With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013

With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013
With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Free screening of GANGNAM BLUES on Thursday at Asia Society NY

Korean Cultural Service NY
Asia Society NY
Korean Movie Night New York's April - May 2015 Series
Emerging Talent
Gangnam Blues
Directed by YOO Ha
Starring: LEE Min-ho, KIM Rae-won, JUNG Jin-Young
South Korea, 2015, 135min
In Korean with English subtitles

When: Thursday, May 7th @ 6:30 pm
Where: The Lila Acheson Wallace Auditorium at Asia Society
725 Park Avenue at 70th Street, NYC

Free Admission; all seating is first come, first served.
Doors open @ 6 pm
East Coast Premiere 

Directed by veteran filmmaker YOO Ha (A Dirty Carnival, A Frozen Flower), Gangnam Blues (a.k.a. Gangnam 1970) is a sleek and stylish action thriller about childhood friendship, brotherhood, and betrayal set in the 1970s, during the height of social-political turmoil.

Two friends who grew up in the same orphanage, Jong-dae (TV drama star LEE Min-ho in his film debut) and Yong-gi (KIM Rae-won), struggle to make ends meet and wind up working for two competing gangs. Politicians, real estate magnates, and gangsters vie with blood for territories south of the Han river, a district that would become the world-famous and hip Gangnam.

Released in January in South Korea, Gangnam Blues will stand as one of the biggest box office hits of the year.

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