Thesps leave mark at Grauman’s

Lee Byung-hun, Ahn Sung-ki have handprints, footprints cast

Korean thesps Lee Byung-hun and Ahn Sung-ki had their handprints and footprints cast in front of Grauman’s Chinese Theater on Saturday. Ceremony was held as part of the Look East Film Festival in Hollywood, a two-day event that devoted its inaugural edition to a celebration of Korean cinema.

Fest honored uber-cinephile Pierre Rissient for his advocacy on behalf of Korean filmmakers, while helmers Kim Jee-woon, Lee Chang-dong and Park Chan-wook were on hand for screenings of their films “A Bittersweet Life,” “Poetry” and “Thirst,” respectively.

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