Korean Comedy “Queen of Walking” Gets its UK Premiere at London’s Regent Street Cinema on May 22nd and Cambridge Picturehouse Screening on May 29th

The London Korean Film Festival is hosting another of its teaser screenings in the form of Queen of Walking, a hit comedy starring Shim Eun-kyung an actor most famous for her role in the 2014 box-office smash Miss Granny. The Regent Street Cinema is playing host to the UK premiere of the film on May 22nd while the Cambridge Picturehouse will screen it on May 29th.

Here are the details:

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Queen of Walking   Queen of Walking Film Poster

Release Date: February 20th, 2016

Running Time: 93 mins.

Director: Baek Seung-hwa

Writer: Baek Seung-hwa (Screenplay),

Starring: Shim Eun-kyung, Park Joo-hee, Kim Sae-byuk, Heo Jung-do, Yoon Ji-won, Kim Kwang-kyu, Kim Jung-Young, Lee Jae-jin,


Synopsis: Man-Bok (Shim Eun-Kyung) is a high school student who spends four hours walking to and from school, because she can’t take the bus due to getting motion sickness. It is thanks to this that Man-Bok learns that she has talent for walking and joins her school’s champion ‘race walking’ team. She develops a passion for the sport and a lust for life thanks to her new routine and friends including a hip-hop obsessed crush, and the fiery athletics team captain and now she has a goal: compete in the national race walking competition. There’s just one problem… The bus-averse student will have make the 70km trip somehow…

The film will be screened at the Regent’s Street Cinema (tickets) on May 22nd at 19:30 and the Arts Picturehouse in Cambridge (tickets) on May 29th at 18:30.

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