12th PIFF Wraps with Awards 2007/10/16, Source, The 12th Pusan International Film Festival (PIFF) came to a close October 12 th after a 9 day run that drew a record-breaking attendance. An official tally of 198,603 admissions were taken during the event, up nearly 6000 from last year, while overall occupancy for screenings reached 75.8%. Both ope,...More
Korean Films Premiering at PIFF 2007/10/02, Source, A slew of Korean features will have their World Premiere at the 12th Pusan International Film Festival, which opens October 4 for a 9 day run. A special highlight of the festival is "The Friends", a long-awaited second feature from director,...More
KOFIC awards marketing support for arthouse/digital films 2006/11/29, Source, The Korean Film Council has announced the recipients of the second phase of its 2006 Marketing Support for Arthouse and Digital Films fund. The fund provides financial support to arthouse works or digital features to promote diversity on the nation's screens and to help such films compete in a marke,...More
A fisherman, Yeong-cheol, who lives on an island, arrives at a city in the hot summer to show a white shark to his friend, Jun-gu. Jun-gu who is busy gambling somewhere does not show up, and the shark in Yeong-cheolís bag is going bad. Yu-su, who Yeong-cheol ran into at a park is released from prison and wandering from street to street not knowing where he can find his house. A crazy woman, Eun-suk praying for rain in the middle of the park under glaring sunshine starts to chase Yeong-cheol and Yu-su. She thinks the stink of the rotting shark is her dead babyís smell.
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