Saturday, March 24, 2007

Korean Wins Best Director Prize in Argentina

Korean filmmakers are continuing to gain recognition at international film events. Hong Sang-soo has won the Best Director prize at this year's Mar del Plata International Film Festival for his latest work "Woman on the Beach." The film is about romance between two men and two women in their 30s on vacation at a beach resort. Actress Goh Hyun-jeong shows different personas as an independent woman who freely expresses her emotions.

The annual film gala, recognized as an A-list festival along with Cannes, Berlin and Venice, takes place during the month of March in the city of Mar del Plata, Argentina.

Arirang News

source: chosun ilbo

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