Park Chan-wook Makes Short Film for Zegna 2014/10/25, Source,
The 20-minute short film "A Rose Reborn" directed by Park Chan-wook was unveiled at the closing ceremony of the Shanghai Fashion Week on Wednesday. The film, having three episodes plus the finale, is a global collaboration between Park and the Italian luxury brand Ermenegildo Zegna. British actor Jack Huston and California-born Hong Kong actor Daniel Wu starred in the film, wearing costumes made by the luxury label,...More
Korea.net's list of must-see films: JSA - Joint Security Area 2014/06/14, Source, "JSA - Joint Security Area" (2000) Directed by Park Chan-wook A shot reverberates across the Joint Security Area in Panmunjeom in the dark dawn of October 28. Swiss Lieutenant Sophie Jang, played by Lee Young-ae, is dispatched to Korea from the Neutral Nations Supervisory Commission (NNSC) to investigate what happened. The testimonies from both sides, North Korea and South Korea, do not square with each other. South Korean soldier Lee Su-hyuck, played by Lee Byung-hun, is reported to have killed two North Korean soldiers. North Korean sergeant Oh Gyeong-pil, played by Song Kang-ho, managed to survive the accident. Both of them avoid talking to Lieutenant Jang. During the investigation, however, she gets the idea that another soldier from the South, Nam Seong-sik, played by Kim Tae-woo, was engaged in the accident, too. Under too much pressure, Nam jumps off a building to his death,...More
[HanCinema's Hall of Fame Review] "Hide and Seek": A lost and lacklustre lemming. 2014/05/10, In the Spotlight this Week:Huh Jung's "Hide and Seek"...
2013 was an epically successful year for Korean cinema. Box office admissions skyrocketed, top-tier directors like Bong Joon-ho, Park Chan-wook, and Kim Jee-woon made their 'English-language' debuts, a number of indie films and animations received praise, and there were a few notable newcomers that made their mark. Among the successful debutants was Huh Jung with his low-budget thriller "Hide and Seek"; an atmospheric entry that attracted over 5.6 million filmgoers during its five-week run in the top ten, and also scored its writer/director the Best New Director honour at the 33rd Korean Association of Film Critics Awards. Impressive accolades, to be sure, but did Jung's opening really find what it was looking for?,...More
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