International film festivals favorite "Driving With My Wife's Lover
" (Anaeui Aeineul Mannada) will be released in Korean cinemas at the end of April. The film is written and directed by Kim Tae-sik
, and premiered at the Pusan International Film Festival in 2006. The film is KIM's feature film directorial debut.
After Pusan, "Driving With My Wife's Lover
" was also selected by the 2007 Sundance Film Festival (World Cinema Competition), 2007 International Film festival Rotterdam and 2007 Buenos Aires Film Festival.
plays a man who finds out that his wife is cheating on him. He successfully locates the taxi driver and hails his cab for a long distance drive. He plans to confront the taxi driver, but some unexpected twists and turns lie ahead. The taxi driver is played by Jung Bo-suk
and Jo Eun-ji
portrays the wife and lover.
"Driving With My Wife's Lover
" analyzes society and the human condition through characters studies. It's complemented with a strong visual style and a humorous scenario. Film Line Pictures is the producer and the project was supported by the Korean Film Council.
Yi Ch'ang-ho (KOFIC)