On November 11th the Blue Dragon Film Awards released the official list of nominations for the awards ceremony that will take place on December 11th. "The Man Standing Next" is the early favorite, with the cerebral spy film leading with eleven nominations for ten individuals. Lee Byung-hun, Lee Sung-min, and Lee Hee-joon all received acting nominations for the blockbuster film which has been the highest grossing of the year at the South Korean box office.
"Deliver Us From Evil" was next with nine nominations, including a best actor nod for Hwang Jung-min and Lee Jung-jae. "Moonlit Winter" had seven nominations, with a best actress nod for Kim Hee-ae, and "KIM Jiyoung: Born 1982" received six nominations and a best actress nod for Jung Yoo-mi. "The Man Standing Next", "Moonlit Winter", "KIM Jiyoung: Born 1982", "Moving On", and "Voice of Silence" will compete for Best Film.
Written by William Schwartz
Best Leading Actress
Best Leading Actor
Best Supporting Actress
Best Supporting Actor
Best New Actress
Best New Actor
Best New Director
Best Art Direction
Best Short Film
"A Good Mother" (굿 마더) - Lee Yoo-jin-VI (이유진)
"The Long Night" (긴 밤)- Kim Jung-min-XIV (김정민)
"My Son - Short" (소풍같이) - Jeon Seung-pyo (전승표)
"Soon-young" (순영) - Park Seo-young (박서영)
"The Thread" (실) - Lee Na-yeon (이나연) and Cho Min-jae
"Us, day and night" (우리의 낮과 밤) - Kim So-hyoung (김소형)
"Different" (이종) - Ahn So-hoi (안소회)
"37-1 Inheung-ri" (인흥리 37-1) - Kim Jeehye (김지혜)
"Georgia" (조지아) - Jayil Pak (제이 박)
"Roof-top star" (Ok, 탑스타) - Lee Kun-hwi (이건휘)
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. He also has a substack at williamschwartz.substack.com where he discusses the South Korean film industry in broader terms and takes suggestions for future movies to review.
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