Ki-duk Kim – Geumul AKA The Net (2016)

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Namchulwoo is a poor fisherman living a simple but happy life with his wife and daughter on the north side of a river that divide s the two Korea’s. Every day he goes fishing on the river, where the check point soldiers know him well and trust him not to cross the invisible border in the water. But one day his fishing net gets caught in the boat engine, and Nam cannot stop himself from drifting to the south. Continue reading Ki-duk Kim – Geumul AKA The Net (2016)

Chan-wook Park – Saminjo AKA Threesome (1997)

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Han is a suicidal saxophonist, Mun is violent simpleton with an I.Q. of 80 and Maria is single mother with dreams of becoming a nun. Han has tried numerous times to kill himself but nothing ever works. When he witnesses his wife’s infidelity, it is the last straw. He gets a call from Mun and both decide take things into their own hands by robbing a cafe at gunpoint. They run into Maria who is determined to find her baby who was taken from her. Maria decides to use the two men to get her baby back and joins the team. Continue reading Chan-wook Park – Saminjo AKA Threesome (1997)

Sang-soo Hong – La caméra de Claire AKA Claire’s Camera (2017)

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On a business trip to the Cannes Film Festival, Manhee is accused of being dishonest, and fired. A teacher named Claire goes around taking photos with a Polaroid camera. She gets to know Manhee and sympathizes with her. Claire is like a person who can see Manhee’s possible future or past selves, through the mysterious power of the beach tunnel. Through taking photos, Claire has acquired the ability to look slowly at things, and to transform objects. Now, Claire goes with Manhee to the café where she was fired. We look forward to seeing Claire’s power at work. Continue reading Sang-soo Hong – La caméra de Claire AKA Claire’s Camera (2017)

Sang-soo Hong – La caméra de Claire AKA Claire’s Camera (2017)

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On a business trip to the Cannes Film Festival, Manhee is accused of being dishonest, and fired. A teacher named Claire goes around taking photos with a Polaroid camera. She gets to know Manhee and sympathizes with her. Claire is like a person who can see Manhee’s possible future or past selves, through the mysterious power of the beach tunnel. Through taking photos, Claire has acquired the ability to look slowly at things, and to transform objects. Now, Claire goes with Manhee to the café where she was fired. We look forward to seeing Claire’s power at work. Continue reading Sang-soo Hong – La caméra de Claire AKA Claire’s Camera (2017)

Tae-Yong Kim – You Are More Than Beautiful (2012)

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South Korean director Kim Tae-yong’s You Are More Than Beautiful is about a man hiring a young woman named Young-Hee to pretend to be his fiancée to try and show his ill father he is getting married. When his father slips into a coma he pays the woman at the hospital, but she slips into his hospital room and in a charmingly beautiful scene stands and sings a Korean opera song to the father (in a room with five other seriously ill elderly men). Continue reading Tae-Yong Kim – You Are More Than Beautiful (2012)

Chang-dong Lee – Beoning AKA Burning (2018)

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Deliveryman Jongsu is out on a job when he runs into Haemi, a girl who once lived in his neighborhood. She asks if he’d mind looking after her cat while she’s away on a trip to Africa. On her return she introduces to Jongsu an enigmatic young man named Ben, who she met during her trip. And one day Ben tells Jongsu about his most unusual hobby… Continue reading Chang-dong Lee – Beoning AKA Burning (2018)

Yoon-ki Lee – Saranghanda, saranghaji anneunda AKA Come Rain, Come Shine (2011)

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Seoul, the present day. Yeong-shin (Im Su-jeong), who works for a publishing company, has been married to architect Hwang Ji-seok (Hyeon Bin) for five years. One Thursday, while he is driving her to the airport for a two-day business trip to Japan, she tells she him she is leaving him for another man. Ji-seok reacts in a muted way, not even asking her who the other man is. Some time later, on the day the other man — photographer Kim Seong-hun (Ha Jung-woo) — is due to pick her up with her things, Yeong-shin and Ji-seok find themselves closeted together in the house as the rain pours down outside from a hurricane that has been causing havoc in the region. And then Ji-seok finds a stray kitten crying on the patio outside. Continue reading Yoon-ki Lee – Saranghanda, saranghaji anneunda AKA Come Rain, Come Shine (2011)