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Poetry (시)

시 (Si)

Directed by Lee Chang-dong (이창동)

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139min | Release date in South Korea :

The latest feature film by Lee Chang-dong is currently competing at the Cannes Film Festival and is available with English subtitles at select theaters. Mi-ja (Yoon Jung-hee) leads a hand-to-mouth life raising her teenage grandson by herself. She nevertheless, retains a childlike innocence and curiosity, and becomes immersed in the world of poetry and beauty when she enrolls in a local writing class. But when she learns of a shocking revelation, she must confront the ugly side of life, and take matters into her own hands.

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    2011/05/29, Source,
    By Lee Hyo-won It's not often one gets to see two revered artists from opposite corners of the globe come together to speak about their visions and inspirations. When news broke that French cinema icon Isabelle Huppert was coming to Korea for the first time in 13 years, Cannes-winning director Lee Chang-dong took the opportunity to organize a special event, Friday, in Seoul, that might only be possible during film festivals,...More
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    2011/05/28,
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    2011/05/27, Source,
    47th Baeksang Awards - Winners' ListX In films Daesang: Lee Byung-hun (I Saw the Devil) Best Picture: "The Man From Nowhere" Director: Lee Chang-dong ("Poetry"),...More
  • Korean films in spotlight at Cannes

    2011/05/10, Source,
    Workers set up a giant canvas of the 64th Cannes Film Festival's official poster on the Cannes Festival Palace, Monday. The Cannes Film Festival starts today. The woman seen on the poster is the American movie actress Faye Dunaway. [AP/YONHAP] PARIS - The 64th edition of the Cannes Film Festival opens today on the French Riviera with three Korean films invited to participate in the out-of-competition Un Certain Regard category. The festival begins with the out-of-competition premiere of Woody Allen's latest romantic comedy "Midnight in Paris",...More
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Staff
 Park Jung-bum (박정범)
 Assistant director
Technics
139 min 35mm Cinemascope (2.35)
Web site
www.poetry2010.co.kr...
Festival(s) & award(s)
Sales or release dates & Box Office
Airing dates : 2010/05/13
South Korean Box Office
Source : www.cine21.com & www.kobis.or.kr
As of 2011.01.09 : 220,693 admissions (total)
As of 2011.01.02 : 220,558 admissions (total)
As of 2010.08.08 : 220,213 admissions (total)
As of 2010.08.01 : 220,041 admissions (total)
As of 2010.07.25 : 219,691 admissions (total)
As of 2010.07.18 : 219,264 admissions (total)
As of 2010.07.11 : 215,581 admissions (total)
As of 2010.07.04 : 213,742 admissions (total)
As of 2010.06.27 : 210,706 admissions (total)
As of 2010.06.20 : 207,369 admissions (total)
As of 2010.06.13 : 201,509 admissions (total)
As of 2010.06.06 : 188,945 admissions (total)
As of 2010.05.30 : 156,123 admissions (total)
As of 2010.05.23 : 96,671 admissions (total)
As of 2010.05.16 : 37,534 admissions (total)

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