Free screening of Ryoo Seung-wan's Arahan with Firecracker
10th Jun 05
The June edition of Firecracker magazine has just gone live, and in amongst its collection of great articles and reviews on Asian cinema, they have announced another free preview screening in London, this time for Ryoo Seung-wan's Korean martial arts comedy, Arahan.
Optimum Asia have teamed up with Firecracker to present this exclusive preview at the London Curzon Mayfair on June 29th at 7pm, and if you're a Firecracker subscriber, you can see the film for free. Simply send Firecracker an email (from your subscriber address) entitled TICKET to firstname.lastname@example.org. Firecracker will then respond with a confirmation e-mail.
If you are not a subscriber but wish to attend, simply visit www.firecracker-magazine.com/, and register for their monthly newsletter and details of special events.
Other Articles in this month's Firecracker The Jackie Channel: The World of Jackie Chan
A Slow Boat to Cannes
A Ghost Goes Into a Go-Go
Stephen Chow Interviewed
Brotherhood's Kang Je-gyu Interviewed
Brotherhood (Taegukgi) review
Cafe Lumiere review
Kung-Fu Hustle review
plus many many more DVD and International reviews of all the latest Asian releases.
A hapless policeman stumbles across a group of martial arts elders with astonishing powers, and is told that he may be the master they have been waiting for, in a lightning-paced and supremely inventive kung fu comedy not a million miles from this month's blockbuster Kung Fu Hustle.
Arahan is the first film from talented Korean director Ryoo Seung-wan to make it to UK shores - expect more to follow!
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