47th Daejong Film Awards (2010)

Red carpet gala and winners of South Korea’s 47th annual Daejong Film Awards

Hwang Jung-eum

Hwang Jung-eum at Daejong Film Awards 2010

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Pusan Film Festival 2010 red carpet show

Red carpet gala at the 15th Pusan International Film Festival in South Korea.

Included in this photo set are Han Ji-hye, Jung jun-ho, Min Hyo-rin, Kong Hyo-jin, Son Ye-jin, Park Bo-young, Cha Ye-ryun, Jeon Do-yeon, Park Sol-mi, Kim Yun-jin, Soo Ae, Yoo Ji-tae, Koo Hye-sun, Kim Hyun-joo, Lee So-yeon, Han Hye-jin, T.O.P, Ji Sung, Yoo In-na and Tang Wei. Image by Newsen [Kr].

Han Ji-hye and Jung Jun-ho, the night’s emcees…
Han Ji-hye and Jung Jun-ho at Pusan International Film Festival 2010

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Jeon Do-yeon gave birth to baby girl

Korean actress Jeon Do-yeon, 36, gave birth to a baby girl on Thursday afternoon (Jan 22), just a day after actress Kim Hee-sun gave birth to a baby girl at the same hospital in Seoul. Congratulations!

Korean actress Jeon Do-yeon

Jeon Do-yeon won best actress in Cannes

Jeon Do-yeon became the first Korean recipient of the best actress award at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival for her role in Secret Sunshine.

Jeon played Sin-ae, a widow who moved with her son to a small town named Milyang (lit. Secret Sunshine) to begin her new life, but was struck by yet another tragedy. As the lady struggled to face the series of unfortunate events, a man (played by Song Kang-ho) stepped in and tried to offer her new hope in life.

Korean movies are gradually being recognised around the world; and this award could be a breakthrough for the Korean film industry. Congrats to the actress, people who worked behind the film, and to all Korean film makers in general.