The movie “Broker,” which won at the honorary Cannes Film Festival, will finally be released today (Jun 8th).
The movie “Broker,” which has been receiving keen worldwide attention even before its release, topped the reservation rate the day before its release, signaling a box office success.
According to the Korean Film Council’s Korea Box-office Information System on Jun 8th, “Broker” topped the reservation rate with 40.4% as of 7:30 a.m (KST). “The Roundup” ranked second with 21.5% of the reservation rate.
“Broker” features an unexpected and special journey of those who have formed a relationship around a thing called the “Baby Box.” This movie is also drawing attention as many famous actors such as actors Song Kang-ho, Kang Dong-won, Bae Doo-na, Lee Ji-eun (IU), and Lee Ju-young participated.
In particular, the movie is directed by Hirokazu Koreeda, the Japanese master director, and contains a deep message about abortion, child abandonment, and a new type of family in this society. Earlier, the movie “Broker” received rave reviews at the 75th Cannes International Film Festival, when Song Kang-ho was the first Korean actor to win the “Best Actor” award.