Josephine Koo



Josephine Koo Mei-Wah or Gu Meihua () is a Chinese film actress. She had a bright start to her film career, starring in Yim Hos Hong Kong New Wave classic Homecoming (1984). The film won her the Best New Performer Award at the Hong Kong Film Awards in 1985, and also a nomination for Best Actress, but she was beaten by Siqin Gaowa from the same film.After Homecoming, Koo appeared in Yim Hos Red Dust (1990), Stanley Kwans Full Moon in New York (1990) and Evans Chans To Live(e) (1992).She disappeared from the screen in the late 1990s but suddenly returned in Peng Xiaolians Shanghai Story (2004). For her role in this film, Koo was awarded the Best Actress Award at the Shanghai International Film Festival, beating out Zhang Ziyi and Joey Wong.

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