Korean indie films beckon fans 2012/03/12, Source,
A scene from "Pink", a psychosexual drama by award-winning arthouse auteur Jeon Soo-il
Local independent cinema has not seen many blockbuster hits like 2009's "Old Partner" lately but smaller films have slowly yet surely been receiving wider exposure. This month sees a particularly strong lineup of low-budget movies in theaters across the country, including international film fest-verified pictures,...More
Jeon explores psychosexuality in 'Pink' 2011/10/20, Source, Lee Seung-yeon-I, left, and rocker Kang San-eh appear in a scene from "Pink", the latest film by art house auteur Jeon Soo-il. / Courtesy of Mountain Pictures
By Lee Hyo-won
Art house favorite Jeon Soo-il brings yet another slow, stark drama that reveals the grit and beauty of ruins.
Having premiered earlier this month at the 16th Busan International Film Festival, "Pink" incisively examines the nature of implosive violence and psychosexuality through the squalor of a desolate port town.
It is destined for hotwire the international film festival circuit and art houses, while the big screen comeback of seasoned actress Seo Kap-sook and acting debut of rocker Kang San-eh may attract niche audiences here,...More
For foreigners living outside the country, finding Korean entertainment content can be tricky. To help quench their thirst, the KBS World launched English radio show "K-Pop Connection" two year,...More
Jecheon festival blends music and film 2005/08/10, Source, The Jecheon International Music & Film Festival will kick off its five-day schedule today, introducing 40 flicks and five performances in a new attempt to blend film and music.
"The festival is the first of its kind as the mixture of films and music, a unique crossover event that will help the mo,...More
Chechon, a small city of 140,000 in North Chungchong Province, is well known for its peaceful, beautiful and clean environment, but that may soon change as visitors flock to its first ever festival of music and films.
The Jecheon International Music & Film Festi,...More
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