CJ Entertainment action thriller THE BERLIN FILE by RYOO Seung-Wan 2013/01/30, Source, Opens in Los Angeles (CGV Cinema), Fullerton (Regal La Habra) and Irvine (Edwards UTC) on Feb. 15 120 min, Korean, English, German spoken, 2013, North American premiere.
Director Ryoo Seung-wan is available for phone interviews. Screen International: "Arguably one of the most high profile South Korean releases of early 2013, Ryoo Seung-wan's "The Berlin File" continues to adopt Ryoo's visual trademark through pulsating and spectacular set-pieces".
Until now, Korean directors have been underrepresented in the Asian action genre dominated by Hong Kong masters (John Woo, Andrew Lau) and their most passionate American aficionado Quentin Tarantino. With "The Berlin File" - Korea's biggest release of 2013 - American audiences have the chance discover the visual pyrotechnics of Korea's only action auteur, Ryoo Seung-wan,...More
'Berlin File' wows in advance release 2013/01/30, Source,
"The Berlin File", which opened nationwide yesterday, already clocked more than 130,000 views in an advance release on Tuesday. The movie was shown at 631 theaters for about seven hours in what was the most popular preview screening since "The Host" in 2006, according to the Korea Film Council,...More
'Berlin File' mixes Korean intrigue, cold war backdrop 2013/01/28, Source,
For director Ryoo Seung-wan, the drab cold war atmosphere still inherent in Berlin evoked the divided Korean Peninsula, the last outpost of the that era. Accordingly, the city's gray backdrop and its history of division helped get his creative juices flowing for "The Berlin File", his upcoming espionage action thriller set in the German capital following North and South Korean secret agents. "I visited Berlin to attend the Berlin International Film Festival in 2011 for my previous work, 'The Unjust'. The city still seemed to be full of that cold war atmosphere", said the director during a press event earlier this month ahead of the movie's release Wednesday,...More
You are good actior for sure. But, I
don't think you are sexy. I
don't know why you are in sexy
movies. You are good in Shiri.
Han Seok-Kyu You did an amazing job in
Christmas in August and Shiri. You are a
great actor. Keep it up, you acted the
part perfectly in Christmas in August. I
wish the movie could of had your
character marry the character Darim, and
you 2 live long lives
me too! his goofy mullet in "No. 3" did it for me. he's strangely attractive there, in a weird mix of bon jovi + mickey rourke. i mean i adore min-sik choi, kang-ho song, & kyeung-gu sol for their craft, but boy han has sex appeal:PP
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