|Oct 7 (Thurs)||09:00 ~ 12:00||Drive My Car Screening||Busan Cinema Center – Cinema 1||005||KRW 20,000||Korean
|12:00 ~ 12:30||Drive My Car GV|
|14:00 ~ 16:00||Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy Screening|
|16:00 ~ 16:30||Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy GV|
|17:00 ~ 18:30||Hamaguchi Ryusuke x Bong Joon Ho Special Talk|
The Japanese director, Hamaguchi Ryusuke, has been honored with the title of Japan’s representative director for the next generation, succeeding Koreeda Hirokazu, after winning the Silver Bear - Grand Jury Prize at the Berlin International Film Festival 2021 with Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy (2021), and the Award for Best Screenplay at the Cannes Film Festival 2021 with Drive My Car (2021). Being a well-known fan a of Director Bong, he has hosted the Guest Visit (GV) of Memories of Murder (2003) as a special guest at BIFF2019, and led a deep talk session about Parasite (2019) in Japan last year. The meeting with the audience will take place after the screenings, and the Special Talk will be held after the GVs of Drive My Car and Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy on Oct 7 (Thurs) with the two directors Bong Joon Ho and Hamaguchi Ryusuke. The tickets for this talk session will be sold as a package set, which will include the premiere, the GV, and the Special Talk, and will open on Sept 30 (Thurs).
Hamaguchi Ryusuke studied film at the Tokyo University of the Arts. His graduation project, Passion (2008), premiered at the San Sebastián International Film Festival and TOKYO FILMeX. He directed the Korean-Japanese coproduction, The Depths (2010), and received worldwide attention with his film, Happy Hour (2015), which received the Best Actress award at the Locarno Film Festival. His film, Asako I & II (2018), was invited to the Competition section at Cannes Film Festival 2018, and received the Silver Bear - Grand Jury Prize at the Berlin International Film Festival 2021 for Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy (2021), and the Award for Best Screenplay at Cannes Film Festival 2021 for Drive My Car (2021).
BONG Joon Ho
Bong Joon Ho made his debut with Barking Dogs Never Bite in 2000. Memories of Murder (2003) earned him accolades both at home and abroad. The Host (2006) competed at the International Critics Week of the Cannes Film Festival, while Mother (2009) competed in the Un Certain Regard at Cannes. His internationally coproduced film, Snowpiercer (2013), earned him global attention again, and Okja (2017) vied in the main competition section at Cannes Film Festival 2017. The film Parasite won the Palme d′Or at Cannes Film Festival 2019, marking his second 10 million viewers film since The Host. In February of 2020, he achieved four accolades at the Academy Awards with Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, and Best International Film, and he was appointed to the first-ever Korean jury of the Competition at the Venice International Film Festival 2021.