25th April 2009
The Silver Screen Awards of the 22nd Singapore International Film Festival extend its heartiest congratulations to Royston Tan's "12 lotus" for winning the "Best Director Award"
Singapore Film Awards Jury: Ong Keng Sen, Russell Wong, Kong Rithdee
"For being a director with passion, vision and skill to bring the story together, and holding true to the convention of melodrama in 12 lotus. The film celebrates the joy and pain of a tragic life and the passion of the director for the material comes throuh strongly."