Mother (2009)-Closing Film at the Cinequest Film Festival on March 6, 2010

Korean film Mother (Madeo) (2009) by filmmaker Joon-ho Bong with actors Bin Won, Ku Jin, Hye-ja Kim in the lead roles is to be featured as the closing film of the Cinequest Film Festival on March 6, 2010 at California Theatres.

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Bluefield March 2 (Calcutta Tube): Korean film Mother (Madeo) (2009) by filmmaker Joon-ho Bong with actors Bin Won, Ku Jin, Hye-ja Kim in the lead roles is to be featured as the closing film of the Cinequest Film Festival on March 6, 2010 at California Theatres.

The thriller, drama is about a mother who tries to protect her mentally challenged son who is a suspect of a homicide of a schoolgirl. The mother comes forward and does everything to protect her son.

The film has won several awards including the Blue Dragon Award, Dubai International Film Festival Awards, Asia Pacific FilmFestival Awards.The film had an estimated budget of  $5,000,000 and made a box-office of gross $15,460,000 (Non-USA). The movie was filmed in Seoul, South Korea.
Mother (Madeo) (2009)

Movie Info:

Country: South Korea
Language: Korean
Duration: 128 min
Genre: Crime / Drama / Mystery / Thriller

Cast/Crew:

Directed by
Joon-ho Bong

Writers
Screenplay
Eun-kyo Park
Joon-ho Bong Screenplay
Wun-kyo Park Screenplay

Producers
Jae-Won Choi … producer
Katharine Kim … executive producer
Miky Lee … executive producer
Yang-kwon Moon … executive producer
Tae-joon Park … producer
Woo-sik Seo … producer

Cast
Bin Won … Yoon Do-joon
Hye-ja Kim
Ku Jin

Original Music
Byeong-woo Lee

Cinematographers
Kyung-Pyo Hong

Editors
Sae-kyoung Moon

Production Designers
Seong-hie Ryu

Sound Department
Tae-young Choi … sound

Visual Effects Department
Kang Chang-bae … visual effects artist
Yuseop Ham … visual effects
Changbae Kang … visual effects
Jihyun Nam … head of effects

Awards:

Asia-Pacific Film Festival
2009
•      Won, Best Actress
Hye-ja Kim

Blue Dragon Awards
2009
•      Won, Blue Dragon Award
Best Film

Dubai International Film Festival
2009
•      Won, Muhr AsiaAfrica Award
Best Screenplay
Joon-ho Bong, Eun-kyo Park
•      Won, Muhr Award
Best Screenplay – Muhr AsiaAfrica
Joon-ho Bong, Eun-kyo Park

Independent Spirit Awards
2010
•      Nominated, Independent Spirit Award
Best Foreign Film
Joon-ho Bong

Mar del Plata Film Festival
2009
•      Won, SIGNIS Award
Joon-ho Bong
•      Won, SIGNIS Award
Joon-ho Bong
•      Nominated, Best Film
Joon-ho Bong

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