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Ku Hye-sun's 1st feature "Magic - 2010" invited to Tokyo film fest

2010/10/29 | Permalink | Source

Korean actress Ku Hye-sun at the Tokyo International Film Festival [YG Entertainment]

Korean actress Ku Hye-sun's first feature film "Magic - 2010" was invited to the 23rd annual Tokyo International Film Festival, according to her agency YG Entertainment on Friday.

YG announced that "Magic - 2010" was screened at the fest yesterday under the "Winds of Asia-Middle East Film Panorama of Asia-Middle East" category featuring films from Korea to Israeli, as well as being nominated for Best Asian-Middle Eastern Film Award.

"Magic - 2010" is about the passion and competition among young musicians in a conservatory that features various music genres including classical music, folk and Korean pop songs.

It was shown earlier this year at the Jeonju International Film Festival and at the Jecheon International Music & Film Festival in August.

Ku, 25, is also a singer-songwriter, artist, novelist and scriptwriter was originally set to debut with a singing career with YG Entertainment but started acting in several TV series and made a breakthrough in 2006 with a role in KBS' drama "Hearts of Nineteen".

She rose to stardom in Korea and throughout Asia after starring in the mega-hit series "Boys over Flowers" in 2009 and also made her directorial debut in 2008 with the short feature "The Madonna" which was invited to numerous film festivals.

She is currently shooting an upcoming TV series "The Musical", in which she plays a medical student who dreams of becoming a musical actress.

Korean actress Ku Hye-sun [YG Entertainment]

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