My HanCinema | Sign up, Why ? Your E-mail   Password    Auto| Help
HanCinema :: The Korean Movie and Drama Database, discover the South Korean cinema and drama diversity Contact HanCinema HanCinema on TwitterFaceBook HanCinema PageHanCinema on Twitter
| NewsLetter DailyWeekly
Poetry (시)

시 (Si)

Directed by Lee Chang-dong (이창동)

Screenplay by

Drama

139min | Release date in South Korea :

The latest feature film by Lee Chang-dong is currently competing at the Cannes Film Festival and is available with English subtitles at select theaters. Mi-ja (Yoon Jung-hee) leads a hand-to-mouth life raising her teenage grandson by herself. She nevertheless, retains a childlike innocence and curiosity, and becomes immersed in the world of poetry and beauty when she enrolls in a local writing class. But when she learns of a shocking revelation, she must confront the ugly side of life, and take matters into her own hands.

Source



Poetry | HanCinema Reviews

Attention You're reading the news with potential spoilers, make them spoiler free, dismiss

  • Three Korean films highlighted in Berlin

    2014/03/02, Source,
    A scene from "Sprout" (photo courtesy of the Berlin International Film Festival) Three Korean films received awards recently at the 64th Berlin International Film Festival. The winners were "Sprout", directed by Yoon Ga-eun, "Non-fiction Diary", by Jung Yoon-suk, and "A Dream of Iron", by Kelvin Kyung Kun Park. The short film "Sprout" won the Crystal Bear for Best Short Film in the Generation Kplus category. Generation Kplus is for films about children and youth and aims at integrating children and youth into the festival's film-aesthetic discourse, but is a place for encounters between people of all ages. "Sprout" is a story about little Bory who ventures out alone to buy bean sprouts missing from their meal to commemorate her late grandfather,...More
  • [HanCinema's MovieBarcodes] Lee Chang-dong's Complete Filmography

    2014/01/10,
    K-Films compressed into a single image! Lee Chang-dong is a master storyteller and has thus far produced five compelling and heartfelt features. From his debut film "Green Fish" in 1997 to the award-winning "Poetry" (2010), his films are dramatic and honest as he taps into Korea's consciousness like no other. The following images are each of his films ("Green Fish", "Peppermint Candy",  "Oasis", "Secret Sunshine", and "Poetry") compressed into single frames-To Remember, Share, and Enjoy!,...More
  • [HanCinema's Hall of Fame Review] "Secret Sunshine": Soul Food for Thought

    2013/12/14,
    In the Spotlight this Week: "Secret Sunshine" by Lee Chang-dong Life can be really tough going, gruelling and cruel. Changes in career, a death in the family, and relocating are some of the biggest stressors a human being can expected to endure in the name of life. In "Secret Sunshine", cine-poet Lee Chang-dong tackles these hard-hitting events and asks what someone might have to do to support a truly troubled soul experiencing these major life forks. We can empathise, we can befriend, we can lie to them and tell it's all going to be okay, but sometimes we just need to be patient and follow them as they trudge through the pain. Lee's films have a remarkable spirit about them, a humanist honesty that don't force change, push healing, or prescribe artificial catalysts for growth. In "Secret Sunshine" Lee winds up a tragic heroine as tight as you can imagine, then watches her march off down an uneven road with only a shadowing mechanic to love her unconditionally along the way,...More
  • After 317 movies, Shin Young-kyun's still a leading man

    2012/10/16, Source,
    Actor Shin Young-kyun could have lived an easy life, but the dental school graduate wanted to be an actor. From a king to a servant, Shin portrayed Korean men on the silver screen for 18 years. From his 1960 debut film "Widow" to his last film "Flowers and Birds" in 1978, Shin did 317 films in genres from war to melodrama to period dramas. Sick and tired of censorship in the 1970s, however, Shin decided to stop acting. He led the Federation of Artistic & Cultural Organizations of Korea, one of the largest groups of Korean artists, in early 1980s and was a two-term lawmaker starting in the late 1990s,...More
12345678910>> <13>

Poetry | Shopping

Poetry | Pictures

SmallestSmallMedium Slideshow, Slider

View all 83 pictures for "Poetry"


30s Trailer

Poetry (시) - Movie


90s Trailer

Poetry (시) - Movie


Production Showcase

Poetry (시) - Movie


On the set video

Poetry (시) - Movie


Director Lee Chang-dong Special

Poetry (시) - Movie


Lee Chang-dong VS Yoon Jung-hee

Poetry (시) - Movie


Highlights

Poetry (시) - Movie


Trailer English Subtitled

Poetry (시) - Movie

 

Poetry | Reviews

Staff
 Park Jung-bum (박정범)
 Assistant director
Technics
139 min 35mm Cinemascope (2.35)
Web site
www.poetry2010.co.kr...
Festival(s) & award(s)
Sales or release dates & Box Office
Airing dates : 2010/05/13
South Korean Box Office
Source : www.cine21.com & www.kobis.or.kr
As of 2011.01.09 : 220,693 admissions (total)
As of 2011.01.02 : 220,558 admissions (total)
As of 2010.08.08 : 220,213 admissions (total)
As of 2010.08.01 : 220,041 admissions (total)
As of 2010.07.25 : 219,691 admissions (total)
As of 2010.07.18 : 219,264 admissions (total)
As of 2010.07.11 : 215,581 admissions (total)
As of 2010.07.04 : 213,742 admissions (total)
As of 2010.06.27 : 210,706 admissions (total)
As of 2010.06.20 : 207,369 admissions (total)
As of 2010.06.13 : 201,509 admissions (total)
As of 2010.06.06 : 188,945 admissions (total)
As of 2010.05.30 : 156,123 admissions (total)
As of 2010.05.23 : 96,671 admissions (total)
As of 2010.05.16 : 37,534 admissions (total)

Poetry | Community

Your reviews

To participate to HanCinema, you must sign up or log in. Sign up, Why ?

Fan club  
  
Quick message
Message board

To participate to HanCinema, you must sign up or log in. Sign up, Why ?

Old message board

Subscribe to HanCinema Pure to remove ads from the website (not for episode and movie videos) for US$2.99 per month (you can cancel anytime).
The first step is to be a member, please click here : Sign up, then a subscribe button will show up.

Settings

Remove ads

Sign up

Sharing

Activate

Spoilers

Visible, hide