For Bong Joon-ho, the Cannes International Film Festival is an extra-special event. His 2006 film "The Host", which made Korean history by drawing some 13 million viewers, screened at the Directors' Fortnight series during the French film gala. It's widely believed that the strong response it received there, though not an official Cannes event, was behind the movie's huge success back home.
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KOFIC to promote Korean films at Cannes
The Korean Film Council (KOFIC) will be engaged in diverse efforts to promote Korean cinema at the upcoming Cannes Film Festival.
With five titles screening in various sections of the festival including Kim Jee-woon's "The Good, the Bad, the Weird" (Official Selection, Out of Competition), Na Ho,...More
Lotte Cinema pioneers in Vietnam
Lotte Cinema announced their take-over of six screens in Vietnam of the modest Korean exhibitor DMC and their plan to vertically integrate into the Vietnamese market with a Lotte Mart Superstore in combination with a multiplex. This makes Lotte the first major Korean exhibitor to venture into Vietna,...More
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