Best Director for VETERAN’s RYOO Seung-wan
and SON A-ram
were awarded the Best Screenplay prize for legal thriller The Unfair
. RYU Seong-hee
, last on stage after winning for The Front Line
(2011), came away with Best Art Direction for Ode to My Father
. YOUN’s hit drama also took the Audience Choice Award for Most Popular Film, which is given to the highest grossing film each year.
Set up the Chosun Ilbo (newspaper) in 1963, the Blue Dragon Awards are considered, along with the Grand Bell Awards, to be among the most popular film awards ceremonies in Korea.