[HanCinema's Film Review] "Scenery" 2014/02/15,
This film is a documentary about those foreigners from across Asia who have ended up working as common laborers in South Korea. Director Zhang Lu doesn't dwell too much on the particulars of their situation, or interview exactly how they came to live in South Korea in the first place. Rather, he ends up going into more universal and peculiar territory by asking them about the content of their dreams as they sleep at night, images which evoke a sense of being far away from home that seems kind of bad but not seriously so.
The laborers have almost nothing in common. They're all working in low-class environments yes, but these people hail from entirely different countries and prefer speaking in separate languages,...More
Scenery 2013/12/13, Source, "Scenery"
Running Time: 95 min.
Directed by: Zhang Lu
Starring: Phillip Gonzalez, Augustino, Tarsilla
Synopsis: The film begins with stories about dreams,...More
Now Playing 2013/12/13, Source, "Way Back Home" Drama / 131 / Korean Although Jeong-yeon (Jeon Do-yeon) and her husband, Jong-bae (Ko Soo), are strapped for cash, they have a peaceful life until Jong-bae's best friend kills himself. This is a problem because the husband had guaranteed to pay Jong-bae's friend's debts. The couple gets into a vicious fight about the money and have no choice but for Jeong-yeon to accept a deal from Jong-bae's other friend. She is told to deliver gemstones from Paris to Seoul, which she thought would be legal, but it turns out she was delivering more than 30 kilograms (66 pounds) of cocaine. The film is based on a true story that seems almost fictitious,...More
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