New French Poster For ‘Sea Fog’, Hits Theaters In April

South Korea’s most highly-acclaimed film of 2014, Haemoo (Sea Fog) gets a new promotional poster in time for a French release later this April, under the title Les Clandestins.

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Hitting theaters on April 1, the Shim Song Bo-directed film stars Kim Yoon Seok (The Yellow Sea, The Thieves), JYJ’s Park Yoo Chun, Lee Hee Joon, Moon Sung Keun, Kim Sang Ho and Yoo Seung Mok. Les Clandestins first premiered at the 2014 Festival du Film Coréen à Paris (FFCP) on November 4, 2014.

Based on the true story of the 2001 incident in the south-west sea of Yeosu, Les Clandestins, written by Bong Joon Ho (Snowpiercer, The Host), depicts a story where six sailors transporting stowaways and gets entangled in an incident which cannot be controlled. The youngest crew member, Dong Sik falls in love with a female migrant and protects her from the chaos.

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‘Fog Across The Sea’ To Be Shown In Theaters Across Japan This April

A Japanese poster of Fog Across The Sea (original title: Haemoo/Sea Fog) was released recently on an online site.

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In the released Japanese poster, it shows the moment of two person gripping each other’s hands in the midst of sea fog, where nothing can be seen even an inch ahead. The Japanese title “Fog Across The Sea”, along with the tagline “Don’t tell anyone what happened above the sea”, stimulate curiosity among viewers.

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The Hollywood Reporter Reviews ‘Haemoo’ At 2014 TIFF

Courtesy of Toronto International Film Festival

Courtesy of Toronto International Film Festival


The Bottom Line
A possible riveting nightmare fogged up by concessions to blockbuster conventions.

Venue
Toronto International Film Festival (Gala Presentations); also San Sebastian International Film Festival (Competition)

Director
Shim Sung-bo

Cast
Kim Yoon-seok, Park Yoo-chun, Han Ye-ri, Moon Sung-keun


Bong Joon-ho produced and co-wrote first-time director Shim Sung-bo’s thriller about a fishing-boat crew’s descent into red mist after a botched human-trafficking operation

Quite a few recent Korean movies are obsessed with representing China as an external threat to security and order at home. There’s a Korean-Chinese mob wreaking havoc in Seoul in the high-octane thriller The Yellow Sea, for example, and The Thieves‘ über-villain is a Chinese underworld kingpin. With Haemoo, screenwriter-turned-director Shim Sung-bo subverts this long-running equation by revealing the possibilities of Koreans being in the wrong when people from the two cultures collide, as he adapts Kim Min-jung‘s play about the real-life incidence of a Korean fishing boat crew casting the bodies of 25 Chinese illegal immigrants aboard after a botched smuggling operation.

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‘Sea Fog’ Star Han Ye Ri On The Love Scene With JYJ’s Yoochun

It is known that the filming session for a love scene in the film Sea Fog between actress Han Ye Ri and JYJ’s Park Yoochun took a long time.

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In yesterday’s showcase of this film in Busan Cinema Center, Kim Yoon Suk said, “Park Yoochun and Han Ye Ri filmed the love scene for four hours.”

“I don’t know who made so many NGs, but when Park Yoochun And Han Ye Ri were filming for that scene, the director [Shin Sung Bo] chased all the other actors away,” Kim Yoon Suk added. He explained, “He sent us outside and forbid us to enter the set for four hours.”

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‘Sea Fog’ Gets A Brand New Trailer And Poster

The first trailer and character motion poster for the most-anticipated film in Korea Sea Fog make a debut.

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The poster which was revealed this time around shows six sailors acted by Kim Yoon Suk, Park Yoochun, Lee Hee Jun, Moon Sung Geun, Kim Sang Ho, Yoo Seung Mok, before their departure to the open sea. On the deck of a stow-net fishing vessel, they stand with hope of returning with a full load of fish. The tagline, “Six Sailors, Hope of Ship with Fish, and Sea Fog” stirs up curiosity on what would happen to them.

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‘THE JYJ’ Magazine Released As Individual Pictorials In Japan And Korea + Details

The third volume ‘The JYJ’ has been released as individual magazines.

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On February 4, C-JeS Entertainment stated, “We will unveil the cover of the magazine, that was scheduled to be released on February, to the public. In these individual versions of magazines, Kim Jaejoong, Park Yoochun, and Kim Junsu put their true selves and their thoughts on the pictures through the collaboration with photographers.”

They continued, “These individual magazines will be released both in Japan and Korea. After the first pre-order ended, we were flooded with inquiries about this magazine, and that we will open the second pre-order today. Each magazine is in form of photo pictorial, made of about 130 pages, and the JYJ members have worked together with photographers Jo Seonhui, Mok Najeong and Kim Yeongjun.”

‘The JYJ’ is a very special interview magazine of JYJ and has gained popularity by releasing ‘First Issue Edition’ which contains exclusive interviews with JYJ members that took over 25 hours with frank answers, and ‘Summer Special Edition’ which contains pictorials in the theme of friends, friendship and interviews.

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