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Brussels Fantastic Film Festival to Screen 11 Works from Korea
Mar 27, 2018
- Writerby Pierce Conran
ALONG WITH THE GODS and HOUSE OF THE DISAPPEARED to Compete in 36th BIFFF
This year’s 36th Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival will screen 11 Korean films when it kicks off on April 3 for its 13-day run.
hwa ’s fantasy epic Along with the Gods: The Two Worlds (2017), which became the second most successful Korean movie of all time following its release last December, has been invited to the festival’s ‘International Competition’ section. LIM Dae- woong ’s mystery-thriller House of the Disappeared (2017), with KIM Yun-jin, is also in the competition lineup.
Meanwhile, Jay SONG’s The Nightmare (2017) will have its world premiere in Belgium in BIFFF’s 7th Orbit Competition section. The film features OH Ji-ho as a director who writes a screenplay to deal with the death of his daughter.
BIFFF’s ‘Thriller Competition’ will feature LEE An-
gyu ’s gangster action-drama A Special Lady (2017) with KIM Hye-soo, which debuted at the Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival last year, where it picked up the Focus Asia Award for Best Asian Film, KIM Tae- yun ’s judicial drama New Trial (2017) with KANG Ha- neul and JUNG Woo and WON Shin- yun ’s serial killer thriller MEMOIR OF A MURDERER (2017) with SUL Kyung-gu.
Brussels is also screening three works by acclaimed genre cineaste KIM Jee-
, including his revenge drama I Saw the Devil (2010), his period action-thriller The Good, The Bad, And The Weird (2008) and his mystery-horror A Tale of Two Sisters (2003). woon