New Korean Cinema?

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New Korean Cinema?

Postby fugl_foeniks » Sun Jan 04, 2004 9:49 pm

I want to explore modern Korean Cinema. Where should I start? Name some good films and directors.

Re: New Korean Cinema?

Postby jpmccusa-1 » Sun Jan 04, 2004 11:32 pm

1. Ditto
2. Address Unknown (it has a different title in Korean)

Check out for some fairly comprehensive Korean listings

Re: New Korean Cinema?

Postby hengcs » Mon Jan 05, 2004 7:48 am

My recommendations

(1) JSA (Joint Security Area)
(2) Shiri
(3) Friends (for this film, it would be better if you understand the Korean dialects in the earlier days)


Re: New Korean Cinema?

Postby groom_daniel » Mon Jan 05, 2004 9:10 am

Im Kwon-Taek is Korea's pre-eminent director. I'd recommend Sopyonje (1993), and the slightly older Sibaji (1987).

Re: New Korean Cinema?

Postby kcpuden1 » Mon Jan 05, 2004 7:40 pm

Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance Park Chan-Wook
Barking Dogs Never Bite Joon-ho Bong
The Isle Kim Ki-Duk
Sorum Yun Jong-Chan
Occasion of Remembering the Turning Gate Hong Sang-Soo
Failan Sang-Hoon Ahn
Christmas in August Hur Jin-Ho (Masterpiece!)
BirdCage Inn Kim Ki-Duk
Sassy Girl Gwak Jae-Young
Love Wind Love Song Park Dae-Young
Bus Stop Lee Mi-Yeon
Asako in Ruby Shoes Jae-Young
Camel Park Ki-Yong
Oasis Lee Chang Dong (Masterpiece!)
Il Mare Hyun-Seung Lee
One Fine Spring Day Hur Ji Ho
Marriage is a Crazy Thing Yoo Ho
Virgin Stripped Bare by her Bachelors Hong Sang-Soo
Aimless Bullet Yoo Hyun-Mok (older movie, I have the DVD,
but I haven't watched it yet,
so I'm just going on rep on
this one)

HkFlix is a good site, already mentioned, other sites to
find good Korean selections are :

2 Korean movies to avoid, No Blood, No Tears Ryu Seung-Wan
Coast Guard Kim Ki-Duk


Re: New Korean Cinema?

Postby auteur » Mon Jan 05, 2004 8:51 pm

[i]CHRISTMAS IN AUGUST[/i] [u]is[/u] a masterpiece.

Re: New Korean Cinema?

Postby ustink » Wed Jan 07, 2004 11:39 am

Jibeuro-jeong hyang lee
This film is lovely and well made.
Shiri was also good

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