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Fantasy film 'Along With the Gods: The Two Worlds' pre-sold to 103 nations

2017/11/09 17:37

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SEOUL, Nov. 9 (Yonhap) -- Korean film "Along With the Gods: The Two Worlds" has been pre-sold to 90 countries at a recent film market in the U.S., bringing the total number of countries where it will be screened to 103, its local distributor said Thursday.

Lotte Entertainment said the fantasy drama was pre-sold to 13 Asian countries during this year's Asian Film Market held last month in the southern port city of Busan.

On top of it, the film was sold to 90 nations at the American Film Market (AFM) in Santa Monica, California, earlier this month. A 27-minute-long clip from the movie was screened during AFM and received rave reviews especially on its great visual effects and intriguing storyline.

According to an official from Latin American distributor Sun Distribution, the movie's interesting mix of genres -- action, fantasy and drama -- as well as its special effects appealed to the buyers.

The film adaptation of a popular webtoon of the same name depicts a dead man who is judged in seven hells for 49 days. It is set to open in local cinemas on Dec. 20.

jaeyeon.woo@yna.co.kr

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