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  • PIETA Wins a Triple Crown
  • by JANG Sung-ran  /  Oct 19, 2012
  • KAFC Announces winners of KAFC Awards
    KIM Ki-duk’s Pieta, the winner of the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival, once again enjoyed the top position by receiving 3 awards at the 32nd Korean Association of Film Critics awards (KAFC Awards) hosted by the Korean Association of Film Critics (KAFC).
    The association decided to give the Best Picture award to Pieta, the Best Director award to KIM and the Best Actress award to CHO Min-su. The Best Actor award went to AHN Sung-ki of Unbowed and KIM Sung-kyun of The Neighbor and KIM Go-eun of Eungyo were chosen as the Best New Actor and the Best New Actress respectively. The Best New Directors of the year were SHIN Aha-ka, who directed Jesus Hospital  with YOON Jong-bin, and LEE Sang-cheol, who wrote and directed Nameless Gangster: Rules of the Time, took the Best Screenplay award home.

    The Thieves, the biggest Korean box office hit in 2012, won the Best Cinematography award (CHOI Yeong-hwan) and Masquerade won the Best Technique award (OH Heung-seok). The owner of the Best Music award was LEE Ji-su, the music director of Architecture 101, the alltime biggest hit among Korean melodrama films. The awards presentation of the KAFC Awards will be emceed by AHN Sung-ki as the MC at the international conference hall of the Korean Press Center at Gwanghwamun on November 7th.
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