Posted : 2012-10-31 07:12
Updated : 2012-10-31 07:12

'Gwanghae' sweeps Korean Oscars

The local costume drama "Gwanghae: the Man Who Became the King" scored a knockout victory at the South Korean "Oscar awards" for this year on Tuesday, claiming best picture and 14 other trophies.

The box-office hit about King Gwanghae, the 15th ruler of Korea's last kingdom, the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910) was given the best picture award at the 49th Daejong (Grand Bell) Film Awards.

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