(From left) Gang Dong-won, IU and Song Kang-ho in a still from Broker, Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda’s first Korean film and the winner of two prizes at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival.
(From left) Gang Dong-won, IU and Song Kang-ho in a still from Broker, Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda’s first Korean film and the winner of two prizes at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival.

Broker: Hirokazu Kore-eda, acclaimed Japanese director, on his first Korean film, starring Song Kang-ho, Gang Dong-won and IU

  • The director and the stars of Cannes winner Broker had often talked about working together, but it was only in 2016 that he came up with the idea for the film
  • ‘It just so happened that the actors I wanted to work with were Korean,’ Kore-eda adds, but the film’s timing, after Squid Game and Parasite, is propitious

(From left) Gang Dong-won, IU and Song Kang-ho in a still from Broker, Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda’s first Korean film and the winner of two prizes at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival.
(From left) Gang Dong-won, IU and Song Kang-ho in a still from Broker, Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda’s first Korean film and the winner of two prizes at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival.
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