Seoul-based gross sales outfit Finecut has inked a batch of offers for the latest movies from South Korea’s most prolific auteur, Hong Sangsoo. Hong’s newest, In Our Day, which can premiere because the closing title of Cannes’ Administrators’ Fortnight part on Might 25, has offered to France (Capricci), Spain (L’Atalante Cinema) and Greece (Ama Movies). The movie follows a girl in her 40s, briefly residing on the dwelling of a buddy, and a person in his 70s residing alone, who each have guests with critical inquiries to ask.
Hong’s second most up-to-date characteristic, In Water, which premiered on the Berlin Worldwide Movie Competition in February, additionally has completed brisk enterprise at Cannes’ Marche du Movie. The film has offered to France (Arizona Movies Distribution), Spain (L’Atalante Cinema) and Taiwan (COLA FILMS), following its earlier sale to The Cinema Guild for North America.
Finecut has additionally closed offers on three titles from younger feminine Korean administrators – July Jung’s Subsequent Sohee (which premiered in Cannes Critics Week in 2022), Lee Sol-hui’s Greenhouse and Lee Ji-eun’s The Hill of Secrets and techniques.
Subsequent Sohee has gone to Australia (SBS), China (BlueMedia Instances) and Spain (La Aventura Cine), following prior offers with France (Arizona), India (Pictureworks), Japan (Rights Dice), Taiwan (Sky Movies) and Switzerland (Trigon Movie). Launched on April 5 in France, the movie has garnered greater than 90,000 admissions.
Greenhouse, which received a number of awards eventually 12 months’s Busan Movie Competition, has offered to France (Artwork Home Movies), Japan (Mimosa Movies) and Taiwan (AV-Jet). And Plaion Photos took German-speaking rights to The Hill Of Secrets and techniques, which premiered in Berlin and was beforehand offered to Hong Kong’s Edko Movies and Taiwan’s AV-Jet.