On February 21st the Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival (BIFFF) announced the winners of their various competitions. Among them was "Door Lock", from director Lee Kwon and starring Gong Hyo-jin, which won in the best thriller category.
"Door Lock" faced competition from fellow Korean films "Believer", "No Mercy - 2019", and "Take Point" in the thriller category, but came out ahead of both it and other foreign competition. Those four films, along with "No Mercy - 2019", "Unstoppable", and "The Witch : Part 1. The Subversion" were also all nominated for the Spamflix Asian Film Award, but they lost to the Japanese film 'Mimicky Freaks'. "Take Point" also competed in the Critics Competition, but lost to Thai film 'The Pool'.
Written by William Schwartz
Staff writer. Has been writing articles for HanCinema since 2012, having lived in South Korea since 2011. Started out in Gyeongju, then to Daegu, then to Ansan, then to Yeongju, then to Seoul, lived on the road for HanCinema's travel diaries series in the summer of 2016, and is currently settled in Anyang. Has good tips for utilizing South Korea's public bus system. William Schwartz can be contacted via firstname.lastname@example.org.
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