Magazine article Screen International

Korean Oscar Hopeful 'Age of Shadows' Seals Deals for Finecut

Magazine article Screen International

Korean Oscar Hopeful 'Age of Shadows' Seals Deals for Finecut

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South Korean sales company Finecut has announced a slew of deals on Kim Jee-woon's espionage thriller The Age Of Shadows, including a sale to Latin America (California Filmes).

The film, which is Korea's submission to the Academy Awards' foreign-language film category, has also gone to Australia & New Zealand (Madman Entertainment), Spain (La Aventura), Portugal (Films4you), Hong Kong (Edko Films), Taiwan (Filmware International), Philippines (Viva Entertainment Group) and Turkey (Filmarti Film).

Starring Song Kang-ho (Snowpiercer) and Gong Yoo (Train To Busan), the film has clocked up more than 7 million admissions and $52.7m (KW57.8bn) at the local box office since its release on September 7, according to the Korean Film Council (KOFIC).

Warner Bros Korea's first local-language production screened Out of Competition in Venice and in Toronto's Special Presentation section. …

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