Shim Eun-kyung Named Best Actress for Another Japanese Film Role

Actress Shim Eun-kyung has won the best actress award at this year's Takasaki Film Festival for her role in the Japanese film "Blue Hour"

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Shim shared the award with her co-star, Japanese actress Kaho, at a ceremony in Japan on Sunday.

Earlier this month, Shim also took the best actress gong home for her debut Japanese film "The Journalist" at the Japan Academy Film Prize.

"Blue Hour" revolves around a woman who returns to her hometown to visit her sick grandmother, and a friend who accompanies her.

The film is scheduled for release in Korea in the first half of this year.