After graduating from the Korean Academy of Film Arts, she worked in the directing team for Hong Sang-soo’s "Virgin Stripped Bare by Her Bachelors" (2000) and a scripter in Lee Jae-yong’s "Untold Scandal" (2003). His first feature film, "Sisters on the Road" (2008), was introduced through various domestic and international film festivals.
[HanCinema's Box Office Review] 2014.11.14 ~ 2014.11.16 2014/11/17, "Interstellar" absorbs nearly 80% of the box office pie…
Week two for Nolan's spacey success saw the breakthrough blockbuster add another 1.7M admissions to its Korean cause. "Interstellar" recently crossed the $300M mark internationally, $36M of which coming from Korean screens as it becomes the seventh highest grossing film of the year behind "Transformers: Age of Extinction" ($38M). Unfortunately this galactic stub-guzzler had little competition, and so absorbed over 76% of ticket sales from a greedy 1,410 screenings (close to triple its nearest rival),...More
Cart (2014) 2014/11/14, Source,
Running Time: 110 min.
Directed by: Boo Ji-young
Starring: Yeom Jeong-ah, Moon Jeong-hee, Cheon Woo-hee
Synopsis: Sun-hee is a mother of two children. She has worked as a contract worker for a large discount store for the past 5 years. She has been promised numerous times that she would eventually be promoted to a regular full-time employee. Hye-mi is a single mother and works with Sun-hee as a contract worker. Soon-rye works as a contracted janitor at the same discount store. One day, the contract workers learn that they will be laid off. The workers form a union to fight for their rights and their struggle with the management begins,...More
[HanCinema's Film News] New Korean Films Inbound... 2014/11/08, K-Films Coming Soon:
★★★★ "Set Me Free": A seventeen-year-old boy who grew up in a youth centre dreams of living a model life, but is angered when his father comes by to dump his sibling with him. (11/13)
★★★★ "Cart": A story of the things that happen to a non-contract employee at a supermarket after he is wrongfully dismissed and decides to stand up for it. (11/13)
★★★★ "A Dream of Iron": A visceral documentary that looks back on Korea's history of modernisation and the economic changes that occurred under President Park Jung-hee. (11/13)
★★★★ "The Youth": An omnibus film featuring five shorts about youthfulness, violence, and insensitivity by a variety of young directors. (11/13),...More
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