‘Move To Heaven’ And ‘Sweet Home’ Win Awards At Asia Contents Award

By Joan MacDonald, Contributor
The movers in 'Move To Heaven' deal with the final remains of the departed. Netflix

The Korean drama Move To Heaven, which stars Lee Je Hoon, Tae Joon-sang, Ji Jin-hee, Lee Jae-wook and Hong Seung-hee, won three awards at the third Asia Content Awards. The awards were given during the 26th Busan International Film Festival, which is held in Busan, South Korea.

Move To Heaven, which aired on Netflix NFLX tells the story of a cleaning service which deals with the final remains of those who die in unusual circumstances. That includes those who die alone, without immediate family, or as the result of a crime.

Lee plays the ex-con uncle of a boy with Asperger syndrome and he is entrusted to care for his nephew when his brother dies. The father and son ran the cleaning service, carrying out their duties with great respect for the departed. Lee’s character must also work in the cleaning service as part of his brother’s will, but at first he does not understand their mission.

The drama won the Best Creative Award, a Best Actor Award for Lee and the Best Writer Award for Yoon Ji-hyun. 

Song Kang won an ACA Excellence Award for his role in 'Sweet Home.' Netflix

Also earning awards was another Netflix Korean drama Sweet Home, which stars Song Kang, Lee Do-hyun, Go Min-si, Lee Si-young, Park Gyu-young and Lee Jin-wook. The drama, which ranked #2 in Netflix global ratings, tells the story of an apartment building and its inhabitants during a pandemic that turns people into monsters. Go Min-si won a Best Newcomer Actress Award for her role in the drama. Song Kang won the ACA Excellence Award and the drama also won a Technical Achievement Award,  

Song Kang has appeared in several Netflix  dramas this year, including Love Alarm Season 2, Nevertheless, Navillera and Sweet Home.

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