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Inaugural Daejeon Int'l Film Fest to run August 19-29

2004/08/05 | 385 views | Permalink | Source

The first Daejeon International Film Festival will kick off on August 19 with a screening of LEE Sang-hoon's Don't Tell PaPa, starring JEONG Woong-in (2424) and YOO Seung-ho (The Way Home).

With a tagline of "Family, Love, and Nature", the festival will feature 132 films in total over 11 days. Sections include a Family Section, a "Korea-Japan Film Academy Retrospective", a section devoted to Chinese cinema, a Lasse Hallstrom retrospective, human dramas starring Robin Williams, midnight screenings, a section on contemporary Korean cinema, and a free Open Cinema section.

Don't Tell PaPa tells the story of a third-rate DJ who finds his relationship with his young son rapidly deteriorating. The Keyweck-shidae production is scheduled for a local release on September 3.

Daejeon is located about an hour and a half south of Seoul, and is known for its science and technology industries.

More information can be found at the festival's website at Open the link (Korean language only)..

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