1 Mar 2010 04:24 Africa/Lagos
Korean Director Joon-ho Bong’s Film ‘Mother’ a Favorite at Green Globe Film Awards
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The acclaimed Korean film “Mother” hit the mother lode at the 2010 Green Globe Film Awards with nominations in six categories. Although Korea’s submission for Best Foreign Language Film at the 82nd Academy Awards was overlooked by the Oscars, the film was the top pick by global film lovers when selecting the nominations for the Green Globe 100 Viewers’ Choice awards. “Mother” has been nominated for Best Foreign Language Film, Best International Film (Asia), Best International Drama (Asia) and Best International Thriller (Asia). In addition, Joon-ho Bong was nominated for Best International Director (Asia) and Hye-ja Kim was nominated for Best International Actress (Asia). The film, which competed at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival, will have its U.S. premier in March 2010 at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival with a theatrical release on March 12th.
The results of the worldwide online voting will be announced on March 23, 2010 at the Green Globe Film Awards and Emperor’s Dreams Dinner Gala at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel. Awards in the categories of major motion picture, environmental, humanitarian, animated and international films will be selected by the global audience who vote online at http://www.movie-voters.com/. The 2010 International Film Category Theme is “Asian Films”.
You can vote for Mother, Joon-ho Bong and Hye-ja Kim at http://www.movie-voters.com/ while entering into an opportunity draw for two Gold Seats at the Green Globe Film Awards.
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