As the city celebrated the Hong Kong Film Awards last week, we dug into our archive and found photos from our very first time attending back in 1998!
Who were the stars back then and what did they look like? Have a look!
Anita Mui looking glamorous!
Andy Lau, a mainstay of the Hong Kong Film Awards
Jordan Chan looking ‘Young & Dangerous’
Eric Tsang, another Hong Kong Film Awards regular
Gigi Leung looked stunning!
Lau Ching Wan with his wife Amy Kwok Oi-Ming
Diana Pang Dan made a splash with her temporary tattoos!
Cinematographer Christopher Doyle, who you used to bump into drinking around Soho! (Not anymore!)
Film director Tsui Hark with his wife, the producer Nansun Shi
Tony Leung Chi Wai, who looks pretty much the same as he did 15 years ago!
The handsome Leslie Cheung, one of the few celebrities who really gave off a superstar aura! (Him and Chow Yun Fat!)
Carina Lau and Leslie Cheung
Sam Lee, who won best new performer for Fruit Chan’s “Made in Hong Kong”
And of course, saving the best for last, Bat Leung Kam!