London Korean Film Night: Green Fish (1997)

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Mak-Dong finishes his military service and is on the way home, when he helps Mi-Ae, who is being harassed. As a result, he misses his train. Mak-Dong arrives home with her rosy scarf in his hand. Nobody welcomes Mak-Dong home except his big brother with polio. Mak-Dong wishes he managed a good restaurant so that all the family members could live together. So he goes to Seoul searching for work and goes to the nightclub where Mi-Ae sings, to return her scarf. Mi-Ae is the mistress of the gangster Bae Tae-Gon. She finds a job for Mak-Dong through Tae-Gon. Mak-Dong begins to work in the parking lot and falls into a life of violence.

Director: Lee Chang-dong
Running Time: 114
Screening Date: September 10, 2015, 7pm
Theatre: Korean Cultural Centre UK

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