The Apple TV+ Korean language original series, Pachinko wins 2023 Critic Choice Awards for Best Foreign Language Series Award.
PACHINKO Wins 2023 Critics Choice Awards for Best Foreign Language Series
On January 15 (US time), Pachinko won the best foreign languages series at the 28th Critics Choice Awards in 2023. The Korean language drama series beat another Korean language series ENA’s Extraordinary Attorney Woo, and seven other foreign language series. Meanwhile, the Korean movie Decision to Leave by director Park Chan Wook, which was also nominated for the Best Language Film Award, did not win the award.
Apple TV+ produced Pachinko with the story based on the New York Times best-selling novel of the same name by Korean-American author Min Jin Lee. The drama series was created by Soo Hugh and directed by Kogonada and Justin Cho. Pachinko stars many Korean actors, such as the Academy Award-winning actress Youn Yuh Jung, Lee Min-Ho, Kim Min-ha, Jin Ha, and more.
The drama series is a multilingual drama with three languages; Korean, English, and Japanese. The story follows a Korean immigrant family’s hopes, dreams, and hardships over four generations as they leave their home country for safety and a better life in Japan and the United States.
Second Korean Language Drama Series and Fourth Korean Works to Win at Critics Choice Awards
The Critics Choice Awards has selected Pachinko as the Best Foreign Language Series winner at CCA 2023. Last year, the Netflix drama series secured the same award. Accordingly, Pachinko is the second Korean-language drama series to win in this category for two consecutive years. In addition, Pachinko also became the fourth Korean language work to win at Critics Choice Awards.
First, Bong Joon Ho’s Parasite. The black comedy thriller film won the Best Foreign Language Film Award and Best Director Award in 2020.
Congratulations to the Pachinko cast and crew!
Furthermore, the second season of Pachinko has been confirmed, but an official date has yet to be announced. We will update you as soon as it is announced.
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