South Korean drama A Regular Household, directed by Hur Jin-ho, has inked a raft of worldwide distribution offers forward of its upcoming world premiere on the Toronto Worldwide Movie Competition.
Primarily based on only a showreel, main Korean gross sales outfit Finecut has offered the movie to key territories together with France and French-speaking Switzerland (Diaphana Distribution), Vietnam (Lumix Media Co.) and worldwide inflight, excluding South Korea and Taiwan (Encore Inflight Restricted).
A Regular Household marks the third time that Hur, considered one of Korea’s main auteurs, will premiere a movie in Toronto, following Harmful Liaisons (2012) and April Snow (2005). A Regular Household is an adaptation of Herman Koch’s bestselling Dutch novel, The Dinner, which has been translated into English, French, Spanish, Chinese language and Portuguese.
A Regular Household follows the extreme dilemma of two households dealing with against the law dedicated by their youngsters, resulting in a stunning and ironic ending. Sul Kyung-gu (seen not too long ago in Kill Boksoon on Netflix) portrays an older brother who’s a materialistic lawyer, whereas Jang Dong-gun (Pal) performs the morally adept pediatrician youthful brother. Kim Hee-ae (Queenmaker) and Claudia Kim (The Avengers: Age of Ultron) painting the wives of the brothers, respectively.
“A drama about privilege, nepotism, and ethical decline, A Regular Household explores the darker facet of normalcy in a transglobal story of binding blood ties that find yourself disintegrating the lives of its protagonists” says Giovanna Fulvi, considered one of Toronto’s worldwide programmers. “Hur Jin-ho’s stable route and impeccable performances from the A-list forged add weight and finesse to this dysfunctional story on the ‘regular’ lifetime of a household, in what’s the biggest and strongest adaption of Herman Koch’s bestseller, The Dinner.”
Produced by Hive Media Corp, A Regular Household is at present in post-production. It would premiere within the particular displays part of TIFF, which runs Sept. 7-17.