. The jury panel headed by Oscar-winning British director Tom Hooper will decide who is the winner.
The American 3D computer-animated comedy film Monsters University produced by Disney/ Pixar was the opening film of the 16th Shanghai International Film Festival.