Movies ‘Spider’s House’ starring Song Kang-ho and ‘Hwaran’ starring Song Joong-ki were officially invited to the 76th Cannes International Film Festival.
On the 13th (local time), the Executive Committee of the Cannes Film Festival announced the official invitation list for the 76th Cannes Film Festival through an official press conference held in Paris, France. On this day, ‘Spider’s House’ was invited to the official non-competition category, and ‘Hwaran’ was invited to the Notable Gaze. There are no invitations to the competition section.
‘The Spider’s House’ is a film in the 1970s in which director Kim (Song Kang-ho), obsessed with shooting the finale of the finished film ‘The Spider’s House’, is obsessed with bad conditions that are almost crazy, such as intervening. the hands of censorship authorities and actors and producers who don’t understand the altered content. This is a work that depicts both terrible and comical things that happen while filming in the dark.
The non-competition part where ‘The Spider’s Nest’ was invited was the part where the world’s most talked about film was invited, last year’s ‘Top Gun: Maverick’, first reboot of the year in 15 years, ‘Indiana Jones: Dial of Destiny’ and master director Martin Scorsese’s ‘Killers’ Of the Flower Moon’ and other notable Hollywood films are listed.
This marks the third time director Kim Jee-woon has appeared at the Cannes International Film Festival, after ‘A Bittersweet Life’ (official non-competition) in 2005 and ‘The Good, the Bad, the Weird’ (official non-competition) in 2005. 2008.
Song Kang-ho, who plays the lead role, will also step on the red carpet at the Cannes International Film Festival for the second year in a row after winning the Best Actor Award at the Cannes International Film Festival for the first time as a Korean. last year’s male actor for his role in ‘Broker’. He is also the 8th Korean actor to enter the box after ‘The Host’, ‘Secret Sunshine’, ‘The Good, the Bad, the Weird’, ‘The Bat’, ‘Parasite’, ‘Emergency Declaration’, and ‘Broker’ , and the most invitation record is broken again. This is the 5th collaboration between director Kim Jee-woon and Song Kang-ho, after ‘The Quiet Family’, ‘Foul King’, ‘The Good, The Bad, The Weird’ and ‘Secretary’, to accompany Cannes International Film Festival together in 15 years.
‘Hwaran’ is also receiving a lot of expectations at home and abroad. ‘Hwaran’ is a noir depicting the story of Yeon-gyu (Hong Sa-bin), a boy who wants to escape from the reality of hell, meets Chi-geon (Song Joong-ki), the boss of an organization, and ends up in the world which is dangerous. Director Kim Chang-hoon’s debut feature film, starring Song Joong-ki, rookie Hong Sa-bin, and singer Kim Hyung-seo, who is active as Vivi. Song Joong-ki entered the Cannes International Film Festival for the first time after his debut through ‘Hwaran’.
Meanwhile, the 76th Cannes International Film Festival will be held in Cannes, France from May 16 to May 27.