Family Ties the best movie for 44th Daejong Award

“Family Ties” (Gajokeui tansaeng) surprisingly won the best movie award at the 44th Daejong on June 8 in Seoul, beating the hot favorites “The Host” and “200 Pound Beauty.”

The best actress award is claimed by Kim Ah-jung (200 Pound Beauty), while veteran Ahn Sung-ki (Radio Star) is the best actor…

Kim Ah-jung and Ahn Sung-ki at Daejong 2007

Some pics from the red carpet…

Rain and Kim Tae-hee, winners of oversea popularity award…

Rain and Kim Tae-hee at Daejong 2007

Jeon Do-yeon was presented a special recognition award for her achievement at Cannes

Jeon Do-yeon at Deajong 2007

Han Hyo-ju…

Han Hyo-ju at Daejong 2007

Moon Geun-young

Moon Geun-young at Deajong 2007

Daejong award, or Grand Bell award is one of the major movie awards in Korea. Other award winners (not complete list) include…

Best director: Bong Jun-ho (The Host)
Best supporting actor: Kim Yun-suk (The War of Flowers)
Best supporting actress: Shim Hye-jin (South of the Border)
Best new actor: Ryeo Deok-hwan (Like a Virgin)
Best new actress: Jo Yi-jin (South of the Border)

[Image credits to chosun.com]