Winners of the '56th Blue Ribbon Awards' announced

January 23, 2014 @ 3:26 pm
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Today, the winners have been announced for the '56th Blue Ribbon Awards', a prestigious movie award that is awarded by the movie critics and writers of all seven major newspapers in Tokyo.

This year the award for Best Film went to "Yokomichi Yonosuke" directed by Okita Shuichi. In addition, Omori Tatsushi received the award for Best Director for his works "Bocchan" and "Sayonara Keikoku". Moreover, actor Kora Kengo ("Yokomichi Yonosuke") and actress Kanjiya Shihori ("Kuchizuke") were honored as Best Actor and Best Actress, respectively.

Here's an overview of all the awards:

Best Film: "Yokomichi Yonosuke" (Okita Shuichi)
Best Director: Omori Tatsushi ("Bocchan", "Sayonara Keikoku")
Best Starring Actor: Kora Kengo ("Yokomichi Yonosuke")
Best Starring Actress: Kanjiya Shihori ("Kuchizuke")
Best Supporting Actor: Pierre Taki
("Kyoaku", "Kujikenaide", "Soshite Chichi ni Naru")
Best Supporting Actress: Nikaido Fumi
("Jigoku de Naze Warui", "Nou Otoko", "Shijuku Nichi no Recipe")
Best New Artist: Kuroki Haru
("Fune wo Amu", "Sogen no Isu", "Shanidar no Hana")
Best Foreign Film: "Gravity" (Alfonso Cuar髇)
Special Award: Oshima Nagisa, Mikuni Rentaro

Congratulations to the winners!


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路 Posted January 23, 2014 @ 3:32 pm

Kora Kengo's face in that photo is so cute hahahaha

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