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Busan International Film Festival Wraps with New Currents, Flash Forward Awards

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Yeun Sang Ho's 'The King of Pigs' won three prizes at the Busan International Film Festival.

Yeun Sang Ho's 'The King of Pigs' wins three awards.

BUSAN, South Korea -- The Busan International Film Festival closed Thursday morning with the Morteza Farshbag of Iran's Mourning and Loy Arcenas's Niño sharing the top prize in the New Currents competition. 

The Flash Forward Award went to LA-BAS-A Criminal Education by Guido Lombardi of Italy.

Although not a competitive festival, awards and prizes are given in various categories. Below is a full list.

 

Sonje Award (Short Films)

Winner (Asia): Thug Beram -- Venkat Amudhan (India)

Special Mention: DIY Encouragement -- Kohei Yoshino (Japan)

Winner (Korea): See You Tomorrow -- Lee Woo-jung

Special Mention: Bugging Heaven; Listen to Her -- O Hyun-ju

 

BIFF Mecenat Award (Documentaries)

Sea of Butterfly -- Park Bae-il (Korea)  

Shoji & Takao -- Yoko Ide (Japan)

 

KNN Movie Award (Audience Award)

Watch Indian Circus -- Mangesh Hadawale (India) 

 

FIPRESCI (International Federation of Film Critics) Award

Mourning -- Morteza FARSHBAF (Iran)
 

NETPAC (Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema) Award

The King of Pigs -- Yeun Sang Ho (Korea)

Busan Cinephile Award

The Twin -- Gustav Danielsson (Sweden)

Citizen Reviewers’ Award 

Blue Pine Tree: Jesus Hospital -- Lee Sangcheol, Shin Aga (Korea) 

Red Pine Tree: A Fish -- Park Hong-Min (Korea) 

Yellow: Romance Joe -- Lee Kwangkuk (Korea) 

 

DGK Award 

Directors Award: The King of Pigs -- Yeun Sang Ho (Korea)

Actor: Beautiful Miss Jin -- Ha Hyun Kwan (Korea) 

Actress: Jesus Hospital -- Han Song Hee, Whang Jungmin (Korea) 

 

CGV Movie Collage Award

Winner: The King of Pigs -- Yeun Sang Ho (Korea)