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Must-watch movies at the Korean Film Festival 2017

Writer: Farah Hanis

Korean film enthusiasts, this is the time for you! Experience the best of Korean cinema at the upcoming Korean Film Festival (KFF) 2017 with 5 free movie screenings to pick from. Held for only three days from 26 to 28 October, this year's KFF brings movies featuring A-list Hallyu stars such as Gong Yoo, Song Hye-kyo, Hyun Bin and Shin Min-A right to our home country. From seeing Gong Yoo's chiselled abs in "The Suspect" to crying along with the heart-warming story of Song Hye-kyo and Kang Dong-won in "My Brilliant Life", read on to find out what films are being shown this year so that you would not miss out on this time-limited opportunity. CLICK HERE to get more info on the festival and check the cinema showtimes for all the 5 movies!

"The Fatal Encounter"

What is it about: Based on the real-life assassination attempt on King Jeong-jo, this movie follows the King's struggle as he carefully places his trust on his subordinates and evades those who are after his throne.

Why you should watch it: This marks Hyun Bin's first role in a period drama and his first acting gig after being discharged from the mandatory military service.

"My Love, My Bride"

What is it about: Following their marriage right after graduating college, young couple Young-min and Mi-young learn the hard way about maintaining a marriage and understanding what love really is.

Why you should watch it: This film is the remake of the hit 1990 same-titled movie starring Park Joong-hoon and Choi Jin-sil.

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Cinema Online, 23 October 2017

Related Movies:
The Suspect (KFF) (Korean) (26 Oct 2017)
A Hard Day (KFF) (Korean) (26 Oct 2017)
My Brilliant Life (KFF) (Korean) (26 Oct 2017)
The Fatal Encounter (KFF) (Korean) (26 Oct 2017)
My Love, My Bride (KFF) (Korean) (26 Oct 2017)

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