Director Kim Ki-duk’s “Pieta” to be released at the end of August

Director Kim Ki-duk’s “Pieta” to be released at the end of August

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Director Kim Ki-duk’s “Pieta” to be released at the end of August

Director Kim Ki-duk who has taken over 3 worldwide film festivals is releasing his eighteenth movie "Pieta" at the end of August.

Kim enchanted the public with characters good and bad in the 2001 movie "Bad Guy" and now 11 years, he's back with a more brutal and cruel movie "Pieta".

"Pieta" which means 'have mercy', is about an evil man Kang-do (Lee Jeong-jin) who meets his mother (Jo Min-soo) one day and suffer confusion while the cruel secret is revealed.

Lee Jeong-jin as Kim Ki-duk's new "Bad Guy" persona, and actress Jo Min-soo who's come back as the 'black haired Maria' are attempting to put a change to their usual images.

The poster of the movie shows Lee Jeong-jin and Jo Min-so imitating the picture of Michael Angelo's Vatican Pieta.

This picture is actually of the Virgin Mary holding dead Jesus Christ but Jo and Lee might be metaphorizing the picture and the phrase, "The man and the woman who will never be forgiven" brings out the curiosity in fans.

Local businesses cash in on "Avengers"

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Local businesses cash in on "Avengers"
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Crowd calls out government at Sewol memorial

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Crowd calls out government at Sewol memorial

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3 Korean Films Invited to Cannes

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3 Korean Films Invited to Cannes

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Pretty Jihyun elegant dance

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Pretty Jihyun elegant dance

4Minute”s Jihyun impresses with her dancing ability!

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Happy birthday to C-Clown"s Ray

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Happy birthday to C-Clown"s Ray


Stage Name: Ray
Birth Name: Kim Hyun Il Birthday: April 19, 1994 Label: Yedang entertainment Group: C-Clown Position: Vocalist Height: 176 cm Weight: 62 kg Blood Type: O Twitter: @soccer4065
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