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Critics Pick ‘Snowpiercer’ as Korean Film of The Year

HONG KONG – South Korea’s film press has voted English-language “Snowpiercer” as the best Korean film of 2013.

The annual Film of the Year Awards are organized by the Korean Film Reporters Association and were unveiled Wednesday at the Korea Press Center in Seoul.

Snowpiercer” was the English-language directing debut of established Korean helmer Bong Joon-ho, who was also named director of the year. The film stars Chris Evans, Jamie Bell, Ed Harris and Tilda Swinton alongside Korean favourite Song Kang-ho and Ko Ah-sung.

Released in August, the film sold 9.34 million tickets and became a mega hit that belied its language and art-house roots.

In the past week its B.O. score was overtaken by December release “The Attorney” which this week passed the 10 million ticket sales mark.

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