Rotterdam Reveals JANG Jin Retrospective

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Section Brings Korean Count at IFFR to 19 The International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) revealed its full lineup yesterday, ahead of its January 21st opening. Though we were already aware of seven Korean films participating in this years’s 44th edition, we now know that there will also be a 12-film retrospective of noted filmmaker, writer and producer JANG Jin. Originally a playwright and a variety show writer, JANG moved into the filmmaking scene as the writer of 1996’s A Hot Roof, which is included in IFFR’s retrospective. A key and prolific figure of modern Korean cinema, he has directed, produced and written many hit films, most of which incorporate his noted skill for witty dialogue. Of his directorial output, nine titles will be screened in Rotterdam, including Guns and Talk (2001), 2006’s Someone Grateful (a segment of Human rights omnibus If You Were Me 2), Murder, Take One (2005), Righteous Ties (2006), My Son (2007), The Quiz Show Scandal (2010), Romantic Hea

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