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Cinema Guild Takes North American Rights to Hong Sang-soo’s ‘Walk Up’

Cinema Guild has acquired North American distribution rights to prolific Korean auteur Hong Sangsoo’s latest feature Walk Up. The film is set to world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in September and will also play in competition at the San Sebastián International Film Festival. Cinema Guild says it plans to release Walk Up in […]

‘The Novelist’s Film’ (‘So-seol-ga-ui Yeong-hwa’): Film Review | Berlin 2022

Indefatigable South Korean one-man band Hong Sangsoo continues his idiosyncratic exploration of creativity, chance encounters, noodles, booze and small talk in his 27th feature.

Berlin: Cinema Guild Takes U.S. Rights to Hong Sang-soo’s ‘The Woman Who Ran’

New York boutique distributor Cinema Guild has picked up U.S. rights to Hong Sang-soo's 'The Woman Who Ran' on the heels of its world premiere at the 70th Berlin International Film Festival, where Hong won the Silver Bear for best director.

‘The Woman Who Ran’ (‘Domangchin yeoja’): Film Review | Berlin 2020

Korean art house darling Hong Sang-soo's 24th feature in 24 years, 'The Woman Who Ran,' stars current muse Kim Min-hee as a woman who visits several friends on the outskirts of Seoul.

‘Hotel by the River’ (‘Gangbyun Hotel’): Film Review | Locarno 2018

Prolific South Korean director Hong Sang-soo premiered his 22nd feature, 'Hotel by the River,' in competition at the Locarno Film Festival.

Berlin: Kim Ki-duk, Hong Sang-soo Films Secure Early Sales

Sales banner Finecut has sold the South Korean festival and market titles 'Human, Space, Time and Human,' 'Grass' and 'Last Child.'

Cannes: Hong Sang-soo’s ‘The Day After,’ ‘Claire’s Camera’ Seal Multiple Deals

'On the Beach at Night Alone,' the Silver Berlin Bear-winning film also directed by the South Korean auteur, enjoyed additional sales at Cannes.

‘The Day After’ (‘Geu-hu’): Film Review | Cannes 2017

Prolific writer-director Hong Sang-soo's second film at this year's Cannes Film Festival, and his first film in competition, is called 'The Day After' and again stars Kim Min-hee ('Claire's Camera').

‘On the Beach at Night Alone’ (‘Bamui haebyun-eoseo honja’): Film Review | Berlin 2017

South Korean director Hong Sang-soo returns to his master theme of what love means in men and women’s lives with 'On the Beach at Night Alone' ('Bamui haebyun-eoseo honja'), starring Kim Min-hee as an actress who has an affair with a film director.

‘Yourself and Yours’ (‘Dangsinjasingwa dangsinui geot’): Film Review | TIFF 2016

Multiple versions of the same woman search for love on the city steets in Korean director Hong Sang-soo's latest Toronto premiere.

Locarno: Hong Sang-soo Wins Top Prize

The Korean director takes the Golden Leopard for ‘Right Now, Wrong Then.’

‘Right Now, Wrong Then’ (‘Jigeumeun matgo geuttaeneun teullida’): Locarno Review

Korean auteur Hong Sang-soo's latest stars Jung Jae-young and Kim Min-hee as a film director and aspiring painter who meet and spend the same day together, twice.