The London Korean Film Festival 2012: The Ugly Duckling

From the director of Pain and Typhoon, Kwaw Kyung-taek, comes a comedy drama, The Ugly Story, based on the director’s time serving in the military. The film follows Private Jeon, a 23 year old service man in 1987 Korea, a time of political unrest. Jeon struggles in the army and is forced to abuse inmates in a prison facility which opens his eyes to the problems in his country’s society, empowering him to rise against the wrongs he has witnessed.

Date: Thursday 8th November 17:45
Venue: London ICA

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