Winners of the 51st Daejong Film Awards: Big Night for “Roaring Currents” and “The Pirates”

51st daejong film awards

Two of this year’s ultimate hit films, “Roaring Currents” and “The Pirates,” took home the brightest trophies at the 51st Daejong Film Awards.

The annual awards show was held on November 21 at the KBS Hall in Yeouido, Seoul. The hosts of the evening were Shin Hyun Joon, Um Jung Hwa, and Oh Man Suk.

“Roaring Currents,” which has been seen by over 18 million viewers, won in four categories: Best Film, Best Actor, Technical Award, and Best Planning. The second big winner of the night was “The Pirates,” which received the trophies for Best Actress and Best Supporting Actor.

Congratulations to all the winners!

The complete list of winners at the 51st Daejong Film Awards

Best Film – “Roaring Currents”
Best Actor – Choi Min Sik (“Roaring Currents”)
Best Actress – Son Ye Jin (“The Pirates”)
Best New Actor – Park Yoo Chun (“Sea Fog“)
Best New Actress – Im Ji Yeon (“Human Addiction“)
Best Supporting Actor – Yoo Hae Jin (“The Pirates”)
Best Supporting Actress – Kim Young Ae (“The Attorney“)
Best Director – Kim Sung Hoon (“A Hard Day“)
Best New Director – Yang Woo Suk (“The Attorney”)
Best Screenplay – Yang Woo Suk, Yoon Hyun Ho (“The Attorney”)
Best Cinematography – Kim Tae Sung (“A Hard Day”)
Best Editing – Shin Min Kyung (“The Divine Move“)
Best Art Direction – Cho Hwa Sung (“The Fatal Encounter“)
Best Lighting – Kim Kyung Suk (“A Hard Day”)
Best Costume Design – Cho Sang Kyung (“KUNDO : Age of the Rampant“)
Best Music – Mowg (“Miss Granny“)
Technical Award – Yoon Dae Won (“Roaring Currents”)
Best Planning – “Roaring Currents”
Hana Financial Group Star Award – Im Si Wan (“The Attorney”), Kim Woo Bin (“Friend 2“), Honey Lee (“Tazza 2“)
Lifetime Achievement Award for the Advancement of Cinema – Director Jung Jin Woo