Archive for April 15th, 2009

Korean Is The New Chinese?
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By etrigan - Last updated: Wednesday, April 15, 2009

In retrospect, I note the rise of Korean Cinema by Chan Wook Park’s Oldboy which slipped through Austin in late 2003 (at “BNAT 5”:http://www.rollerfeet.com/backporchbeer/2003/12/08/837/) and was the first “hit” (relative to foreign film popularity), but “this article”:http://www.filmfestivals.com/database/film/filmus_korea.htm marks the beginning of the shift with Chunhyang (from Im Kwont’aek) at the 2000 Cannes Festival. Whenever it […]