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19th Far East Film Festival Invites 14 from Korea

Apr 18, 2017
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Bounty of Commercial Korean Fare in Udine This Spring

The 19th edition of the Udine Far East Film Festival returns in Italy from April 21st this year. As usual a broad selection of titles from Korea will be screened for local audiences with a total of 14 Korean films featuring in the program until the festival’s close on April 29th.

Among the international premieres in Italy this year will be KIM Sung-hoon’s North Korea-themed action-comedy Confidential Assignment, gamer thriller Fabricated City, with director PARK Kwang-hyun in attendance, LEE Seong-tae’s indie youth thriller Derailed, LIM Dae-woong’s haunted house thriller House of the Disappeared, action-thriller Master, with director CHO Ui-seok in attendance, legal drama New Trial, which will be supported in Udine by director KIM Tae-yun and producers PARK Daniel and YOON Ki-ho, and bowling drama SPLIT, with director CHOI Kook-hee joining the festival.

CHANG’s drama Canola and KIM Jong-hyun’s women’s ice hockey drama RUN OFF will both have their European premieres in town. Also screening will be HUR Jin-ho’s period melodrama The Last Princess, and three more titles with directors present: LEE Soo-yeon’s serial killer thriller Bluebeard, NA Hyun’s crime drama The Prison, and UM Tae-hwa’s fantasy drama VANISHING TIME: A BOY WHO RETURNED.

Finally, screening out of competition will be HAN Sun-hee’s documentary Old Days, which examines the production of PARK Chan-wook’s 2003 classic Old Boy
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