With all the nominations for the 43rd Blue Dragon Film Awards revealed, the focus is on who will receive the one-of-a-kind debutante award.
On November 22, the Secretariat of the Blue Dragon Film Awards announced all the nominees for the 43rd Blue Dragon Film Awards.
△ “The Broker” △ “Kingmaker” △ “Hansan: Rising Dragon” △ “The Hunt” △ “Decision to Leave” were nominated for this year’s Best Picture award.
The nominees for the best director award are: △ Hirokazu Kore-eda Broker △ Hansan: Rising Dragon Kim Han Min △ Decision to leave Park Chan Wook △ Byun Sung Hyun Kingmaker △ Han Jae Rim from Declaration of Emergency.
△Bulldozer Park Girl Yi Woong △Lee Sang Yong from Roundup △Lee Jung Jae from Hunt △Jung Ji Yeon from Anchor △Perhaps Jo Eun Ji from Love will compete for the Best New Director award.
In particular, Hunt’s director Lee Jung Jae, who turned from actor to director, was named Best New Director, garnering attention. He won Best New Actor at the 16th Blue Dragon Film Awards for The Young Man in 1995.
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△Decision to Leave Hae Il from Park △Kingmaker Sol Kyung Gu △Broker Song Kang Ho △Emergency Declaration Lee Byung Hun △Hunt Jung Woo Sung will compete for the best actor award. Attention is focused on whether Song Kang Ho, the first Korean actor to win the Best Actor award at the 75th Cannes Film Festival, will once again taste the joy of winning the award.
The following will compete for the best actress award: △Special Delivery, Park So Dam, Life Is Beautiful, Yum Jung Ah, △Confidential Assignment 2: International, Yoona, △Anchor, Chun Woo Hee, △Decision to Leave, Tang Wei.
For Best Supporting Actor Award, △Decision to Leave, Go Kyung Pyo, △Confidential Assignment 2: Daniel Henney from International, △Ji Hwan from Roundup, △Hansan: Byun Yo Han from Rising Dragon, △Im Si Wan from Emergency Declaration, will compete. Among the nominees for Best Supporting Actress are Kim So Jin from Declaration of Emergency △ The Witch: Part 2. Seo Eun Soo from The Other One △ Oh Na Ra from Maybe Love △ Lee Jung Hyun from Decision to Leave △ Jeon Hye Jin from Hunt.
Nominees for Best New Actor are: Kim Dong Hwi from “In Our Prime”, Mu Jin Sung from “Perhaps Love”, “Seo In Guk” from “Project Wolf Hunting”, “Ong Seong Wu” from “Life Is Beautiful” △ Lee Seo Jun from Hansan: Rising Dragon.
Nominations for Best New Actress: “Go Yoon Jung” by Hunt “Decision to Leave” by Kim Shin Young △ “Girl on the Bulldozer” by Kim Hye Yoon △ Lee Ji Eun Broker (IU) △ The Witch: Part 2. The Other Shin Si Ah .
Among them, Kim Shin Young and IU stand out, whose main occupation is not actors.
Previously, director Park Chan Wook spoke about the reasons for casting Kim Shin Young in “Decision to Leave”, “I’ve been a fan of her since she appeared on People Looking for a Laugh. I thought he was a brilliant genius and felt that the film industry shouldn’t leave such a person unattended“.
IU, who starred in “Broker”, was appreciated for her acting skills, mentioned by foreign media as a candidate for the best actress award at the 75th Cannes Film Festival.
Meanwhile, the 43rd Blue Dragon Film Awards will take place on November 25 at 8:30 p.m. at KBS Hall in Yeouido and will be broadcast live by KBS.