South Korean gross sales company Finecut has boarded worldwide gross sales of highschool drama Victory and can launch the title on the Asian Contents & Movie Market (ACFM) in Busan this week.
It marks the newest characteristic of Korean director Park Beom-su, recognized for his 2014 debut Purple Carpet, and stars Lee Hye-ri (aka Hyeri) of Okay-pop group Woman’s Day and Park Se-wan of 2022 characteristic Life Is Stunning.
They play two highschool ladies who create a cheerleading membership to pursue their love for dance however quickly discover themselves cheering for an underdog soccer group on a distant island. The solid additionally consists of rising actor Lee Jeong-ha of Disney+ motion collection Transferring.
It’s produced by Seoul-based Annapurna Movies, headed by Lee Anna, the producer of 2011 field workplace hit Sunny.
Victory is in post-production and an unique first promo of the movie shall be shared with patrons at Finecut’s sales space throughout the ACFM, which runs October 7-10.
The movie is offered by Mindmark, an IP firm beneath the Shinsegae Group, recognized for its involvement as financier and Korean distributor in latest movies similar to Love Reset, Honey Candy, I Need To Know Your Mother and father, and Decibel.
Additionally on Finecut’s slate is FAQ, which can also be produced by Annapurna, and Supply – each of which can display screen within the Imaginative and prescient strand of Busan Worldwide Movie Competition (BIFF, October 4-13).
Finecut can also be dealing with two of acclaimed auteur Hong Sangsoo’s newest movies, In Our Day and In Water, which shall be offered in BIFF’s Icon part. Each movies premiered earlier this yr, because the closing night time title of Cannes Administrators’ Fortnight and within the Berlinale’s Encounters part respectively.
Additional movies on Finecut’s slate embrace upcoming titles A Regular Household by Hur Jin-ho, which premiered at Toronto; Kim Tae-yang’s Mimang, additionally proven at Toronto; A Courageous Citizen starring Shin Hae-sun of Collectors; and motion comedy The Determined Chase.