Kim Ki-duk reaches for a symbolic 'Amen' - and misses 2011/12/01, Source, [Jainnie's CINE KOREA]
A nameless Korean woman wanders through the streets of Venice in Kim Ki-duk's "Amen". Provided by Cinecube
Kim Ki-duk, the reigning king of Korean art house cinema, seems almost defeated in his new low-budget film "Amen", giving us a sluggishly paced, incoherent story of a Korean woman's depressing journey through Europe.
Compared to "Arirang", his self-reflective ode to filmmaking and his 13-year career, which premiered at the same time as the new film, "Amen" feels almost like an afterthought, with the director himself saying in interviews that people who aren't cineastes are not likely to warm to the film,...More
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