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 record. Meanwhile, listening on the radio, Soo-hyun, a home shopping telemarketer, becomes mesmerized by the song. Over the internet she contacts Dong-hyun requesting for the song to be played again. Dong-hyun obliges and replies, hoping that his mysterious emailer is his ex-girlfriend or someone she knows.

Director: Jang Yoon-hyun
Running Time: 106
Screening Date: July 10, 2014 / 7pm
Theatre: Multi-purpose Hall / Korean Cultural Centre UK

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