Hyosup is a second class writer whose sole comfort is to write and to love Bokyung, a married woman. Bokyung, a housewife in her 30s, believes she can realize her previous aspirations and tr... More
The very best Korean films ever - maybe 2006/11/02, Source, If you had to pick a selection of Korean films to save for posterity, which would they be?
Any answers are bound to be controversial but a recent online survey conducted by the Korean Film Archive showed that at the top of most people's lists is "Our Twisted Hero" by,...More
Film festival looks at the birth year of Korean cinema: 1996 2006/03/19, Source, Koreans have been making films for over half a century, but it wasn't until 1996 that the world noticed. And notice it did: Suddenly, programmers for major international film festivals around the world were talking about this new thing, "Korean cinema".
Domestic film critics say the "new wave" of K,...More
Hyosup is a second class writer whose sole comfort is to write and to love Bokyung, a married woman. Bokyung, a housewife in her 30s, believes she can realize her previous aspirations and tries to escape from her life with Hyosup. Dongwoo is Bokyung's husband, a cowardly and ordinary businessman who always suspects his wife's unfaithfulness. Minjae is a ticket seller at a cinema, dreaming of becoming a writer's wife. Hypocrisy, worldly desires, and complex relations of these four characters either lead viewers into a world of fantasy or make them shudder with disgust.
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