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Tuesday, July 22, 2008

"No Regret" New Gay Korea film Opens this week in NYC & LA

Set in Seoul, South Korea, "No Regret" centers on Sumin (Lee Young-Hoon), who leaves the orphanage where he grew up and heads to the city to study art design. After losing his job at a factory due to layoffs, he finds himself working as a prostitute in a gay bar. Initially Sumin resists the advances of Jaemin (Lee Han), who comes from a rich and conservative family that doesn’t accept his sexual identity. Eventually Sumin succumbs to Jaemin’s advances, after they briefly experience happiness as passionate lovers, Sumin and Jaemin’s relationship falls into heartache and tragedy.


Press Material
Official Website

Opening Dates & Cities:07/25/08 West Hollywood, CA Sunset 507/25/08 New York,NY Cinema Village08/01/08 Palm Desert, CA Cinemas Palme d'Or08/22/08 Portland, OR Living Room Theaters08/29/08 San Francisco, CA Landmark Lumiere

Best Independent Director of the Year, Director’s Cut Awards KoreaBest Film Award, Ansan International Next Film FestivalBest New Actor, Critics' Choice Award Korea

"A maturely written drama... marbled with both touching and funny moments." _ Derik Elley, Variety

"A powerful and emotionally rewarding gay romance...assuring direction and intense performances help make "No Regret" one of the best gay dramas to come out of Asia." - LMFDean9, Love HK

Grade: A- "A true breakthrough in Korean cinema." - Padraic Maroney, EDGE Philadelphia

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