28.06. - 06.07.2013.
film program
Južna Koreja
2012, 115 minuta
KIM Jee-woon, YIM Pil-sung
KIM Kang-woo, KIM Gyu-ri, PARK Hae-il (voice as In-myung), RYOO Seung-bum, KOH Joon-hee, SONG Sae-byeok, JIN Ji-hee, BAE Doo-na
Sci-Fi drama
Official Trailer
Sinopsis: The First Chapter of The Anthology Film, In A Brave New World, tells a story of a mysterious virus that brings the city to ruins while zombies flood the streets of Seoul. In Chapter 2, The Heavenly Creature, a robot reaches enlightenment on its own while working at a temple. Its creators regard this phenomenon as a threat to mankind and decide to terminate the robot. The Last Chapter, Happy Birthday, introduces a little girl that logs into a strange website and puts in an order for a new pool ball for her billiards-obsessed father. Soon an unidentified meteor heads toward Earth and all human beings flee to underground bomb shelters. It won the top prize at the 2012 Fantasia Festival.The jury honored it with the Cheval Noir Award for best film for “its intelligence and originality”.
Bio: Kim Jee-woon (born May 27, 1964) is a South Korean film director and screenwriter. He has a history of successfully tackling a wide range of film genres, garnering a cult following among Asian films fans all over the world. Kim is growing substantially both as a director and a visual stylist as demonstrated by two of his most recent films “A Tale of Two Sisters” and “A Bittersweet Life” both of which were received as critical and commercial successes. In 2010 Kim directed the thriller “I Saw the Devil” and his next film was his US debut, featuring the return of Arnold Schwarzenegger to lead acting roles, “The Last Stand“. The film also starred Johnny Knoxville, Forrest Whitaker, Peter Stormare, and Daniel Henney. After his US debut, Kim will return to Korea and begin production of his latest project called “Inrang” based upon Mamoru Oshii's anime “Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade“. Pil-Sung Yim (born in South Korea in 1972) directed segments "Wonderful New World" and "Happy Birthday" in “Doomsday Book” (“Inlyumyeolmangbogoseo”) (2012), “The Flower of Evil” (“Akui Ggot”) (2009), “Hansel and Gretel” (“Henjelgwa Geuretel”) (2007) and “Antarctic Journal” (“Namgeuk-ilgi”) (2005).