“Veteran” Wins Big at the 2016 Max Movie Best Films Awards


On February 25, the awards ceremony for the 2016 Max Movie Best Films Awards was held at the Universal Art Center in Seoul. The awards were chosen directly by Korean audiences, who voted on their favorite films of 2015.

“Veteran” was the big winner of the night, taking home four of the 11 awards. The film took home Best Picture, Best Director (Ryu Seung Wan), Best Leading Actor (Yoo Ah In), and Best Supporting Actor (Oh Dal Soo). Jun Ji Hyun took home Best Actress for her performance in “Assassanation,” and Ra Mi Ran won Best Supporting Actress for her role in “The Himalayas.

Only one non-Korean film took home an award, as well: “Mad Max: Fury Road” won Best Trailer. Meanwhile, Max Movie named their list of 11 rising film stars of 2016, based 60 percent on moviegoers’ opinion and 40 percent on film experts’ opnion.

Check out the full list of winners below!

Best Picture – “Veteran”

Best Director – Ryu Seung Wan (“Veteran”)

Best Actor – Yoo Ah In (“Veteran”)

Best Actress – Jun Ji Hyun (“Assassination”)

Best Supporting Actor – Oh Dal Soo (“Veteran”)

Best Supporting Actress – Ra Mi Ran (“The Himalayas”)

Best New Actor – Ryu Jun Yeol (“Social Phobia”)

Best New Actress – Park So Dam (“The Priests”)

Best Trailer – “Mad Max: Fury Road”

Best Movie Poster – “The Himalayas”

Best Indie Film – “Social Phobia”

Congratulations to all the winners!

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