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Never-ending quest for Hollywood1 min read

12 February 2011 < 1 min read


Never-ending quest for Hollywood1 min read

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Comedian-turned-filmmaker Shim Hyung-rae is a dreamer. He has pursued his dream to make a No.1 box office film in Hollywood for decades against all odds.

Many critics call this dream “impractical” or “unrealistic.” Of course, he knows he has a long way to go, but he is confident that he will make his dream come true someday.

Korean films have smashed the box-office in Asia and earned greater recognition at many international film festivals.

Still, the presence of made-in-Korea films in the U.S. market is non-existent. Experts say the local industry lacks capital, technology, international movie stars and many other elements to appeal to American audiences.

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via The Korea Times

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