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Camellia (카멜리아)

카멜리아 (Ka-mel-li-a)

Directed by Isao Yukisada (行定勲), Jang Joon-hwan (장준환), Wisit Sasanatieng (วิศิษฏ์ ศาสนเที่ยง)

Drama Omnibus

138min | Release date in South Korea :

"Camellia" was formerly known as the "Busan Project".
"Kamome" segment is directed by the Japanese director Isao Yukisada
"Iron Pussy" segment is directed by the Korean director Jang Joon-hwan
"Love For Sale" segment is directed by the Thai director Wisit Sasanatieng

A feature film set in Busan involving Korea, Thailand, and Japan. Thailand's Wisit Sasanatieng, Japan's Yukisada Isao, and Korea's Jang Joon-hwan are directing.

Segment - 'Iron Pussy'. Set in the 1970s. A man dressed as a woman enters Busan as a secret spy from Thailand. He falls in love with an unidentified Korean man.

Segment - 'Kamome'. Set in 2010. The title means 'seagull' in Japanese. A fantasy melodrama about a movie director and a young woman who transcend space and time like a mirage.

Segment - 'Love for Sale'. Set in the near future in Busan. A story of lovers who forget about each other and fall into fatal love.

The film is composed of three different love stories: "Love for Sale" (JANG Joon-hwan), "Kamome" (YUKISADA Isao) and "Iron Pussy" (Wisit SASANATIENG). "Love for Sale", set in the future world where romantic memories can be easily traded for money, talks about a romanticist couple who was once obsessed with love, but learns how to let it go. "Kamome" is about a Korean cinematographer who accidentally meets and falls in love with an angel-like Japanese woman named Kamome amidst a troublesome film shoot. And "Iron Pussy" is a Thai drag queen who comes to Busan in the 1970s as a secret agent, and who becomes romantically involved with anonymous Korean man.


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 Produced by
 Kim Dong-ho (김동호)
International sales
Sidus FHN (싸이더스FHN)
138 min 35mm Panoramic (1.85)
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Airing dates : 2011/11/01

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