Son Ye-jin Opens City

Korean actress Son Ye-jin and the main cast of movie “Open City” attended a special movie screening for the press on Jan 4…

Son Ye-jin at Open City press conference

Son Ye-jin is starring as a gang leader who often uses her beauty to deceit others; Kim Myung Min stars as a detective that is tracking down that gang… and both of them somehow fell in love. Both the police and gangs won’t be happy about that obviously.

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43rd Korean Baeksang Arts Awards winning list

The winners of 43rd Korean Baeksang Arts Awards 2007.

Movies

Daesang award (First prize or Big prize) – War of Flowers
Best film – The Host
Best director – Choi Dong-hoon (War of Flowers)
Best new director – Jeon Gye-soo (The Ghost Theater)
Best actor – Ryu Seung-beom (Bloody Tie)
Best actress – Yeom Jeong-ah (The Old Garden)
Best new actor – Jeong Ji-hoon (I’m a Cyborg, but it’s Ok)
Best new actress – Park Si-yeon (The Fox Family)
Best screen writing – Lee Hae-jun and Lee Hae-yeong (Like a Virgin)
Popularity award – Lee Jun-ki and Kim Tae-hee

TV

Daesang award (First prize or Big prize) – Jumong
Best show (drama) – Seoul 1945
Best show (educational) – SOS 24
Best director – Ahn Pan-suk (Behind the White Tower)
Best new director – Kim Hyeong-sik (Surgeon Bong Da-hee)
Best actor – Kim Myung-min (Behind the White Tower)
Best actress – Son Ye-jin (Alone in Love)
Best new actor – Park Hae-jin (Famous Princesses)
Best new actress – Koh Ara (Snow Flower)
Best screen writing – Jeong Hyeong-su and Choi Wan-gyu (Jumong)
Popularity award – Lee Bum-soo and Han Yeh-seul

Baeksang is considered one of the 3 major movie and TV awards in Korea. Congratulations to all the winners.