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Official Us Trailer for Dark Drama 'Sea Fog' Produced by Bong Joon-ho

"Have you ever smuggled people before?" Film Movement has debuted a brand new official Us trailer for the dark Korean drama Sea Fog, originally known as Haemoo, directed by first-time filmmaker Shim Sung-bo. Some may remember that we originally posted a trailer for this two years ago, back in late 2014, as the film originally premiered and opened in Korea back then. It has been touring around the world playing at film festivals all over, and is finally getting released in the Us. It stars Kim Yun-seok, Park Yoo-chin, Ye-ri Han, and Kim Sang-ho. I had the chance to see this last year and it's very dark and very harrowing, as the film deals with a ship captain making money trying to smuggle immigrants from China to Korea, but things go wrong. The cinematography is exceptional and it's a very well-made thriller, highly recommended. Here's the new official Us trailer for
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U.S. Trailer For Bong Joon-ho-Produced ‘Sea Fog’ Introduces Tension on the High Seas

For some, the name Bong Joon-ho is enough to garner interest, whether he is directing, producing, or scripting. He has handled the latter two in Sung-bo Shim‘s (who co-penned Bong’s Memories of Murder), which has now been given its first U.S. trailer ahead of a domestic release. The trailer shows a fisherman down on his luck who once again engages in human smuggling between China and Korea. An official selection at Tiff back in 2014 and now finally landing in the U.S. this summer, the trailer promises a taut, beautifully shot thriller.

We said in our review: “Both atmospheric and claustrophobic, the thriller is expertly lensed by cinematographer Hong Kyung-pyo (Mother, Snowpiercer) and tensely paced by editors Kim Sang-bum and Kim Jae-bum. The influence of Bong is apparent throughout the film, yet Shim’s direction is top notch and a text book example of misdirection. While the
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