Tartan Films is set to release their next Asia Extreme DVD, Cello, on July 25th – so today they posted the trailer for the film on iFilm for you guys to check out. Read on for details on this year’s Comic Con and Tartans involvment. Mi-ju, played by the beautiful Sung Hyun-Ah, is a brilliant cellist who craves peace and stability after surviving a car crash, which killed her best friend. Haunted by terrifying memories of the accident, she decides to forgo a professional career in music, in favor of teaching college students and her daughter how to play. Unfortunately, things begin to go terribly wrong. One of her students attacks her, her sister in-law becomes dangerously obsessed with her fiancée, and the new housekeeper is scaring her to death. Further, there is something very ominous and portentous about the music coming out of her daughter’s cello.
The Tartan Booth is #117. Stop by for a photo opportunity to get your face into a scene from Lady Vengeance. We’ll have coupons for Asia Extreme DVDs as well as posters and free Asia Extreme DVDs.
***Friday, July 21st, Tartan Asia Extreme and the San Diego Asian-American Film Foundation present the first two installments of acclaimed Korean director Park Chan-wook’s “revenge trilogy.” The trilogy opens with “Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance,” in which a well-intentioned young man is betrayed and then embarks on an implacable quest for vengeance. In “Oldboy,” a businessman man framed for the murder of his wife is released after 15 years in a mysterious, private
prison and will stop at nothing to punish his captors. Sympathy begins at 9:30pm and Oldboy begins immediately following at the Pacific Gaslamp Theaters.
Your ticket into the screening gets you a free Asia Extreme goodie bags with DVDs, posters, coupons and chances to win a free Old Boy manga and free tickets to see Lady Vengeance in San Diego (opens July 28th).
For more information or to pre-order tickets for the screening, visit www.sdaff.org ***