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'Mokpo' Wins Top Prize at Japanese Fest
By Joon Soh
A domestic comedy about a detective who goes undercover to infiltrate a possible drug ring has won the grand prize at the Yubari International Fantastic Film Festival 2004 in Hokkaido, Japan, on Sunday.
"Mokpo-nun Hanguda (Mokpo, Gangster's Paradise)", by first-time director Kim J,...More
'Silmido' Sells Distribution Rights to Japan
Having already broken local box-office records, the blockbuster "Silmido" will be exported to Japan at a record price.
The film, which is expected to reach the 10-million-viewer mark tomorrow, will have its Japanese distribution rights sold to the Japanese companies, Amuse and Towei Co.
"Silmido" Attacked as Pro-NK
Blockbuster movies "Taegukgi" and "Silmido" were accused of positively portraying North Korea during a National Assembly interpellation session on Thursday.
"One of the first scenes in 'Taegukgi' shows military policemen conscripting students as soldiers against their will, which is not only factu,...More
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