[News] "26 Years" Voted the Best Korean Film of 2013.
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Korean revenge thriller "26 Years" has been chosen as the best Korean film of the year by Twitterians.
The Korean Film Council announced the film has been voted the best Korean film at a special voting event for December.
The runner-up was the romance "Architecture 101" with Lee Byeong-heon starrer "Masquerade" taking the third spot.
Political drama based on actual events, "National Security" took the fourth place while number five was "Nameless Gangster: Rule of the Time".
At number six was "Pieta" with the seventh place going to the romantic comedy "All About My Wife.
"A Werewolf Boy" starring Song Joong-ki was number eight and two films, "Two Doors" and "Two Weddings and a Funeral" were joing winners for the 9th place.
"26 Years" centers around the grieving familiy members of the victims of the Gwangju Massacre of 1980 who come together to avenge “the man” who gave the order to kill civilians. Directed by Cho Geun-hyun, it stars Jin Goo, Han Hye-jin, 2AM member Im Seulong, Bae Su-bin and veteran actor Lee Kyung-young.
The film has drawn a lot of media attention as it was made through a group funding project which invited regular cinemagoers to make financial contributions to the production budget.
It has drawn 2,909,901 as of midday December 26, raising expectations that it will go over the 3 million mark.