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Noraero Taeyangeul Ssoda: Seukeurinkweoteo Sasutujaengeui Girok

  • Runtime: 1 hr. 28 min.

Synopsis

This documentary tackles the emotional battle to protect South Korea's national film industry against the corporate juggernaut of the MPAA (which is backed by the U.S. government). From a high profile hunger strike by Korean directors in the summer of 1998 to the current stalemate after the issue was separated from general trade talks, the film focuses on Korea's use of screen quotas for local flicks (currently standing at 106, but this is bound to be reduced). While the MPAA sees Korea as a key market...more

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