"An Ethics Lesson" centers around four suspicious men involved in a college woman's murder, exploring how resentment causes cracks in a relationship. Provided by Lotte Entertainment
Fights between married couples that often lead to slammed doors and faces full of tears show how hard it often is to reconcile differences.
Writer-director Park Myeong-rang observed his parents' quarrels and reached the conclusion that much of our problems stem from self-righteousness and lack of understanding for others.
His debut feature "An Ethics Lesson" delves into the subject by featuring shady men who deny their roles in the death of a woman...More
"Run to the South" tells the story of a stubborn man who resists all obligations imposed by his country. Provided by Lotte Entertainment
If the large chunk of your annual salary that goes to taxes has you question the whole notion of "citizen duty", you need to go see "Run to the South".
Lim Soon-rye's upcoming film is about a man who gets fed up with the responsibilities of citizenship and living in a regulated society and flees with his family to a remote island far from the government's reach. It is based on Japanese author Hideo Okuda's "Southbound" in which Choi Hae-gab (Kim Yoon-seok) balks at everything he sees as unreasonable, not the least of which is an electric bill bloated by the addition of a TV license fee...More
Actor Seol Kyeong-gu has been cast in the upcoming movie "Wish - 2013" by Lee Joon-ik.
Lotte Entertainment announced that Seol has becoming the leading character in a movie where a family overcomes their worst troubles and get back up again, opening another door to life...More
Director Lee Joon-ik is reattempting at a commercial movie.
After his failure in "Battlefield Heroes", he's coming back for the first time in 2 years. The main character will be played by Seol Kyeong-gu and the major casting is in process...More
Controlling investment, production, distribution and screenings, so-called "film chaebol" dominate the Korean cinema with such films as (top, from left) "A Werewolf Boy", "The Thieves" and "Masquerade". At a disadvantage are small producers of films like (bottom, from left) "Pieta", "Touch", "We Need to Talk About Kevin" and "Searching for Sugar Man".
* This is the second and last of a two-part series on the state of Korea's film industry, focusing on the expanding control of conglomerates.
For the Korean movie industry, 2012 has been a very good year...More