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Winners Of The 2021 Buil Film Awards

Yoo Ah In, Jeon Jong Seo, and film 'Escape from Mogadishu' took home the night's biggest awards

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'Escape from Mogadishu' took home six awards, while Yoo Ah In won Best Actor for 'Voice of Silence' and Jeon Jong Seo won Best Actress for 'The Call'. | Xsportsnews/Twitter

The 30th annual Buil Film Awards were held last October 7 and South Korea's brightest stars in film came out for a stellar evening honoring the titles and talents that made lasting impressions on critics the past year. The Buil Film Awards are hosted by the newspaper Busan Ilbo and they typically take place during the Busan International Film Festival.


Escape from Mogadishu starring Jo In Sung and Heo Joon Ho took home six awards, including Best Film, Best Supporting Actor, and Popular Male Star. Yoo Ah In won Best Actor for Voice of Silence, while Jeon Jong Seo won Best Actress for The Call.



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Check out the full list of winners below:

  • Best Film: Escape from Mogadishu (dir. Ryu Seung Wan)
  • Best Actress: Jeon Jong Seo (The Call)
  • Best Actor: Yoo Ah In (Voice of Silence)
  • Best Director: Lee Joon Ik (The Book of Fish)
  • Best Supporting Actress: Kim Sun Young (Three Sisters)
  • Best Supporting Actor: Heo Joon Ho (Escape from Mogadishu)
  • Popular Star Award (Female): Esom (Samjin Company English Class)
  • Popular Star Award (Male): Jo In Sung (Escape from Mogadishu)
  • Yu Hyun Mok Film Arts Award: Lee Chun Yeon (the late CEO of production company Cine2000)
  • Best New Actress: Lee Yoo Mi (Young Adult Matters)
  • Best New Actor: Ha Jun (Festival)
  • Best New Director: Hong Eui Jung (Voice of Silence)
  • Best Screenplay: Ryu Seung Wan, Lee Gi Chul (Escape from Mogadishu)
  • Best Cinematography: Choi Young Hwan (Escape from Mogadishu)
  • Best Music: Bang Joon Suk (Escape from Mogadishu)
  • Best Art Direction: Jung Sung Jin, Jung Chul Jin (Space Sweepers)