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INSIDE MEN Tops Korean Film Producers Association Awards

Dec 27, 2016
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NA Hong-jin, LEE Byung-hun & SON Ye-jin Awarded at 3rd KFPAs

WOO Min-ho’s Inside Men was named the film of the year at the Korean Film Producers Association Awards. The KFPAs were held for the third time on December 20th at the Myung Films Art Center. 

Inside Men also picked up the Best Actor prize, which went to LEE Byung-hun and Best Editing for KIM Sang-bum and KIM Jae-bum. Meanwhile, Best Actress was won by SON Ye-jin for her parts in LEE Kyoung-mi’s The Truth Beneath and HUR Jin-ho’s The Last Princess. NA Hong-jin picked up yet another Best Director prize for THE WAILING, while his film also won Best Cinematography for HONG Kyeong-pyo and Best Lighting for KIM Chang-ho.

TRAIN TO BUSAN also picked up three awards, winning Best Supporting Actor for KIM Eui-sung, as well as Best Screenplay for PARK Joo-seok and the Best Technical Award for JUNG Do-ahn. Other winners included The PriestsPark So-dam, who picked up the Best Supporting Actress prize, Best Music winner Mowg of The Age of Shadows and Best Sound honoree KIM Suk-won, who worked on several films this year.

Producer HWANG Ki-sung, whose credits also include Splendid Outing (1977), Whale Hunting (1984) and Say Yes (2001), was also on hand to pick up the honorary award.
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