Actor Lee Jung Jae won Best New Director at the 43rd Blue Dragon Film Awards.
At the 43rd Blue Dragon Film Awards held at KBS Hall in Yeouido, Seoul on the evening of November 25, “Girl on a Bulldozer” by Park Yi Woong, “The Roundup” by Lee Sang Young, “Hunt” by Lee Jung Jae, ” Anchor’ by Jung Ji Yeon and ‘Perhaps Love’ by Jo Eun Ji were nominated for Best New Director. As a result, Lee Jung Jae was declared the winner.
Actor Jung Woo Jung showed up to accept the award on behalf of his best friend Lee Jung Jae, who was unable to attend the awards ceremony due to his overseas schedule for the Star Wars drama.
Entering the stage, Jung Woo Sung said: “I wasn’t even nominated, but why is my heart beating so fast?”then he burst out laughing.
he continued “I’ll say it (Lee Jung Jae’s acceptance speech) well. I am glad that I have such fond memories of the opportunity to present the award to my friend.” addition “I’ll call him right now.” He’s probably filming in England so I don’t know if he would answer my call or not.”.
Jung Woo Sung took out his phone and called Lee Jung Jae directly on stage. Later, he turned up the loudspeaker on his phone so that everyone could hear the voice of Lee Jung Jae who was in England.
Lee Jung Jae said: “I thank you very much from the bottom of my heart. I met many spectators during the onstage greetings and experienced such precious and grateful moments. I want to thank many people for their support”giving a speech in person.
The Blue Dragon Film Awards ceremony was hosted by “Para Blue Dragon” Kim Hye Soo and Yoo Yeon Seok. It was also broadcast live on KBS.