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Movies Shine in 'City of Light'

2004/08/31 | 169 views | Permalink | Source

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Gwangju, the "City of Light", has fallen into the world of movies. "Gwangju International Film Festival 2004", the fourth GIFF, will open for 10 days starting Thursday in places like Chungjang-no.
GIFF introduces great films that cannot be shown in Korea due to the limitations of the Korean film market and recent movies of film greats that the Korean public has not met for a while. "The Loved Gun" by Kensaku Watanabe is the opening film and "Road" by Bae Chang-ho is the closing film of this year's GIFF. 120 films in 8 categories from 17 different nations will be on screen for fans.

"Non-Fiction cinema" introduces feature documentaries, personal and experimental films. Included in this section will be the recent movie "The 10th District Court" by documentary director Raymond Depardon, which was well-received at this year's Cannes Film Festival, and "Oh, Uomo", by Italian producer Yervant Gianikian.

"Young Cinema" is the main section of the "GIFF 2004" and is the place to pick up films by new directors. In this section, the opening film "The Loved Gun" by Kensaku Watanabe and "The Green Hat" by Chinese producer Liu Fen Dou have already drawn public attention.

The masterpieces of the cinemascope era such as "Doctor Zhivago" and "Man of the West" will be introduced in the "Golden Age of Widescreen Cinema" as part of the "Retrospective & Special Programs".

Celebrities, including Kensaku Watanabe of "The Loved Gun", Nozawa Kazuyuki, Chinese director Xie Fei and Prof. Jean Narboni, the former editor of French movie magazine, "Cahiers de Cinema"will participate in this year's GIFF.

Tickets can be purchased through the homepage of the GIFF 2004 (www.giff.org). For more information, call (062) 228-995

Source : www.chosun.com...

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