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WRITTEN (리튼)

리튼 (Ri-teun)

Directed by Kim Byeong-woo (김병우)

Screenplay by

Drama Thriller

87min | Release date in South Korea :

Synopsis

'A' wakes up in a tub, and realizes one of his kidneys stolen. While he is trying to find his missing organ, he meets a writer and learns that he is a just a character of an unfinished film and he will meet an actor who will play A in the film. And a director of this film tries to put A on top of the film in order to take complete control.
In the meantime, staffs working on this film also realize the fact that this script is unfinished and start searching the writerís house for the ending.
A, too, busies himself to resolve the issue even though he is an incomplete being from a story. For the ending for the story, the characters, writer and director are beautifully overlapped.
This film makes the broken boundary between the reality and the fiction ambiguous and asks a question of the characters.

Director's note

While watching the film, like we recognize as if the film were real, the characters will be recognized as they were real.
The characters are not the writer's creatures but organisms and are autonomous in the story. Therefore, the earnest feeling of the characters is same as ours.
I ask the characters a question. ďDo you want to be written in the story or to write the story?Ē

Festivals

14th Lyon Asian Film Festival (2008, France)
19th Stockholm International Film Festival (2008, Sweden)
32nd S„o Paulo International Film Festival (2008, Brazil)
2nd Annual Middle East International Film Festival (2008, the United Arab Emirates)
5th Hong Kong Asian Film Festival (2008, HongKong)
NETPAC Award, 43rd Karlovy Intíl Film Festival (2008, Czech Republic)
12th Pusan Intíl Film Festival (2007, Korea)


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Production
Indiestory (인디스토리)
Staff
 Kim Byeong-woo (김병우)
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Technics
87 min HD Panoramic (1.85)
Web site
www.indiestory.org...
Festival(s) & award(s)
Sales or release dates & Box Office
Airing dates : 2008/12/26
South Korean Box Office
Source : www.cine21.com & www.kobis.or.kr
As of 2009.01.25 : 266 admissions (total)
As of 2009.01.11 : 252 admissions (total)
As of 2009.01.04 : 219 admissions (total)
As of 2008.12.28 : 138 admissions (total)

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