Yoon Yeo-jung of the movie'Buttercup' took one step closer to the American Academy Awards, winning the Best Supporting Actress Award in'British Academy'.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) announced the actor Yoon Yeo-jung of the movie'Minari' as the winner of the Best Supporting Actor Award at the '2021 British Academy Awards' held at the Royal Albert Hall in London on the 11th (local time).
As the first Korean actor to receive the award, director Park Chan-wook's'Girl' won the Foreign Language Film Award, and director Bong Joon-ho's'Parasite' won the Foreign Language Film Award and the Original Screenplay Award.
Yoon Yeo-jung greeted her in English, saying, "I'm Korean actor Yun Yeo-jung," with a thrilled expression in the impression of the award through video.
He said, "I don't know how to say it. It's an honor to be nominated." He said, "No, I'm a winner now."
Then, she expressed her condolences for the death of Queen Elizabeth II's husband, Prince Philip.
He joked that all the awards are meaningful, but this time especially meaningful and honored in that the British, known as'pretending to be classy', recognized them as good actors, pulling out laughter and applause.
It is observed that Yun Yeo-jung received the American Actors Guild Award (SAG) and the British Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, further increasing the likelihood of winning the American Academy Award.
Regarded as one of the most prestigious film festivals in the British and American world, the British Academy Awards are evaluated as being able to gauge the results of the American Academy Awards as they are held without distinction between British and American films.
'Buttercup' was nominated in six categories at this year's British Academy Awards for Foreign Language Film, Director Award, Best Supporting Actress, Music Award, and Casting Award, but unfortunately only won one category.
This year's Best Picture was won by the movie ``Nomadland,'' and Chloe Zhao, a female director from China who directed the film, received the Best Director Award.
Actress Anthony Hopkins in her 80s became the winner of the Best Actor Award after 20 years with'The Father'.
Taiwanese coach Lian won a fellowship.