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Opening ceremony - Escape from Mogadishu

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FIFF 2022 gets off to a flying start with this fast-paced political thriller. The South Korean entry for the Best International Feature Film at the 2022 Oscars is based on the true story of North and South Korean embassy staff joining forces to escape the war-torn Somali capital in the early 1990s. The film, which will be screened daily in 4DX, is made all the more resonant by the current crisis in Mogadishu.

The opening ceremony is sold out. We offer a screening of the movie at the same time and the ticket for that movie includes access to the aperitif after the screening: more information

The opening film is also screened in the 4DX cinema each day of the Festival: book now

  • Swiss Premiere
  • fiction
  • South Korea |
  • 2021 | 121 min. | Colour
  • Language: Korean | English
  • Subtitles: French | German | English
Cast & Crew
Ryoo Seung-wan
Lee Ki-cheol
Choi Young-hwan
Lee Gang-hee
Bang Jun-seok
Kim Yoon-seok
Jo In-sung
Huh Joon-ho
Koo Kyo-hwan
Jo Seong-min
Kim Jung-min
Park Su-jin
Dexter Studios
Filmmaker R&K
Lotte Entertainment
Ryoo Seung-wan

2017 The Battleship Island (FIFF 2018)

2015 Veteran
2013 The Berlin File
2010 The Unjust
2008 Dachimawa Lee
2006 The City of Violence
2005 Crying Fist
2004 Arahan
2002 No Blood No Tears
2000 Die Bad
1996 Transmuted Head (short, first of 16 films)

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Conception: By the way studio - Développement: Agence MiNT

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