‘Snowpiercer’ nominated for 7 honorsDirector Bong Joon-ho’s film “Snowpiercer” received seven nominations at the 56th Asian-Pacific Screen Awards.
“Snowpiercer” depicts the rebellion of people in the tail section of a train, where the survivors of a glacial epoch are making their final stand.
It was the highest-rated Korean film in France this year, with 600,000 admissions.
An official from CJ E&M, the film’s investment distribution company, announced that the film received nominations for best director, supporting male and female actors (Song Kang-ho and Tilda Swinton), cinematography (Hong Kyung-pyo), editing (Steve M. Choe and Kim Chang-ju), sound design (Choi Tae-young) and production design (Ondrej Nekvasil).
“Snowpiercer” also swept major Korean film awards such as the Blue Dragon Awards, the Korean Film Critics Awards and more, garnering 9.34 million admissions.
It has also been invited to international film festivals such as the Hong Kong Asian Film Festival, the Deauville Asian Film Festival, the Rome International Film Festival and others.
By Baek Hee-youn