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Doc makers turning to Korean celebrities

Apparently, in Korea, a recent trend in documentary subjects is following the lives and struggles of big Korean stars. Among recent subjects were soccer player Park Ji-sung, actor Kim Myung-min, and Myung Se-bin, who recently appeared in the documentary film Gisaengjeon, after a long hiatus from the limelight in her home country.
April 16, 2009

Apparently, in Korea, a recent trend in documentary subjects is following the lives and struggles of big Korean stars. Among recent subjects were soccer player Park Ji-sung, actor Kim Myung-min, and Myung Se-bin, who recently appeared in the documentary film Gisaengjeon, after a long hiatus from the limelight in her home country.

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Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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