Sunday, February 10, 2008

[The Chosun Ilbo, January 21 2008] ‘Night and Day’ to Be Screened at Berlinale

Director Hong Sang-soo’s new film “Night and Day” will participate in the competition of the 58th Berlin International Film Festival, which opens on Feb 7, the only Korean film to be screened in competition.

Starring actors Kim Young-ho and Lee Seon-gyoon and actresses Park Eun-hye and Hwang Soo-jung, the film is about the relationships among a Korean artist (Kim Young-ho) who won a national competition but fled to Paris for unknown reasons, his wife (Hwang Soo-jung), an art student studying in Paris (Park Eun-hye) and a North Korean student there (Lee Seon-gyoon). The film was shot in Paris last summer and Paris serves as the setting for 90 percent of the movie. Final touches are being added in Seoul. It will premiere at Berlin.

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