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Watch: Korean Action Film The Villainess Receives 4 Minute Standing Ovation At Cannes Film Festival + Trailer
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Watch: Korean Action Film The Villainess Receives 4 Minute Standing Ovation At Cannes Film Festival + Trailer

The Villainess, a Korean action film that stars actress Kim Ok Bin, has earned a stamp of approval from audiences at the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival.

After its first official screening at midnight on May 22, the film was met with a standing ovation that lasted for four minutes. Amongst those who attended the screening was famed Korean director Park Chan Wook, who has directed movies like Oldboy (2003), The Handmaiden (2016), and Stoker (2013).

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Jang Geun Suk To Transform Into A Violent And Impulsive Character For Upcoming Film
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Jang Geun Suk To Transform Into A Violent And Impulsive Character For Upcoming Film

Actor Jang Geun Suk will be undergoing a drastic transformation for his character in upcoming film The Time of Humans (literal title).

On May 23, his agency Tree J Company stated that the actor will start filming for the movie near the end of May.

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The Time of Humans will be a film about the process of searching for the root of mankind while testing the boundaries of peoples emotions, ethics, and morals. It has been revealed that Jang Geun Suk will be playing a violent and cold-hearted character.

Netflixs Korean Film Okja receives four-minute standing ovation at Cannes Film Festival
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Netflixs Korean Film Okja receives four-minute standing ovation at Cannes Film Festival

Netflixs first Korean original film Okja was shown at the Cannes Film Festival and received a standing ovation despite technical difficulties.

The bilingual Korean film Okja is a comedy that sheds light on GMO products and the ethics involving GMO foods, and stars globally recognized actors such as Tilda Swanton, Jake Gyllenhaal, Steven Yeun, and Korean child actor Ahn Seo Hyun.

The film, directed by Snowpiercers Bong Joon Ho, was shown at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival and received a four-minute standing ovation, despite the controversies that arose regarding Bong Joon Hos decision in working with Netflix.

Park Chan Wook Talks About The Future Of Korean Film In Cannes Interview
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Park Chan Wook Talks About The Future Of Korean Film In Cannes Interview

Renowned director Park Chan Wook, who is currently attending the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival, recently spoke up in an interview on what he thinks about the future of Korean cinema.

In the interview, Park Chan Wook mentioned a new generation of Korean directors such as Yeon Sang Ho, who directed Train to Busan. Directors who are on the rise as well as directors from my generation are being discovered through film festivals. When I see their development and creativity through their films, I get very emotional. I think its proof that we have something to be proud of.