Actress Yoon Jeong-hee (윤정희) (Poetry) joins Jeon Do-yeon, fashion designer Andre Kim, pianist (and Yoon’s husband) Paik Kun-woo and jazz singer Nah Youn-sun as Chevalier des Arts et Lettres http://bit.ly/i9rCRR #. I wonder if this is the first husband and wife both to have been given the honour.
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 […]
“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 […]