‘Romantic Heaven’ shines
SOUTH Korean director Jang Jin’s movie Romantic Heaven has won an award at a film fest held in Iran, making it the only domestic feature to do so.
Romantic Heaven won the prestigious Crystal Simorgh for bestscript at the International Cinema Competition during the Fajr International Festival in Tehran.
The movie, which opens in theatres in South Korea next month follows the story of Min-kyu (played by actor Kim Suro) and his wife Mimi (Kim Ji-won).
It also stars Kim Dong-wook who decides to help his grandfather find his first love.
Into its 30th edition this year, the Fajr International Festival (Feb 1-11) featured movies from countries such as Canada, France, Spain, Norway, Sweden and Britain.
Several foreign pictures from China, Japan, South Korea and Turkey had been selected to compete at the Asian Cinema Section of the fest. – Reuters