After winning two major awards at the Fantasia International Film Festival in August, Yoo Ah In and director Hong Eui Jung achieved another milestone for the movie Voice of Silence.
Read on for all the details.
Yoo Ah In and 'Voice of Silence' Director Hong Eui Jung Achieve Two Major Awards at AFA and BFA
A-List actor Yoo Ah In, at the recent 30th Buil Film Awards (BFA) on October 7 in Busan, was hailed as the Best Actor, while Hong Eui Jung as Best New Director for the Korean movie Voice of Silence.
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The following day, October 8, Yoo Ah In won the same award at the 15th Asian Film Awards (AFA), also held in Busan.
In addition, director Hong Eui Jung also took home the Best New Director Award.
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During the ceremony Yoo Ah In shared that through the movie Voice of Silence, he was given the opportunity as an actor to think of the importance of saying lines and the meaning of sound.
Yoo Ah In thanked Director Hong Eui Jung for trusting him to lead the movie. The Best Actor recipient concluded that he was grateful to live as an actor.
Congratulations, Yoo Ah In and Director Hong Eui Jung!
In August, Yoo Ah In also won the Best Actor Award at the Fantasia International Film Festival in North America, while Voice of Silence recived the Best Picture Award.
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The annual Asian Film Awards was made possible with the help of Asian Film Awards Academy team who organized the event. The awarding ceremony was founded with the collaboration of Tokyo, Hong Kong, and Busan film festivals.
What's Next for Yoo Ah In?
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Meanwhile, Yoo Ah In will star in two movies High Five and Seoul Vibe. The award-winning actor is also expected to have his small screen comeback with Hellbound, set to be released on Netflix in November 19.
What are your thoughts about Yoo Ah In's back to back achievements? Let us know in the comments!
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Shai Collins wrote this.