A Hard Day
| 끝까지 간다
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Directors' Fortnight adds two Asian features
By Stephen Cremin
Tue, 22 April 2014, 20:10 PM (HKT)
Cannes' Directors' Fortnight | Quinzaine des réalisateurs announced two Asian features in its lineup today, South Korean thriller A Hard Day 끝까지 간다 and Japanese animated fantasy The Tale of Princess Kaguya かぐや姫の物語.
KIM Seong-hun 김성훈 | 金成勳's Hard Day (pictured) stars LEE Seon-gyun 이선균 | 李善均 as a police detective trying to cover up his killing of a man in a car accident. The film opens in South Korea after Cannes, on 29 May 2014.
TAKAHATA Isao 高畑勲's Kaguya was critically acclaimed on release in Japan in Nov 2013. It's next international release, in Taiwan, has been set for 16 May, potentially after its international premiere in Cannes.
So far, seven Asian features have been announces in this year's Cannes' selection, three from South Korea and two apiece from Japan and China. In recent editions, there have been approximately double that number of Asian features.
There may still be late announcements from Asia.