Never Forever: 2007 Sundance Film Opens Theatrically

April 20, 2008–The first international film co-production between Korea and the U.S., “Never Forever” is playing theatrically in select cities after premiering in dramatic competition at the 2007 Sundance Film Fest.

“Never Forever” is a dramatic love story that explores the possibility of one womans self-awareness through desire and love. The erotic drama boasts nuanced performances from Vera Farmiga, one of the brightest up-and-coming actors in Hollywood, new Korean talent Jung-woo Ha, and David L. McInnis, co-star of the recent Typhoon. Featuring the collaborative talents of co-executive producer Steven Shainberg (“Secretary,” “Fur”), producer and Korean film provocateur Chang Dong Lee (director of Cannes award-winning “Secret Sunshine”), and composer Michael Nyman.

After a successful debut at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival, the film opened in Korea and France, recently opened in NYC and San Francisco, and is opening in May in Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Cambridge, MA and Portland, OR.

“Never Forever” marks writer/director Gina Kims third feature film. Her previous efforts, “Gina Kims Video Diary” (2002) and “Invisible Light” (2003), have been screened at film festivals, theatres, and museums, garnering numerous awards and critical attention for her seamless combination of aesthetic rigor and dramatic narrative technique. She formerly taught film production and film studies classes at Harvard University Visual and Environmental Studies (VES) Department.