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Korean netizens choose Radio Star

Jan 29, 2007
  • Writerby Darcy Paquet (KOFIC)
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 Korean netizens choose Radio Star


Online film reservations site Maxmovie and Channel CGV have announced the results of their 4th annual Best Film Awards selections based on voting by internet users.  With a total of 425,613 votes cast, the surprise winner for Best Picture was LEE Jun-ik's Radio Star –a film which opened weakly at the box office but benefitted from strong word of mouth.


Other awards included Best Director to BONG Joon-ho for his film The Host, and Best Foreign Film to Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest.  The full awards are listed below:

 


Best Picture: Radio Star

Best Director: BONG Joon-ho, The Host

Best Foreign Film: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

Best Actor: ZO In-sung, A Dirty Carnival

Best Actress: KIM Ah-joong, 200 Pound Beauty

Best Supporting Actor: BYUN Hee-bong, The Host

Best Supporting Actress: NA Moon-hee, Cruel Winter Blues

Best Poster: A Dirty Carnival

Best Trailer: The Host

Newcomer's Award, chosen by journalists: actor RYU Deok-hwan, Like a Virgin


An awards ceremony is scheduled to be held on February 6.


Darcy Paquet (KOFIC)

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