The Critics Choice Awards, a yearly awards ceremony which has been held since 1980 by the Korean Film Critics Society, presented a total of five awards to PARK Chan-wook's acclaimed Old Boy, including Best Picture.
Other prizes won by the film include Best Director, Best Actor (CHOI Min-sik), Best New Actress (KANG Hye-jeong), and Best Music (JO Young-wook).
For other categories, YEOM Jeong-ah won Best Actress for her role in The Big Swindle; KIM Ki-duk won Best Screenplay for 3-Iron; Best New Actor went to KANG Dong-won for Romance of Their Own - Temptation of Wolves; Best New Director was won by CHOI Dong-hoon of The Big Swindle, and a Special Mention was presented to KIM Dong-won's documentary Repatriation. Record-breaking war film TaeGukGi also won Best Cinematography (HONG Gyeong-pyo) and Best Effects (JEONG Do-an).
Prizes were scheduled to be given at a special ceremony on November 25 at Hypertheque Nada in Seoul. The Korean Film Critics Society, headed by JOO Jin-sook, also announced the best ten films of the past year by consensus vote, as follows: Old Boy (18 votes), 3-Iron (12 votes), Silmido (9 votes), Tae Guk Gi (8 votes), Repatriation (7 votes), Spider Forest (6 votes), The Scarlet Letter (5 votes), Woman is the Future of Man (5 votes), The President's Barber (5 votes), and The Big Swindle (3 votes).
The film by YOON In-ho was presented withthe Best Picture, Best Director, Best Screenplay (LEE Man-hee), and the Child Acting Award (shared by LEE Se-yeon,...More
Women have say on what they see 2004/11/25 (Source)
November 25, 2004 ㅡ There is a scene from the film "Silmido" in which two South Korean soldiers slip off base and rape a civilian nurse. The underlying notion behind the scene was to highlight the grueling conditions suffered by "Unit 684", a group of Army recruits who underwent intense tra,...More
[Local and Foreign Films With English Subtitles] 2004/11/25 (Source)
■ Sisily 2 km (2004)
At noon on Nov. 27
Seoul Selection Bookstore
Combining two different movie genres _ horror film and gangster comedy, the film "Sisily 2 km" is a story about a group of gangsters struggling to find a betrayer who runs away with diamonds. Yang-I ( Im Chang-jeong) and hi,...More
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