'Exhuma' was sold to 133 countries overseas
'Exhuma' was sold to 133 countries overseas
The movie 'Exhuma' has been confirmed for release in major countries, including sales in 133 countries. He also reported the great news of being invited to an overseas film festival.

'Exhuma' is an occult mystery film that tells the story of strange events that happen to geomancers, undertakers, and shamans who relocate suspicious tombs in exchange for a large amount of money. 'Exhuma' recorded sales in 133 countries around the world and confirmed its release in major countries. 'Exhuma' was released in Mongolia on February 23rd, Indonesia on February 28th, and Taiwan on March 8th. Afterwards, it was confirmed to be released in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia, and Brunei on March 14th, in North America, the UK, Ireland, and Vietnam on March 15th, in the Philippines on March 20th, and in Thailand on March 21st. It is scheduled to be released in Hong Kong, Macau, and Cambodia in April.

Well Go USA, the local distributor of 'Exhuma' in North America, said, "'Exhuma' is a film that gives a completely unexpected twist. Even fans of core occult films in North America will be fascinated by the twist that the film presents." Splendid, a local German distributor, praised "'Exhuma' as a Korean supernatural occult film created by a great cast led by 'Oldboy' star Choi Min-sik." MockingBird, a local distributor in Vietnam, said, “We are very excited to be able to bring one of the best Korean films of the year to Vietnamese theaters.”

The overseas team of Showbox, the distributor of 'Exhuma', said, "Following the world premiere screening held at the Berlin International Film Festival and the market screening for buyers, there has been a lot of interest, and inquiries for invitations to film festivals and purchasing copyrights are flooding in. In Indonesia, the highest box office hit of any Korean film since its release in Indonesia. “It has risen to number one and is creating a syndrome. I am looking forward to it even more as it is scheduled to be released throughout Asia and in countries such as North America and Australia.”

Love calls from overseas film festivals continued. Following its recent invitation to the Hong Kong International Film Festival, 'Exhuma' was also officially invited to the competition section of the 26th Udine Far East Film Festival held from April 24 to May 2. Sabrina Barazzetti, Executive Director of the Udine Far East Film Festival, said, "It is a fascinating invitation that leads us to Korea's history, culture, and faith. With perfect performances from a brilliant lineup of actors, director Jae-Hyeon Jang and director of photography Mo-gae Lee have created a wonderful occult drama. “It invites us into the world of and leaves everyone amazed,” he said, explaining the reason for the invitation. 'Exhuma' was previously invited to the Berlin International Film Festival.

Kim Ji-won, Ten Asia reporter bella@tenasia.co.kr
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