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Director makes movie on iPhone

10 January 2011, 17:22

Seoul - Acclaimed South Korean film director Park Chan-wook has discovered a new cinematic tool: the iPhone.

The director of South Korean movies Old Boy, Lady Vengeance and Thirst, said on Monday that his new fantasy-horror film Paranmanjang was shot entirely on Apple Inc's iconic smartphone.

Paranmanjang means a "life full of ups and downs" in Korean. It is about a man transcending his current and former lives.

Park told reporters the new technology created strange effects because it is new but also a medium the audience is used to.

Park made the 30-minute film with his younger brother Park Chan-kyong, also a director.

- AP


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