These “57th Baeksang Arts Awards” Winning Dramas & Films Are All On Netflix
Netflix’s The Call, Extracurricular, Space Sweepers, and more scored big wins at the 57th Baeksang Arts Awards!
South Korea’s one and only comprehensive art awards ceremony encompassing TV, film, and theater have declared the winners on May 13.
The 57th Baeksang Arts Awards has crowned its winners, with Netflix titles receiving many awards! Some notable wins include Jeon Jong-seo for Best Leading Actress (The Call), Oh Jung Se for Best Supporting Actor (It’s Okay to Not Be Okay), Yeom Hye-ran for Best Supporting Actress (The Uncanny Counter).
Wondering where to check out the winning films and dramas? Hit your Netflix couch and go for a Baeksang-themed-binge-watch!
- Best Leading Actress in a Film: Jeon Jeong Seo
The Call connects two women living in the same house but 20 years apart with dangerous consequences.
Reasons to watch: Twisty time travel, beautiful cinematography, and magnetic performances.
- Best New Actress: Park Joo Hyun
Extracurricular reveals the dark side of a model student’s double life when his classmate comes across his shady business.
Reasons to watch: Not your typical high school drama, darkly funny, and full of suspense.
- Best Technical Achievement in Film – Visual Effects
Space Sweepers shows a group of misfits unearthing explosive secrets while scavenging space debris in 2092.
Reasons to watch: It’s the first Korean space blockbuster movie, visually stunning futuristic adventure, and relevant real-world issues.
IT’S OKAY TO NOT BE OKAY
- Best Supporting Actor in TV Drama – Oh Jung Se
- Best Technical Achievement in TV Drama – Costume
It’s Okay to Not Be Okay sets an antisocial children’s book author and a selfless psych ward caretaker on the path to emotional healing.
Reasons to watch: Focuses on mental health issues, dives deep into emotional wounds, and a unique anti-heroine.
THE UNCANNY COUNTER
- Best Supporting Actress in TV Drama – Yeom Hye Ran
The Uncanny Counter tells the story of demon hunters called Counters who hunt down malevolent spirits.
Reasons to watch: Fun supernatural premise, unconventional heroes, and riveting action scenes.
- Best New Actor in TV Drama – Lee Do Hyun
18 Again is about a middle-aged man getting a chance at a do-over when he’s transformed back into his 18-year-old body.
Reasons to watch: Heartwarming story about family, lots of eye candy, and sincere life lessons.
FLOWER OF EVIL
- Best Director in TV Drama – Kim Cheol-kyu
Flower of Evil centers on a man who hides his twisted past from his detective wife, only to have everything unravel when she begins to investigate a series of murders.
Reasons to watch: Full of suspense and thrills, sizzling chemistry, and exciting mystery.
PR Source: Netflix