Decision To Leave, Narco-Saints Win Big At Director’s Cut Awards 2023

The Korean film, Decision To Leave (2022) and Netflix Original series, Narco-Saints (2022) won multiple awards at the 21st Director’s Cut Awards held on February 24.

📷 CJ Entertainment

Decision To Leave (2022) took home five trophies including Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best New Actor. The romantic-mystery film is written and directed by Park Chan-wook that follows a sleep-deprived detective who investigates the death of a mountain climber but ends up falling in love with the man’s mysterious wife who is also a prime suspect, starring Tang Wei and Park Hae-il. The movie became one of the box office hits in South Korea, besides achieving multiple awards from various ceremonies. Director Park Chan-wook also won the Best Director at Cannes Film Festival in April 2022.

📷 Netflix

Narco-Saints (2020) grabbed four awards including Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Actor, and Best New Actor. The crime series is based on true events about an ordinary entrepreneur who joins a secret government mission to capture a Korean drug lord operating in South America, written by Yoon Jong-bin and Kwon Sung-hui, and directed by Yoon Jong-bin. The show also reached Netflix Global Top 10 in non-English TV category in 82 countries for five weeks. It stars veteran Korean actors Ha Jung-woo, Hwang Jung-min, Park Hae-soo, Jo Woo-jin, and Yoo Yeon-seok.


Source: Herald Pop