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Concrete Utopia

  • South Korea| 2023 | Korean| 129'| Colour
  • Director: Um Tae-Hwa
  • Producer: Byun Seung-Min
  • Screenplay: Lee Shin-Ji, Um Tae-Hwa
  • DoP: Cho Hyoung-Rae
  • Editor: Han Mee Yeon
  • Cast: Lee Byung-Hun, Park Bo-Young, Park Seo-Jun

Festivals:

Toronto International Film Festival, 2023
Stiges, 2023


Synopsis: In this intriguing disaster epic from director Um Tae-Hwa, a calamitous earthquake destroys Seoul, leaving it in ruins. As the survivors of the calamity shack up at Imperial Palace Apartments to find a way to restore order, they soon begin to realize that the real disaster has only just begun.


Directors Bio: UM Tae-hwa, an advertising design student at Hongik University, transitioned to filmmaking with short films, including 'Cactus' (2003), a festival-winning work. He continued his education at the 'Korean Academy of Film Arts (KAFA)' and created 'Forest' (2012), winning a top prize at a notable short film festival. His debut feature, 'INGtoogi: The Battle of Internet Trolls' (2012), exploring online conflicts, earned acclaim. UM also contributed to storyboarding for Manshin: Ten Thousand Spirits' (2013) and 'The Wicked' (2013). He wrote and directed 'Vanishing Time: A Boy Who Returned' (2016), receiving recognition from the Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival.


Sales Agent: Impact Films India


Action | Drama
India Premiere

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