"Father's House" to compete at TV festival in Shanghai

Korean actors Kim Soo-hyun, Baek Il-sub and Choi Min-soo of SBS' "Father's House" [Asia Economic Daily]

SBS special drama "Father's House" will be competing at a TV festival in Shanghai this Friday, according to the show's broadcaster on Wednesday.

SBS said through a press release that the show will compete under the TV Films in Competition category at the 16th annual Shanghai TV Festival held for five days from Monday.

Director Kim Soo-ryong and scenarist Lee Seon-hee have left Korea to attend the fest which will announce a winner on June 11, the last day of the event.

The Shanghai TV Festival is a prominent awards ceremony in the Asian TV industry, acknowledging and screening the best entries in drama, movies, documentaries and animation.

Korea received the Magnolia Award, concentrating on first-class international television productions, in 2005 for KBS' "Becoming a Popular Song" and in 2007 for SBS' drama "Golden Bride".

"Father's House", starring actor Choi Min-soo and Kim Soo-hyun, is about a father and son and the circle of fatherhood according to Buddhist teachings that all living beings are trapped in the eternal cycle of birth, death, and rebirth.

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