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  1. Lifestyle - FILM

    Debut directors in spotlight at Hong Kong Asian Film Festival

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 09:26pm by Hedy Bok

    ... adapted from an opera supposedly written by "The Great Leader" Kim Il-sung, and the internationally produced Dear Pyongyang (2005), a documentary by Korean-Japanese director Yang Yong-hi ...

  2. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Art house: Korean drama Family Ties analyses what it means to be related

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 10:31pm by DARCY PAQUET

    ... But of course, the 21st century answer to this question is much more complicated. And director Kim Tae-yong takes on this issue directly in Family Ties, a 2006 drama that holds a special place ... who is driven to distraction by her mother (Kim Hye-ok) carrying on a long-term affair with a married man. Unable to accept her mother's wishes and life decisions, she decides to confront ...

  3. News - Asia - FILM

    Controversy over ferry tragedy piece rocks Busan film festival

    Posted Oct 12th 2014, 06:26am by AFP

    ... on family issues in Korea and Iran shared the top award at BIFF. End of Winter from Kim Dae-hwan and 13 from Hooman Seyedi were to be handed the two US$30,000 prizes given for the New Currents award ...

  4. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: Obsessed tells of forbidden love in the South Korean army

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 11:10pm by Yvonne Teh

    ... Text: Yvonne Teh soldiers of ill fortune OBSESSED Starring: Song Seung-heon, Lim Ji-yeon, Jo Yeo-jeong, On Joo-wan Director: Kim Dae-woo Category: III (Korean) Rating: 3.5/5   With movies ... on a woman who falls in love with her sister's fiancé, in director-scriptwriter Kim Dae-woo's filmography, a film such as Obsessed seems very much up his alley. So it's no surprise ...

  5. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM


    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 11:40pm

    ... at the Berlin and Cannes film festivals), announced her retirement from acting in November. Her last film was 2010’s Ten Thousand Waves. Heartthrob leaves fans hanging South Korean actor Kim Soo-hyun ... heartthrob. Many had also waited up to 16 hours to greet him at the airport. Kim rose to fame through his role in the Korean soap My Love From The Star, which was so popular it sparked a trend ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Stars of Asian cinema gather for Busan film festival

    Posted Oct 03rd 2013, 03:20pm by AFP

    ... actor Jimmy Wang, in Busan for a screening of his martial arts classic The One-Armed Swordsman (1967). Buzz has built around the first screenings of maverick South Korean director Kim Ki-duk’s ... The festival closes on October 12 with the world premiere of the Kim Dong-hyun drama The Dinner. ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Venice winner ‘Pieta’ director a soft-spoken ‘monster’

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 02:39pm by Reuters in Yangpyeong, South Korea

    ... Reuters in Yangpyeong, South Korea The near-death of an actress in an accident while filming nearly ended director Kim Ki-duk’s career four years ago, but after making Pieta, which took ... around her neck and was cut down by Kim himself, shook Kim so badly it changed his views on mortality. Hit with a subsequent wave of staff departures, he retreated from the world to live ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Film review: The Tower

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 12:00am by Yvonne Teh

    ... Yvonne Teh yvonne.teh@scmp.com Starring: Sol Kyung-gu, Son Ye-jin, Kim Sang-kyung, Kim In-kwon, Do Ji-han Director: Kim Ji-hoon Category: IIB (Korean) In 2012, K-pop garnered global ... Ye-jin. Kim Ji-hoon's film begins with a widower father (Kim Sang-kyung) promising his young daughter (Jo Min-ah) that it'll be the best Christmas Eve ever, even though he has to go ...

  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Cattrall tackles the anguish of ageing in 'Sweet Bird of Youth'

    Posted Jun 30th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... Stuart Jeffries Cattrall tackles the anguish of ageing in Tennessee play "It's very painful," says Kim Cattrall, curling up on a sofa at London's Old Vic theatre after a day of rehearsals. What is? "The realisation that I'm the oldest person in the room." There are three of us in this tiny office: the actress, 56; director Marianne Elliott, 46; ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Tension transplant: The Berlin File

    Posted May 12th 2013, 12:00am by DARCY PAQUET

    ... of solitude felt by many real-life spies working in a foreign land. He interviewed North Korean defectors, and was forced to update his story after the death of Kim Jong-il in December 2011. ...




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