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RV: Resurrected Victims 

(희생부활자)
 
Synopsis:

Teen heartthrob Kim Rae-won (Gangnam Blues) and multiple award-winning actress Kim Hae-sook (The Thieves) star in this intense mystery thriller based on the novelIt’s Over, directed by veteran filmmaker Kwak Kyung-taek (The Classified File).

Jin-hong (KIM Rae-won) is a cold-hearted prosecutor who’s set on catching the culprit that killed his mother (KIM Hae-sook)in a motorcycle robbery 7 years ago. One day, his dead mother comes back to life and tries to kill him. 

At the same time, unexplainablecases called RVP (Resurrected Victims Phenomenon) are reported throughout the worldwhere victims of unsolved murders come back to life to punish their killers. Based on this, Jin-hong becomesthe prime suspect of his mother’s murder.In order to prove his innocence, he must race against time to uncover the true motive behind his mother’s murder.

 

 

 
Cast:

KIM Rae-won, KIM Hae-sook

Director: KWAK Kyung-taek
Duration (min) :

91min (TBC), Th/ Ed

Version: Theatrical, Edited
Grade: PG-13
Genre: Mystery, thriller
Language: Korean
Subtitles:

Chinese & English/English

 

Territory:

Origin:

Year:

Worldwide except Korea and Japan

Korea

2017

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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The Swindlers 

(꾼)
 
Synopsis:

Hyun Bin (Confidential Assignment) and Yoo Ji-tae (Oldboy) lead a star studded cast in caper thrillerThe Swindlers. Opening in number 1 at the domestic box office with over 1 million admission, the plot-twisting heist movie also stars Bae Seong-woo (The King), Park Sung-woong (New World), and Nana (of girl group After School) who play a group of scam artist trying to catch a notorious legendary con man. 

After committing a historical fraud case with a damage amounting over billions of dollars, the con man escapes the country and is reported dead overseas. But when rumors spread that he is witnessed alive, prosecutor Park Hee-su (YooJi-tae), who actually is one of the authorities in collusion with the con man, decides it’s time to end their ties with him to avoid a corruption scandal.

Prosecutor Park and a couple of swindlers under his wing track down a crook who can lead them to the con man. But they find themselves a step behind Hwang Ji-sung (HyunBin) who is also after the con man for a personal revenge. Realizing that they are all after the same man, they decide to team up, but each are with their own hidden motives.

 

 

 
Cast:

Hyun Bin, Yoo Ji-tae, Bae Seong-woo, Park Sung-woong, Nana

Ahn Sae-ha

Director: Jang Chang-won
Duration (min) :

117min (TBC), Th/ Ed

Version: Theatrical, Edited
Grade: PG-13
Genre: Crime
Language: Korean
Subtitles:

Chinese & English/English

 

Territory:

Origin:

Year:

Worldwide except Korea

Korea

2017

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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The Fortress

(남한산성)
 
Awards:

Festivals:                                                                                           Opening film, London East Asia Film Festival 2017

Awards:
2017 (37th) Korean Association of Film Critics Awards- Best Film, Top 10 Films, Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best Music

 

 

 
Synopsis:

International star Lee Byung-hun (The Magnificent Seven) and award-winning actor Kim Yoon-seok (The Thieves) star in this epic war drama based on one of the most important historical events in Korea in the 17thcentury.


In 1636, during the 2ndQing Invasion of Korea, King Injo and the Royal Court find shelter inside NamhansanseongFortress outside the city as the Qing’s large army continues to attack.The Qing army, led by General Ingguldai, quickly surrounds the fortress, leaving the kingand the court stranded in a prolonged standoff. For a truce, the Qing General makes a humiliating proposal of sending the Crown Prince out as hostage. Unableto move forward or fight the outnumbering enemy, the people of the fortress start dying from cold and hunger. Between the Minister of the Interior, who emphasizes the king’s duty to protect the lives of his subjects regardless of humiliation, and the Minister of Rites, who maintains that they must fight to death for the greater cause, the king must make a grave choice.

 

 

 

 
Cast:

Lee Byung-hun, Kim Yoon-seok, Park Hae-il, Go Soo

Director: Hwang Dong-hyuk
Duration (min) : 139 min (tbc), Th/Ed
Version: Theatrical, Edited
Grade: PG-13
Genre: War / Drama
Language: Korean
Subtitles: Chinese and English/ English
 

Territory:

Origin:

Year:

 

Worldwide except Korea

Korea

2017

 

 
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Heart Blackened 

(침묵)
 
Synopsis:

An enthralling mystery drama from director Jung Ji-woo (Happy End) features an all-star cast, including internationally acclaimed actor Choi Min-sik (Oldboy), TV drama queen Park Shin-hye (TV series The Heirs) and breakout actor Ryu Jun-yeol (A Taxi Driver).  

Tae-san (Choi Min-sik) is a man who truly has everythinga man could desire– money, fame, and power. He has two women who he wouldn’t change for the world. They’re his only daughterMira, and a chart-topping pop star fiancéeYuna. Tae-san wants them to get along, but Mira doesn’t take kindly to her stepmother-to-be.

One day, Yuna gets killed in a horrific accident, and Mira is arrested as the suspect. Tae-san firmly believes that his daughter is innocentand mobilizes all his resources to clear her name. He finds out about Yuna’s stalker, Dong-myung(Ryu Jun-yeol), who knows the truth about the accident. He hires Hee-jung(Park Shin-hye), a lawyer that Mira trusts like her sister. Working with them, Tae-san orchestrates a risky plot to find his fiancée’s real killer.

 

 

 
Cast:

CHOI Min-sik, PARK Shin-hye, RYU Jun-yeol, LEE Hanee

Director: JUNG Ji-woo
Duration (min) :

125min (TBC), Th/ Ed

Version: Theatrical, Edited
Grade: R, Theatrical; PG-13, Edited
Genre: Crime, Drama
Language: Korean
Subtitles:

Chinese & English/English

 

Territory:

Origin:

Year:

Worldwide except Korea

Korea

2017

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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A Taxi Driver

(택시운전사)
 
Awards:

Awards:

2017 Fantasia International Film Festival- Best Actor
2017 (26th) Buil Film Awards- Best Film, Best Actor, Buil Readers' Jury Award
2017 (54th)Grand Bell Awards- Best Film,Best Planning
2017 (
37th) Korean Association of Film Critics Awards- Top 10 Films, Best Supporting Actor
2017 (1st)  The Seoul Awards- Best Actor

2017 (38th) Blue Dragon Film Awards- Best Film, Best Actor, Best Music, Box Office Award

Film Festival:

2017 Fantasia International Film Festival- Closing Film

 

 

 
Synopsis:

Selected as closing film of the Fantasia International Film Festival, director Jang Hoon’s “A Taxi Driver” was one of Korea’s most-anticipated films of the year and since its release has won rave reviews from audiences and critics alike. Based on a true story, Song Kang-ho takes the lead in this powerful drama depicting the story of the late Jürgen Hinzpeter, a German journalist who filmed South Korea’s brutal military crackdown of 1980. Veteran actor Song has won numerous awards for his previous film, “The Age of Shadows”, including Best Actor at the 8th KOFRA Film Awards, Grand Prize (Daesang) at the 6th SACF Artists of the Year Awards and Best Actor for Film at the 53rd Baeksang Arts Awards.

May 1980, Seoul. Man-seob (Song) is a taxi driver who lives from hand to mouth. He’s raising his young daughter alone after his wife passed away, leaving behind large hospital bills.

One day he learns that there is a foreigner who’s willing to pay big money for a drive down to Gwangju city and back. Man-soeb however is not aware that the foreigner is a German journalist Jürgen Hinzpeter who is investigating rumours of an uprising in the south of the country. In need of the cash, Man-soeb takes the job but on arrival finds himself plunged into danger in a city under siege by pro-democracy protestors and the military.

 

 

 

 
Cast: SONG Kang-ho, Thomas KRETSCHMANN, YOO Hai-jin                       
Director: JANG Hoon
Duration (min) : 137 min (tbc), Th/Ed
Version: Theatrical, Edited
Grade: PG-13
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Language: Korean
Subtitles: Chinese and English/ English
 

Territory:

Origin:

Year:

 

Worldwide except Korea

Korea

2017