Forbidden Dream (South Korea, 2019) [NYAFF 2020]

Continuing his recent historical costume drama run, rather than the contemporary-set tearjerkers featuring terminally ill patients and lovers for which he is primarily known in South Korea, Hur Jin-ho’s most recent feature, Forbidden Dream, retells […]

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on Sep, 04 · in Reviews
Nameless Gangster (South Korea, 2012) [NYAFF 2012]

Nameless Gangster (South Korea, 2012) [NYAFF 2012]

Written and directed by Yoon Jong-bin, Nameless Gangster tells a story of crime and incidents of corruption in Busan, South Korea that were so widespread the government declared war in the early 1990s….and the prosecutors’ […]

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on Jul, 15 · in Reviews
I Saw the Devil (South Korea, 2010)

I Saw the Devil (South Korea, 2010)

Although the New Korean Cinema dream team of director Kim Ji-woon and leading man Lee Byung-hun has already explored the theme of revenge with their 2005 collaboration A Bittersweet Life, they undoubtedly up the ante […]

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on Dec, 02 · in Reviews

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