Blue Dragon Film Awards

Blue Dragon Film Awards (42nd), South Korean Film 2021

Blue Dragon Film Awards (42nd), South Korean Film 2021

Korean Dramas and Movies 2021, The Blue Dragon Film Awards, an annual awards ceremony presented by Sports Chosun for Excellence Film in South Korea.

The awards considers only blockbusters and popular movies of high artistic value released during the previous year.

Blue Dragon Film created in 1963 by The Chosun Ilbo newspaper and discontinued in 1973. Sport Chosun, a Korean sports daily also owned by The Chosun Ilbo, resurrected the ceremony in 1990, and it has been held annually since then.

External link: Official Website

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Blue Dragon Film Awards (42 nd): Catagories

Winner of the 42nd Blue Dragon Film Awards

Best Film:

Escape from Mogadishu

Story:

In 1991 war-torn Somalia the personnel and the families of both the South Korean and the North Korean embassies have the same goal: to escape from Mogadishu.

Best Director:

Ryoo Seung-wan

Best Actor:

Ryoo Seung-wan/The Book of Fish

Story:

The story of Jeong Yak-yong’s brother, Jeong Yak-jeon when he was exiled to Heuksando in 1801, and meets an energetic young fisherman.

Best Actress:

Moon So-ri/Three Sisters

Story:

A story about three sisters who seem to live an ordinary life but lives in their own different ways, but memories shook everything.

Best Supporting Actress:

Kim Sun-young/Three Sister

Story:

A story about three sisters who seem to live an ordinary life but lives in their own different ways, but memories shook everything.

Best Supporting Actor:

Heo Joon-ho/Escape from Mogadishu

Best New Actor:

Jeong Jae-kwang/Not Out

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Story:

A story about Gwang-ho, a baseball prospect in high school who was eliminated from the professional baseball draft which pushed him to make dangerous choices to continue playing.

Best New Actress:

Gong Seungyeon/Aloners

Story:

Jin-ah is always comfortable by herself, both at home and outside. She is uncomfortable whenever people keep on talking to her. 

It is painful for her when the company had her on a 1:1 training for new employees. Then one day, she finds out that the man next door who always talked to him whenever he is on his way to and from work, died alone without anyone knowing. 

After that death, there has been a small stir in Jin-ah’s still life…

Best New Director:

Park Ji-wan/The Day I Died: Unclosed Case

Story:

On a dark stormy night, a young witness to her father’s crime disappears on an island leaving her shoes on the cliff and her last will in her house. Due to the bad weather, a body has yet to be found. In the absence of the body, the case cannot be closed, but is simply dismissed as suicide. Detective Hyun-soo heads to the island to investigate the mysterious death of the girl.

Best Screenplay:

Kim Se-kyum/The Book of Fish

Best Cinematography & Lighting:

Lee Ui-Tae & Yoo Hyuk-joon/
The Book of Fish

Best Film Editing:

Kim Jeong-hoon-III/The Book of Fish

Best Music:

Bang Joon-seok/The Book of Fish

Best Art Design:

Kim Bo-Mook/Escape from Mogadishu

Best Technical Award:

Jung Sung-jin & Jung Cheol-min/Space Sweepers

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Story:

Set in 2092, “Space Sweepers” tells the story of a crew on board of The Victory trying to escape the destruction of Earth.

Popularity Award:

  • Yoona
  • Koo Kyo-hwan
  • Song Joong-ki
  • Jeon Yeo-bin

Best Short Film award:

Choi Min-young

Vacation Event

Top Box Office Seller:

  • Escape from Mogadishu
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