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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. […]

Terracotta Far East Film Festival: Warrior King 2 (Tom Yum Goong 2) (ต้มยำกุ้ง 2)

Terracotta Far East Film Festival: Warrior King 2 (Tom Yum Goong 2) (ต้มยำกุ้ง 2)

Another blistering action packed film from the partnership that brought you ONG BAK. Boss Suchart, the owner of a major elephant camp, is murdered in his own home. All evidence points to Kham (Tony JAA), who is forced on the run, with both the police and Boss Suchart’s twin nieces in pursuit. Kham must also […]

Johnnie To’s ELECTION Special Screening at the Prince Charles Cinema on Wednesday 30 April

Johnnie To’s ELECTION Special Screening at the Prince Charles Cinema on Wednesday 30 April

Sang Yut Fai Lok, Johnnie To! The master of Hong Kong genre cinema, whose film career spans over 25 years, celebrates his birthday in April; so what better time to screen one of his finest films. Terracotta Film Club presents ELECTION, a powerful modern Triad thriller set in a criminal underworld, steeped in tradition, code […]

Park Chan-wook’s “JSA: JOINT SECURITY AREA” at the Prince Charles Cinema on Wednesday 31 July

Park Chan-wook’s “JSA: JOINT SECURITY AREA” at the Prince Charles Cinema on Wednesday 31 July

For this summer’s edition Terracotta Film Club revisits the early work from Park Chan-wook, the acclaimed South Korean director of OLD BOY and STOKER. The screening on 31 July follows days after the 60th anniversary of the ceasefire agreement between North and South Korea on 27 July. JSA: JOINT SECURITY AREA is a tense thriller […]

London United Korean Fan Club

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