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“Cyborg” to Open Hong Kong International Film Festival

"Cyborg" to Open Hong Kong International Film Festival

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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