- Korean Film News
Korean Film News
Korea-China Co-Production A WEDDING INVITATION to Open in China on April 12
Mar 29, 2013
- Writerby LEE Eun-sun
Promotion to Begin in Chinese-Speaking Region
Director OH Ki-hwan's Korea-China co-production A Wedding Invitation which will open on April 12, has begun promotional activities for the region. A Wedding Invitation is a co-production planned by CJ E&M and Korean crew members including director OH Ki-hwan of Last Present and The Art of Seduction made it along with production companies in China. China's national distribution company, China Film Group (CFG) is to give it a wide release in April across China.
The film centers around a chef and a crockery designer who have been waiting long to have a relationship. It's a sad love story capturing the moment they confirm their love for each other soon after which they are fated to part. It's a melodrama which is rare in the Chinese-speaking world and stars a big star from the region. From Korea, along with director OH Ki-hwan, the director of cinematographer from Haeundae KIM Young-ho, director of lighting, HWANG Soon-wook from The Yellow Sea as well as director of music from Architecture 101 LEE Ji-su and editor SHIN Min-kyung from The Thieves are taking part in the project. Art direction will be overseen by Jeffrey KONG of Malaysia who worked on Lust: Caution.
CEO Julian JUNG of CJ E&M said, "it's a film that has been completely localized for the Chinese-speaking region which had the participation of Korea and China from the development stage and we expect the film to garner good responses across Korea."