‘Night Fishing’ brings home Golden Bear
South Korea’s highly acclaimed director Park Chan-wook and his younger brother, media artist Park Chan-kyong, captured a Golden Bear at Berlin International Film Festival for their first collaboration.
The film “Night Fishing,” the first film the Park brothers have made together, won the top prize of the festival’s International Short Film Jury at the awards ceremony held at Grand Hyatt in Berlin, Germany on Saturday.
The 61st festival ran from Feb. 10 to 20 and showcased 22 films in its main program including 16 in the run for the Golden and Silver Bears in the competition categories.
A total of nine Korean films were invited to the festival, including three listed under the competition section ― “Night Fishing,” “Broken Night,” which won the second prize in the shorts section, and “Come Rain, Come Shine.”