Chinese film "Angels Wear White" wins the Best Film Award at the 54th International Antalya Film Festival in Turkey. (Xinhua Photo)
ANKARA, Oct. 28 (Xinhua) -- Chinese film "Angels Wear White" won the Best Film Award late Friday at the 54th International Antalya Film Festival in Turkey's Mediterranean City of Antalya, the first time a Chinese film wins the highest award of this event.
The film, directed by Chinese female director Wen Yan (also known as Vivian Qu), tells a story that happens to two adolescent Chinese girls who are sexual assaulted by a middle-aged man at a hotel and feel helpless in seeking justice.
"The film focuses on a worldwide social problem, and thus eventually calls up common awareness among audiences," Wen told Xinhua after the award ceremony.
Moreover, the Best Actress Award was given to Wen Qi, a 14-year-old Chinese actress who roles a vital hotel waitress in "Angels Wear White".
The Best Director Award was given to Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof for his film "A Man of Integrity".
The International Antalya Film Festival, one of the longest-running art events in Turkey, attracts 10 movies from different countries to participate in its competition section this year.