Hong Wins 'Director of the Year' Award

A gathering of domestic directors has named Hong Sang-soo this year's "Director of the Year."

Director's Cut has given the annual prize to the talented filmmaker, whose movie "Woman on the Beach" was a critical success at home and abroad this year. Director Hong is best known for exploring human relationships in his films.

The "Actor of the Year" honor has jointly gone to the four stars of the country's all-time box office champion "The Host." They include Song Kang-ho, Park Hae-il and Bae Doona.

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englishnews@chosun.com / 12 26, 2006 11:52 KST