[HanCinema's Film Review] "A Dream of Iron" 2014/12/13,
You know what's really weird? Whales. They're these huge underwater behemoths. That's pretty mysterious. Almost as mysterious as Tibetan Buddhist chanting, which also takes on otherworldly aspects. Having established these two obvious points, director Kelvin Kyung Kun Park moves on to what he really wants to showcase as strange- the dark all-powerful God of industrial metalworking who's responsible for almost everything in modern society. A horrific deity whose followers invoke visually and aurally bizarre rituals for the sake of building our own gigantic seaborne leviathans,...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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