Yoo Ah In Wins Best Actor Award For “Veteran” At the 36th Golden Film Festival
Yoo Ah In is honored the Best Actor of the Year award for his performance in the 2015 hit movie, “Veteran”, at the 36th Golden Cinema Film Festival just this Sunday night!
The 36th Golden Cinema Film Festival (“Hwanggeum-chwalyeong-sang”, also known as The Golden Film Festival) launched in 1977 by the Korean Society of Cinematographers to honor excellence in films in Korea.
This year, the festival was held in Jeju Island from May 27 to 29, 2016. Due to his work schedule, Yoo Ah In couldn’t attend the award ceremony, which took place in Lotte Hotel Jeju, Sunday evening, May 29th.
Yoo Ah In won Best Actor for his performance as the wicked young plutocrat Jo Tae Oh in “Veteran”. Besides the Best Actor, “Veteran” also won Best Cinematographer award at the festival as well.
It’s the battle of wits between a tenacious detective and a ruthless corporate heir kicks off in writer-director Ryoo Seung Wan’s (The Berlin File) crime action blockbuster Veteran.
The box-office smash set a record as the third highest-grossing Korean film of all time and garnered various prizes at the 36th Blue Dragon Film Awards, 48th Sitges Film Festival, 35th Korean Association of Film Critics Awards, 7th Korean Film Reporters Association Awards, and Max Movie Awards. (PS: the DVD is out in Yesasia)
The 2016 Golden Cinema Film Festival winners list (we only include the cinematography and performance categories):
Gold: Director of Photography Choi Young Hwan (Veteran)
Silver: Missing You
Rookie: Spirits’ Homecoming
Best Male Performance/Best Actor: Yoo Ah In (Veteran)
Best Female Performance/Best Actress: Uhm Ji Won (The Phone)
Best Supporting Actor: Kim In Kwon (Himalayas)
Best Supporting Actress: Ryu Hyun Kyung (The Office)
Rookie Actor: Infinite’s Hoya (Hiya), Park Jung Min (Dong Ju)
Rookie Actress: Seo Mi Ji (Spirits’ Homecoming)
Special Jury Prize for Actor: Jung Man Sik (The Tiger)
Special Jury Prize for Actress: Jeong Jae Yeon (Polaroid)
Female Popularity Award: Go Ah Sung
Male Popularity Award: Choi Il Hwa
Congrats to all the winners, especially Yoo Ah In and Veteran! Mooarr to come! 😀
Photos: CJES, instagram