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London Korean Film Festival: Revivre

London Korean Film Festival: Revivre

I want to reveal the pain and love embedded in one’s heart through HWAJANG (Revivre). Everyone carries love and an inner life that is hard to express. – Im Kwon-taek Mr Oh, a marketing executive at a major cosmetics company struggles to juggle corporate life while caring for his ailing wife. Over the last four years his […]

London Korean Film Festival: Manshin: Ten Thousand Spirits

London Korean Film Festival: Manshin: Ten Thousand Spirits

A documentary spanning a lifetime, Manshin centres on a woman who has been shunned for being ‘possessed’ by spirits as a girl, oppressed for her superstitions beliefs as an adult and how she has grown into a great shaman has been honoured as a nation treasure of Korea. Kim Keum-hwa is one of Korea’s greatest […]

London Korean Film Festival: A Girl At My Door

London Korean Film Festival: A Girl At My Door

Young-nam is one of Korea’s top police graduates who quickly climbs the ranks of Seoul’s police department. Her career takes a turn for the worst when she is sighted for misconduct and transferred to a sleepy seaside village. Trying to acclimatise to her new surrounding Young-nam spies a shy and sullen looking girl, Dohee. There […]

London Korean Film Festival: Poetry

London Korean Film Festival: Poetry

Mija lives along the Han River with her teenage grandson in a small suburban city. She is a dandy old lady who likes to dress up in flower-decorated hats and fashionable outfits, but has an unpredictable attitude and inquisitive mind. On a whim Mija enrolls into a poetry class in the neighborhood cultural center and […]

London Korean Film Festival: Han Gong-ju

London Korean Film Festival: Han Gong-ju

High school girl, Han Gong-ju, is your regular all-Korean teen who finds herself involved in a scandalous incident. Uncared for by her parents, Han Gong-ju’s teachers arrange for another school to take her in as a safe haven. At her new school Han Gong-ju keeps her head down and makes little attempt to make friends. […]

London Korean Film Festival: Hill of Freedom

London Korean Film Festival: Hill of Freedom

Kwon works as a language tutor at a school who stops by her old workplace and picks a thick envelope containing a number of undelivered letters addressed to her. Two years previous Kwon was involved with a Japanese instructor she worked with named Mori who declared his love for her and proposed. Undecided about how […]

London Korean Film Festival: Revivre

London Korean Film Festival: Revivre

I want to reveal the pain and love embedded in one’s heart through HWAJANG (Revivre). Everyone carries love and an inner life that is hard to express. – Im Kwon-taek Mr Oh, a marketing executive at a major cosmetics company struggles to juggle corporate life while caring for his ailing wife. Over the last four years […]

London Korean Film Festival: Haemoo

London Korean Film Festival: Haemoo

Screenwriter Shim Sung-bo (Memories of Murder) directors his first feature film based on the true story of a group of fisherman who face tragic consequences while smuggling illegal immigrants. Captaining the 69 ton fishing vessel, the Junjin, is Kang, a weathered seaman who decides after years of declining fishing hauls that he needs to take […]

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