Lim Pil-seong's fantasy thriller "Hansel and Gretel" will enjoy a limited theatrical release in Canada and a DVD release. Korea's Fine Cut sold the distribution rights to Canadian distributor Evokative Films.
The beautifully and intriguingly crafted Hansel and Gretel benefits greatly from the acting achievements of the three promising child actors Sim Eun-kyeong, Jin Ji-hee, and Eun Won-jae. They portray three children who seem to be family in a fairytale environment, away from the regular world, but who have a hidden dark past.
"Hansel and Gretel" was invited to Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival (PiFan), where the European Federation of Fantastic Film Festivals Jury bestowed it a special mention; it will be the closing film of Vancouver International Film Festival's Dragons and Tigers section; and it will screen at Sitges International Film Festival and London Film Festival.
2nd CHIFFS Wraps with Awards 2008/09/17 (Source) The 2nd Chungmuro International Film Festival in Seoul (CHIFFS) wrapped up its 9 day run Sept. 11thwith an awards ceremony for its inaugural competition section. Of the 4 main awards, the Grand Prize, worth US$ 30,000 went to 2007 Serbian film Trap by Srdan Golubovic.
Director Kim Yoo-jin's bloody action film about the world's first multi-launch rocket system attracted some 597,793 viewers in 597 screens from Sept. 12 to 14, according to the Korean Film Council, Monda,...More
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