After graduating from the Korean Academy of Film Arts, she worked in the directing team for Hong Sang-soo’s "Virgin Stripped Bare by Her Bachelors" (2000) and a scripter in Lee Jae-yong’s "Untold Scandal" (2003). His first feature film, "Sisters on the Road" (2008), was introduced through various domestic and international film festivals.
[HanCinema's Box Office Review] 2014.11.28 ~ 2014.11.30 2014/12/01,
"Interstellar" hangs on despite "Big Match"...
908K admissions was enough for the cosmic adventure epic "Interstellar" to secure its fourth week at the top of the table; an uncontested reign that has so far scored the film close to $60M (8.3M admissions) from Korean alone. Even after four straight weeks Nolan's sublime story has remained the undisputed favourite, and is now picking on "Miss Granny" (8.6M) to become the fourth highest-grossing film of the year,...More
[HanCinema's Box Office Review] 2014.11.21 ~ 2014.11.23 2014/11/24, "Interstellar" and Co. Conquer…
Christopher Nolan's sublime "Interstellar" once again held steady at the top as Nolan's cosmic cinemascope added another 1.2M admissions (54.6%) to its Korean cause. Since its released on the sixth, "Interstellar" has banked $49.2M, about a ninth of the film's worldwide bottom line (which is nearing $450M). Its recent performance in Korea saw it surpassed "The Attorney" and its allotted 5.6M ($37.6M); and in doing so, becomes Korea's fifth highest grossing film of year,...More
Yeom Jeong-ah Breaks New Ground in Film About Social Issues 2014/11/22, Source,
Out of Korea's 18.78 million wage earners in Korea, 6 million are non-regular or contract workers. Now the movie "Cart" by director Boo Ji-young which opened in theaters last week, deals with the plight of supermarket contract workers who face being laid off. The movie touches on a sensitive topic as big businesses seek to minimize labor costs. Contract workers get lower pay than full-time staff, no job security and fewer or no benefits,...More
'Interstellar' holds top space in Korea 2014/11/18, Source,
Nothing could beat Christopher Nolan's "Interstellar" at the weekend box office, despite a string of new film openings. The ambitious feature garnered another 1,797,213 moviegoers, adding to its two-week total of 4,839,921, according to the Korean Film Council yesterday. It is currently occupying 1,410 screens nationwide and has earned 38.6 billion won ($35.3 million) so far,...More