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Director: Hong Won-chan Cast: Ko A-sung, Park Sung-woong, Bae Seong-woo, Kim Eui- sung Korea / Korean with English subtitles Thriller / 111 mins / 2015 When a corporate middle manager vanishes after killing his family, a seemingly ordinary open-plan workplace in a modern high-rise becomes the setting of every office worker’s worst nightmares. One evening, […]

2015 London East Asia Film Festival: Veteran – Opening Gala

2015 London East Asia Film Festival: Veteran – Opening Gala

Director: Ryoo Seung-wan Cast: HWANG Jung-min,YOO Ah-in, YOO Hae-jin, OH Dal-su South Korea / Korean with English subtitles Action Crime / 124 mins / 2015 A tough cop takes aim at the criminal heir of a corporate conglomerate in this brilliantly entertaining new thriller from South Korea’s top action director. Acclaimed for previous hits such […]

2015 London East Asia Film Festival

2015 London East Asia Film Festival

LEAFF’s festival director, Hye-Jung Jeon (former director of the London Korean Film Festival) and Chris Fujiwara, former artistic director of the Edinburgh International Film Festival are delighted to launch this ‘0th’ edition of LEAFF 2015. It will highlight the excitement, range, and achievement of major films from Korea, China, Japan and East Asian and the […]

Terracotta Far East Film Festival: COMMITMENT

Terracotta Far East Film Festival: COMMITMENT

A taut spy thriller starring CHOI Seung-hyun, a.k.a. rapper T.O.P. from super group Big Bang, as a North Korean secret agent undercover in a South Korean high school. Imprisoned in a North Korean labour camp, Ri Myung-hoon (CHOI) is offered a way out if he agrees to work as a spy. Leaving his younger sister […]

Terracotta Far East Film Festival: REMOTE CONTROL

Terracotta Far East Film Festival: REMOTE CONTROL

A coming-of-age story which traces the blurred lines between reality and fantasy in a young man’s world. Teenager Tsog (Baasandorj ENKHTAIVAN) moves from the country to a makeshift home in the city, where he becomes fixated on an older woman, Anya (Nergui BAYARMAA). Desperate for a connection, he steals a remote control and begins to […]

Terracotta Far East Film Festival: FOREVER LOVE

Terracotta Far East Film Festival: FOREVER LOVE

Drunken directors, egotistical stars, and men in monster suits line this charming, film industry-set, romantic comedy that celebrates a forgotten era in Taiwanese cinema. Energetic septuagenarian Liu Chi-sheng (LUNG Shao-hua) is confined to a hospital bed after a biking accident. Worried about his wife, who suffers from dementia, he tells his visiting granddaughter the incredible […]

Terracotta Far East Film Festival: THE FACE READER

Terracotta Far East Film Festival: THE FACE READER

A Joseon dynasty saga with a powerhouse cast. Set in 15th century Korea, the film follows gifted physiognomist Nae-kyung (SONG Kang-ho, THE HOST, SYMPATHY FOR MR.VENGEANCE, SNOWPIERCER), who seizes the opportunity to cast off his peasant existence and advance through the ranks of the warrior nobles in the capital. But Nae-kyung, caught up in a […]

Terracotta Far East Film Festival: MOEBIUS

Terracotta Far East Film Festival: MOEBIUS

KIM Ki-duk’s daring portrayal of a dysfunctional family, filmed without dialogue, making this disturbing drama all the more potent. A spurned wife seeks revenge against her adulterous husband. In a fit of rage, she grabs a knife and tries to castrate him. He fights her off, so instead she lashes out at her teenage son. […]

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