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5 Points Pictures Adds ‘Moss’ Acquisition

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The folks at 5 Points Pictures have announced their next acquisition with the planned August 2012 release of Moss, also known as Iggi. The film is getting a two disc release in special edition form on August 21st which will contain some 90 minutes of additional bonus material and an upgraded English translation of the film from what was presented before.

The box-office smash features direction by KANG Woo-suk (Public Enemy films, Silmido), plus an all-star cast including JUNG Jae-young (The Divine Weapon, Silmido, Castaway on the Moon), PARK Hae-il (War of the Arrows, The Host, Memories of Murder), YOO Hae-jin (Public Enemy, Tazza: The High Rollers, The King and the Clown), YOO Sun (Black House, The Uninvited, Gabi), KIM Sang-ho (City Hunter TV, Blades of Blood, Woochi), KIM Jun-bae (Modern Boy, Cruel Winter Blues), and YOO Joon-sang (The Day He Arrives; Hahaha).

Based on the award-winning web comic by YOON Tae-ho (2007 Korea Cartoon Awards, 2008 Bucheon Cartoon Awards), Moss was produced by Cinema Service and Let’s Film. It is presented by CJ Entertainment.

Best Director: Kang Woo-suk ▪ Best Actor: Jung Jae-young
Best Supporting Actor: Yoo Hae-jin
2010 Blue Dragon Film Awards

Best Director: Kang Woo-suk
Best Cinematography ▪ Best Art Design ▪ Best Sound Effects
2010 Daejong Film Awards

Best Picture (Daesang)
Best Supporting Actor: Yoo Joon-sang ▪ Directing Award: Kang Woo-suk
Cinematography Award ▪ Lighting Award ▪ Music Award ▪ Editing Award
18th Icheon Chunsa Film Festival

Best Supporting Actor: Yoo Hae-jin
2010 Korean Film Awards

Plot Concept: A mystery-thriller from KANG Woo-suk, the director of the PUBLIC ENEMY films!

Hae-guk (PARK Hae-il, War of the Arrows) receives word that his estranged father has passed away, so he travels to the remote village where the older man lived to attend the funeral. However, when Hae-guk starts asking questions about his father’s life – and unexplained death – the residents and their charismatic Chief (JUNG Jae-young, The Divine Weapon) exchange mysterious looks and seem anxious to rush him out of their village. Something isn’t right, and Hae-guk is determined to uncover the truth… at any cost!

Audio: Korean (Dolby Digital 5.1)
Subtitles: On/off English subtitles and English on-screen translations
Video: 2.35:1 Anamorphic widescreen, Color
SRP: $29.99

“The Making of Moss,” “The Beginning of the Story – The Comic Behind the Story,” art and set design documentary (“The Birth of the Village”), make-up and effects featurette (“Come Out to the Real World”), poster shoot video, original South Korean teaser and trailer, cast and director bios, and 5 Points Pictures trailers.