‘Concrete Utopia’ represents South Korea for Best International Feature Film at the 2024 Academy Awards

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Another Korean film might get an Oscars Award next year!

The disaster-thriller film, Concrete Utopia has been unanimously chosen by the Korean Film Council (KOFIC) to represent South Korea in the selection for Best International Feature Film at the 2024 Academy Awards!

According to them, they tried to pick a film that is Korean, yet aims for a global standard, strikes a good balance between artistry and popularity, and appeals without resistance to the Academy Awards.

(Photo Courtesy of Columbia Pictures)

The said film depicts the catastrophic earthquake and the struggle of the survivors gathered in Hwang Gung Apartment, the only building left standing in an earthquake-ravaged Seoul.

The most prestigious award ceremony will be held on March 10, 2024, and the final list of nominees for Best International Feature Film will be announced on January 23.

It will have its North American premiere and gala presentation at the 48th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) on September 9.

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Moreover, It was in 2019 when the Korean film, Parasite won Best International Feature Film at the Academy Awards.

Distributed by Columbia Pictures, Concrete Utopia starring Park Seo Joon, Lee Byung Hyun, and Park Bo Young is scheduled to hit Philippine cinemas on September 20.

Watch the trailer here:

Source: PR from Columbia Pictures Philippines

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