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Film 'Crossing' Selected as Korean Submission for Academy Awards

2008/11/07 Source

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The film "Crossing" has been selected as the Korean submission for Best Foreign Language Film at next year's Academy Awards better known as the Oscars.

The film is based on the true story of 25 North Korean refugees who stormed through the gates of the Spanish Embassy in Beijing back in 2002.

Directed by Kim Tae-gyoon and starring Cha In-pyo the human drama focuses on a North Korean father and son who individually cross over into China but struggle to find each other.

"Crossing" will compete against 67 other international contenders with the five category nominees being announced on January 22nd.

The 81st Academy Awards will be held on February 22nd at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood.

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