“Conservative notice” vs “Repressive logic”
Among the representative works of Song Kang-ho mentioned in the congratulatory
‘Attorney’ and ‘Taxi Driver’ missing
In a congratulatory message from President Yoon Seok-yeol to actor Song Kang-ho, who won the Best Actor Award at the 75th Cannes International Film Festival, some films such as ‘The Attorney’ and ‘Taxi Driver’ were not mentioned. lost.
President Yoon sent a congratulatory message to Song Kang-ho, who received the Best Actor Award at the Cannes Film Festival on the 29th for the movie ‘The Broker’, saying, “The films of great Korean directors would not have been able to move the hearts of the audience without Song Kang-ho’s acting.” told
He continued, “The outstanding performance of actor Song Kang-ho, who will go down in the history of film, raised our pride in Korean culture and arts to the next level and was a great comfort to the people who were exhausted from the corona virus.”
He also encouraged, “This award is the result of the deep acting skills that Song has accumulated through films such as ‘Miryang’, ‘Bat’ and ‘Parasite’ have blossomed.”
However, some netizens commented, “Did you take out ‘The Attorney’ and ‘Taxi Driver’ because they are progressive films?” Lawyer, released in 2013, is a movie based on the Burim case, in which the late former President Roh Moo-hyun served as a defense attorney, and recorded a cumulative audience of 11.37 million.
Taxi Driver (2017) is a work about the May 18 Gwangju Democratization Movement and attracted 12.18 million viewers.
On the other hand, there are opinions that all the films mentioned in the festival were awarded at the Cannes International Film Festival.
Meanwhile, ‘The Broker’ is the first Korean film directed by Kore-eda.
He is a Japanese master who won the Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival for ‘That’s how I become a father’ (2013) and the Palme d’Or for ‘A Family’ (2018).
It depicts the process of several people who met through a child abandoned in a baby box and became a family. It will be released to domestic fans on June 5th.
Correspondent Kim Chae-hyun