Moscow Movie Fest Holds Retrospective Devoted to Lee Joon-ik

Moscow Movie Fest Holds Retrospective Devoted to Lee Joon-ik

This year's Moscow WorldMovie Festival includes a retrospective devoted to Korean films.

The festival, which runs from June 23 to 30, is one of the crucialmaximum prestigious film festivals, along side the ones in Berlin, Cannes and Venice.

Some three hundredfilmfanaticsadding filmmakers amassedto observe one of his newest films, "The Throne" at the opening day of the respective ultimate week.

"I am venerated that my motion pictures were invited to the festival that boasts 80 years of history", director Lee Joon-ik said.

The retrospective functions five of Lee's films -- "DongJu, The Portrait of A Poet", "The Satisfied Life", "Hope", "The King and the Clown" and "The Throne".

Lee is the 2d one Korean director to hang a retrospective at the festival after Im Kwon-taek in 2008.

Other Korean films equivalent to "Mrs. B. A North Korean Woman" by way of Jero Yun, "Sorry Day" by Bae Ki-won and "Worst Woman" directed by Kim Jong-kwan were invited to the authenticfestivalsegment of the festival.