Monday, January 22, 2007

Actor Ha Jung-woo Goes to Sundance Film Festival

Korean Actor Ha Jung-woo left for the U.S. to attend the Sundance Film Festival, which kicked off in Park City, Utah on Saturday. His movie Never Forever has been nominated in the festivals American Competition section.

Ha attended the red carpet event and the premiere of the movie on Sunday. On Monday, he gave a press conference along with director Kim Gina and costars Vera Fierberg and David Mclnnis.

Going to the Sundance Film Festival is what I have dreamed of as an actor. I am thrilled and nervous to see my dream come true, the actor said. I will do my best to promote the Korean film overseas.

Co-produced by Koreas Now Film and the U.S.Vox3 Films, the producer of films such as Secretary and Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus, Never Forever deals with a bold and clandestine love affair set in New York.

Since the festival has established itself as the most important film festival discovering new films and directors, the nomination of his film can serve as a stepping stone for Ha to expand his activities to Hollywood.
source: kbs grobal

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