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ESCAPE FROM MOGADISHU and BOOK OF FISH Lead Buil Film Awards Nominations
- Writerby Pierce Conran
Latest Films from Ryoo Seungwan and Lee Joonik Score 8 Nods a Piece
The Buil Film Awards, one of the top Korean film industry prize events, has announced this year’s nominees ahead of its ceremony next month. Leading the pack with eight nominations apiece, out of a possible 13 categories, are Lee Joonik’s The Book of Fish and Ryoo Seungwan’s Escape from Mogadishu.
This year’s Best Actress category field comprises Moon Sori (Three Sisters), Go Ahsung (SAMJIN COMPANY ENGLISH CLASS, 2020), Jun Jongseo (The Call, 2020), Lim Sunae (An Old Lady, 2019), and Jeon Yeobeen (Night in Paradise).
The Buil Film Awards were first established in 1958, and these days they take place in Busan every year, during the first weekend of the Busan International Film Festival. This year’s ceremony will take place in the BEXCO Auditorium in Centum City on October 7.