|Oct 10 (Sun)||17:00||KNN Theater (KNNTower B1)||706||KRW 8,000||Korean, English|
Leos Carax’s Master Class, “Leos Carax: The Cinema,” will be held on Oct 10 (Sun) at 5 PM (KST). Leos Carax, a director who continues to revisit and reinterpret classic films, while simultaneously exploring the new potential for films, is coming to Busan with his newest feature, Annette (2021), which won the Award for Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival 2021. The film, Annette, is the result of the collaboration between the American art-pop duo, Sparks, and the French auteur, Leos Carax, who has been eager to make a musical film for a long time. It is a story about a couple, a renowned opera singer (Marion Cotillard) and a stand-up comedian (Adam Driver), after giving birth to their first child, Annette. This Master Class is an event dedicated to exploring the cinematic world of the master director Leos Carax and will give an opportunity for aspiring filmmakers and audiences to directly communicate with the internationally masterful director Leos Carax. This session will have in-depth discussions, and the BIFF Festival Director, Huh Moonyung, will be hosting the event as the moderator. Advance ticket sales for the Master Class will open on Sept 30 (Thus).
After being recognized as an aspiring director for his first feature film, Boy Meets Girl (1984), at the Cannes Film Festival, he firmly established himself in the industry with his second feature, Bad Blood (1986). He also directed The Lovers on the Bridge (1991) and Pola X (1999). Holy Motors (2012), nominated in the Competition section at Cannes Film Festival 2012, was released domestically and was highly acclaimed by both audiences and critics. He received the Award for Best Director at Cannes Film Festival 2021 for film Annette.