Yoon Jeong-hee interviewed in NYT

Great interview with POETRY actress Yoon Jeong-hee in the New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/06/movies/06poetry.html. “The Quiet Life of a Star Actress” – via @koreanfilmfest. Ms Yoon is “one of Korea’s most treasured, decorated and beloved actresses,” said Ted Kim, a Los Angeles-based executive at one of Korea’s biggest entertainment companies. “Like Michael Jordan she stepped away […]

Lee Chang-dong and Poetry at Cannes

“Poetry” misses out on Cannes top award, but wins Lee Chang-dong Best Screenplay award. http://bit.ly/cfcKR2 # The Joongang Ilbo tells us that the Korean Film Council rejected Lee’s request for funding: the screenplay was too much like a novel ‘”Poetry” is a dazzling piece of screen portraiture. Yun Jung-hee surely a front runner for Best […]