Two Korean actors' directorial debuts invited to Toronto International Film Festival

A scene from ″Hunt″ (2022), directed by Lee Jung-jae [MEGABOX PLUS M]

Two directorial debut films from two renowned Korean actors have been invited to this year’s Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).

“Hunt” (2022), directed by Lee Jung-jae, and “A Man of Reason” (2022), directed by Jung Woo-sung, will be screened during the 47th edition of the festival, which will run from Sept. 8 to 18.

“Hunt” will be part of the Gala Presentations section and “A Man of Reason” will be in the Special Presentations section.

“Hunt,” an action thriller which premieres in theaters on Aug. 10, is set in the 1980s and stars both Lee and Jung. Lee plays an intelligence chief who plots to track down a mole within the agency.

A scene from ″A Man of Reason″ (2022), directed by Jung Woo-sung [ACEMAKER MOVIEWORKS]

“A Man of Reason” follows Su-hyeok, who gets released from jail after 10 years and tries to start a normal life. The film stars Jung, Kim Nam-gil and Park Sung-woong.

The date of its release has not been disclosed.

TIFF's Special Presentations section is also screening films “Decision to Leave” (2022) by Park Chan-wook, “Broker” (2022) by Hirokazu Kore-eda and “Walk Up” (2022) by Hong Sang-soo.