'An Old Lady,' 'Moving On' garner attention from international film festivals
Director Lim Sun-ae's film "An Old Lady" depicts the story of 69-year-old Hyo-jung and her fight for justice against the negative stereotypes about older women in Korea. The movie has accumulated an audience of 7,200 people since its release on Aug. 20.
The film will be screened at China's only women's film festival, the ONE International Women's Film Festival, on Sept. 10, the film’s distribution company Atnine Film announced on Tuesday.
The film is also set to screen at the Haifa International Film Festival in October, which is Israel's first international film festival, and at the International Crime and Punishment Film Festival in Turkey in November.
Previously, the film was introduced at the 22nd Taipei Film Festival dubbed "Future Lights" in June and received positive reviews.
The Perlak section introduces the best feature films of the year that have not been released in Spain, and last year invited director Bong Joon-ho's "Parasite."
The 39th Vancouver International Film Festival, which will kick off on Sept. 24, has also invited “Moving On” to screen at the Gateway section, which introduces notable works from East Asian countries.
"Moving On" has a cumulative audience of 13,000 people, maintaining the top spot in the box office.
BY KIM YEON-AH [firstname.lastname@example.org]