Korean Sales Agent Brings Broad Array of Titles to Berlin
Thriller, comedies, horrors and indie dramas make up the sales lineup for CONTENTS PANDA
in Berlin this year. Having recently sold its titles The Chase
(2017), Steel Rain
(2017) and Psychokinesis
to Netflix, the busy distributor launched sales on an array of new titles during the European Film Market (EFM) this year.
Among their new titles are the mystery-thriller The Vanished
, a remake of the 2012 Spanish film The Body
(2014). This debut film from director LEE Chang-hee
stars KIM Gang-woo
(The Taste of Money
, 2012) as the trophy husband of a slain corporate head whose body vanishes from the morgue. KIM Sang-kyung
(Memories of Murder
, 2003) plays the detective on the case, who quickly grows suspicious of the young widower. The film is slated for release on March 7 and had its market premiere in Berlin.
follows up his 2014 film The Wicked
with another horror titled The Wrath
. A remake of the 1986 Korean horror Woman’s Wail
, the chiller features Bedevilled
(2010) star SEO Young-hee
as a woman who contends with several deaths that befall members of the family she marries into during the Joseon Era. The Wrath
, which is expected to bow in Summer, also features Kpop star SON Na-eun
of Apink in her first lead role in a feature film.