Jeon Yoon-soo's "Portrait of a Beauty" is attracting great interest globally; first, it will be exported to Japan, Singapore, and Thailand. Yedang Entertainment closed these deals with the three countries at this month's American Film Market (AFM) in Los Angeles.
Europe also expressed much interest in the Korean blockbuster. It is expected that the European deals will take place at 2009's Berlin Market in February.
"Portrait of a Beauty" has topped the box office since its release, beating international blockbusters Quantum of Solace and Max Payne. The somewhat controversial take on Joseon dynasty painter SHIN Yoon-bok reached the one million viewers mark in only nine days, and just under 1.3 million (1,287,580) viewers after its second weekend leading the box office, according to its distributor CJ Entertainment.
Generation Blue Films holds 10th anniversary festival 2008/11/27 (Source) Generation Blue Films, a small production house founded in 1998 with the goal of producing films in a manner different from the mainstream commercial system, celebrates its 10th anniversary this year with a special film festival.
Over the years, the company has helped to introduce many important,...More
Imaginative independent films come to Seoul 2008/11/27 (Source) Under the slogan "Storm of imagination", the 34th Seoul Independent Film Festival (SIFF) will showcase a variety of independent cinema with a focus on Korean independent films. The festival will be hosted at IndieSpace film house in central Seoul from December 11 to the 19th.
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