New Work from Indie Director LEE Kwang-kuk
Actress KO Hyun-jung
will end her five year break from the big screen by returning with the film A Winter Guest Scarier than a Tiger
. The film will be the third feature by acclaimed indie filmmaker LEE Kwang-kuk
. The two previously worked together on HONG Sang-soo
’s Woman On The Beach
(2006), which KO starred in and LEE was an assistant director on.
The film concerns a man who is dumped by his girlfriend and goes on a journey, meeting an old flame along the way. The project will go into production next month.
After working as an assistant director on several HONG Sang-soo titles, LEE debuted as a filmmaker with Romance Joe
, which premiered at the Busan International Film Festival
in 2011 and went on to screen at many events in 2012, including the Vancouver and Rotterdam International Film Festivals.