NewsLetter DailyWeekly
My HanCinema | Sign up, Why ? Your E-mail   Password    Auto| Help
HanCinema :: The Korean Movie and Drama Database, discover the South Korean cinema and drama diversity Contact HanCinema HanCinema on TwitterFaceBook HanCinema PageHanCinema on Twitter

Kim Ki-duk-produced film to open in June

2011/05/26 Source

By Lee Hyo-won

"Poongsan", a cross-border drama produced by award-winning director Kim Ki-duk, is set to open in local theaters on June 23, the film's distributer announced Monday.

The movie has been the subject of much curiosity, particularly since Kim had mentioned it in his controversial self-portrait, "ARIRANG - Movie". The latter film recently won a coveted prize at the Cannes Film Festival.

"Poongsan" marks the film maverick's return to Korean cinema after a three-year hiatus since an actress almost died on the set of a movie he directed in 2008. The same year he also became involved in a legal dispute over a film he had produced.

"Poongsan" stars popular singer-turned-actor Yoon Kye-sang as a mysterious man that crosses the border between the two Koreas, to deliver anything from Seoul to Pyongyang within three hours. Things take a turn when he is challenged with the task of transporting a high-ranking official's lover, played by actress Kim Gyu-ri, taking refuge in the South.

The film is directed by Juhn Jai-hong, who made his directorial debut with "Beautiful" based on an original script by Kim.

Source :

Copy & paste guideline for this article
Always put a link back to the source and HanCinema permalink

Creative Commons License"Kim Ki-duk-produced film to open in June"
by HanCinema is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported License.
Based on a work from this source

Attention You're reading the news with potential spoilers, make them spoiler free, dismiss



 Previous news

Subscribe to HanCinema Pure to remove ads from the website (not for episode and movie videos) for US$0.99 monthly or US$7.99 yearly (you can cancel anytime). The first step is to be a member, please click here : Sign up, then a subscribe button will show up.


Remove ads

Sign up




Visible, hide

Learn to read Korean in 90 minutes or less using visual associations

About | Privacy policy | Contact | Partners

Mobile version