The Blue Dragon Awards 2021 just took place on the evening of November 26 with the most important prize going to Sol Kyung Gu.
On the evening of November 26, the Blue Dragon Film Awards 2021 (Blue Dragon Film Awards 2021 – the annual Korean film award organized by Sports Chosun newspaper) officially took place at Yeouido, Seoul, South Korea.
The renowned trophies have been awarded, and actor Sol Kyung Gu (film: The Book of Fish) is the biggest winner on this year’s awards night. Sol Kyung Gu has now received the Blue Dragon’s Best Actor award three times. Sol Kyung Gu previously won the Best Korean Actor award at the Blue Dragon Film Awards twice, in 2000 and 2002, for his roles in Peppermint Candy and Public Enemy.
Besides, “Escape from Mogadishu” starring Jo In Sung and Kim Yoon Suk also won the awards “Best Film”, “Best Director”, “Best Art Direction”, “Best Supporting Actor”, and “Audience Choice Award for Most Popular Film”. Previously, “Escape From Mogadishu” was honored to become the first Korean film of 2021 to surpass 2 million moviegoers after only 17 days of release.
Results of the 42nd Blue Dragon Award Ceremony:
- Best New Actor: Jung Jae Gwang
- Best New Actress: Gong Seung Yeon
- Rookie of the Year: Park Ji Wan
- Famous male stars: Song Joong Ki, Koo Kyo Hwan
- Famous female stars: Jeon Yeo Bin, Yoona (SNSD)
- Audience Choice Award for Most Popular Film: Mogadishu
- Best Film: Escape from Mogadishu
- Best New Director: Park Ji Wan (The Day I Died: Unclosed Case)
- Best Supporting Actor: Heo Joon Ho (Escape from Mogadishu)
- Best Supporting Actress: Kim Seon Young (Three Sisters)
- Best Director: Ryu Seung Wan (Escape from Mogadishu)
- Best Actor: Sol Kyung Gu (The Book of Fish)
- Best Actress: Moon So Ri (Three Sisters)
- Best Screenplay: Kim Se Gyeom (The Book of Fish)
- Best Cinematography and Lighting: The Book of Fish
- Best Film Editing: The Book of Fish
- Technical Award: Space Sweepers (VFX)
- Best Music: The Book of Fish
- Best Art Direction: Escape from Mogadishu