Park Chan-wook's iPhone Film Going to Berlin Shorts Section
SEOUL -- Director Park Chan-wook’s latest short film Paranmanjang (Night Fishing), shot entirely on an iPhone, was invited to the Berlin International Film Festival's shorts section.
Park (Thirst) and his artist brother Park Chan-kyong made the fantasy flick starring singer-turned-actress Lee Jung-hyun that “finds images and rituals to tell of the transitions between life and death,” according to the festival’s press release.
A growing number of Korean directors shot experimental shorts in iPhone including Jeong Yun-cheol (A Man who Was Superman) and Bong Man-dae (Cinderella). Among the films screened during the country’s first iPhone 4 Film Festival held in October were Blue Jean by Hong Gyeong-pyo, the director of photography for Bong Joon-ho's Mother.
Paranmanjang will be released in Korea on Jan. 27.