Warner Bros Japan hasreported that Kwak Jaeyong's Korean love story Windstruck scoredthe biggest ever opening for a Korean-language title in Japan when it opened on$2.3m on Dec 11.
"We are very proud of Windstruck'sphenomenal opening in Japan, which is a strong indication of the country'increasing appetite for both Chinese and Korean-language films," Richard Fox, executive vice president of international theatrical atWarner Bros, said in a statement.
"Bill Ireton has led his team at Warner Bros Japan to tremendous successopening foreign language films there, most notably with Hero,the highest-grossing Chinese-language film ever released in Japan. With theircontinued efforts, we look forward to the successful release of many morequality movies from other countries in the future."
Windstruck stars Jun Jihyun and Jang Hyuk as two people who goout of their way to love and look out for one another.