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    Korea’s ‘My Brilliant Life’ Set For Wide Release in China

    U.S.A
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    March 12, 2015
    South Korean drama “My Brilliant Life” is to get a wide release in China from Friday (March 13). The picture, directed by E J-yong, is based on a novel by Kim Ae Ran about a couple with a son who suffers from an accelerated aging syndrome known as progeria.
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    En Haute-Loire, le festival des Lectures sous l'arbre accueille petits et grands

    France
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    August 19, 2019
    Du lundi 19 au samedi 24 août, la maison d'édition Cheyne Éditeur orchestre la 28ème édition du festival des Lectures sous l'arbre au lieu-dit Cheyne, au Chambon-sur-Lignon. Ce festival, ouvert aux littéraires de tout poil, comptabilise environ 5 000 entrées chaque année.
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    La Corée, pays invité des Lectures sous l'arbre 2019

    France
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    May 9, 2019
    La 28e édition des Lectures sous l'arbre mettra à l'honneur la Corée dans sa programmation. Située en Asie de l'Est, entre le Japon, la Chine et la Russie, la Corée est une péninsule de plus de 220 000 km2. Peuplée d'environ 75 millions d'habitants, la Corée est séparée en deux Etats depuis la fin...
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    VOX POPULI: Facing same issues, Japan, S. Korea should help each other

    Japan
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    August 16, 2019
    The Japanese edition of "Kim Ji-young, Born 1982," a feminist novel published in 2016 by South Korean author Cho Nam-joo, has also become--well, hot--since it started selling briskly late last year.
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    Jung Yu Mi To Star New Netflix Drama, Reunite With Gong Yoo

    China
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    December 21, 2018
    Jung Yu Mi will also be seen opposite Gong Yoo in the movie adaptation of Cho Nam Joo's feminist novel "Kim Ji Young, Born 1982." According to the South China Morning Post, the film will stick to the book's controversial tale that divided Korea's patriarchal society because of its bold depiction of...
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    Haemin Sunim *07 on Love and Imperfection

    U.S.A.
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    March 19, 2019
    The book: In a world with imperfect people, Haemin Sunim *07 believes the only way to find contentment is by learning to love things despite their imperfections, beginning with yourself. Love For Imperfect Things: How to Accept Yourself in a World Striving for Perfection (Penguin) is built to guide...
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    Ohrenbetäubende Stille

    Germany
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    July 24, 2019
    Es ist diese Szene, die sich noch während unserer Begegnung aus dem Gespräch herauslöst, als überraschender Zugang zu einer literarischen Weltsicht: Mit ihren schmalen Fingern skizziert Han Kang ein Gewimmel aus Beinchen und Flügeln in die Luft – Insekten. Später wird sie gedankenverloren einen...
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    Book review: Kim Un-su's The Plotters is a riveting, cinematic thriller about assassins in a library

    Singapore
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    May 27, 2019
    Screen adaptations of books are a dime a dozen these days. A hot title comes on the market and you can expect to see it on the screen in a year or so. But once in a while, along comes a book so inherently cinematic that it is practically a movie beaming off the pages. The Plotters by South Korean...
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    Review: ‘Seven Years of Night’ is a strained specimen of Korean noir

    U.S.A
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    April 5, 2018
    Director Choo Chang-min’s adaptation of Jeong You-jeong’s novel “Seven Years of Night” offers a ponderous take on a classic noir premise. Though well-acted and visually striking, the film’s missing some of the punchiness that makes these kinds of tragic crime stories hit hard.
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    '7 năm bóng tối': Đi vào tâm của vòng xoáy tội ác

    Vietnam
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    December 28, 2015
    Nữ văn sĩ người Hàn Jeong You Jeong đưa người đọc đi vào tâm của vòng xoáy tội ác trong tiểu thuyết của mình với sự ngột ngạt đến ám ảnh, đau đớn và phẫn nộ đến tột cùng. 7 năm bóng tối bao trùm bởi làn sương mù dày đặc, mờ mịt và lạnh lẽo. Những con người sống trong bầu không khí đó giống như...

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