Busanís representative director Jeon Soo-ilís eight full feature film is set around 'Pink', a shabby bar, and captures in detail the low lives with the directorís characteristic static style... More
[HanCinema's Film Review] The Power of "Pink" 2013/04/06,
With its intriguing naturalistic style and strong psychological veneer, Jeon Soo-il's "Pink" is art-house film of note. The film made its world debut at the 16th Busan International Film festival and stars Lee Seung-yeon-I as the troubled and traumatised young woman Soo-jin. It's what one would consider a women's film that follows this young woman journey's as she moves to overcome her disturbing past in this forgotten, and soon to be demolished, little river-side town.
Soo-jin arrives in a shabby town to work at a hole-in-the-wall bar run by Ok-ryeon (Seo Kap-sook), an elderly woman who lives with her mentally challenged son Sang-gook (Park Hyeon-woo). Ok-ryeon is a peculiar character herself who, when she's not protesting the re-development plans of a big corporation, runs this tiny bar-outside of which hangs a broken pink neon sign,...More
Busanís representative director Jeon Soo-ilís eight full feature film is set around 'Pink', a shabby bar, and captures in detail the low lives with the directorís characteristic static style. The performance by Seo Kap-sook, who returns to the big screen for the first in over 10 years since [Bongja], music by artist Kang San-eh, and the picturesque scenery of Goon-san beach, complete with the flying seagulls, add make the film an unquestionably memorable experience.
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