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Time

Film Review: Time

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A psycho-sexual identity crisis is the centerpiece of this romantic mystery thriller by Korean director Ki-duk Kim.

Destinations: Korea, S
Topics: People | Performing Arts
Treeless Mountain

Film Review: Treeless Mountain

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Written and directed by So Yong Kim, Treeless Mountain is an award-winning study in adaptability and resilience.

Destinations: Korea, S
Topics: People | Performing Arts
Oldboy

Film Review: Oldboy

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,255]

Mystery and mayhem are the heart and soul of this disturbing drama starring Min-sik Choi as Oh Dae-su, a Korean businessman, husband and father whose life takes an unexpected turn when he is inexplicably imprisoned in a dismal hotel room.

Destinations: Korea, S
Topics: People | Literature | Performing Arts
Painted Fire

Film Review: Painted Fire

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,255]

Nineteenth century Korea on the cusp of a political maelstrom is the setting for this biography of painter Jang Seung-up.

Destinations: Korea, N | Korea, S
Topics: People | Performing Arts | Art
The Bow

Film Review: The Bow

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,255]

With no dialogue between two nameless characters, The Bow tells a visually seductive story of a sixteen-year-old girl who has spent the past ten years of her young life on a fishing boat with an old...

Destinations: Korea, S
Topics: People | Performing Arts
The Isle

Film Review: The Isle

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,255]

Ki-duk Kim has created yet another of his floating worlds in The Isle, a disturbingly ethereal film in which Hee-Jin, a mute woman operates a houseboat resort with the fringe benefit of prostitutes on call.

Destinations: Korea, S
Topics: People | Performing Arts
Christmas in August

Film Review: Christmas in August

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,255]

It's a case of star-crossed lovers in this enigmatic romance, in which Jung-won Yoo, a young portrait photographer and shop owner, finds himself in a budding relationship with one of his customers shortly after learning that he is terminally ill.

Destinations: Korea, S
Topics: People | Performing Arts
The Red Shoes

Film Review: The Red Shoes

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,255]

In this modern horror thriller interpretation of a Hans Christian Anderson fairy tale, Sun-jae, a successful young eye doctor whose seemingly idyllic married life begins to come unhinged when she...

Destinations: Korea, S
Topics: People | Performing Arts
In Between Days

Film Review: In Between Days

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,255]

It's a cold, lonely life for Aimee, a Korean teenager who has recently immigrated with her mother to the outskirts of Toronto.

Destinations: Korea, S
Topics: People | Performing Arts
The Harmonium in My Memory

Film Review: The Harmonium in My Memory

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,255]

To Sir With Love meets The Road Home in this endearing tale of Yun Hong-yeon, an adolescent girl with an unrequited crush on her teacher, Mr. Kang, who in turn has a crush on Miss Eun-hee Yang, a pretty fellow teacher...

Destinations: Korea, N | Korea, S
Topics: People | Performing Arts
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