[Epoch Times November 25, 2021](Epoch Times reporter Ma Weifen reported) South Korea’s 42nd “Blue Dragon Film Awards” will be held on the 26th. The movie “Escape from Mogadishu” was shortlisted for best director and best film , Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor and other 13 awards, and represent South Korea to compete for next year’s 94th Oscar for Best International Film.
“Escape from Mogadishu” also won the 2021 South Korean box office, selling for 34.5 billion won (approximately US$31.3 million). Jin Lun-seok and Zhao Yin-cheng are both shortlisted for the best actor and will compete for the “Blue Dragon Film Award” as the winner, while Xu Junhao and Gu Jiaohuan are both shortlisted for the best supporting actor award.
Kim Lun-seok once said: “This seems to be the first time we have assembled such individual actors. I am influenced by all the actors and seem to receive their energy. Even if the lines are wrong, I will laugh together, and NG will also be together. Laugh out.” It can be seen that the actor has cultivated deep feelings.
However, Zhao Yin became a dramatist and worked hard to practice English. He said: “Senior Jin Lunshi and Xu Junhao should also feel the same. Sometimes they don’t even have a single line in Korean all day, and they have to speak English all the time. In order to speak more naturally, he is pressured. It’s a big one. In order to memorize the lines, I keep practicing hard.”
The plot of “Escape from Mogadishu” describes the period when South Korea was rushing to join the United Nations-in 1991, the capital of Somalia. The civil war broke out in Mogadishu. The staff of the South Korean Embassy and their families, who were unable to communicate with the outside world, were threatened by bullets and shells every day, struggling to survive every day. On one night, the staff of the North Korean Embassy asked for help and knocked on the door of the South Korean Embassy… Can they break through the predicament and escape from Mogadishu?
In addition, this year’s 42nd South Korea’s “Blue Dragon Film Awards” shortlisted strong films have also been put on the audio-visual platform GP+. In addition to “Escape from Mogadishu”, there is also “Sinkhole” Lee Kwang-soo shortlisted for Best Supporting Actor, Nando Rin was shortlisted for the best new actor; “Kidnapping the actor Huang Dongmin” was shortlisted for this year’s best film, Kim Jae-bum and Liu Qingxiu were shortlisted for the best new actor, and best new director Bi Jiansheng; “Speed Detonation” Jin Changzhu was shortlisted for the best new director and other awards .
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