[Maeil Business Star Today Han Hyun-jeong]

Hong Sang-soo’ ’Hotel by the River’ was selected as the grand prize winner of the 20th Busan Film Critics Association Award.

The Busan Film Critics Association honored the Grand Prize at the ‘Hotel by the River’ and announced Lee Jung-eun of ‘Parasite’ as the winner of the Best Actress Award and Gi Jubong’s ‘Hotel by the River’ as the Best Actor Award.

The rookie of the year awards went to Kang Jina of ‘Han River’ and Cho Min-kyung of ‘February’, while the new director awards went to Kang Sang-woo of ‘Kim Gun’ and Lee Sang-keun of ‘EXIT’. The special prize of the judges went to Lee Kang-hyun, director of ‘Possible Faces’, and director of photography award went to Kang Kuk-hyun of ‘House of Hummingbird’.

The awards ceremony will be held on December 13 at 7 pm at Cinematech, Busan Cinema Center. Busan Film Critics Association, established in 1958 to promote Busan film development and revitalization of local criticism culture, has held the Busan Film Critics Association Awards Ceremony every year since 2000.

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