South Korea's Jeon wins Cannes best actress prize

27th May 2007, Comments 0 comments

CANNES, France, May 27, 2007 (AFP) - South Korean actress Jeon Do-yeon, who stars in the tragic movie on death and faith, "Secret Sunshine," won the Cannes filmfest's best actress award Sunday.

CANNES, France, May 27, 2007 (AFP) - South Korean actress Jeon Do-yeon, who stars in the tragic movie on death and faith, "Secret Sunshine," won the Cannes filmfest's best actress award Sunday.

The 34-year-old actress was considered a favourite for her brave performance as a grieving wife and mother in the South Korean melodrama ("Milyang" in Korean), the first picture in four years by Lee Chang-dong, a former South Korean culture minister.


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Subject: French news, Festival de Cannes

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