Daily News | Oct 19, 2018 | 1
Korean Film Festival to Show 23 Titles
Budapest (MTI) – Altogether 23 titles will be shown at the Korean Film Festival in Budapest and two other cities between Nov. 10 and Nov. 15, the Korean Cultural Centre’s spokeswoman said.
The festival will open with two dance performances in the Budapest Urania Cinema where the comedy-drama In Another Country written and directed by Hong Sang-soo will be screened afterwards, Dora Palffy told MTI.
The festival will provide a cross section of Korean cinema including action films, thrillers, costume dramas, documentaries and adult animations, Edit Bakos, the director of Urania, said.
Two blockbusters have been included in the festival schedule. One is the spy thriller The Berlin File written and directed by Ryoo Seung-wan. The other is the drama The Face Reader by Han Jae-rim about the son of a disgraced noble family who studies physiognomy, said film expert Terez Vincze.
The festival venues include beside Urania Cinema the Orokmozgo Film Museum in Budapest, and City Cinema in Szeged and Civil Community Centre in Pecs.