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Cruel, yet Unusually Popular: 800,000 Viewers on Opening Weekend
by Jeon Sang-hee
Director Yu Ha's film "Maljuk-geori Janhoksa (The Cruel History of Maljuk St.)" has drawn nearly 800,000 moviegoers since it opened last Friday.
Thanks to the film's success, Kwon Sang-woo, the star of the romance/action film set in a high school in 1978, has received a guara,...More
Poster for New Kim Ki-duk Film to Provoke Controversy
by Cheon Sang-hee
Controversy is expected to follow film director Kim Ki-duk's use of the teenage leading lady of his latest movie, "Samaria", in a provocative "half-nude nun" pose in the film's poster.
The film deals with a relationship between a teenage girl and an older man.
Korean films top video market
strength of Korean films in the theatrical market was closely matched by their performance in the video market in 2003. According to figures compiled from Jan. 1 - Dec. 20, 2003 by the video chain Cinetown, which runs 589 stores across the country, Korean films accounted for the seven most frequentl,...More
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