KWON's short film < Hide and Seek(2001) > was invited to the short film section 'Corto-Cortissimo' of the 58th Venice International Film Festival. He was an assistant director of < No Blood No Tears >, made his feature film debut with < Forbidden Floor > in 2006.
[Hancinema's Box Office Review] 2013.03.15 ~ 2013.03.17 2013/03/18,
For the first time this year a foreign film has managed to claim the top spot in Korea's weekend box office. With 423,336 admissions, Jonathan Levine's "Warm Bodies" is the first outside entry to make it all the way to the top. However it does so with the lowest ticket count for first place this year. "Warm Bodies" is an adaptation from Isaac Marion's book of the same name; it's a paranormal romance that takes a zombie's perspective as he pursues his living love interest. "Warm Bodies" claimed 26.0% of the total ticket sales with the help of 475 screenings around the country. There were a string of new releases last week that caused a serious reshuffle in this weekend's top ten, including Yoon Jong-chan's "Paparoti", the Oscar winner "Lincoln", as well as the Italian animation "Gladiators of Rome" in 3D,...More
[Hancinema's Box Office Review] 2013.03.08 ~ 2013.03.10 2013/03/11, HanCinema's Korean Box Office Review (2013.03.08 ~ 2013.03.10)Park Hoon-jeong-I's "The New World" enjoyed its third successive weekend as Korea's number one film. Park's action thriller added 508,889 (30.9%) stubs to move its total admissions count to 3.3 million. Park's second feature withstood the continuous pressure from Lee Hwan-gyeong's silver bullet hit "Miracle in Cell No.7", which itself is now standing in its eighth week. "Miracle in Cell No.7" has never slipped past second place, and its numbers continue to swell to record-breaking heights. Three other films came into the charts this past weekend that, although weren't able to cause much distress at the top of pile, did cause a shuffle in the upper echelons of Korea's top ten,...More
Now Playing 2013/03/07, Source, Psycho-metry (19) Mystery / 108 / Korean What would you do if you could see past events just by touching people or objects? The new thriller "Psycho-metry" by Kwon Ho-young begins as a little girl is kidnapped in the district where Detective Yang Choon-dong (Kim Kang-woo) works. As the detective realizes that the case is similar to the drawings of a painter that he saw in the street one day, he visits Kim Joon (Kim Beom) who has psychometry, extra-sensory perception of unknown history unveiled by making physical contact with an object. The painter has been hard on himself because his ability led to his mother's death. But Yang gives him a distraction. By encouraging Kim to use the talent, the detective begins to follow the criminal,...More
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