Pinterest
NewsLetter DailyWeekly
 
My HanCinema | Sign up, Why ? Your E-mail   Password    Auto| Help
HanCinema :: The Korean Movie and Drama Database, discover the South Korean cinema and drama diversity Contact HanCinema HanCinema on TwitterFaceBook HanCinema PageHanCinema on Twitter

Korean film Mother wins award at Santa Barbara film fest

2010/02/18 Source

Poster for film "Mother - 2009" [CJ Entertainment]

South Korean director Bong Joon-ho's film "Mother - 2009" received the Best East Meets West Cinema Award at the annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival held in California over the weekend.

The movie, about a mother's search for a killer who framed her disabled son for a murder, was first screened at the Cannes Film Festival last year. The pic stars veteran actress Kim Hye-ja and Hallyu star Won Bin.

"Mother - 2009" has created much buzz in the film industry ever since, winning nods at several film fests including the title for best screenplay at the Dubai International Film Festival and the SIGNIS Award at the Mar del Plata International Film Festival in Argentina.

The veteran actress Kim Hye-ja and Hallyu star Won Bin starrer is currently up for nomination in six categories -- best film, best director, best screenplay, best actress, best supporting actor and best editing -- at the Asian Film Awards to be held in Hong Kong next month.

Other films recognized at the Santa Barbara fest on Sunday were American film "Exam", which was awarded the Panavision Spirit Award for Independent Cinema, Best International Film Award went to Finnish movie "Letters to Father Jaakob" and the Nueva Vision Award for best Spanish/Latin American film went to American production "The Wind Journeys".

Reporter : Ko Kyoung-seok kave@asiae.co.kr
Editor : Lucia Hong luciahong@asiae.co.kr
<ⓒ10Asia All rights reserved>

Source : 10.asiae.co.kr/Articl...

Copy & paste guideline for this article
Always put a link back to the source and HanCinema permalink

Creative Commons License"Korean film Mother wins award at Santa Barbara film fest"
by HanCinema is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported License.
Based on a work from this source

Related movies/dramas

Attention You're reading the news with potential spoilers, make them spoiler free, dismiss


 

 

 Previous news

Subscribe to HanCinema Pure to remove ads from the website (not for episode and movie videos) for US$0.99 monthly or US$7.99 yearly (you can cancel anytime). The first step is to be a member, please click here : Sign up, then a subscribe button will show up.

Settings

Remove ads

Sign up

Sharing

Activate

Spoilers

Visible, hide

Learn to read Korean in 90 minutes or less using visual associations

About | Privacy policy | Contact | Partners

Mobile version