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‘The Soup’ wins Arizona film fest award

Korean film “The Soup,” starring actor Yoon Park, has won an award at the 26th Arizona International Film Festival. Yoon’s agency JYP Entertainment said Wednesday that the movie recently received...

Updated : 2017.05.03 14:39

‘Villainess’ actors to attend Cannes

The actors of action thriller “The Villainess,” invited for the Cannes Film Festival’s midnight screening this year, will walk the red carpet of the prestigious event that kicks off May 17. Kim O...

Updated : 2017.05.01 15:27

[Herald Interview] ‘Barrage’ delves into motherhood at Jeonju film fest

JEONJU, North Jeolla Province -- Director Laura Schroeder has grabbed attention with her second feature film, “Barrage,” bringing together the real-life mother and daughter pair of French star Isab...

Updated : 2017.04.30 17:01

Jeonju film fest’s int’l competition explores humans in social context

JEONJU, North Jeolla Province -- Women’s ties to social institutions and the anxiety of modern society are two of the themes that stand out among films in the international competition category at t...

Updated : 2017.04.30 16:53

[Box Office] Movies in theaters this week

The Mayor (Korea) Opened April 26 Political drama. Directed by Park In-je In the turbulent world of politics, where elections are about fishing for a pearl in a pool of dirt, beloved Seoul mayor ...

Updated : 2017.04.28 17:45

Cannes-bound Korean film to open in France in June

The domestic crime-action flick "The Merciless" will open in French theaters on June 28, the film's production company said on Friday. The film starring Seol Kyung-gu and Im Si-wan is to premiere in...

Updated : 2017.04.28 16:31

Korean Competition at Jeonju film fest goes dark

JEONJU, North Jeolla Province -- Eleven films were selected from among the initial 128 Korean features submitted for this year’s Korean Competition at the Jeonju International Film Festival, in a co...

Updated : 2017.04.27 17:55

Enyedi explains meaning of dreams, deer in ‘On Body and Soul’

JEONJU, North Jeolla Province -- Ildiko Enyedi’s ethereal tale of romance “On Body and Soul” begins with a stag and a doe rubbing against each other in a snow-covered forest. The stag advances, an...

Updated : 2017.04.27 17:48

Park Chan-wook appointed to Cannes jury

Korean director Park Chan-wook is to sit on the jury of the 2017 Cannes Film Festival that kicks off next month. Director Park Chan-wook (Yonhap) The international festival said Tuesday that Park w...

Updated : 2017.04.26 11:31

Lee Je-hoon’s radical transformation in historical film

Lee Je-hoon has taken on various roles such as the sweet boyfriend in the recent time-travel tvN drama “Tomorrow With You” alongside Shin Min-ah. But the actor becomes almost unrecognizable in the ...

Updated : 2017.04.25 17:49

[Herald Interview] Shim Eun-kyung, between innocence and experience

In the 2011 film “Sunny,” the nostalgic coming-of-age flick about a group of friends at an all-girls high school in the 1980s, Shim Eun-kyung plays a shy, possessed student. When the spirit inside ...

Updated : 2017.04.25 14:10

'Fast and Furious 8' wins second weekend in S. Korea

"Fast and Furious 8" has dominated the South Korean box office for the second weekend in a row despite the massive arrival of newcomers. (Yonhap) According to the box office tally from the Korean F...

Updated : 2017.04.24 11:27

Soo Ae may star in ‘Upper Class’

Soo Ae is considering returning to the big screen with the upcoming movie “Upper Class” (unofficial title), according to her agency Star J Entertainment. Soo Ae (Herald DB) The agency recently sa...

Updated : 2017.04.23 14:19

South Koreans love action films: survey

Action films are South Korea’s favorite genre, a nationwide survey showed Saturday. According to the 2016 consumer report released by the Korean Film Council (KOFIC), which surveyed 2,089 people age...

Updated : 2017.04.22 12:47

[Herald Interview] Documentary reopens nearly forgotten history

When filmmaker Jolanta Krysowata arrived in Korea in early April, she didn’t expect people here to be zealous about communism or humanitarianism, the subtexts of her documentary about North Korean o...

Updated : 2017.04.21 18:09