American critic creates award for Korean indie films 2014/03/29, Source,
Film critic Darcy Paquet is the creator of the Wildflower Film Awards Korea. (photo: Jeon Han)
Independent directors and actors often produce films just for the sake of making films, because they love films. These movies are often ignored and go unnoticed by the general public. An American film critic who has been writing about Korean films for over ten years has now created a film award for Korean indie films to help them get recognized. Darcy Paquet, 42, recently established the Wildflower Film Awards Korea for Korean indie films and low-budget movies,...More
[HanCinema's Film Review] "Sleepless Night" 2014/02/08,
Hyeon-soo (played by Kim Su-hyeon) is a laborerer. Joo-hee (played by Kim Joo-ryeong) is a yoga instructor. They've been married for two years now. There is nothing terribly dramatic in their lives, no looming menace that seriously threatens to destroy their love. In fact, there isn't anything terribly exciting about "Sleepless Night" really. Large portions of this film are just Hyeon-soo and Joo-hee talking to each other, at home casually.
And yet watching these scenes, these intimate moments, I felt a profound sadness rise up in me,...More
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