The 42nd Blue Dragon Film Awards recognized the biggest and brightest stars in the South Korean film industry. Hosted by Kim Hye Soo and “Hospital Playlist” star Yoo Yeon Seok for four straight years, the star-studded event took place at KBS Hall in Yeouido, Seoul and was organized by Sports Chosun.
42nd Blue Dragon Film Awards Red Carpet
Celebrities graced the event with their jaw-dropping looks, with Park Eun Bin strutting the red carpet with a stunning off-shoulder dress.
SNSD’s Yoona, who won Popular Star Award, looked classy in her white long sleeve dress, while Song Joong Ki, Goo Kyo Hwan and Yoo Ah In graced the annual ceremony in a black suit.
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Interestingly, veteran actress and Oscar winner Youn Yuh Jung opened the ceremony with a heartwarming speech.
Celebrity best friends and award-winning actors Lee Jung Jae and Jung Woo Sung looked dapper in suits as they entertained the audience while presenting one of the 15 categories.
Moon So Ri and Sol Kyung Gu are 42nd Blue Dragon Film Awards’ Best Actor and Best Actress
Meanwhile, Moon So Ri bagged the Best Actress award for her role as Mi Yeon in “Three Sisters” while “The Book of Fish” star Sol Kyung Gu took home the Best Actor award.
The historical drama “The Book of Fish” and “Escape from Mogadishu” both end up winning five categories, but it was the action drama, starring Jo In Sung, Kim Yoon Seok, Heo Joon Ho and Goo Kyo Hwan, that won the Best Film Award.
Here is the complete list of winners for the 42nd Blue Dragon Film Awards
Best Film: Escape from Mogadishu
Best Actress: Moon So Ri (Three Sisters)
Best Actor: Sol Kyung Gu (The Book of Fish)
Best Supporting Actor: Heo Jun Ho (Escape from Mogadishu)
Best Supporting Actress: Kim Sun Young (Three Sisters)
Best Director: Ryu Seung Wan (Escape from Mogadishu)
Best New Actor: Jung Jae Kwang (Not Out)
Best New Actress: Gong Seung Yeon (Aloners)
Best Screenplay: Kim Se Gyeom (The Book of Fish)
Best Cinematography and Lighting: Lee Eui Tae (The Book of Fish)
Best Editing: Kim Jeong Hun (The Book of Fish )
Best Music: Bang Jun Seok (The Book of Fish)
Best Art Direction: Kim Bo Mook (Escape from Mogadishu)
Best Technical Achievement: Jeong Seong Jin and Jeong Chol Min (Space Sweepers)
Best Short Film: Motorbike and Hamburger
Popular Star Award: Goo Kyo Hwan, SNSD’s Yoona, Song Joong Ki and Jeon Yeo Been
Audience Choice Award for Most Popular Film: Escape from Mogadishu
Best New Director: Park Ji Wan (The Day I Died: Unclosed Case)
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