His first film < Whispering Corridors > (1998) broke box office records and catapulted Park to star status. His new film < Gangster High > is not a conventional story of teenage youths. Violence is not trivialized in < Gangster High >, it is a means to express the story. The depiction of physical conflict is executed in a stylish but realistic way taking the visual details to a different level. He uses actors that are close in age to the characters they portray thereby creating a realistic setting for the story to unfold. Park declares “’violence’ is the new ‘horror’!” and he intends to prove that in this film
This Week's New Movies 2006/10/20, Source, As for what's playing in movie theatres throughout Korea this week.
Two new Korean films are out this week, and both of them are about fighting.
There are also new releases from the U.S. and Britain.
Here's Son Heekyung.
11th PIFF Announces Line-Up 2006/09/21, Source, Last week in Seoul at an unusually crowded press conference, Pusan International Film Festival (PIFF) director Kim Dong-ho and his team, presented an impressive line-up of premieres, programs, and celebrity events, all to take place during its,...More
Korean Film Highlighted at Philadelphia Festival 2004/03/24, Source, Philadelphia's film goers will have a feast of Korean cinema to choose from when the 13th Philadelphia Film Festival opens on April 8.
South Korea is well represented with 11 features out of the 133 to be screened, including a special category called New Korean Cinema. The category's six films incl,...More
Fantasporto NEWS/AWARDS 2004 2004/03/01, Source, 24th edition of the Oporto International Film Festival - Fantasporto has closed its doors on Saturday, again with more than 100,000 spectators.
SOUTH KOREA, DANEMARK AND SPAIN
SHARE THE AWARDS LIST IN FANTASPORTO 2004
Spanish cinema with KILLING WORDS and EL OUTRO LADO DE LA CAMA, and South K,...More
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