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    HANSEL AND GRETEL Korean Version Screening at Terracotta Film Club on June 26

    Dark Fairy Tale at the Prince Charles Cinema in London Source: Terracotta Distribution press release Special Thanks to Claire Marty

    A sinister house deep in the forest is full of happy children... but what lies beneath the surface? To time with the UK release of HANSEL & GRETEL: WITCH HUNTERS on DVD, ‘Terracotta Film Club’ offers the chance to watch the South Korean adaptation of HANSEL AND GRETEL (??? ???, Henjelgwa Geuretel, 2007) at the Prince Charles Cinema in London. YIM Phil-sung’s twisted version is a dark and gripping modern age fairy tale for adults, spinning the original Grimm story on its head. Following a car crash on a country road, Eun-soo (Chun Jeong-myeong) is led to safety by a girl in a red cloak (Shim Eun-kyoung), to her house, deep in the forest. Accepting her family`s hospitality for the night, he gradually learns that he is trapped in the woods with this strange picture perfect family and of the sinister story behind the seemingly innocent smiles of the children... As for previous editions, the event will run for one night only on Wednesday, June 26. Previous ‘Terracotta Film Clubs’ of POLICE STORY, LADY SNOWBLOOD and DAYS OF BEING WILD were sold out, and the 5th edition of the Terracotta Far East Film Festival wrapped successfully last week. This enthusiasm is a real encouragement and Terracotta organisers will pursue their efforts to show Asian films regularly on the big screen throughout the year. The next Terracotta Film Club will be Wednesday, July 31, film tcb. Terracotta Film Club: HANSEL AND GRETEL Wednesday 26 June at 6.15pm doors open/ 6.30pm film starts Ticket price: £ 7.50 (Prince Charles cinema members £ 5.00). Cast: CHUN Jeong-myoung, EUN Won-jae, SHIM Eun-kyoung, JIN Ji-hee Director: YIM Phil-sung Runtime: 116 min. / Cert.15 / Dark Fantasy / 2007 Country: South Korea, Korean language with English subtitles

    About Terracotta Film Club

    Terracotta Distribution launched this monthly film residency in January 2013 at the legendary, cult Prince Charles Cinema in London with a mission to offer the chance to enjoy Asian films regularly on the big screen, right in the heart of London. Previous Film Clubs editions showcased Jackie Chan’s POLICE STORY, Pang Ho-Cheung’s VULGARIA and Prachya Pinkaew’s CHOCOLATE.

    About Terracotta Distribution

    Committed to bringing quality and entertaining Far East films to the UK. Releases by Terracotta Distribution include the multi-award winning BREATHLESS directed by Yang Ik-june, Johnnie To’s SPARROW and just released Kim Ki-duk debut movie CROCODILE with his documentary ARIRANG. Imprint label TERROR-COTTA is devoted to Asian horror and thrillers. Terracotta Far East Film Festival is an annual event aiming to widen the audience for Far Eastern film in the UK. The 4th edition ran from 12th-15th April 2012 with 5 European premieres incl. the new animated work from legendary Studio Ghibli. From comedy to drama to horror and everything in between, exclusive cast and crew Q&As, intro’s, masterclasses and parties. Terracotta Festival touring edition started in September with 5 films in the line-up.

    About Prince Charles Cinema

    From cult festivals to the latest box office hits, the Prince Charles Cinema is the heart of independent film in London. The Prince Charles Cinema is located at 7 Leicester Place, WC2H 7BY.

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