'Dream,' 'Sunshine' receiving coin

SEOUL – The Korean Film Council (Kofic) Wednesday announced $54,000 of financial support to overseas distributors releasing Korean movies.

Stichting Nederlands Filmmuseum was awarded Euros12,000 ($18,700) aid to help with its Netherlands release of Lee Chang-dong’s “Secret Sunshine” on Sept 12. Hong Kong’s Golden Scene receives $12,000 to underwrite its Sept 4 release of Na Hong-jin-helmed “The Chaser” and a further $23,000 to assist November outings of “A man who was Superman,” Hur Jin-ho’s “Happiness” and the December release of Kim Ki-duk’s “Dream.”

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