Life provides inspiration for Choi
Director of 'The Big Swindle' introduces heist genre to Korean moviegoers
By Yang Sung-jin
"The Big Swindle", a heist movie now blazing a trail at the box office, was inspired by a true story. A group of real-life swindlers defrauded the Bank of Korea in Gumi in 1996 and successfully made off ,...More
`Memories' Director Takes Cold Look at Violence
By Joon Soh
Chonju, North Cholla Province _ From the ceiling of a near empty underground parking lot, a security camera slowly moves back and forth while keeping watch over the rows of cars. As the camera swivels from side to side, we catch a glimpse of a man casually getting ou,...More
Fifth Jeonju Int'l Film Festival Rolls Out Red Carpet
With the summer blockbuster season still ahead, moviegoers looking for productions off the beaten commercial track can look to the fifth annual Jeonju International Film Festival or JIFF, where you can catch some quality cinematic works.
The Jeounju International Film Festival located 250 kilomete,...More
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