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Lee Min Ho and Kim Rae Won′s ‘Gangnam 1970’ to Premiere in North America

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2015.01.13 10:18 Newsen Kim Hyung Woo Translation Credit : Yeawon Jung

The film Gangnam 1970 has been confirmed to premiere in North America following Asia.

Gathering attention by starring Lee Min Ho and Kim Rae Won, Gangnam 1970 will premiere in North America following major countriesin Asia, including Japan, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, and more.

As the final piece of director Yoo Ha’s street trilogy following Once Upon A Time in High School and Dirty Carnival, Gangnam 1970 is one of the most anticipated films of 2015, premiering across Asia as well as in the United States and Canada.

China, which is sensitive to the issues related to limitations and deliberation on the screening of foreign films, even decided to pre-order Gangnam 1970, despite it being a R-rated film.

Following the premiere in Korea on January 21, Gangnam 1970 will be shown in Singapore, Vietnam, and Myanmar on January 29, Taiwan on January 30, and Malaysia and Indonesia in February. It has been set to premiere in Thailand and Hong Kong on February 5 and the United States and Canada on February 6.

Lee Min Ho and Kim Rae Won′s ‘Gangnam 1970’  to Premiere in North America

Gangnam 1970 will be distributed in the United States by DreamWest Pictures, which also distributed The Face Reader, Friend 2, and Tazza: The Hidden Card. The film will be screened in major cities, such as Vancouver and Toronto in Canada, and Los Angeles and New York in the United States.

Apart from Asia and North American, iterest is also high amongst European distribution companies, allowing the film to be screened at the European Film Market, taking place on February 5 in Berlin.

Gangnam 1970, starring Lee Min Ho, Kim Rae Won, Jung Jin Young, Kim Seolhyun, Yoo Seung Mok, Kim Ji Soo, and more, is the final piece of director Yoo Ha’s street trilogy about two men’s desire, loyalty, and betrayal, surrounding the Gangnam area during 1970s when Seoul was going through rapid development.

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