Korean Films in Review: Han Gong-Ju

Director Lee Su-jin brings us his first independent feature debut: Han Gong-ju. We follow Gong-ju (Chun Woo-hee) who is, in theory, your typical teenager; she goes to school, has a part time job and she loves music above all. Well, Gong-ju would be your typical…

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Korean Films in Review: Intruders (Jo nan-ja-deul)

After the success of his first feature film, Daytime Drinking, the promising director Noh Young-seok brings us Intruders.

Intruders shares many of the same themes as Daytime Drinking. Writer and director Noh Young-seok is fascinated in human encounters, he primarily loves to put his main lead in situations…

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Korean Films in Review: Snowpiercer

When looking at the cast of Snowpiercer, which includes Chris Evans, Tilda Swinton, John Hurt, Kang-ho Song and Ed Harris, you can’t help but wonder why such a film is only now being premièred in the UK or why Snowpiercer hasn’t had a UK cinema release…

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Korean Film Resources - The Best of The Best

If you don’t speak Korean, it can be difficult to keep up with what’s happening now in Korean film and even harder to learn about films made before the first Korean wave. This list of resources will give you a fuller picture of Korean film and its place…

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Help multicultural Korea documentary 'Even the Rivers' get made!

‘Even the River’, the documentary about multiculturalism in Korea has just launched a Kickstarter campaign! A few months ago we had the opportunity to interview director Cindy Lou Howe and it definitely looks like it’s going to be an interesting film once it is released.

The film looks at…

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