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9ers Shops CART to Asian Markets
Feb 09, 2015
- Writerby Pierce Conran
Social Drama Will Screen in Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan
Following a successful run in Korea, where it accrued 814,226 viewers (USD 5.41 million), BOO Ji-young’s Cart will soon see the light of day in other Asian markets. Distributor 9ers Entertainment confirmed that they had inked deals with AVJet International Media Co. in Taiwan and Edko in Hong Kong in addition to Japan.
Starring YUM Jung-ah (The Old Garden, 2006), MOON Jeong-hee (Hide and Seek, 2013), KIM Young-ae (The Attorney, 2013) and KIM Gang-woo (The Taste of Money, 2012), Cart tells the story of temporary workers at a large a large supermarket who go on strike following poor treatment and the early termination of their contracts. Cart, which was produced by Myung Films, is BOO’s third film, following Sisters on the Road (2008) and Myselves: The Actress No Makeup Project (2011).
BOO’s film debuted in the City to City: Seoul spotlight during last year’s Toronto International Film Festival. It later screened at the Busan, Hawaii, Santa Barbara and Rotterdam International Film Festivals.