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Animal Town (애니멀 타운)

애니멀 타운 (Ae-ni-meol Ta-woon)

Directed by Jeon Kyu-hwan (전규환)

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97min | Release date in South Korea :

Synopsis
Hyeong-do, the head of a small printing company, hears that the kid who stole his motorcycle died in a traffic accident. Seong-cheul is a convicted pedophile who starts driving a cab after his salary from a construction site went unpaid. The uneventful daily lives of the two men in the depressing city are interrupted by a wild boar sighting. The description of a heartless city life and the shocking ending deliver a chilling blow.

Film Festivals
2010 (11th) Jeonju International Film Festival - April 29-May 7 - Cinemascape: Korean Cinema Showcase
2010 (4th) Cinema Digital Seoul Film Festival - August 18-24 - Butterfly
2010 (12th) Cinemanila International Film Festival - December 1-5

Awards
Movie College Award - 2010 (4th) Cinema Digital Seoul Film Festival - August 18-24

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    2012/08/07, Source,
    And now it's time for our daily arts and culture update with Michelle Kim. Today, she begins with her continuing coverage of a Korean film series in London highlighting a different director each month, so let's go to her for more. Hello Michelle [Reporter : ] Hello Conn-young So what's happening in London,...More
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Airing dates : 2011/03/10

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