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'Samaria,' a tale of prostitution and forgiveness
Among some moviegoers, scriptwriter and director Kim Ki-duk is respected as among the most original filmmakers of today, gifted with a fervid imagination of brutality and despair and the narrative talent to control them. To others, he's a disturbing and blunt fellow who dwells upon violence and voye,...More
Korean Films: Rated to Sell
Korean movies are enjoying a renaissance with some hit flicks recently, but the ratings given some of the latest films are the subject of criticism for being too low and allowing youths to see far too sexually suggestive and violent content. "Movies have lately been showing a downward trend in ratin,...More
Korean director to film 'Expats'
Asian film directors such as Ang Lee of "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" and action film guru, John Woo, the first Asian to direct a major motion picture, "Broken Arrow", (1996) have earned respect in Hollywood. This undercurrent of fascination for Asian culture is also shown in the success of Tom C,...More
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