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‘New World’ set for release in Europe

Action movie “New World” will be released in France and Germany after coming out in the United States and Canada next week, according to the film distributor Finecut yesterday.

French distributor TF1 and German buyer MFA will bring the movie starring Lee Jung-jae of “The Thieves” (2012) and Choi Min-sik of “Old Boy” (2003) to the European Continent.

“?‘New World’ keeps showing new things and never lets [the audience] get bored,” said President Christian Meinke of MFA, according to Finecut. “The movie has a very [unique] story line and highlights talented actors.”

TF1 has previously distributed “The Man from Nowhere,” released in France in 2010.

MFA distributed two 2009 films by director Bong Joon-ho, “Thirst” and “Mother,” and 2012 movie “Pieta” by director Kim Ki-duk to German-speaking countries.

“New World,” which was released here last month, attracted more than 3.5 million moviegoers to theaters as of Tuesday.

By Lee Sun-min
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