Taipei, Nov. 17 (CNA) Taiwan's Si Pangoyod (???) on Saturday received the Golden Horse Award for best new performer for his role in the drama "Long Time No Sea" (??????) directed by Heather Tsui (???).
In the film, Si Pangoyod plays an aboriginal boy who lives on Orchid Island and decides to join a traditional dance troupe that takes him to Taipei where he reunites with his father whom he rarely sees.
The movie was filmed on Orchid Island -- a small island off the southeastern coast of Taiwan that is home to the Tao indigenous people, of which Si Pangoyod is a member.