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Arrow Films picks up ‘Poetry’

Film is actress Yoon Jeong-hee's first since 1994

BERLIN — Brit distrib Arrow Films has picked up all U.K. rights to Lee Chang-dong’s “Poetry.”

Pic, helmed and penned by Chang-dong Lee, tells the story of a South Korean suburban woman in her 60s who begins to grow an interest for poetry while struggling with Alzheimer’s disease and her irresponsible grandson.

Yoon Jeong-hee stars in the pic, her first role since 1994.

Deal was negotiated with pic’s sales agent Finecut.

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