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Yoo Ah-in, Hoya win at 36th Golden Cinema Film Festival

(Clockwise from top) Yoo Ah-in, Uhm Ji-won and Hoya (Photos courtesy of their Instagram accounts)

(Clockwise from top) Yoo Ah-in, Uhm Ji-won and Hoya (Photos courtesy of their Instagram accounts)

The festival was organized by the Korean Society of Cinematographers in 1977.

Yoo Ah-in won the award for his role in the “Veteran,” which became the highest grossing movie in South Korea in 2015 earning $88.37
million in gross. It is now the third highest grossing Korean film of all time.

The actor was unable to attend the awarding ceremony.

Uhm Ji Won took home the best actress award for her role in the thriller “The Phone,” which grossed $10.34 million in South Korea
alone, according to data from the Korean Film Council.

Kim In-kwon of the “Himalayas” and Ryu Hyun Kyung of the “Office” won best supporting actor and actress, respectively.

Hoya of the movie “Hiya” tied the best new actor award with Park Jung Min who won for his role in “Dongju: The Portrait of a Poet.”

Seo Mi Ji won the best new actress award for her role in the 2016 film “Spirits’ Homecoming,” which grossed $22.87 million at the box office with 3.58 million tickets sold.

Special Jury Prizes went to actor Jung Man-sik of “The Tiger” and actress Jeong Jae-yeon of “Polaroid.”

The Popularity Awards were bestowed on actress Go Ah Sung and actor Choi Il Hwa.

In the best cinematography award, Choi Young Hwan of the “Veteran” won gold while Park Hoon-jung won best director for “The Great Tiger” and Cho Jung-rae won best new director for “Spirits’ Homecoming.”