Biopic of Korea's first Catholic priest to hit local theaters next month

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A biopic centering on the life of Korea's first Catholic priest, Andrew Kim Dae-geon (1821-46), is set for theatrical release next month. Produced in celebration of the bicentenary of Kim's birth and UNESCO's recognition of him last year, “A Birth” charts the pilgrimage taken by the country's iconic religious leader in the early 19th-century Joseon Kingdom (1392-1910).


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