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"Cyborg" to Open Hong Kong International Film Festival

By Indiewire | Indiewire February 13, 2007 at 3:27AM

Jacob Wong, Curator of the Hong Kong International Film Festival, has announced that Berlinale competition film "I'm A Cyborg, But That's OK" by Park Chan-wook will open the HKIFF at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on March 19th. The event runs through April 11, 2007. Park, along with stars Rain (Jung Ji-hoon) and Lim Soo-jung will attend the opening night next month. The opening night event precedes the annual Asian Film Awards which will be presented on March 20th in Hong Kong. "Park Chan-wook's masterpiece underscores the beauty of the human condition, profoundly touching on compassion which resonates universally," said Wong in a statement. "Equally, it's an honor to unveil the AFA trophy which will honor creative excellence in Asian film." indieWIRE reported on the new Park Chan-wook film in a recent dispatch from the Berlinale. [Eugene Hernandez]
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Jacob Wong, Curator of the Hong Kong International Film Festival, has announced that Berlinale competition film "I'm A Cyborg, But That's OK" by Park Chan-wook will open the HKIFF at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on March 19th. The event runs through April 11, 2007. Park, along with stars Rain (Jung Ji-hoon) and Lim Soo-jung will attend the opening night next month. The opening night event precedes the annual Asian Film Awards which will be presented on March 20th in Hong Kong. "Park Chan-wook's masterpiece underscores the beauty of the human condition, profoundly touching on compassion which resonates universally," said Wong in a statement. "Equally, it's an honor to unveil the AFA trophy which will honor creative excellence in Asian film." indieWIRE reported on the new Park Chan-wook film in a recent dispatch from the Berlinale. [Eugene Hernandez]

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