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'Dongmakgol,' 'Mafia' Top Chusok Weekend
By Bae Keun-min
"Welcome to Dongmakgol", a film on Korean War soldiers from different sides finding refuge in a mountain village, hit the 7-million viewer mark over the Chusok holiday, becoming the fourth movie to break the number in South Korean movie history.
According to fil,...More
"Welcome to Dongmakgol" picked as official selection for Oscar foreign-language film entries
The Korean Film Council (KOFIC, Chairperson Ahn Jung-sook) has picked "Welcome to Dongmakgol" (directed by Bae Jong) as Korea's final official selection for Oscar foreign-language film entries. KOFIC's screening was aimed to expand opportunities for Korean film's advances into the overseas markets.
Wrestler Movie to Close Tokyo Fest
The joint South Korean-Japanese movie "Rikidozan" will close the 18th Tokyo International Film Festival set to open next month.
The film is about the Korean-born wrestler Rikidozan, who was barred from Japanese sumo because of his ethnicity but became a sensation in the United States in the 1950s,...More
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