The London Korean Film Festival 2012: Gabi


In the twilight of the 19th Century, King Gojong of Korea’s Joseon Dynasty finds refuge in a Russian consulate after threats of foreign invasion. While being a guest of the Russian government the King falls in love with a drink yet to find popularity in Korea, that drink being coffee. When the threat subsides, Gojong returns to his throne and hires Tanya to be his personal barista. Due to her closeness to the King Tanya finds herself being dragged into a dangerous social circle where she makes the acquaintance of a Russian sniper and a mysterious socialite Bae Jeong-ja. Tanya soon becomes a political pawn and one strand in a web of lies to overthrow the king.

Date: Wednesday 7th November 18:30
Venue: London Odeon Panton St

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