Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Korean Film Festival 2012

Drawing in from Filipino's interest in Korean pop culture, the Embassy of the Republic of Korea will once again be hosting its fourth Korean Film Festiival in the country. This year's movie genre is focused on the importance of family time. The festival will be on September 18 to October 7 which will begin its Manila leg in SM Megamall followed by SM City Baguio ang will have its final leg in SM City Cebu. The Korean Film Festival will be spearheaded by the Korean Cultural Center and will feature seven family-themed top-grossing films.

Movie Synopsis:

    An unusual mix of horror and romance, and focuses on the love story between road magician Jo-goo and the muse for his overnight success, Yu-ri. Yu-ri is haunted by ghosts and Jo-goo, who falls in love with her, has to rise above his fears to save the two of them

Jeon Woo Chi
    A story of the eponymous playful apprentice who gets imprisoned in a scroll, having been wrongfully accused for murder. He gets freed 500 years later as a last resort to bring back the order into the world

    Deals with the mentally-challenged Dong-ku who suddenly finds himself without 'use' upon the arrival of water purifiers. In an attempt to use his only capabilty, Dong-ku finds himself joining the baseball team

A Barefoot Dream
    A story of a former soccer prospect who heads to his dreams, the International Youth Soccer Championship, albeit with numerous almost-failures of detours

Late Blossom

    A heartwarming film on the lives of the two couples living not far apart from each other. It follows the two couples' respective struggles on life and love

    Follows the story of the honest yet clumsy rookie policeman Sang-hwan and the martial arts specialist Eui Jin. Together they fight the evil Heuk-woon whose greed wreaks havoc to mankind

Highway Star
    Tells the story of Dal-Ho and his dream. Dal-Ho wants to become a famous rock singer, but was forced to play trot to make ends meet. He later gets the chance to release an album but belatedly realized that he has to sing trot instead of rock n' roll. His shame drives him to hide his face but his voice and his mysteriousness catapult him to unprecedented success

Screening Details:

SM Megamall, Cinema 4 (September 18-23, 2012)

        September 18
                Jeon Woo Chi - 7:15 PM
        September 19
                Bunt -1:30 PM
                Highway Star - 4:30 PM
                Spellbound - 7:30 PM
        September 20
                Barefoot Dream - 1:30 PM
                Late Blossom - 4:30 PM
                Arahan - 7:30 PM
        September 21
                Jeon Woo Chi -1:30 PM
                Bunt - 4:30 PM
                Barefoot Dream - 7:30 PM
        September 22
                Late Blossom - 12:00 PM
                Arahan - 4:30 PM
                Spellbound - 7:30 PM
        September 23
                Bunt - 12:00 PM
                Highway Star - 4:30 PM
                Jeon Woo Chi - 7:30 PM
SM Baguio (September 26-30, 2012)
        September 26
                Spellbound - 7:15 PM
        September 27
                Highway Star - 10:00 AM
                Bunt - 7:00 PM
        September 28
                Late Blossom - 10:00 AM
                Jeon Woo Chi - 7:00 PM
        September 29
                Barefoot Dream - 9:00 AM
                Arahan - 11:00 AM
        September 30
                Jeon Woo Chi - 9:00 AM
                Spellbound - 5:30 PM
SM Cebu (October 3-7, 2012)
        October 3
                Late Blossom - 7:15 PM
        October 4
                Arahan - 2:00 PM
                Barefoot Dream - 5:00 PM
                Jeon Woo Chi - 8:00 PM
        October 5
                Spellbound - 2:00 PM
                Bunt - 4:30 PM
                Late Blossom - 8:00 PM
        October 6
                Barefoot Dream - 12:00 PM
                Jeon Woo Chi - 4:00 PM
                Spellbound - 7:30 PM
        October 7
                Bunt - 2:00 PM
                Arahan - 4:30 PM
                Highway Star - 8:00 PM
**Admission is FREE.
**First-come, first-served basis so better be at the cinema entrance at least 2 hours before screening starts to guarantee your tickets.

**Click here for more info.


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