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London Korean Film Night: C’est Si Bon (2015)

London Korean Film Night: C’est Si Bon (2015)

Inspired by real events and set in the late 1960s, C’est Si Bon is the music bar where every acoustic band’s dream lies, and where Korea’s leading folk song are born. It is where Geun-tae, the naive country boy met the young musical prodigies Hyung-joo and Chang-sik, and formed the band named after it, the […]

London Korean Film Night (2003): Memories of Murder

London Korean Film Night (2003): Memories of Murder

1986, Gyunggi Province. A young woman is found brutally raped and murdered. A couple of months later, several other rapes and murders occur under similar circumstances. In a country that has never known such crimes, the dark whispers about a serial killer grow louder. A special task force is set up in the area. A […]

Old Boy Special Event

Old Boy Special Event

In 1988, businessman Oh Dae-su (Choi Min-sik) is walking drunk through the streets of Seoul, missing his daughter’s 4th birthday. While walking through the streets, he is kidnapped. He wakes up in a solitary confinement in a hotel-like prison. Confined with no human contact or explanation for his kidnapping, Dae-su soon learns through news reports […]

LEE BUL: Exhibition

LEE BUL: Exhibition

Spanning more than 20 years, Lee Bul’s practice is much more diverse than the “Cyborg” sculptures that she is probably best known for. This is why her first UK solo show at IKON gallery in Birmingham is a must-see exhibition whose judicious survey of early drawings, studies, sculptural pieces and ambitious installations will tell us […]

London Korean Film Night: Concubine (2012)

London Korean Film Night: Concubine (2012)

Living a torturous life of povery and barely able to survive, Hwa-yeon (CHO) decides to offer herself as one of the king’s concubines. Once inside the royal palace, two men are immediately seized by the woman — the Grand Prince Seong-won (KIM Dong-wook), a galomaniacal ruler drunk with power and lust, and Kwon-yoo (KIM Min-jun), […]

London Korean Film Night: A Dirty Carnival (2006)

London Korean Film Night: A Dirty Carnival (2006)

A poor, small-time gangster, Byung-doo, barely supports his family off the meagre pay from his boss Sang-chul. To get the big payday that he needs, he takes a job, in secret, from the head of his gangster family, to kill a bothersome Public Attorney. Successful, Byung-doo starts to live the high life until more secret […]

London Korean Film Night: THE CONTACT (1997)

London Korean Film Night: THE CONTACT (1997)

Dong-hyun, a radio DJ, has recently been dumped by his girlfriend. Lovelorn and scorned his mood is lifted when he receives a copy of a vinyl Velvet Underground LP thinking that it is a gift from his ex. Since it holds a special meaning for his demised relationship, he plays Pale Blue Eyes from the […]

London Korean Film Night: THIRST (2009)

London Korean Film Night: THIRST (2009)

Catholic priest, Sang-hyun, is a devoted and devout member of the local community. His level of commitment has him volunteering for medical research but a side-effect of the experimentation is that the priest has turned into a vampire. Sang-hyun quickly experiences both physical and psychological changes including a hunger for blood and lusting feelings towards […]

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