Anurag Kashyap’s Ugly to compete for Puchon Choice Award
After its world premiere at Directors’ Fortnight in Cannes this year, Anurag Kashyap’s Ugly is now headed to 17th Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival in South Korea. Four more Indian films will give Ugly company at the premier genre film festival in Asia.
The festival will also showcase Reema Kagti’sTalaash, Krishna D.K. and Raj Nidimoru’s Go Goa Gone, Abhishek Kapoor’s Kai Po Che and Gauri Shinde’s English Vinglish.
Ugly will be screened under Puchon Choice section, the flagship competition section of the festival. Ari Folman’s The Congress is the opening film of the festival. Talaash and Go Goa Gone will be screened in the World Fantastic Cinema section.
English Vinglish and Kai Po Che will be screened in Vision Express section. The 26 films in this section will compete for NETPAC award for best Asian film.
Vikas Chandra’s short Project 11 was in competition for Puchon Choice Short.