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Korean Movies Opening Today 2018/05/17 in Korea

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Korean movies opening today 2018/05/17 in Korea: "Burning", "The Hinzpeter Story", "Meeting: Coffee Shop Chat", "My Mother's Friend", "An Affair : My Wife's Friend", and "Younger Sister-in-law".

"Burning" (2018)

Directed by Lee Chang-dong

With Yoo Ah-in, Steven Yeun, Jun Jong-seo, Kim Soo-kyung, Choi Seungho, Moon Sung-keun,...

Started filming: 2017/09/11
Wrapped up filming: 2018/01/30
Synopsis
The film is a mystery thriller revolving around a woman whose life is intertwined with two men - one rich and the other a courier who struggles to make ends meet.

Festival
Main Official Selection Cannes 2018

"The Hinzpeter Story" (2018)

Directed by Jang Young-joo

Synopsis
The Hinzpeter Story

"One day in May of 1980, Gwangju flooded with blood. We must get out and tell the others!"

In May of 1980, the city is locked down and phone lines are dead because of protests and struggles in demand of democracy. Just when Gwangju was being ignored by the media, Jurgen Hinzpeter, a reporter from Germany, sneaks in despite the danger! He reports the truth about Gwangju at a time when it was completely ignored by Korea; he even attempts three stealth missions. We take a look at the extreme democratic contention that has never been told before.

"Meeting: Coffee Shop Chat" (2016)

Directed by Lim Hye-young-I

With Kim Joon-han, Ryoo Dae-shik, Moon Woong-ki, Sung Gi-gook, Song Joon-young, Jung Jae-young-I,...

Synopsis
"The rain reminded me of my friends".

Seven friends have been close since they were young. Now they are in their 30s and they look better in suits. Their reponsibilities grow with the number of wrinkles on their faces. They gather around to tell their stories and laugh about them, a fun, bittersweet activity.

"My Mother's Friend" (2017)

Directed by Lee Jin-myung

With Seo Won-I, Risa Hayashi, Eom Gi-yeong,...

Synopsis
A young man is suddenly stuck with his mother's friend after a financial crisis gone bad. The woman is his first love and her beauty captivates him. She, in turn, sees him as a grown man and their love grows.

"An Affair : My Wife's Friend" (2018)

Directed by Jo Tae-ho

With Kim Hee-jeong-III, Yoon Da-hyun, Moon Sung-sik, Choi Woo-suk-I, Yoo Sul-young,...

Synopsis
The wife's friend fills in for the wife on lonely nights!
Hyun-joo quits her job and gets kicked out of the house she can't pay for. In the end, she stays at Hye-jin's while she looks for a job. Despite her worries, Hye-jin's husband Sang-woo is kind to her. One day, Hyun-joo is home alone with Sang-woo because Hye-jin is away working. They start drinking and cross a line they shouldn't have crossed. Meanwhile, Hye-jin has to share a room with her co-worker because they don't have enough rooms in the motel.

"Younger Sister-in-law" (2018)

Directed by Choi Woo-seong

With Kim Seon-i, Park Joo-bin,...

Synopsis
The story of an explicit relationship between a man and his sister-in-law.

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