11/03 – [News + Info] ‘Haemoo’ selected for Best Film in Orient Express section of the 35th Oporto International Film Festival
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Best film in the Orient Express section went to Shim Sung-bo’s “Hae Moo” from South Korea.
The 35th edition of Fantasporto, Oporto International Film Festival, is one of the most prestigious festivals in the world. More than 10 days dedicated to celebrate the film industry and where producers, directors , actors, other film professionals and a great number of film fans are welcomed to a program with all genres, with shorts and features, but with a strong accent on fantasy and thrillers.
The most recent films, many in European and World Premieres, are present in 4 competitive sections – Fantasy, Directors Week, Orient Express and Portuguese Cinema. The productions of 26 countries have been selected out of the 51 countries that sent films for selection. All in all, about 200 films to be screened, also in retrospectives and tributes. […] Also Film Schools and universities are screening their latest productions and are going to have their annual meeting in Fantasporto. The festival takes place at the Rivoli Municipal Theatre with the Official Opening on the 27 February, and till the 7 March. The opening feature is “Hae Moo”, Korean’s entry for the Oscars. (Source)