MEET KOREAN DIRECTOR KIM JEE-WOON OF COBWEB (GEO-MI-ZIP) AT 70TH SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL
Join us for a special event as we welcome the esteemed Korean filmmaker Kim Jee-Woon, renowned for his works such as A Tale of Two Sisters and The Age of Shadows. This exciting occasion will take place at The HUB following the screening of his latest film, Cobweb at the State Theatre. Kim Jee-Woon will engage in a conversation with Richard Kuipers, curator of the Sydney Film Festival, providing a unique opportunity to delve into the celebrated director’s career.
Don’t miss out on this incredible chance to hear firsthand from one of Korea’s most brilliant directors. Cobweb promises to be an uproarious and clever film, revolving around a director’s obsession with reshooting the ending of his completed masterpiece. The film features the talented Song Kang-ho, known for his unforgettable performance in Parasite (SFF2019). Be sure to secure your spot and book your tickets to watch Cobweb at this year’s Sydney Film Festival!
TIME&DATE: Sunday, 18 June, 12:15pm
VENUE: The Hub, Lower Town Hall
FREE, click ‘HERE’ to book your seats
Kim Jee-Woon DIRECTOR
Kim Jee-Woon was a theatre actor and director before debuting with The Quiet Family (1988). Other films include: A Tale of Two Sisters (2003); A Bittersweet Life(2005); The Good, the Bad, the Weird (2008) and The Age of Shadows (2016).
FILMOGRAPHY (KOFFIA’s PICK)
The Quiet Family (1998) Comedy, Crime, Horror A family opens a mountain inn where their first guest commits suicide. Suddenly all their guests befall horrible fates.
The Foul King (2000) Comedy, Sport A wimpy, incompetent bank clerk decides to become a pro wrestler.
A Tale of Two Sisters (2003) Drama, Horror, Mystery After spending time in a mental hospital, a girl is reunited with her sister and returns home, only to see some truly strange events start to happen.
A Bittersweet Life (2005) Action, Crime, Drama Things go wrong for a high-ranking mobster when he doesn’t proceed by his boss’s orders.
The Good the Bad the Weird (2008) Action, Adventure, Comedy The story of two outlaws and a bounty hunter in 1940s Manchuria and their rivalry to possess a treasure map while being pursued by the Japanese army and Chinese bandits.
I Saw the Devil (2010) Action, Crime, Drama A secret agent exacts revenge on a serial killer through a series of captures and releases.
The Age of Shadows (2016) Action, History, Thriller Korean resistance fighters smuggle explosives to destroy facilities controlled by Japanese forces in this period action thriller.
*Find out more about Kim Jee-Woon’s features, short films, and TV series HERE