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18th Far East Film Festival to Open with THE TIGER
- Writerby Pierce Conran
Among the films having their international premieres at FEFF will be YUN Jun-hyeong’s revenge thriller FATAL INTUITION, WOO Min-ho’s Inside Men, which recently won the Best Actor prize at the Asian Film Awards for star LEE Byung-hun, CHO Jin-Mo’s Korea-China co-production Making Family, LEE Han’s Korean War drama A Melody to Remember, LEE Ho-jae’s sci-fi drama SORI: Voice from the Heart and opening film The Tiger.
Films with European premieres include actor CHO Jae-hyun’s directing debut A Break Alone, LEE Hae-young’s Colonial Era horror-thriller The Silenced and KANG Hyo-jin’s family dramedy Wonderful Nightmare.
Also screening will be CHOI Dong-hoon’s period hitman action-thriller Assassination, ROH Deok’s media thriller The Exclusive : Beat the Devil's Tattoo, JUNG Ji-woo’s sports drama Fourth Place, JANG Jae-hyun's exorcism thriller The Priests, YOON Ga-eun’s child-led drama The World of Us, which recently debuted at the Berlin International Film Festival, and Korea-Belgium co-produced documentary Reach For The SKY by CHOI Woo-young and Steven Dhoedt.
Director guests this year supporting their films include YOON Ga-eun, CHO Jae-hyun, JUNG Ji-woo, YUN Jun-hyeong, LEE Ho-jae and CHOI Dong-hoon, as well as Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (BiFan) director CHOI Yong-bae.
Udine will close on April 30th with a screening of Sammo HUNG’s China-HK film The Bodyguard. Last year, all three of FEFF’s audience awards were taken by Korean films, JK YOUN’s Ode to My Father, LEE Won-suk’s The Royal Tailor and E J-yong’s My Brilliant Life.