[HanCinema's Afterwords] KOFIC Podcast Review - Ep. 4 2014/01/11, In this Episode: Pierce gives us a news roundup and has a chat to independent film actress Kim Kkobbi…
KOFIC recently launched "Korean Cinema Today", a bimonthly podcast that's all about the wonderful world of Korean cinema. Hosted by Pierce Conran, the show features the latest Korean cinema news, features, discussions, and interviews with special guests from the industry.
This episode of KOFIC's Korean Cinema Today was divided into two segments, the first has Pierce discussing some Korean film news, and the second features an interview with actress Kim Kkobbi ("Breathless", "Pluto"). The first segment seems to be from last year and mentions the box office figures from the last week of December; but Pierce also highlights a few Korean news items that are worth mentioning again,...More
Park Hae-il: I Want to Become Good Actor Completely Immersed in Movie' 2010/07/02, Source,
Actor Park Hae-il had been a rising star actor on the theater stage and debuted as a movie actor by appearing in director Yim Soon-rye's movie "Waikiki Brothers" in 2001.
As he has already acted for ten years, he has become a star actor popular enough to be cast as the main lead of the Korean movie industry's powerful director Kang Woo-seok's ambitious new film "Moss". In the movie "Moss", which will be released on July 14, Park Hae-il will play Yoo Hae Kook, who has to confront remote village people to find out the truth regarding his father's death. He successfully heads the cast of the movie without faltering while acting competitively with other great experienced actors,...More
Lee Sun-kyun wins best male actor at Las Palmas film fest 2010/03/30, Source,
Movie poster of romantic drama "Paju" [Myung Film Co. Ltd]
Korean actor Lee Sun-kyun has won the award for best male actor at the Las Palmas de Gran Canaria International Film Festival held in Spain this month, according to the film's distributor Myung Film on Tuesday.
Myung quoted the judging committee as handing Lee high points for his role in "Paju", portraying the anguish he felt for loving his wife's younger sister. This is the first acclaim that Lee has received at a film festival since his debut,...More
Korean film "Elbowroom" invited to Rotterdam film fest 2010/01/18, Source,
Poster for Korean film "Elbowroom" [Gun Cinema]
Korean film "Elbowroom" has been officially invited to the 39th Rotterdam International Film Festival, according to the film's producer Gun Cinema on Monday.
"Elbowroom" will be shown in the "Bright Future" section -- a non-competitive category which introduces works by new promising directors -- at the film fest, to be held in Rotterdam starting January 27.,...More
For constant 10 years, we hope to be young 2008/12/11, Source, Seven youths who had been worked based on 'Youths of Movie Producing Workshop' got 10th year. 'Youths Film', which has been consisted of producers, planners, and prospective producers, will be co-operative with The Korea Association of Cinematheques to make 10th anniversary film festival from 5th to,...More
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
Six twenty-something characters are invited for a party by their elementary school classmate Mi-ja (Seo Young-hee, the neurotic landlady from "Jealousy Is My Middle Name"), who has been caring for,...More
It was Friday when "My Beautiful Girl, Mari", a Korean animation of watercolors, opened in theaters in January 2002 in a multiplex theater. The animation was cross-played after a Hollywood movie the nex,...More
It's not surprising that Kim Eung-su, director of "Yokmang (Desire)", was a psychology major in his university years. His film, which opens on Friday, takes on a dysfunctional sexual triangle and lays bare the misdirected rage,,...More
Eleven Korean features to screen at Vancouver 2003/09/19, Source, Eleven feature films and five short films from Korea will screen in the upcoming Vancouver International Film Festival, scheduled to take place from 25 September to October 10. Programmed by British film critic Tony RAYNS, the selection features a wide range of critically acclaimed arthouse work and,...More
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