Koreans win big at Spain film fest
DIRECTOR Yeon Sang Ho's Train To Busan has won awards for best director and best special effects at the Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival in Spain.
The zombie thriller, which opened in South Korea in July, was a box-office hit and holds the record as the ninth best-selling Korean film.
Director Na Hong Jin's occult horror flick The Wailing nabbed the award for best cinematography and the Focus Asia Award.
The Grand Audience Award went to director Park Chan Wook's erotic thriller The Handmaiden.
The Sitges film festival, one of the world's foremost events specialising in fantasy and horror movies, took place in the coastal resort of Sitges in Catalonia, Spain, from Oct 7 to Sunday.
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