'Weapon' rings Grand Bell prize

Film won two other awards at 46th annual event

SEOUL – “The Divine Weapon,” a martial arts action by Kim Yu-jin, won the Best Picture at Korea’s 46th Grand Bell Prize Film Award, an annual film prize handed out Friday.
The film, despite its only moderate local boxoffice success, won two other awards – Best Editing and Best Sound Technique. Kim Myung-min won Best Actor for his performance as a Lou Gehrig's Disease patient in Park Jin-pyo’s “Closer to Heaven”; Su Ae, the heroine from “Sunny” set in the Vietnam War, won the Best Actress Award. Best Director went to Kim Yong-hwa of “Take Off,” which also won the Best Cinematography Award.