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'My Beautiful Girl, Mari' directed by Lee Seong-gang to release on August in Japan

2005/06/13 | 190 views | Permalink | Source

While Korean cinemas such as 'April Snow' and 'Marrying the Mafia' await their release in Japan one after another, 'My Beautiful Girl, Mari' directed by Lee Seong-gang is released on the forthcoming August in Japan.

Born in 1962, the animation's director LEE Sung-gang graduated from Yonsei University with a degree in psychology. His first bold attempt at a full-length feature has been rewarded with an invitation to compete in the Feature Film category at the 2002 Annecy International Animated Film Festival in France.

'My Beautiful Girl, Mari' is portraying a story in which in a secluded seaside village, Namoo is a twelve-year-Old Boy who has lost his father and lives with his mom and grandma.

His only friends are Junho, who is the same age as he and Yeo, his cat. One day in the stationary store in front of his school, Namoo discovers a mysterious shining marble. He thinks about it all night, and the next day he runs to the store to buy it, but is disappointed to find that it is gone.

Then one day, Namoo and Yeo are playing near the old lighthouse when Yeo runs inside. Namoo follows the cat in and is wandering around when he discovers the mysterious marble on a shelf...
With a view to releasing on August next year as well, 'My Beautiful Girl, Mari's director Lee Sung-gang is now making another long animation for theater.

According to Yellowfilm ( Open the link ), it is said that director Lee is to produce 'Yeu Woo Bi cubby the fox' in concert with Sunwoo Entertainment ( Open the link ) from June in earnest.

The Source : Koreacontent News Team

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