Ms. Carina Lau Kar-ling
Actress Carina Lau Ka-ling left her hometown Suzhou in 1980 to settle in Hong Kong. In 1984, she joined the actors training course in TVB and began practicng in "Police Cadet" (1984) and other TV dramas. She did her first movie "Naughty boys" in 1986, and appeared in several movies afterwards but still to find a proper role. Opportunities came in 1989 and 1991, when her acting in"I am Sorry" (1989) and "Gigolo and Whore" (1991) was appreciated and was nominated twice for the Best Actress in the Hong Kong Film Awards. In 1998, she finally won the Best Actress in the Hong Kong Golden Bauhinea Awards for her role in "Intimates" (1997). She also won the Best Actress in France’s Festival of the Three Continents and got nominations for the Best Actress in the Hong Kong Film Awards and Taiwan Golden Horse Awards for"Days of Being Wild" (1990). With "Curiosity Kills the Cat" (2006), Carina won the Best Actress in China’s Golden Rooster Awards in 2007. In 2011, she was awarded the Best Actress in the Hong Kong Film Awards with her performance in "Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame" (2010).