Winners of the 27th Nikkan Sports Film Award 2014

The winners for the 27th Nikkan Sports Film Award/ Ishihara Yujiro Memorial Awards were announced. The award ceremony will be held on December 28 at the Hotel New Otani in Tokyo.

The Nikkan Sports Film Award are film-specific prizes awarded solely by the Nikkan Sports. Last year, Matsuda Ryuhei and Maki Yoko won the Best Actor and Best Actress awards respectively, while “The Great Passage” won Best Movie and Koreeda Hirokazu for “Like Father, Like Son” won Best Director.

Find out this year’s winners below.

The movie Eien no Zero won a triple crown with Best Director, Best Movie and Best Actor. The film dominated the local box office and has grossed 8.7 billion yen.┬áBest Actress was awarded to Miyazawa Rie of “Kami no Tsuki” (Paper Moon). Announced the other day, both Okada and Miyazawa also won the Best Actor and Actress awards at the 39th Hochi Film Awards.

27th Nikkan Sports Film Award 2014
Best Director Takahashi Yamazaki
(Eien no Zero/ STAND BY ME Doraemon)
Best Movie Eien no Zero
Best Leading Actor Okada Junichi
(Eien no Zero / Higurashi no Ki)
Best Leading Actress Miyazawa Rie
(Kami no Tsuki)
Best Supporting Actor Ikematsu Sosuke
(Umi wo Kanjiru toki / Kami no Tsuki / Bokutachi no Kazoku)
Best Supporting Actress Hirosue Ryoko
(Omoi Nokoshi)
Best Newcomer Nounen Rena
(Hot Road)
Best Foreign Film Frozen
Ishihara Yujiro Award 2014
Ishihara Yujiro Award Rurouni Kenshin
Ishihara Yujiro Newcomer Higashide Masahiro
(Kiseijuu / CROWS EXPLODE)
Ishihara Yujiro Special Contribution Award Hashimoto Seizo
Special Award Takakura Ken

(via Nikkan Sports, moon-light)