KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: The Herald Tribune reports that locally produced horror film “Don’t Look Back” by Director Young-nam Kim tops Malaysian box office and is the highest grossing local film in history. In the week following its April 5 release, The film has received over $950,000.
“This is a big accomplishment for the Malaysian movie industry, which is usually overshadowed in our own country by Hollywood films,” Producer David Teo told The Associated Press.
Synopsis: “Don’t Look Back” is about these three young people whose lives are thrown into uncertainty. Jung-hee, a 21 year-old college student is a lover of dance. She is confused when her father comes back after a fifteen-year absence and finds it difficult to accept him. 25 year-old Keun-woo is a telephone mechanic who enjoys eavesdropping while at work. He gets to know a woman through eavesdropping and falls in love with her. However, he is quite lost as to how he should express his feelings for her. Thirty-year-old In-ho was already a married man when he enlisted in the army two years previous. He comes home on his last leave of absence from the service. He detects something has changed in his wife but does not know what. (Courtesy of IMDB.com)