Korean Sales Agents Boasts 8 New Titles in BIFF Lineup
Sunset in My Hometown
, which opened earlier this summer and is currently screening at BIFF, is the latest work from King And The Clown
(2005) director LEE Joon-ik
. PARK Jung-min
stars as a washed up rapper who returns to his hometown where he meets KIM Go-eun
, a childhood acquaintance. The youth comedy-drama was picked by The Korea Daily (the United States), Klockworx (Japan), Jetsen Huashi Wangju Culture Media (China), Movie Cloud (Taiwan) and CJ ENM
(Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand).
Other reported sales included two acclaimed films from last year’s BIFF. KIM Ui-seok
’s After My Death
sold to Capricci in France and Astro, which will handle the film in Brunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. JEON Go-woon
was bought by MATV (Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, the Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam) as well as Time-In-Portrait Entertainment and GEE, which will handle its internet and in-flight rights, respectively.