Pinterest
NewsLetter DailyWeekly
 
My HanCinema | Sign up, Why ? Your E-mail   Password    Auto| Help
HanCinema :: The Korean Movie and Drama Database, discover the South Korean cinema and drama diversity Contact HanCinema HanCinema on TwitterFaceBook HanCinema PageHanCinema on Twitter

`Lady Vengeance' Gets Love From Venice Film Festival

2005/08/23 | Permalink | Source

The screening schedule of 'Sympathy for Lady Vengeance'(directed by Park Chan-wook, produced by Moho Film), which has been invited to compete at the 62nd Venice International Film Festival, is fixed.

The President of the Venice Biennale, Davide Croff, and the Director of the Venice Film Festival, Marco Muller, announced the line-up of the festival that runs August 31 to September 10.

The program is divided into 4 main sections Venice 62 - In Competition, Out of Competition, Horizons (new trends in cinema), and Corto Cortissimo (short films not longer than 30 minutes).

Director Park Chan-wook and the actress Lee Young-ae will visit Lido in Venice, Italy to make their way onto the red carpet on September 3.

The movie is the final installment in Park's revenge-themed trilogy and stars Lee Young-ae in the lead role.

Starting with the opening ceremony on August 31, the films listed in 'In Competition' include 'Goodnight and Good Luck' of George Clooney, 'Mary Abel' of Ferrara, 'The Brothers Grimm' of Terry Gilliam and 'Brokeback Mountain' of Ang Lee that arouse international interests.

On top of that, competition among scriptwriters such as Stanley Kwan, John Turturro and Patrice Chereau will also be fierce.

According to one of the programmers of the film festival who visited Korea to see the edited version of 'Sympathy for Lady Vengeance' praised by saying, "This is the best master piece among the Korean films I?ve ever seen this year". The organizing committee also assessed the film mentioning, "it is beautiful. Comparing to the previous one, another unique structure of the story delivers very strong message".

While director Park competes to win the Golden Lion award, actress Lee will be in competition with Gwyneth Paltrow (Proof), Susan Sarandon (Romance and Cigarette), Isabelle Huppert (Gabrielle), Juliette Binoche (Mary) and Monica Bellucci (The Brothers Grimm).

The world premiere of "Qi Jian" (Seven Swords), a new and highly anticipated film by Tsui Hark, will be the opening event of the Film Festival. "Casanova" will be the featured film for the gala evening on Saturday, September 3.

The Source : Koreacontent News Team

Attention You're reading the news with potential spoilers, make them spoiler free, dismiss


 

 

 Previous news
  • Top Korean artists to perform in Vietnam
    2005/08/23 (Source)
    Top Korean artists and musicians will perform at the KBS Open Concert to be held in Hanoi, Vietnam on Sept. 10 (local time).

    Performers will include, among others, Kangta, Jewelry, Kim Gun-mo, "Maya", Insooni, Clon, Park Mi-kyung and Im Tae-kyung.

    The event will take place at the Vietnam-Sovie,...
    More

  • Japanese media to cover filming of "Running Wild" starring Kwon Sang-woo
    2005/08/23 (Source)
    Some 70 Japanese reporters will visit Korea on August 25 to cover the filming of the upcoming movie ,...More

  • Gay Lifestyles Conquer Media Mainstream
    2005/08/23 (Source)
    Two handsome men in their 20s are sitting at a table face to face. A caption reading "same-sex couple" runs across the screen. The two feel each other's hair, asking "Did you have a haircut?" They speak in a whisper and caress each other's necks. Soon the sentence, "We subscribe to a couple rate pla,...More

Subscribe to HanCinema Pure to remove ads from the website (not for episode and movie videos) for US$0.99 monthly or US$7.99 yearly (you can cancel anytime). The first step is to be a member, please click here : Sign up, then a subscribe button will show up.

Settings

Remove ads

Sign up

Sharing

Activate

Spoilers

Visible, hide

Learn to read Korean in 90 minutes or less using visual associations