‘I Saw the Devil’ wins 2011 Bilbao Fantasy Film Festival
May 7, 2011
Korean film ‘I Saw the Devil’ wins 2011 Bilbao Fantasy Film Festival
Korean film ‘I Saw the Devil’ wins 2011 Bilbao Fantasy Film Festival.
FANT-Bilbao Fantasy Film Festival has awarded the Korean film I Saw the Devil with the top prize of the competition.
The jury decided unanimously to award the latest work of Kim Ji-Woon with the first prize as part of the Official Section after considering his film “daring and courageous”. They also considered “interesting” the way in which the South Korean filmmaker shot the film.
I Saw the Devil tells the story of the boyfriend of the latest victim of a terrible serial killer who decides to take revenge. The film arrived to FANT after being screened in the Toronto, San Sebastian, Sitges, Sundance and Gérardme Film Festivals. Kim Ji-Woon is also known for A tale of two sisters and The good, the bad, the weird. He received the Best Director Award in Fantasporto 2011.