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'Assassination' wins Blue Dragon Film Awards

2015/11/27 09:27

SEOUL, Nov. 27 (Yonhap) -- South Korean historic action film "Assassination" won the top award at the 2015 Blue Dragon Film Awards, one of the nation's top two film honors.

The Choi Dong-hoon feature film won best film in addition to Technical Awards given for excellence in editing, audio and special effects and costumes during the awards show held in Seoul on Thursday night.

"Assassination" follows a group of Korean resistance activists, played by Jun Ji-hyun, Lee Jung-jae and Ha Jung-woo, who try to kill a Japanese commander during the 1910-1945 Japanese colonial rule of Korea.

Yoo Ah-in and Jeon Hye-jin of "The Throne" were named best actor and best supporting actress, respectively, with the historic period drama also capturing the Best Lighting and Best Music awards.

"Ode to My Father," which portrays Korea from the 1950s to the present day through the life of a man, claimed the Audience Choice Award for attracting the most number of movie-goers at 14 million, and the Best Art Direction Award. Oh Dal-su, who plays the protagonist's friend, Dal-gu, was named best supporting actor.

Crime movie "Veteran" settled with the Best Director Award despite having been nominated in 10 categories.

Independent movie "Minority Opinion" won best screenplay, with Lee Jung-hyun of another arthouse film, "Alice in Earnestland," winning best actress.

sojungpark@yna.co.kr

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