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Well Go USA picks up "The Front Line"

2011/10/28 | 320 views | Permalink | Source

Screendaily.com has reported that Well Go USA has picked up South Korea's Oscar Best Foreign Language Film category submission.

The distributor has acquired all North American rights to the Korean War drama from director Jang Hoon.

The UK-based international trade magazine reported that Well Go negotiated rights from major Korean distributor Showbox / Mediaplex and plans a January 2012 theatrical release.

It also reported that Well Go President Doric Pfardrescher said, "Our mission is to bring the best in Asian film to the North American market and "The Front Line" is a perfect fit with our goals".

Set during the ending of the Korean War, the film depicts the relationships and horror of the North and South Korean soldiers battling over a small piece of mountainous terrain.

Starring Shin Ha-kyun and Go Soo, previously did pre-sales to Showbox Media Group for UK and STG Multimedia for Thailand.

A former Kim Ki-duk protégé, director Jang Hoon had previously established his name as a strong box office contender with his debut action drama and the spy thriller .

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