Masquerade in Indonesia

June 21, 2013

Korean Film Festival in Indonesia Marks 40 Years of Diplomatic Ties 

by Pierce Conran KOFIC l Local website

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Next week, the 5th annual Korean Film Festival, staged by the Embassy of the Republic of Korea, will take place in Jakarta, Indonesia. Featuring ten Korean films and guest actor Park Hae-il, the festival will celebrate the best of the Korean film industry’s commercial and independent output from June 25-30.

Opening the festival will the Song Hae-sung’s family dramedy Boomerang Family, starring Park Hae-il, Kong Hyo-jin, Yoon Je-moon and Yoon Yeo-jeong. Top Korean star Park will also take part in the event. Closing the festival five days later is the recent 12 million admission blockbuster Miracle in Cell No. 7, from director Lee Hwan-kyung.

Other films that will screen include Choi Dong-hoon’s ensemble caper film The Thieves, Shin Su-won’s indie Busan favorite Pluto, Lee Won-suk’s fresh romcom How to Use Guys with Secret Tips, Kim Joo-ho’s period comedy The Grand Heist, Choo Chang-min’s critical and commercial hit Masquerade, Park Joung-woo’s epidemic thriller Deranged, Kim Sung-hoon’s musical melodrama A Wonderful Moment and Terra Shin’s high concept crime-comedy Runway Cop.

The festival will also serve as a celebration of 40 years of diplomatic ties between South Korea and Indonesia. Seminars and workshops will also be featured and all screenings will be free to the public.


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