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'Breathless' Continues its Winning Streak

2009/10/01 | 214 views | Permalink | Source

"Breathless", the low budget HD feature which has gone on from success to success continues to rack up the awards. Since its premiere at PIFF last year, it has continued to traverse the film festival circuit and has just won awards at the Vladivostok International Film Festival and at the Fantastic Fest 2009 in Austin Texas. Prior to this the film won awards at the Barcelona Asian Film Festival, Deauville Asian Film Festival and more notably won the top Tiger Award at The International Film Festival Rotterdam back in January/February of this year.

The film stars it's Director Yang Ik-june who plays a foul mouthed, gangster like debt collector who meets a young, equally troubled school girl. YANG himself, apart from the film, has also risen in profile. Hailed by international critics as the Korean next big thing he served on the Choice Shorts Jury at this year's PiFan and has just announced his next film "Runaway from Home" that he will again, direct and star in.

David Oxenbridge (KOFIC

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