2022 Winners: 27th Chunsa Film Art Awards

The 27th Chunsa International Film Festival, also known as Chunsa Film Art Awards, has officially announced this year’s winners, an award-giving body that recognizes the excellence in cinematic achievements by the Korean Film Directors’ Association.

The event was held at Sowol Art Hall in Seoul, South Korea on September 30th, with the theme, “Move Again”. This year’s winners were selected from movies that were released from July 1, 2021 to July 31, 2022:


Best Director: Park Chan-wook for Decision to Leave (2022)

Nominees:

  • Shin Su-won (Hommage)
  • Park Chan-wook (Decision to Leave)
  • Byun Sung-Hyun (Kingmaker)
  • Kim Han-min (Hansan: Rising Dragon)
  • Hong Sang-soo (In Front of Your Face)
  • Ryoo Seung-wan (Escape from Mogadishu)

Best New Director: Lee Sang-yong for The Roundup (2022)

Nominees:

  • Lee Woo-jeong (Snowball)
  • Kim Mi-jo (Gull)
  • Lee Ran-hee (Vacation)
  • Pil Kam-sung (Hostage: Missing Celebrity)
  • Nam Koong-sun (Ten Months)
  • Jo Eun-ji (Perhaps Love)
  • Lee Sang-yong (The Roundup)

Best Screenplay: Kim Han-min and Yun Hong-gi for Hansan: Rising Dragon (2022)

Nominees:

  • Kim Mi-jo (Gull)
  • Jeong Seo-kyeong and Park Chan-wook (Decision to Leave)
  • Lee Ran-hee (A Leave)
  • Kim Han-min and Yun Hong-gi (Hansan: Rising Dragon)
  • Ryoo Seung-wan and Lee Gi-cheol (Escape from Mogadishu)

Best Actor: Park Hae-il for Decision to Leave (2022)

Nominees:

  • Song Kang-ho (Broker)
  • Kim Yoon-seok (Escape from Mogadishu)
  • Park Hae-il (Decision to Leave)
  • Sol Kyung-gu (Kingmaker)
  • Hwang Jung-min (Hostage: Missing Celebrity)

Best Actress: Tang Wei for Decision to Leave (2022)

Nominees:

  • Lee Jeong-eun (Hommage)
  • Tang Wei (Decision to Leave)
  • Lee Hye-young (In Front of Your Face)
  • Park So-dam (Special Delivery)
  • Chun Woo-hee (Anchor)

Best Supporting Actor: Park Ji-hwan for The Roundup (2022)

Nominees:

  • Heo Joon-ho (Escape from Mogadishu)
  • Koo Kyo-hwan (Escape from Mogadishu)
  • Byun Yo-han (Hansan: Rising Dragon)
  • Jo Woo-Jin (Kingmaker)
  • Son Su-kku (The Roundup)
  • Park Ji-hwan (The Roundup)

Best Supporting Actress: Oh Na-ra for Perhaps Love (2021)

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Nominees:

  • Kim So-jin (Escape from Mogadishu)
  • Lee Soo-kyung (Miracle: Letters to the President)
  • Kim Hyang-gi (Hansan: Rising Dragon)
  • Shim Dal-gi (Snowball)
  • Oh Na-ra (Perhaps Love)

Best New Actor: Mu Jin-Sung for Perhaps Love (2021)

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Nominees:

  • Tang Jun-sang (Hommage)
  • Mu Jin-Sung (Perhaps Love)
  • Kim Jae-beom (Hostage: Missing Celebrity)
  • Lee Hong-nae (Hot Blooded)
  • Kim Dong-hwi (In Our Prime)

Best New Actress: Lee Ji-eun for Broker (2022)

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Nominees:

  • Lee Ji-eun (Broker)
  • Bang Min-ah (Snowball)
  • Kim Hye-yoon (The Girl on a Bulldozer)
  • Shin Si-ah (The Witch: Part 2. The Other One)

Technical Award: Choi Young-hwan in Cinematography for Escape from Mogadishu (2021)

Nominees:

  • Choi Young-hwan (Cinematography – Escape from Mogadishu)
  • Bang Jun-seok (Music – Escape from Mogadishu)
  • Kim Tae-young (Art –Sinkhole)
  • Jeong Seong-jin, Jeong Cheol-min (VFX – Hansan: Rising Dragon)
  • Kim Ji-yong (Cinematography – Decision to Leave)
  • Gal-Seung Jee and Jae-Hyeon Park (VFX – Alienoid)

Special Award – Chunsa International Director’s Award: Kore-eda Hirokazu for Broker (2022)


Most Popular Movie: The Roundup (2022)


Achievement Award: Lee Jang-ho and Shin Seung-soo


Congratulations to all the winners!